Owen Sweeney (1875 - 1906)

Owen Sweeney
1875 - 1906
updated February 06, 2019
Owen Sweeney was born c. 1875. He died on November 10, 1906 in New York at 31 years old.
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Owen Sweeney died on November 10, 1906 in New York at 31 years of age. He was born c. 1875. There is no information about Owen's family or relationships.
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In 1875, in the year that Owen Sweeney was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

In 1881, when he was only 6 years old, on April 28th, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in New Mexico. He killed James Bell and Robert Ollinger in the escape and then stole a horse and rode out of town. On July 14th, Pat Garrett shot and killed Billy the Kid in Billy's friend's home near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

In 1889, by the time he was just 14 years old, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1896, at the age of 21 years old, Owen was alive when on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1906, in the year of Owen Sweeney's passing, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

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c. 1905 - Dec 15, 1948

Other Sweeneys

c. 1864 - Jun 19, 1910
c. 1876 - Nov 24, 1913
c. 1853 - Feb 7, 1918
c. 1861 - Oct 7, 1918
c. 1887 - Jul 8, 1927
c. 1868 - Sep 25, 1928
c. 1865 - Aug 18, 1935
c. 1892 - Dec 30, 1933
c. 1895 - Jun 11, 1942
c. 1905 - Dec 15, 1948
c. 1913 - Jan 13, 1933
c. 1891 - Jan 30, 1891
c. 1826 - Sep 29, 1891
c. 1868 - Feb 4, 1894
c. 1862 - Apr 28, 1893
c. 1869 - Aug 6, 1894
c. 1873 - Sep 15, 1897
c. 1835 - Jun 10, 1899
c. 1849 - Dec 17, 1899
c. 1872 - Dec 11, 1899

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c. 1864 - Jun 19, 1910
c. 1876 - Nov 24, 1913
c. 1853 - Feb 7, 1918
c. 1861 - Oct 7, 1918
c. 1887 - Jul 8, 1927
c. 1868 - Sep 25, 1928
c. 1865 - Aug 18, 1935
c. 1892 - Dec 30, 1933
c. 1895 - Jun 11, 1942
c. 1905 - Dec 15, 1948
c. 1913 - Jan 13, 1933
c. 1891 - Jan 30, 1891
c. 1826 - Sep 29, 1891
c. 1868 - Feb 4, 1894
c. 1862 - Apr 28, 1893
c. 1869 - Aug 6, 1894
c. 1873 - Sep 15, 1897
c. 1835 - Jun 10, 1899
c. 1849 - Dec 17, 1899
c. 1872 - Dec 11, 1899
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