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Rosa Collins (1929 - 2008)

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Rosa Collins
1929 - 2008
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April 5, 1929
Death
June 9, 2008
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Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19050
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Rosa Collins was born on April 5, 1929. She died on June 9, 2008 at age 79. We know that Rosa Collins had been residing in Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19050.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Rosa Collins died on June 9, 2008 at 79 years of age. She was born on April 5, 1929. We are unaware of information about Rosa's immediate family. We know that Rosa Collins had been residing in Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19050.
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In 1929, in the year that Rosa Collins was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1933, at the age of just 4 years old, Rosa was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1952, by the time she was 23 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1988, she was 59 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1998, by the time she was 69 years old, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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