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Rosa Correa (1906 - 2007)

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Rosa Correa
1906 - 2007
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July 31, 1906
Death
July 29, 2007
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Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640
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Rosa Correa was born on July 31, 1906. She died on July 29, 2007 at age 100. We know that Rosa Correa had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Rosa Correa passed away on July 29, 2007 at 100 years of age. She was born on July 31, 1906. There is no information about Rosa's immediate family. We know that Rosa Correa had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.
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In 1906, in the year that Rosa Correa was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1911, Rosa was just 5 years old when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1954, she was 48 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1969, Rosa was 63 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1995, Rosa was 89 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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