Rose Maud Owens (1880 - 1959)

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Rose Maud Owens
1880 - 1959
Preston, Australia
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Preston, Australia
Rose Maud Owens was born in 1880. She was born to Eagles Charles Owens and Elizabeth Ann Bowman Owens. She died in 1959 in Preston, Australia at age 79.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Rose Maud Owens died in 1959 in Preston, Australia at age 79. She was born in 1880. She was born to Eagles Charles Owens and Elizabeth Ann Bowman Owens.

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In 1880, in the year that Rose Maud Owens was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1899, she was 19 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1934, Rose was 54 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1946, Rose was 66 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1959, in the year of Rose Maud Owens's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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