103 - Magdalena Reding - Rose Hill Burial Park - OKC, OK
Posted by: Max and 99
N 35° 31.887 W 097° 32.271
14S E 632559 N 3932964
Quick Description: Magdalena Reding was born the same year that Apache leader Geronimo
surrendered with his last band of warriors to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2012 10:24:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMETMM
The final resting place of Magdalena Reding is at the center of Rose Hill Burial Park, at the south end of section 12. Her flat, light-grey marker lists her name and years, with a cross and flowers etched into the left side. A family monument with only the name "Reding" is here as well.
Text on headstone:
Aug. 26, 1886
Jan. 25, 1990
Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Magdalena's time on earth:
1886: In New York Harbor, U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty
1896: Charles Dow publishes the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
1906: The RMS Lusitania is launched in Glasgow. It is the world's largest ship
1916: Britain initiates daylight saving time
1926: DeFord Bailey is the first African-American to perform on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry
1936: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) begins radio in Canada
1946: Japanese Lt. General Masaharu Homma is executed outside Manila, the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March
1956: Roger Vadim's drama film And God Created Woman released in France as Et Dieu… créa la femme, propels Brigitte Bardot into the public spotlight as a "sex kitten"
1966: Indira Gandhi visits Washington, D.C.
1976: The Boston Celtics defeat the Phoenix Suns 128-126 in triple overtime in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the Boston Garden. In 1997, the game is selected by a panel of experts as the greatest of the NBA's first 50 years
1986: Hands Across America: At least 5,000,000 people form a human chain from New York City to Long Beach, California, to raise money to fight hunger and homelessness
1990: The Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public because of safety concerns
Location of Headstone: Rose Hill Burial Park, section 12
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