100 - Jesse M. Bowman - Oklahoma City, OK
Posted by: Max and 99
N 35° 36.342 W 097° 29.517
14S E 636595 N 3941262
Quick Description: Jesse Bowman was born the same year that Ellis Island began accommodating immigrants to the United States.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2013 8:25:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMJB15
The final resting place of Jesse Bowman is near the center of Memorial Park Cemetery. Jesse's marker is the most southeast headstone in section 3.
Text on marker:
1891 - 1986
1892 - 1992
Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Jesse's time on earth:
1892: Thomas Edison receives a patent for a two-way telegraph.
1902: Edward VII is crowned King of the United Kingdom.
1912: The Qing Dynasty of China, also called the Manchu Dynasty, comes to an end after 268 years with the abdication of Emperor Puyi in favour of the Republic of China
1922: Joseph Stalin is appointed General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party.
1932: Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, is first published.
1942: Battle of Los Angeles: Over 1,400 AA shells are fired at an unidentified, slow-moving object in the skies over Los Angeles. The appearance of the object triggers an immediate wartime blackout over most of Southern California, with thousands of air raid wardens being deployed throughout the city. In total there are 6 deaths.
1952: Wernher von Braun publishes the first in his series of articles titled Man Will Conquer Space Soon!, including ideas for manned flights to Mars and the Moon.
1962: Captured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in Berlin.
1972: The California Supreme Court voids the state's death penalty, commuting all death sentences to life in prison.
1982: The European Court of Human Rights rules that teachers who cane, belt or tase children against the wishes of their parents are in breach of the Human Rights Convention.
1992: Singer Paul Simon is the first major artist to tour South Africa after the end of the cultural boycott.
Location of Headstone: Memorial Park Cemetery, section 3
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