Angus Davidson (1893 - 1973)

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Angus Davidson
1893 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Angus Davidson was born on January 11, 1893. He died in May 1973 at 80 years old. We know that Angus Davidson had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.


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Angus Davidson passed away in May 1973 at age 80. He was born on January 11, 1893. There is no information about Angus's family. We know that Angus Davidson had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
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In 1893, in the year that Angus Davidson was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1924, by the time he was 31 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1938, by the time he was 45 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1966, by the time he was 73 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1973, in the year of Angus Davidson's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Oct 28, 1908 - Aug 16, 2002
Yucaipa, CA
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Chicago, Illinois
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Nov 15, 1913 - Dec 17, 1989
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Oct 5, 1909 - November 1983
Pompano Beach, Florida
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Oct 22, 1905 - May 1972
Chicago, Illinois
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Aug 20, 1911 - December 1982
Lakeland, Florida
Leslie Davidson
Sep 3, 1896 - October 1966
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Apr 16, 1905 - August 1979
Wilmette, Illinois
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Elmhurst, Illinois
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