Anna A Davis (1926 - 2000)

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Anna A Davis
1926 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Anna A Davis was born on September 9, 1926. She died on August 6, 2000 at 73 years of age.


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Anna A Davis died on August 6, 2000 at 73 years old. She was born on September 9, 1926. We have no information about Anna's immediate family.
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In 1926, in the year that Anna A Davis was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1938, when she was merely 12 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1957, by the time she was 31 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1985, Anna was 59 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

In 1990, by the time she was 64 years old, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Jul 19, 1928 - Jul 20, 2004
Bernville, PA
Blanche Davis
Mar 4, 1890 - February 1973
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Clarence E Davis
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Oct 11, 1904 - October 1986
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Apr 2, 1934 - Nov 30, 1993
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Marilyn R Davis
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James N Davis
Apr 30, 1929 - April 1992
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Dec 7, 1930 - Oct 6, 1996
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