Anna Davis (1888 - 1976)

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Anna Davis
1888 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Davis was born on March 8, 1888. She died in January 1976 at 87 years old. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


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Anna Davis died in January 1976 at age 87. She was born on March 8, 1888. We are unaware of information about Anna's immediate family. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1888, in the year that Anna Davis was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1896, Anna was only 8 years old when on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1943, she was 55 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1951, when she was 63 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1976, in the year of Anna Davis's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Aug 4, 1877 - December 1973
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Dec 20, 1874 - Aug 15, 1968
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Martha Davis
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Erma C Davis
Oct 15, 1908 - Sep 6, 2000
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Fannie Davis
Oct 3, 1894 - November 1978
Kittanning, PA
Bertha Davis
Dec 20, 1876 - January 1967
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Oct 30, 1887 - June 1983
Philadelphia, PA
Mae Davis
Jul 1, 1882 - November 1977
Philadelphia, PA
Mary Davis
Oct 16, 1888 - December 1973
Philadelphia, PA
G E Davis
Mar 7, 1951 - December 1989
Jane Davis
Oct 15, 1880 - March 1978
Verona, PA
Arlene Davis
Sep 26, 1950 - May 3, 2011
Carrie Davis
Jan 17, 1900 - December 1980
Petersburg, VA
Russell C Davis
Mar 14, 1949 - Sep 6, 2002
Utica, PA
Ruth Davis
Sep 12, 1892 - December 1972
Strattanville, PA
Mildred Davis
Jun 8, 1902 - May 1985
Altoona, PA
Deborah A Davis
Jan 27, 1960 - Aug 26, 2007

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Susan Palovcsik
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