Anna Davis (1893 - 1981)

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Anna Davis
1893 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Davis was born on December 20, 1893. She died in May 1981 at 87 years old. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.


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Anna Davis died in May 1981 at 87 years of age. She was born on December 20, 1893. We have no information about Anna's family. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
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In 1893, in the year that Anna Davis was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1900, she was merely 7 years old when when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1920, she was 27 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1974, when she was 81 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1981, in the year of Anna Davis's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Laura Davis
Apr 12, 1886 - October 1982
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Robert E Davis
Mar 26, 1925 - Jan 1, 2003
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May 2, 1878 - July 1967
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Dec 28, 1895 - April 1982
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Shirley A Davis
Jul 22, 1929 - May 29, 1992
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Emma Davis
Jan 1, 1916 - May 1984
Housatonic, MA
Marcus Davis
May 3, 1889 - October 1983
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Lillian Davis
Aug 17, 1899 - August 1987
Colrain, MA
Janet Davis
Mar 2, 1931 - August 1976
Jean C Davis
Jul 17, 1928 - Jan 13, 1997
Haverhill, MA
Helen P Davis
Mar 16, 1919 - Nov 25, 2008
Elizabeth City, NC
Frank C Davis
Feb 16, 1931 - Feb 20, 1997
Providence, RI
Edith M Davis
Nov 24, 1898 - January 1992
Jessica Davis
Apr 1, 1925 - November 1984
San Diego, CA
Alden B Davis
Aug 7, 1921 - Mar 23, 2000
Tampa, FL
Iva M Davis
Jul 11, 1900 - December 1995
Saint Petersburg, FL
Margareta I Davis
Dec 5, 1929 - Dec 15, 2002
Boston, MA
Robert Davis
Jul 27, 1923 - Jul 9, 1974
Van Etten, NY
Philip A Davis Jr
Apr 13, 1914 - Oct 10, 1993
Newfields, NH
Margaret Davis
May 26, 1913 - June 1982
Boston, MA

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