Anna Davis (1901 - 1985)

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Anna Davis
1901 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Davis was born on July 3, 1901. She died in February 1985 at age 83. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.


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Anna Davis died in February 1985 at 83 years old. She was born on July 3, 1901. We are unaware of information about Anna's family. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.
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In 1901, in the year that Anna Davis was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1924, she was 23 years old when 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 1949, by the time she was 48 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1962, by the time she was 61 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1985, in the year of Anna Davis's passing, 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.

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Nov 3, 1927 - Oct 9, 2008
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Irene M Davis
Aug 9, 1918 - Nov 21, 1999
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Emma L Davis
Oct 1, 1927 - Apr 14, 2011
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Gene Davis
Jan 23, 1891 - March 1968
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Dorothy Davis
Jun 14, 1902 - September 1973
Mercer, Wisconsin
Clara Davis
May 17, 1894 - January 1987
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Carroll Davis
Sep 18, 1914 - June 1982
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jerome Davis
Aug 9, 1924 - July 1981
Cynthiana, Indiana
Elizabeth L Davis
Mar 2, 1914 - Apr 21, 2006
Appleton, WI
Lorraine Davis
May 6, 1906 - April 1973
Oconto, Wisconsin
Dorothy Jean Davis
Jul 30, 1931 - Jan 19, 2011
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Lyle W Davis
Feb 18, 1931 - May 1, 2010
King, WI
A Davis
Jun 16, 1934 - Jan 15, 1988
Donald L Davis Jr
Feb 27, 1934 - Feb 24, 2001
Milwaukee, WI
William R Davis
May 14, 1931 - Sep 27, 2008
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Eugene A Davis
Apr 11, 1934 - Aug 3, 1986
Milwaukee, WI
Xyariannia L Davis
Jun 4, 2008 - Feb 4, 2009

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