Anna Davis (1908 - 1982)

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Anna Davis
1908 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Davis was born on September 12, 1908. She died in August 1982 at 73 years of age. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.


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Anna Davis died in August 1982 at 73 years old. She was born on September 12, 1908. We are unaware of information about Anna's immediate family. We know that Anna Davis had been residing in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.
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In 1908, in the year that Anna Davis was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1929, she was 21 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1939, she was 31 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1975, Anna was 67 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1982, in the year of Anna Davis's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Sep 1, 1875 - Nov 15, 1970
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Nov 13, 1929 - May 29, 2006
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Feb 10, 1932 - May 1983
Helen Davis
Jan 8, 1914 - June 1984
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Apr 26, 1910 - Feb 21, 2006
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Mar 10, 1907 - April 1975
Laurel, Delaware
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Oct 24, 1934 - Aug 5, 2005
Smyrna, DE
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Aug 1, 1934 - Mar 6, 1992
Anna Davis
Jan 30, 1930 - December 1972
J G Davis
Dec 10, 1930 - Nov 15, 1991
James W Davis
Jun 19, 1935 - Sep 8, 1997
Cornelius, NC
Marcellus Davis
Mar 15, 1881 - March 1973
Wilmington, Delaware
Regina Davis
Nov 18, 1929 - October 1983
William Davis
Jul 14, 1893 - June 1967
Nottingham, Pennsylvania
Gearldine Davis
Aug 7, 1937 - April 1979
Gloria W Davis
Oct 17, 1929 - Aug 10, 2008
Harbeson, DE
Elizabeth Ann Davis
May 26, 1934 - Aug 20, 2011
Camden Wyoming, Delaware
Lillian R Davis
Aug 29, 1898 - Mar 17, 1992
Wilmington, DE
Ida Davis
Jul 27, 1908 - November 1975
Wilmington, Delaware

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