B J Davis (1929 - 1989)

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B J Davis
1929 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
B J Davis was born on October 12, 1929. B died on February 15, 1989 at age 59.

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In 1929, in the year that B J Davis was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1930, by the time this person was only 1 year old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1942, when this person was just 13 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1952, this person was 23 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1989, in the year of B J Davis's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Died: Oct 31, 1918
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Died: Jan 10, 1919
B Davis
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B Davis
Died: Sep 24, 1917
B Davis
Died: Mar 14, 1916
B R Davis
Born: around 1905
Texas, United States
B F Davis
Born: around 1909
Alabama, United States
B L Davis
Born: around 1917
Mississippi, United States
B D P Davis
Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
B Eugene Davis
Born: around 1915
Indiana, United States
B H Davis
Jul 9, 1924 - Dec 3, 1944
B C Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
B Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
B A Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
B B Davis
Died: Feb 25, 1905
B Y. Davis
Born: around 1921
TX

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Mary O Davis
Apr 4, 1926 - Dec 19, 1998
Morristown, TN
Annie T Davis
Jun 5, 1904 - Dec 10, 1997
Bristol, TN
June B Davis
Nov 9, 1924 - Oct 16, 2010
Kingsport, TN
Anne J Davis
Nov 6, 1927 - Oct 29, 2000
Fayetteville, NC
Fern Davis
May 25, 1919 - March 1987
Roanoke, Virginia
Marvin R Davis
Apr 12, 1926 - Mar 29, 2007
Cawood, KY
Betty E Davis
Mar 21, 1926 - January 1994
Chattanooga, TN
Ann Davis
May 13, 1900 - April 1987
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Elnora Davis
Nov 8, 1919 - Apr 27, 1988
Cincinnati, OH
Charlotte M Davis
Mar 15, 1905 - Nov 20, 1997
Knoxville, TN
Mary Davis
Oct 7, 1900 - September 1979
Knoxville, Tennessee
Laura Davis
Apr 28, 1905 - Apr 15, 1996
Huron, OH
Hammond Davis
Dec 20, 1911 - January 1977
Wiggins, Mississippi
Stella Davis
Jun 14, 1901 - February 1985
Lake City, Tennessee
Pauline W Davis
Feb 3, 1917 - Jun 4, 2003
Kingston, TN
Pagie Davis
Jan 29, 1887 - December 1978
Knoxville, Tennessee
James Davis
Dec 3, 1924 - December 1966
Washington, District of Columbia
John Davis
Jun 20, 1911 - April 1974
Crossville, Tennessee
Manda Davis
Dec 23, 1894 - Jan 21, 1993
La Follette, TN
Nola M Davis
Jan 28, 1926 - Aug 29, 1993
West Memphis, AR

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Pearl A Ramey
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Kingsport, TN
William C Head
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Coy Hicks
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Bluff City, TN
Louise L Murray
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Bristol, VA
Lillian H Pridemore
Sep 16, 1913 - Mar 3, 1998
Bristol, TN
Emma R Wykle
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Tampa, FL
Charles L Mcnutt
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Canyon Country, CA
Martha Hopkins
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Hartford, Tennessee
Evelyn M Ball
Aug 1, 1921 - Jul 2, 1997
Church Hill, TN
Flora M Johnson
Jun 28, 1910 - Jul 2, 2003
Bristol, VA
Naomi G Wright
Jan 3, 1913 - Dec 13, 1997
Sweetwater, TN
Edna Mcguigan
Jan 20, 1900 - February 1976
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