Carl Davis (1885 - 1981)

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Carl Davis
1885 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Carl Davis was born on May 22, 1885. He died in September 1981 at age 96. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa.

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Carl Davis passed away in September 1981 at age 96. He was born on May 22, 1885. We have no information about Carl's family or relationships. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa.
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In 1885, in the year that Carl Davis was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1914, Carl was 29 years old when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1944, Carl was 59 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1974, Carl was 89 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1981, in the year of Carl 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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Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Carl H Davis
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
Carl M Davis
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Carl H Davis
Born: around 1926
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Born: around 1926
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Born: around 1927
Nevada, United States
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Born: around 1914
Utah, United States
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Born: around 1916
Maryland, United States
Carl A Davis
Born: around 1911
Arizona, Limited Service Or At Sea, United States
Carl S Davis
Born: around 1911
California, United States
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Born: around 1916
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Born: around 1902
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Glenn Davis
Jul 28, 1910 - Jul 13, 1994
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Aug 29, 1904 - March 1986
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T Davis
Sep 5, 1899 - April 1977
Crawfordsville, Iowa
Hayden Davis
May 1, 1915 - May 20, 1998
Columbus Junction, IA
Alfred E Davis
Apr 21, 1910 - Aug 19, 1991
Raymond O Davis
Sep 26, 1906 - Mar 16, 1998
Harlan, IA
James P Davis
Mar 5, 1930 - Jan 26, 2000
Woodbine, IA
Otis Davis
Dec 15, 1875 - July 1970
Red Oak, Iowa
Gordon Davis
Feb 22, 1899 - Oct 9, 1989
Hancock, IA
Claude Davis
Aug 1, 1894 - October 1984
Coon Rapids, Iowa
Harold F Davis
Aug 30, 1905 - Jan 30, 2000
Avoca, IA
Floyd A Davis
May 10, 1904 - Dec 14, 1987
Longmont, CO
Alvin E Davis
Apr 1, 1904 - May 7, 1992
Margaret H Davis
Nov 3, 1902 - Oct 8, 1994
Cherokee, IA
Ethel Davis
Oct 9, 1901 - Oct 1, 1996
Hawarden, IA
Arthur E Davis
Mar 26, 1900 - February 1989
James O Davis
Jul 4, 1939 - Oct 22, 2008
Smithland, IA
Ethel Davis
Sep 23, 1895 - August 1985
Oelwein, Iowa
John Davis
Jan 20, 1894 - March 1963
Iowa
Warren N Davis
Feb 27, 1944 - Nov 1, 1994
Prairie du Chien, WI

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