Charles Davis (1891 - 1965)

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Charles Davis
1891 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on May 30, 1891. He died in August 1965 at age 74. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Florida.


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Charles Davis passed away in August 1965 at 74 years of age. He was born on May 30, 1891. We have no information about Charles's family. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Florida.
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In 1891, in the year that Charles Davis was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1920, at the age of 29 years old, Charles was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1939, at the age of 48 years old, Charles was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1942, he was 51 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1965, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Born: Mar 15, 1946
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Jan 8, 1910 - Jun 19, 1959
Charles William Davis
around 1858 - Nov 25, 1940
Charles William Davis
around 1918 - Jun 19, 1941
Charles William Davis
around 1898 - Dec 2, 1917
Charles Victor Davis
Died: Dec 12, 1942
Charles Trevor Davis
around 1921 - Mar 26, 1941
Charles Tom Davis
Died: Aug 21, 1915
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1881 - Oct 30, 1914
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1895 - Sep 24, 1940

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Wm Davis
Jul 25, 1892 - November 1966
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Ted Davis
Jul 18, 1900 - Dec 31, 1989
Bernard Davis
Dec 8, 1916 - Jan 6, 1998
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Jul 4, 1881 - August 1966
Columbiana, Ohio
Earl C Davis
May 7, 1908 - Feb 23, 1993
Charles E Davis
Jun 4, 1909 - Aug 9, 1992
Huntington, IN
Jeanne K Davis
Nov 29, 1918 - September 1995
Wickliffe, OH
Willard T Davis
Mar 14, 1917 - Aug 5, 1995
Leetonia, OH
Floyd E Davis
Oct 15, 1914 - Jan 4, 1988
Winter Haven, FL
Sam Davis
Feb 22, 1895 - December 1983
Charles J Davis
May 10, 1912 - Aug 23, 1992
Cleveland, OH
Helen L Davis
Sep 23, 1902 - Feb 13, 1990
Eugene Davis
Dec 14, 1909 - July 1972
George Davis
Feb 28, 1884 - May 1965
Robert L Davis
Aug 14, 1907 - Nov 27, 1988
La Porte, TX
Roger Davis
Jun 1, 1905 - December 1983
Mentor, Ohio
Albert Davis
Aug 5, 1912 - January 1985
Houston, Texas
Violet Davis
May 7, 1914 - March 1976
L Davis
Nov 7, 1899 - July 1983
Cardington, Ohio
Ray Davis
Aug 8, 1900 - October 1967
Chicago, Illinois

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