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Delmas Davis (1907 - 1985)

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Delmas Davis
1907 - 1985
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August 27, 1907
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July 1985
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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31404
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Delmas Davis was born on August 27, 1907. Delmas died in July 1985 at 77 years old. We know that Delmas Davis had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31404.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Delmas Davis passed away in July 1985 at 77 years old. Delmas was born on August 27, 1907. There is no information about Delmas' family or relationships. We know that Delmas Davis had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31404.
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In 1907, in the year that Delmas Davis was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1939, by the time this person was 32 years old, 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 1950, Delmas was 43 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1967, this person was 60 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1985, in the year of Delmas Davis's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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