Delvie Davis (1911 - 1986)

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Delvie Davis
1911 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Delvie Davis was born on August 17, 1911. Delvie died in December 1986 at 75 years of age. We know that Delvie Davis had been residing in Nettleton, Itawamba County, Mississippi.

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Delvie Davis passed away in December 1986 at 75 years old. Delvie was born on August 17, 1911. We have no information about Delvie's family or relationships. We know that Delvie Davis had been residing in Nettleton, Itawamba County, Mississippi.
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In 1911, in the year that Delvie Davis was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1948, Delvie was 37 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1962, Delvie was 51 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1978, Delvie was 67 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1986, in the year of Delvie Davis's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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