Elizabeth Davey (1892 - 1967)

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Elizabeth Davey
1892 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth Davey was born on October 22, 1892. She died in May 1967 at 74 years old. We know that Elizabeth Davey had been residing in Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana.


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Elizabeth Davey passed away in May 1967 at 74 years old. She was born on October 22, 1892. There is no information about Elizabeth's surviving family. We know that Elizabeth Davey had been residing in Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana.
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In 1892, in the year that Elizabeth Davey was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1907, Elizabeth was merely 15 years old when 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 1918, when she was 26 years old, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1941, Elizabeth was 49 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1967, in the year of Elizabeth Davey's passing, 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".

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Dec 15, 1911 - September 1986
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Feb 9, 1903 - April 1987
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Mar 17, 1927 - Oct 5, 2000
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Dec 18, 1904 - February 1972
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Aug 28, 1936 - November 1978
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Jun 10, 1960 - Jun 28, 2010
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Oct 12, 1889 - June 1968
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May 16, 1903 - November 1977
Washington, Indiana
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Jun 26, 1918 - Apr 25, 1999
Kokomo, IN
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Nov 25, 1925 - Aug 23, 1996
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May 12, 1926 - Oct 27, 2000
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Jun 10, 1903 - May 1984
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Nov 15, 1939 - Jan 11, 2003
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