Ernest Davis (1908 - 1984)

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Ernest Davis
1908 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Ernest Davis was born on October 8, 1908. He died in April 1984 at age 75. We know that Ernest Davis had been residing in Barker, Niagara County, New York.


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Ernest Davis died in April 1984 at age 75. He was born on October 8, 1908. There is no information about Ernest's immediate family. We know that Ernest Davis had been residing in Barker, Niagara County, New York.
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In 1908, in the year that Ernest Davis was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1928, at the age of 20 years old, Ernest was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1943, Ernest was 35 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1956, by the time he was 48 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1984, in the year of Ernest Davis's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Ernest E Davis
around Jan 16, 1881 - around Apr 3, 1954
Ernest William Davis
around 1922 - May 14, 1944
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Died: Mar 28, 1918
Ernest Warr Davis
around 1885 - May 5, 1917
Ernest Victor Davis
around 1886 - Feb 9, 1917
Ernest Thomas Davis
around 1895 - Feb 27, 1915
Ernest Sterling Davis
around 1893 - Nov 1, 1916
Ernest Roy Davis
around 1913 - Feb 18, 1944
Ernest Robert Davis
around 1906 - Jun 17, 1940
Ernest Robert Davis
Died: Nov 20, 1914
Ernest Rene Davis
Died: Aug 14, 1941
Ernest Reginald Davis
around 1889 - Sep 25, 1917
Ernest Percival Davis
around 1897 - Nov 13, 1918
Ernest Oswald Davis
Died: Aug 5, 1916
Ernest Leroy Davis
Died: Jan 16, 1945
Ernest John Walter Davis
around 1919 - Feb 18, 1943
Ernest John Davis
around 1899 - May 28, 1918
Ernest John Davis
Died: Jul 5, 1944
Ernest John Davis
Died: Jun 15, 1917
Ernest James Seabourne Davis
around 1880 - Nov 1, 1914

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Weldon Davis
Feb 20, 1906 - July 1982
Buffalo, NY
Kate Davis
Dec 5, 1893 - September 1971
Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Davis
Oct 11, 1921 - March 1986
Staten Island, NY
Virginia Davis
Jan 8, 1921 - March 1982
Brooklyn, NY
Mary Davis
Sep 6, 1916 - Mar 10, 2005
East Hampton, NY
Bella Davis
Jun 7, 1888 - August 1973
Brooklyn, NY
Perry R Davis
Mar 1, 1921 - Dec 4, 1991
William J Davis
Sep 12, 1921 - Sep 9, 2003
Pflugerville, TX
Mary Davis
Dec 13, 1913 - Jan 2, 2008
Columbia, SC
Omerine Davis
Dec 17, 1900 - June 1976
Burlington, VT
Winifred Davis
Feb 18, 1923 - Jan 18, 2007
Old Bethpage, NY
Willie Davis
Oct 9, 1919 - August 1978
Roy Davis
Jan 17, 1892 - August 1967
Rose Davis
Dec 25, 1895 - January 1978
Amityville, NY
Maggie Davis
Aug 10, 1897 - September 1967
Brooklyn, NY
Roberta Davis
Jul 4, 1910 - Nov 8, 2003
Brooklyn, NY
May Davis
Mar 13, 1894 - May 1974
Brooklyn, NY
Jasmine P Davis
Mar 22, 1915 - Feb 7, 2005
Millinocket, ME
Joseph Davis
Mar 19, 1900 - March 1959
John H Davis
Jul 12, 1887 - Aug 15, 1972
Fredericksburg, VA

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