Gordon Davidson (1891 - 1984)

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Gordon Davidson
1891 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Gordon Davidson was born on August 1, 1891. He died in June 1984 at age 92. We know that Gordon Davidson had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California.


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Gordon Davidson passed away in June 1984 at 92 years old. He was born on August 1, 1891. We have no information about Gordon's family or relationships. We know that Gordon Davidson had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California.
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In 1891, in the year that Gordon Davidson was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1901, when he was only 10 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1927, he was 36 years old when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1946, he was 55 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1984, in the year of Gordon Davidson'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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Other Gordon Davidsons

Gordon N. Davidson
1887 - 1889
Gordon Walter Davidson
around 1921 - Feb 10, 1943
Gordon Parsons Davidson
around 1893 - May 3, 1917
Gordon Meldrum Davidson
Died: Aug 15, 1917
Gordon John Davidson
around 1924 - Jul 7, 1945
Gordon Findlay Davidson
Died: Dec 3, 1945
Gordon B. Davidson
around 1916 - Dec 31, 1943
Gordon Davidson
around 1925 - Oct 25, 1944
Gordon W Davidson
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
Gordon T Davidson
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Gordon A Davidson
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Gordon F Davidson
Born: around 1916
Washington, United States
Gordon W Davidson
Born: around 1913
California, United States
Gordon J Davidson
Born: around 1901
Oklahoma, United States
Gordon M Davidson
Born: around 1918
Iowa, United States
Gordon D Davidson
Born: around 1905
United States
Gordon G Davidson
Born: around 1919
Florida, United States
Gordon E Davidson
Born: around 1924
Massachusetts, United States
Gordon I Davidson
Born: around 1908
New Jersey, United States

Other Davidsons

Don E Davidson
Feb 9, 1912 - Oct 17, 2007
Orange, CA
Violet P Davidson
Jun 21, 1905 - Oct 10, 1998
Clearlake, CA
Ted Davidson
Sep 25, 1958 - December 1977
San Anselmo, California
Lloyd v Davidson
May 19, 1916 - May 28, 1997
Golden, CO
Frank Davidson
Apr 16, 1914 - Apr 8, 1993
Bakersfield, CA
Ingvald Davidson
Jun 9, 1918 - January 1982
South Carolina
Stanley Davidson
Dec 22, 1910 - May 26, 1999
Alturas, CA
Richard Davidson
Mar 6, 1920 - April 1971
John W Davidson
Nov 29, 1911 - Sep 22, 1991
Madeline Davidson
Aug 15, 1891 - January 1975
San Francisco, California
Thomas Harper Davidson
Jul 2, 1923 - Jan 8, 2010
Santa Clara, California
Harold Davidson
May 11, 1922 - August 1987
Newport Beach, California
Selina Davidson
Feb 9, 1876 - August 1975
Martinez, California
Sadie Davidson
Jun 14, 1890 - January 1979
Castro Valley, California
Eva Davidson
Jun 1, 1896 - May 1985
Westminster, California
Lilian Davidson
Aug 11, 1891 - March 1983
San Rafael, California
Alton Lyndon Davidson
Aug 3, 1920 - May 21, 2009
Nampa, California
Charles Ke N Davidson
Dec 18, 1923 - Aug 1, 2005
San Diego, CA
Evelyn M Davidson
Oct 30, 1921 - Mar 28, 2002
Los Angeles, CA
Hans Davidson
Jan 14, 1882 - July 1980
Carlsbad, California

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Nov 12, 1895 - July 1965
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San Diego, California
Harry Bellis
Jun 12, 1901 - November 1985
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Paul Duenas
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Dewey Owens
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ralston Haney
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Santee, California
Maurice Meyer
May 24, 1911 - March 1984
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Elfego Padilla
Jul 20, 1904 - July 1963
Charles King
Jul 12, 1898 - March 1952
Dwight Mckenney
Jun 12, 1889 - December 1963
Theodore Anderson
Jun 19, 1906 - July 1977
Francis G Ritter
Apr 2, 1902 - Jul 1, 1967
Fred Lohmann
Jul 29, 1904 - Nov 24, 1993
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Willie M Tucker
Jun 10, 1916 - Feb 12, 1994
Santee, CA
Herbert Weeber
Jul 24, 1910 - March 1980
Brookings, Oregon
Harry Jenkins
May 21, 1900 - October 1965
Leon Palasik
Mar 19, 1907 - October 1985
Westminster, California
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