Harry Davis (1919 - 1986)

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Harry Davis
1919 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on June 3, 1919. He died in April 1986 at age 66. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.

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Harry Davis passed away in April 1986 at 66 years old. He was born on June 3, 1919. We have no information about Harry's immediate family. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.
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In 1919, in the year that Harry Davis was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1932, when he was merely 13 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1951, at the age of 32 years old, Harry was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1972, Harry was 53 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1986, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Harry John Davis
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Harry William Davis
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Harry William Davis
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Harry Samuel Davis
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Harry Reginald Davis
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Harry Redwood Davis
around 1905 - Jun 9, 1940
Harry Llewellyn Davis
around 1919 - Jun 1, 1943
Harry John Davis
around 1925 - Apr 11, 1944
Harry Jack Davis
around 1923 - Jul 16, 1944
Harry Herbert Davis
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Harry Henry Davis
Died: Jan 15, 1945
Harry Hardy Davis
around 1916 - Jun 20, 1940
Harry George Ernest Davis
Died: Nov 10, 1940
Harry George Davis
around 1898 - Jul 28, 1917
Harry Douglas Davis
around 1918 - Aug 21, 1943
Harry Bullard Davis
around 1893 - Dec 8, 1947
Harry Bridgeman Davis
around 1879 - Aug 5, 1917
Harry Bentley Davis
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Hiroko Davis
Dec 2, 1934 - April 1992
Winnsboro, SC
Leroy Davis
Apr 15, 1930 - Sep 23, 2010
Hartsville, SC
James H Davis
Aug 24, 1919 - Oct 11, 1988
Batesburg, SC
Harold Davis
Aug 27, 1925 - Feb 19, 1998
Winter Park, FL
Jimmie Davis
Oct 13, 1910 - Aug 15, 1994
Bamberg, SC
Willie Davis
Mar 2, 1903 - August 1974
Lexington, South Carolina
Norvel Davis
Aug 9, 1904 - February 1976
Florence, South Carolina
Martha T Davis
Mar 18, 1924 - Dec 21, 1990
Camden, SC
Willie Davis
Feb 25, 1913 - April 1965
North Charleston, South Carolina
George Davis
Died: May 1954
J Bratton Davis
Oct 27, 1917 - Oct 29, 2004
Columbia, SC
Wardlaw Davis
Dec 20, 1923 - Sep 18, 2000
Windsor, SC
John Davis
Sep 20, 1908 - October 1977
Saint Matthews, South Carolina
Gertrude Davis
Jan 17, 1907 - February 1991
Fred H Davis
Jul 23, 1923 - October 1990
Thomas Davis
Mar 3, 1920 - Jun 6, 2005
Middlesex, NC
Robert C Davis
Dec 12, 1924 - Jan 4, 2001
Irmo, SC
Widdy Davis
Apr 27, 1922 - Sep 15, 1998
Holly Hill, SC
Lenora W Davis
May 13, 1924 - Oct 30, 2004
Bath, SC
Augustus Davis
Jun 8, 1914 - Sep 11, 2005
Bowman, South Carolina

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