Harry Davis (1924 - 2002)

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Harry Davis
1924 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on January 30, 1924. He died on October 16, 2002 at age 78. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Big Cabin, Craig County, Oklahoma.


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Harry Davis passed away on October 16, 2002 at 78 years of age. He was born on January 30, 1924. We are unaware of information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Big Cabin, Craig County, Oklahoma.
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In 1924, in the year that Harry Davis was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1938, by the time he was only 14 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1947, by the time he was 23 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1989, by the time he was 65 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1991, he was 67 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Harry Jack Davis
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Harry Henry Davis
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Harry George Ernest Davis
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Harry George Davis
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Harry Douglas Davis
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Harry Bullard Davis
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Harry Bridgeman Davis
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Clyde Davis
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Ralph Davis
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Mary L Davis
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Ruby D Davis
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Kathleen W Davis
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Marion H Davis
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