Harry W Davis (1903 - 1988)

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Harry W Davis
1903 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Harry W Davis was born on March 6, 1903. He died on January 17, 1988 at age 84.

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Harry W Davis died on January 17, 1988 at 84 years old. He was born on March 6, 1903. There is no information about Harry's surviving family.
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In 1903, in the year that Harry W Davis was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1939, by the time he was 36 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1948, by the time he was 45 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1952, by the time he was 49 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1988, in the year of Harry W Davis's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Feb 16, 1923 - Dec 12, 2009
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Delphina Davis
Jun 2, 1920 - November 1981
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Edward Davis
Apr 28, 1943 - April 1985
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Winnifred E Davis
Sep 10, 1918 - Oct 25, 1998
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Clifford Davis
Nov 19, 1933 - Jul 7, 2010
Brooklyn, NY
Elizabeth Davis
Apr 20, 1928 - Jul 29, 2002
Arverne, NY
Fern Davis
Feb 26, 1916 - Dec 14, 2005
Las Vegas, NV
J F Davis
Jan 20, 1943 - May 1992
Thomas Davis
Aug 19, 1942 - July 1975
Sadie Davis
Jul 3, 1874 - June 1967
New York, NY
Rose Davis
Jul 2, 1898 - Oct 19, 2001
Boca Raton, FL
Harriet Davis
Sep 12, 1901 - May 1979
Smithtown, NY
Beula Davis
Mar 23, 1891 - June 1980
New Berlin, NY
Grace Davis
Jul 10, 1893 - August 1986
Coram, NY
William J Davis
Sep 20, 1916 - May 17, 1999
Ridgewood, NY
Grace Davis
Dec 21, 1886 - November 1978
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fan Y Davis
May 9, 1902 - May 13, 1991

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