Henry L Davis (1883 - 1941)

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Henry L Davis
1883 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
Henry L Davis was born around 1883. He died on August 31, 1941 in New York at 58 years old.

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Henry L Davis died on August 31, 1941 in New York at age 58. He was born around 1883. We have no information about Henry's family.
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In 1883, in the year that Henry L Davis was born, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1899, he was 16 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1915, when he was 32 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1928, when he was 45 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1941, in the year of Henry L Davis's passing, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

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Henry William Davis
around 1916 - Apr 26, 1941
Henry William Davis
around 1883 - Sep 29, 1915
Henry Paul Davis
Nov 21, 1921 - Jun 25, 1944
Henry Victor Davis
around 1898 - Mar 29, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
Died: Jul 6, 1915
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1885 - Jul 13, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1891 - Nov 5, 1918
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1879 - Dec 9, 1914
Henry Stanley Davis
around 1890 - Apr 11, 1917
Henry Seth Davis
around 1888 - Oct 20, 1917
Henry Roland Davis
around 1893 - Jul 31, 1916
Henry Richard Davis
Died: Nov 25, 1914

Other Davises

Henry M Davis
around 1856 - Jun 24, 1894
Henry M Davis
around 1848 - Sep 3, 1896
Henry M Davis
around 1848 - Feb 21, 1927
Henry N Davis
around 1899  - Jun 19, 1899
Henry O Davis
around 1879 - Jul 30, 1914
Henry S Davis
around 1899 - May 8, 1900
Henry T Davis
around 1896 - Feb 6, 1922
Henry W Davis
around 1895  - Apr 25, 1895
Herbert Davis
around 1869 - Jan 29, 1907
Herbert Davis
around 1872 - Feb 18, 1929
Herbert Davis
around 1927 - Oct 15, 1929
Herbert Davis
around 1885 - Sep 11, 1930
Herbert Davis
around 1912 - Dec 17, 1932
Herbert Davis
around 1879 - Mar 20, 1936
Herbert Davis
around 1880 - Aug 9, 1948
Herbert H Davis
around 1858 - May 5, 1894
Herbert J Davis
around 1909 - Oct 4, 1933
Herbert J Davis
around 1882 - Aug 24, 1937
Herbert J Davis
around 1907 - Feb 10, 1928
Herbert M Davis
around 1857 - Jan 8, 1943

Other Bios

Henry M Davis
around 1856 - Jun 24, 1894
Henry M Davis
around 1848 - Sep 3, 1896
Henry M Davis
around 1848 - Feb 21, 1927
Henry N Davis
around 1899  - Jun 19, 1899
Henry O Davis
around 1879 - Jul 30, 1914
Henry S Davis
around 1899 - May 8, 1900
Henry T Davis
around 1896 - Feb 6, 1922
Henry W Davis
around 1895  - Apr 25, 1895
Herbert Davis
around 1869 - Jan 29, 1907
Herbert Davis
around 1872 - Feb 18, 1929
Herbert Davis
around 1927 - Oct 15, 1929
Herbert Davis
around 1885 - Sep 11, 1930
Herbert Davis
around 1912 - Dec 17, 1932
Herbert Davis
around 1879 - Mar 20, 1936
Herbert Davis
around 1880 - Aug 9, 1948
Herbert H Davis
around 1858 - May 5, 1894
Herbert J Davis
around 1909 - Oct 4, 1933
Herbert J Davis
around 1882 - Aug 24, 1937
Herbert J Davis
around 1907 - Feb 10, 1928
Herbert M Davis
around 1857 - Jan 8, 1943
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