Henry Thomas Davis (1879 - 1914)

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Henry Thomas Davis
1879 - 1914
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Thomas Davis was born around 1879. He died on December 9, 1914 at age 35.

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Henry Thomas Davis

First name

Henry

Middle name

Thomas

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Gender

Male

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Death

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Burial / Funeral

Prowse Point Military Cemetery Ii. A. 2., in Belgium

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Military Service

Service number: 6126
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.

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Henry Thomas Davis passed away on December 9, 1914 at 35 years old. He was buried in Prowse Point Military Cemetery Ii. A. 2., Belgium. He was born around 1879. We are unaware of information about Henry's family.
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1879 - 1914 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that Henry Thomas Davis was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1888, Henry was merely 9 years old when Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1892, by the time he was just 13 years old, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1904, Henry was 25 years old when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1914, in the year of Henry Thomas Davis's passing, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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around 1891 - Nov 5, 1918
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1885 - Jul 13, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
Died: Jul 6, 1915
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around 1898 - Mar 29, 1917
Henry Paul Davis
Nov 21, 1921 - Jun 25, 1944
Henry William Davis
around 1883 - Sep 29, 1915
Henry William Davis
around 1916 - Apr 26, 1941
Henry William Morton Davis
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Henry William Warren Davis
around 1891 - Apr 18, 1915
Herbert Davis
around 1882 - Mar 21, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1896 - May 1, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1890 - Sep 4, 1916
Herbert Davis
Died: Mar 28, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1890 - May 9, 1915
Herbert Davis
around 1880 - Dec 6, 1917
Herbert Davis
around 1906 - Sep 19, 1944
Herbert Davis
Died: Jun 22, 1919
Herbert Davis
Died: May 30, 1940
Herbert Albert Davis
around 1903 - May 24, 1941
Herbert Chope Davis
around 1888 - Oct 28, 1918

Other Bios

Henry Thomas Davis
around 1891 - Nov 5, 1918
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1885 - Jul 13, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
Died: Jul 6, 1915
Henry Victor Davis
around 1898 - Mar 29, 1917
Henry Paul Davis
Nov 21, 1921 - Jun 25, 1944
Henry William Davis
around 1883 - Sep 29, 1915
Henry William Davis
around 1916 - Apr 26, 1941
Henry William Morton Davis
Died: Apr 25, 1915
Henry William Warren Davis
around 1891 - Apr 18, 1915
Herbert Davis
around 1882 - Mar 21, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1896 - May 1, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1890 - Sep 4, 1916
Herbert Davis
Died: Mar 28, 1918
Herbert Davis
around 1890 - May 9, 1915
Herbert Davis
around 1880 - Dec 6, 1917
Herbert Davis
around 1906 - Sep 19, 1944
Herbert Davis
Died: Jun 22, 1919
Herbert Davis
Died: May 30, 1940
Herbert Albert Davis
around 1903 - May 24, 1941
Herbert Chope Davis
around 1888 - Oct 28, 1918
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