Hilma Davis (1909 - 1977)

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Hilma Davis
1909 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Hilma Davis was born on May 21, 1909. She died in November 1977 at 68 years of age. We know that Hilma Davis had been residing in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03867.


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Hilma Davis died in November 1977 at 68 years of age. She was born on May 21, 1909. We are unaware of information about Hilma's family or relationships. We know that Hilma Davis had been residing in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03867.
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In 1909, in the year that Hilma Davis was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1917, by the time she was only 8 years old, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1949, Hilma was 40 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1953, Hilma was 44 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1977, in the year of Hilma Davis's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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