James H Davis (1919 - 1999)

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James H Davis
1919 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
James H Davis was born on July 29, 1919. He died on December 19, 1999 at 80 years of age. We know that James H Davis had been residing in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania.


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James H Davis died on December 19, 1999 at age 80. He was born on July 29, 1919. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James H Davis had been residing in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1919, in the year that James H Davis was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1937, James was 18 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1953, by the time he was 34 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1965, by the time he was 46 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1990, when he was 71 years old, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Jul 15, 1907 - June 1983
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Mar 24, 1918 - February 1976
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William Davis
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Jan 28, 1914 - July 1986
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