James William Davy (1879 - 1940)

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James William Davy
1879 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
James William Davy was born in 1879. He was born to Davy Thomas William Davy and Johanna G Condon Davy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1940 in R Park, Australia at 61 years of age.

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Davy Thomas William Davy

R Park, Australia
Johanna G Condon Davy

R Park, Australia

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James William Davy died in 1940 in R Park, Australia at age 61. He was born in 1879. He was born to Davy Thomas William Davy and Johanna G Condon Davy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1879 - 1940 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that James William Davy was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1902, at the age of 23 years old, James was alive when the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1913, James was 34 years old when the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1923, James was 44 years old when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1940, in the year of James William Davy's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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James Frederick Davy
around 1891 - Apr 24, 1916
James Tresilian Davy

South Yarra, Australia

Other Davies

Davy Thomas William Davy

R Park, Australia
Johanna G Condon Davy

R Park, Australia
George Davy
1872 - 1940
Windsor, Australia
Catherine Davy
1878 - 1940
South Melbourne, Australia
Cameron Donald Davy

South Melbourne, Australia
Marion Robertson Davy

South Melbourne, Australia
Maxwell Eric Davy
Died: 1940
Geelong, Australia
Davy William H Davy

Geelong, Australia
Dorothy Noske Davy

Geelong, Australia
Grace Davy
1904 - 1940
Horsham, Australia
Roscoe John Davy

Horsham, Australia
Emily Chapman Davy

Horsham, Australia
Daniel Davy
1862 - 1940
Warragul, Australia
William v Davy
1869 - 1940
Horsham, Australia
Davy Thomas Davy

Horsham, Australia
Emmeline Spry Davy

Horsham, Australia
Edith May Davy
1874 - 1940
Werribee, Australia
Shepherdson Timothy Davy

Werribee, Australia
Jane Ann Ward Davy

Werribee, Australia
John Davy
1866 - 1940
Mildura, Australia

Other Bios

Davy Thomas William Davy

R Park, Australia
Johanna G Condon Davy

R Park, Australia
John Burke Darcy
1868 - 1940
R Park, Australia
Darcy Patrick Darcy

R Park, Australia
Johanna Darcy

R Park, Australia
Richard Mccall
1858 - 1940
Beaumaris, Australia
Mccall Andrew Mccall

Beaumaris, Australia
Margaret Taylor Mccall

Beaumaris, Australia
Cole John Richards Cole

B Beach, Australia
Elizabeth Horton Cole

B Beach, Australia
Bridget Proudfoot
1856 - 1940
Carlton, Australia
Grace John Proudfoot

Carlton, Australia
Bridget Barbour Proudfoot

Carlton, Australia
Mary Jane Forgan
1864 - 1940
Fitzroy, Australia
Mccarron Edward Forgan

Fitzroy, Australia
Margaret Ward Forgan

Fitzroy, Australia
John Dalli
Died: 1940
Fitzroy, Australia
Dalli John Dalli

Fitzroy, Australia
Brigid Alice Kenny Dalli

Fitzroy, Australia
Alice Maud Edwards
1895 - 1940
North Melbourne, Australia
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