John Davy (1877 - 1967)

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John Davy
1877 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
John Davy was born on January 1, 1877. He died in June 1967 at 90 years old. We know that John Davy had been residing in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.

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John Davy died in June 1967 at 90 years old. He was born on January 1, 1877. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family. We know that John Davy had been residing in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana.
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In 1877, in the year that John Davy was born, on November 21st, Thomas Edison announced his new invention - the phonograph. Recording sound was considered to be Edison's first great invention. On November 29th, he demonstrated the phonograph for the public.

In 1889, at the age of merely 12 years old, John was alive when on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1901, he was 24 years old when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1926, at the age of 49 years old, John was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1967, in the year of John Davy's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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John William Young Davy
Died: Nov 5, 1944
John Kenneth Davy
Died: Oct 15, 1917
John Harper Davy
around 1888 - Aug 8, 1918
John Evelyn Davy
around 1888 - Dec 9, 1918
John Edward Davy
Died: May 4, 1915
John Edward Davy
around 1895 - Dec 11, 1916
John Cheeseman Davy
Died: Sep 21, 1917
John Armstrong Davy
around 1890 - Sep 29, 1918
John Alfred Davy
around 1915 - May 23, 1940
John Alfred Davy
around 1898 - Nov 8, 1916
John Davy
around 1910 - Mar 15, 1945
John Davy
around 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
John Davy
around 1899 - Jun 1, 1918
John E Davy
Born: around 1912
Oregon, United States
John R Davy
Born: around 1911
California, United States
John E Davy
Born: around 1908
Michigan, United States
John R Davy
Born: around 1926
United States
John P Davy
Born: around 1924
United States
John W Davy
Born: around 1918
New Jersey, United States

Other Davies

Albert Davy
Feb 21, 1889 - December 1970
Barrington, Illinois
Lillian Josephine Davy
Jan 14, 1924 - Aug 20, 2011
Frankfort, Indiana
George E Davy
Sep 5, 1929 - Sep 23, 2010
Glenwood, IL
William A Davy
Jan 2, 1919 - Mar 15, 1994
Alvarado, TX
Edith Davy
Aug 21, 1917 - November 1980
Harriet M Davy
Aug 6, 1904 - May 19, 1989
San Diego, CA
Christine J Davy
Dec 30, 1917 - Jun 16, 1995
Dekalb, IL
Mary C Davy
Dec 10, 1898 - Apr 18, 1992
Peoria, IL
Katherine L Davy
Aug 25, 1891 - Dec 3, 1991
Myrtle Beach, SC
Mae H Davy
May 26, 1908 - Aug 20, 2002
Rose Davy
Jan 28, 1898 - October 1974
Miami, Florida
Gertrude Davy
Oct 29, 1893 - January 1977
Tampa, Florida
Thomas Davy
Mar 20, 1904 - January 1970
Jacksonville, Florida
Gage Davy
Aug 6, 1902 - June 1964
Florida
Elvira S Davy
Apr 15, 1923 - Dec 20, 2007
Opa Locka, FL
Lina Davy
Nov 3, 1884 - December 1976
Wickliffe, North Dakota
Clifford J Davy
Jun 17, 1915 - May 27, 1996
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Alfred H Davy
Jul 1, 1954 - Dec 14, 1998
Tampa, FL
Kathy A Davy
Jun 28, 1953 - Feb 12, 2001
Dorothy Davy
Dec 30, 1914 - November 1973
Saint Petersburg, Florida

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Ernest Davis
Sep 27, 1910 - August 1981
Kokomo, Indiana
Charles Crousore
Mar 1, 1882 - May 1966
Kokomo, Indiana
Joseph Buttice
Jun 26, 1882 - June 1972
Kokomo, Indiana
Sherman Bassett
May 27, 1910 - Dec 31, 2000
Kokomo, IN
William Baker
Mar 11, 1907 - November 1970
Frankfort, Indiana
Edward Babcock
Mar 27, 1915 - June 1969
Martha Purdue
Apr 3, 1903 - July 1983
Indianapolis, Indiana
Isaac Copeland
Mar 22, 1916 - October 1976
Phoenix, Arizona
Dale G Smith
Nov 19, 1921 - Jun 15, 2005
Warsaw, IN
Elizabeth S Gillespie
Dec 9, 1909 - Oct 2, 2001
Ogden, IL
Grover Arnold
Apr 12, 1884 - April 1963
Indiana
Malinda Choate
Mar 25, 1901 - February 1984
Jamestown, Tennessee
Izola Yater
Oct 14, 1909 - October 1983
Young America, Indiana
John Sloan
Jul 8, 1896 - April 1974
California
Kenneth Wood
Mar 15, 1909 - September 1977
Kokomo, Indiana
Paul Wilson
Mar 8, 1907 - Dec 20, 2007
Hattiesburg, MS
Ray Whiteman
Dec 31, 1898 - June 1966
Greentown, Indiana
Robert Walker
Dec 25, 1882 - January 1963
Indiana
Lige Waits
Feb 24, 1890 - March 1969
Kokomo, Indiana
William Thomison
Feb 17, 1886 - December 1972
Bulls Gap, Tennessee
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