Lena Davis (1895 - 1986)

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Lena Davis
1895 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Lena Davis was born on May 13, 1895. She died in September 1986 at 91 years of age. We know that Lena Davis had been residing in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.

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Lena Davis died in September 1986 at 91 years of age. She was born on May 13, 1895. We have no information about Lena's family. We know that Lena Davis had been residing in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.
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In 1895, in the year that Lena Davis was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1902, by the time she was just 7 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1945, at the age of 50 years old, Lena was alive when on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1967, Lena was 72 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1986, in the year of Lena Davis's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Sep 14, 1871 - Jul 15, 1967
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Sep 18, 1900 - April 1986
Marietta, Georgia
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Aug 5, 1889 - Apr 15, 1971
Avondale Estates, GA
Frank H Davis
Apr 27, 1952 - Mar 15, 2011
Snellville, GA
Susie Davis
Apr 3, 1904 - Apr 24, 1995
Atlanta, GA
C Davis
Mar 23, 1953 - October 1999
Agnes D Davis
Jun 15, 1876 - Nov 15, 1967
Atlanta, GA
Pearl Davis
Oct 9, 1896 - April 1986
Stockbridge, Georgia
Jimmie L Davis
Apr 14, 1951 - Apr 16, 2011
Atlanta, GA
Mary J Davis
Mar 4, 1950 - Jul 9, 2002
Atlanta, GA
Maggie S Davis
Jun 22, 1878 - Oct 15, 1967
Atlanta, GA
Pauline Davis
Dec 6, 1876 - March 1974
Riverdale, Georgia
Mattie Davis
Apr 15, 1871 - June 1970
Georgia
Ada Davis
Nov 21, 1896 - April 1975
Georgia
Susan J Davis
Aug 1, 1876 - Feb 15, 1969
Decatur, GA
Laura M Davis
Jul 30, 1891 - Feb 15, 1969
Annie K Davis
Apr 8, 1887 - Apr 15, 1967
Lithonia, GA
Sarah Davis
Jun 5, 1876 - March 1968
Georgia
Lillie Davis
Jul 1, 1900 - November 1981
Atlanta, Georgia

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