Mamie Davis (1897 - 1976)

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Mamie Davis
1897 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Mamie Davis was born on January 10, 1897. She died in February 1976 at 79 years of age. We know that Mamie Davis had been residing in Rosedale, Bolivar County, Mississippi 38769.


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Mamie Davis passed away in February 1976 at 79 years old. She was born on January 10, 1897. There is no information about Mamie's family or relationships. We know that Mamie Davis had been residing in Rosedale, Bolivar County, Mississippi 38769.
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In 1897, in the year that Mamie Davis was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1900, at the age of merely 3 years old, Mamie was alive when a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1923, at the age of 26 years old, Mamie was alive when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1937, she was 40 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 1976, in the year of Mamie Davis's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Jan 1, 1929 - Oct 28, 1994
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