Martha Davis (1904 - 1984)

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Martha Davis
1904 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Davis was born on October 18, 1904. She died in June 1984 at 79 years of age. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.


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Martha Davis died in June 1984 at 79 years of age. She was born on October 18, 1904. We have no information about Martha's family or relationships. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.
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In 1904, in the year that Martha Davis was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1936, by the time she was 32 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1964, she was 60 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1970, she was 66 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1984, in the year of Martha Davis's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Sep 13, 1884 - July 1972
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Lena Davis
Aug 17, 1895 - April 1987
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Sep 8, 1909 - July 1986
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Oct 5, 1915 - February 1987
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Vera Davis
Jun 25, 1922 - December 1973
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Bettie Davis
Feb 7, 1905 - March 1973
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Elizabeth L Davis
Mar 19, 1909 - Oct 8, 1991
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Brian A Davis
May 23, 1971 - May 8, 2001
Hazel H Davis
Feb 1, 1911 - Mar 9, 1997
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Annie Davis
Aug 17, 1962 - July 1973
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Rebecca L Davis
Dec 8, 1960 - Feb 25, 1992
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Gladys W Davis
Apr 30, 1916 - Nov 25, 1998
Middlesex, NC
Janet A Davis
Mar 14, 1960 - Sep 1, 2010
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