Martha Davis (1912 - 1979)

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Martha Davis
1912 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Davis was born on October 26, 1912. She died in July 1979 at 66 years of age. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.


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Martha Davis died in July 1979 at 66 years of age. She was born on October 26, 1912. We are unaware of information about Martha's immediate family. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
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In 1912, in the year that Martha Davis was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1927, Martha was just 15 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1945, Martha was 33 years old when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1968, by the time she was 56 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1979, in the year of Martha Davis's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Jul 8, 1928 - Feb 16, 2000
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Nov 2, 1942 - Nov 4, 2002
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Oct 4, 1940 - Apr 15, 2002
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May 18, 1926 - Apr 10, 1995
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Feb 2, 1944 - Apr 15, 1990
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Sep 3, 1939 - Feb 5, 2009
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Benjamin D Davis
Dec 20, 1940 - Dec 10, 2002
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Jul 18, 1942 - October 1977
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Oct 12, 1940 - Feb 28, 2011
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John Leeman Davis
Jan 2, 1937 - Jul 26, 2006
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Leonard Davis
Sep 7, 1897 - May 1976
Humble, Texas
M N Davis
Feb 19, 1942 - Jun 15, 1988
James Davis
Apr 12, 1893 - September 1978
Gilmer, Texas
Lucille Davis
Nov 13, 1922 - May 1982
Daingerfield, Texas
Clifton Davis
Mar 5, 1904 - Oct 9, 1998
Paris, TX
Del Davis
Aug 11, 1941 - September 1980
Paris, Texas
Ronnie Joe Davis
Mar 21, 1943 - Jan 22, 2008
Fort Worth, Texas
Winnie Davis
Oct 4, 1899 - August 1984
Bowie, Texas

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