Martha Davis (1923 - 1977)

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Martha Davis
1923 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Davis was born on February 3, 1923. She died in September 1977 at 54 years of age. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Orlando, Orange County, Florida.


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Martha Davis passed away in September 1977 at 54 years of age. She was born on February 3, 1923. There is no information about Martha's immediate family. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Orlando, Orange County, Florida.
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In 1923, in the year that Martha Davis was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1945, when she was 22 years old, 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 1959, by the time she was 36 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1962, she was 39 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1977, in the year of Martha Davis's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Helen S Davis
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Jun 17, 1919 - October 1974
Emma Davis
Aug 27, 1905 - January 1974
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Florence B Davis
Jan 5, 1910 - Sep 7, 1997
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Louise Davis
Dec 4, 1924 - December 1972
Elizabeth R Davis
Dec 7, 1920 - Dec 20, 2002
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Roy W Davis
Jun 24, 1925 - Jul 21, 1992
Joseph Davis
Sep 28, 1922 - Jun 19, 1992
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Betty Lee Davis
Aug 21, 1925 - May 24, 1998
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Billie R Davis
Nov 4, 1925 - Oct 14, 1996
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Margaret Davis
Dec 24, 1924 - Dec 11, 2006
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James Davis
Jul 23, 1897 - September 1961
Christine Davis
Sep 10, 1922 - Mar 25, 2000
Parksley, VA
Janis G Davis
Feb 28, 1925 - Feb 7, 2005
Saint Petersburg, FL
Russel E Davis
Oct 10, 1925 - Feb 29, 2004
Truckee, CA
Omer Davis
Aug 29, 1925 - December 1977
Dorothy Davis
Apr 12, 1910 - May 1986
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