Mary Davis (1919 - 1987)

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Mary Davis
1919 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Davis was born on June 2, 1919. She died in April 1987 at 67 years old. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.


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Mary Davis died in April 1987 at 67 years old. She was born on June 2, 1919. We have no information about Mary's family. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.
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In 1919, in the year that Mary Davis was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1926, she was merely 7 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1949, she was 30 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1954, when she was 35 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1987, in the year of Mary Davis's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Nov 6, 1885 - January 1974
Detroit, Michigan
Yvonne Davis
Sep 3, 1912 - August 1993
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Mary A Davis
Mar 28, 1914 - Mar 16, 1990
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Harry Davis
Mar 26, 1884 - July 1973
Detroit, Michigan
Clarence Davis
Oct 13, 1902 - November 1976
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