Myrtle Davis (1899 - 1970)

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Myrtle Davis
1899 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Davis was born on April 9, 1899. She died in July 1970 at 71 years of age. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.


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Myrtle Davis passed away in July 1970 at 71 years of age. She was born on April 9, 1899. We have no information about Myrtle's surviving family. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
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In 1899, in the year that Myrtle Davis was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1914, she was only 15 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1923, she was 24 years old when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1949, Myrtle was 50 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1970, in the year of Myrtle Davis's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Other Myrtle Davises

Myrtle L Davis
Born: around 1923
Georgia, United States
Myrtle E Davis
Born: around 1908
New York, United States
Myrtle Moreland Davis
Died: 1920
Myrtle Davis

Alto, Australia
Myrtle Mary Davis
1893 - 1977
Ballarat, Australia
Myrtle Mavinia Davis
Jun 23, 1895 - October 1975
Baltimore, Maryland
Myrtle Elvena Davis
1896 - 1974
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Storrie Davis
1890 - 1974
Collingwood, Australia
Myrtle Wilson Davis

Collingwood, Australia
Myrtle Unita Davis
1892 - 1963
Phil, Australia
Myrtle Gullock Davis

Ballarat, Australia
Myrtle Mary Davis
1894 - 1960
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Vera Davis
1893 - 1939
Fitzroy, Australia
Myrtle Margaret Davis
1910 - 1933
Essdon N, Australia
Myrtle Attwood Davis
1893 - 1932
Spol, Australia
Myrtle Isabel Davis
1907 - 1930
Carl C, Australia
Myrtle Hutchinson Davis

Arm, Australia

Other Davises

Clifford Davis
Jul 22, 1911 - November 1986
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Mary Davis
May 14, 1884 - April 1972
Muskogee, Oklahoma
P Davis
Mar 10, 1907 - January 1984
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
John E Davis
Jan 24, 1916 - Sep 18, 2001
Los Osos, CA
Loumae D Davis
Nov 19, 1913 - Jan 21, 2003
Miami, FL
Tom C Davis
Mar 3, 1911 - Apr 15, 1990
A Davis
Nov 26, 1908 - August 1980
Fresno, California
Herbert Davis
May 27, 1906 - Jul 24, 1990
Arthur Davis
May 15, 1899 - January 1987
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Randolph R Davis
Oct 10, 1914 - Jul 13, 1989
Dewey, OK
Virgil Davis
Sep 6, 1905 - August 1981
Ava, Missouri
Melvin Davis
Jul 29, 1879 - April 1966
Purcell, Oklahoma
Arthur Davis
Feb 22, 1909 - April 1986
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
James E Davis
Aug 16, 1910 - Feb 17, 1990
Yukon, OK
Woodrow Davis
Aug 25, 1912 - June 1994
Bloomington, CA
William Davis
Apr 11, 1910 - November 1977
Noble, Oklahoma
Tommie Davis
Jan 18, 1889 - January 1982
John S Davis
Apr 9, 1921 - May 22, 2000
Austin, TX
Aaron Davis
Aug 16, 1916 - December 1972
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Lucas A Davis
Mar 12, 1995 - Feb 5, 2008

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Myrtle I Barrett
Mar 27, 1901 - June 1989
Oklahoma City, OK
William Harlan
Jul 20, 1920 - June 1983
Vinita, Oklahoma
Theodore Crider
May 9, 1905 - Mar 13, 1993
Tulsa, OK
R Compton
Jun 4, 1901 - December 1980
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Byrd H Adkins
Dec 11, 1901 - Aug 12, 1991
Ada, OK
Albert Baldwin
Oct 2, 1919 - August 1987
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Harold Bartels
Apr 9, 1914 - May 1952
Gilbert Lewman
Feb 9, 1903 - July 1968
Wichita, Kansas
E Wilson
Jul 21, 1912 - January 1977
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
O K Calhoun
Feb 3, 1918 - Feb 2, 2001
Aspermont, TX
H Leonard Lieberman
Mar 1, 1917 - August 1977
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Lorene R Thomas
Sep 23, 1917 - Aug 18, 1995
Edmond, OK
Lillian Turpin
Jun 29, 1901 - September 1972
Lawton, Oklahoma
Gladys Jackson
Mar 4, 1906 - March 1979
Parker, Arizona
Marie Shaw
Jul 21, 1880 - August 1964
Prince Youngblood
May 15, 1900 - November 1982
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Willie Black
Jun 20, 1902 - March 1976
Mangum, Oklahoma
Ora Dome
Aug 27, 1897 - March 1972
Tucson, Arizona
S C Garner
Sep 13, 1918 - Jun 28, 1992
Long Beach, CA
Hugh W King
Aug 16, 1915 - Apr 3, 2006
Independence, MO
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