Nelle Davis (1909 - 1972)

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Nelle Davis
1909 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Nelle Davis was born on February 12, 1909. She died in July 1972 at 63 years of age. We know that Nelle Davis had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.


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Nelle Davis passed away in July 1972 at 63 years of age. She was born on February 12, 1909. We are unaware of information about Nelle's immediate family. We know that Nelle Davis had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
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In 1909, in the year that Nelle Davis was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1912, Nelle was only 3 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1925, Nelle was 16 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1939, she was 30 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1972, in the year of Nelle Davis's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Dec 7, 1892 - February 1964
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May 11, 1917 - Jul 3, 1990
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