Norman Davies (1931 - 1980)

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Norman Davies
1931 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Norman Davies was born on March 13, 1931. He died in December 1980 at age 49.


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Norman Davies died in December 1980 at 49 years of age. He was born on March 13, 1931. There is no information about Norman's family or relationships.
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In 1931, in the year that Norman Davies was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1941, he was merely 10 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1952, Norman was 21 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1960, at the age of 29 years old, Norman was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1980, in the year of Norman Davies's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Norman Davieses

Norman Vurdun Davies
around 1917 - Jan 11, 1944
Norman Studley Davies
around 1906 - May 27, 1944
Norman Stollard Davies
around 1894 - Sep 2, 1918
Norman Stanley Davies
around 1882 - Oct 19, 1918
Norman Stanley Davies
around 1920 - Sep 29, 1944
Norman R. Davies
around 1900 - Nov 27, 1942
Norman James Davies
around 1897 - Mar 9, 1917
Norman Howell Davies
around 1918 - Jun 5, 1940
Norman Hinton Davies
around 1920 - Sep 8, 1941
Norman Henry Davies
around 1924 - Jan 29, 1944
Norman Hayden Davies
Died: Oct 4, 1917
Norman George Davies
around 1920 - Oct 28, 1942
Norman Clifford Davies
around 1911 - Nov 6, 1941
Norman Clifford Davies
around 1914 - Jan 5, 1942
Norman Burton Davies
around 1896 - Sep 5, 1918
Norman Arthur Davies
Died: Jul 13, 1944
Norman Arthur Davies
1914 - Nov 20, 1942
South Yarra, Australia
Norman Davies
around 1919 - Sep 26, 1942
Norman Davies
around 1921 - Jan 18, 1944
Norman Davies
around 1911 - May 28, 1944

Other Davieses

Kenneth Davies
Dec 7, 1930 - December 1982
Syracuse, NY
Harold Davies
Jan 1, 1901 - January 1981
North Miami Beach, FL
S Davies
Jul 22, 1935 - Jun 1, 1996
Eva Davies
Jan 10, 1916 - February 1985
Point Lookout, NY
Elizabeth A Davies
Apr 10, 1936 - Oct 21, 1995
John Davies
Nov 25, 1893 - June 1971
Montgomery, NY
Ethel Davies
Jun 25, 1900 - Jul 6, 1991
Hudson Falls, NY
Rachel Davies
Feb 28, 1899 - November 1982
Ridgecrest, CA
Robert S Davies
Jun 6, 1908 - Oct 24, 1987
Chicopee, MA
William Davies
Feb 16, 1906 - September 1982
Sacramento, CA
Albert Davies
Sep 9, 1900 - December 1971
San Diego, CA
Samuel Davies
Jan 5, 1881 - May 1967
Buffalo, NY
Elmer T Davies
Jun 20, 1914 - Mar 4, 1997
Saint Regis Falls, NY
Louise Davies
Mar 22, 1907 - April 1974
Buffalo, NY
Walter D Davies
Jan 15, 1913 - Sep 16, 1995
Bonita, CA
Louise Davies
Apr 15, 1897 - June 1986
Orchard Park, NY
Gilbert Davies
Aug 23, 1894 - March 1973
Buffalo, NY
Alice Davies
Jul 23, 1895 - August 1974
New York, NY
Walter Clifford Davies
Feb 17, 1921 - Nov 19, 2009
Naples, FL
George Davies
Apr 19, 1908 - October 1980
Boca Raton, FL

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