Rodney A Davis Jr (1920 - 2010)

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Burial / Funeral

Biloxi National Cemetery
Section C Site 596,
P.o. Box 4968 - Pass Road, Biloxi, Ms

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Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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A

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Jr

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1920 - In the year that Rodney A Davis Jr was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

1957 - By the time he was 37 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1981 - By the time he was 61 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1982 - At the age of 62 years old, Rodney was alive when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

1989 - He was 69 years old when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Rodney A Davis Jr died on October 10, 2010 at 90 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Rodney. He was buried in Biloxi National Cemetery Section C Site 596, Biloxi, Ms. He was born on March 19, 1920. We are unaware of information about Rodney's family or relationships. We know that Rodney A Davis Jr had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.

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