Russell Davis (1908 - 1986)

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Russell Davis
1908 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Russell Davis was born on January 29, 1908. He died in January 1986 at 77 years old. We know that Russell Davis had been residing in San Pablo, Contra Costa County, California.


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Russell Davis died in January 1986 at age 77. He was born on January 29, 1908. We have no information about Russell's immediate family. We know that Russell Davis had been residing in San Pablo, Contra Costa County, California.
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In 1908, in the year that Russell Davis was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1924, he was 16 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1960, when he was 52 years old, 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 1973, by the time he was 65 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1986, in the year of Russell Davis's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Other Russell Davises

Russell Samuel Davis
around 1924 - May 11, 1942
Russell Bransby Davis
around 1913 - May 11, 1942
Russell Alfred Davis
around 1920 - Nov 6, 1943
Russell H Davis
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
Russell A Davis
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Russell G Davis
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
Russell B Davis
Born: around 1922
Virginia, United States
Russell R Davis
Born: around 1910
Utah, United States
Russell W Davis
Born: around 1915
Utah, United States
Russell L Davis
Born: around 1926
California, United States
Russell E Davis
Born: around 1912
Kansas, United States
Russell L Davis
Born: around 1916
Montana, Limited Service Or Philippine Islands, United States
Russell C Davis
Born: around 1909
California, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1907
California, United States
Russell C Davis
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1910
California, United States
Russell R Davis
Born: around 1922
California, United States
Russell J Lrd Davis
Born: around 1927
New Mexico, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1925
Oklahoma, United States
Russell Davis
Born: around 1909
Texas, United States

Other Davises

James A Davis
Sep 19, 1922 - Feb 1, 1996
Sacramento, CA
William Davis
May 10, 1910 - September 1986
Seattle, Washington
Howard E Davis
May 7, 1914 - Nov 21, 2003
Citrus Heights, CA
Verne Davis
Jun 5, 1913 - January 1987
Escalon, California
Booker Davis
Jan 3, 1915 - April 1983
Long Beach, California
Leo Leroy Davis
Jun 18, 1919 - May 26, 2009
Fort Jones, California
Evelyn M Davis
Aug 19, 1919 - Jan 22, 2002
Saint Louis, MO
Audrey M Davis
Nov 24, 1913 - Jan 10, 1992
Placerville, CA
Van Davis
Jul 5, 1959 - Jun 2, 2001
Pittsburg, CA
Millard Davis
Jul 22, 1914 - October 1981
San Francisco, California
Ulis Davis
Oct 17, 1903 - Dec 11, 1988
Moraga, CA
Herbert Davis
Feb 4, 1903 - October 1973
Bellflower, California
Thomas Davis
Jan 14, 1916 - September 1970
Frances Davis
Aug 17, 1917 - Jun 20, 1990
Roy C Davis
Jul 13, 1901 - Aug 30, 1993
Woodburn, OR
William Davis
May 11, 1919 - February 1958
George Davis
Mar 12, 1884 - October 1972
Yucaipa, California
Alice Davis
Sep 11, 1906 - January 1973
Ash Grove, Missouri
Eddie Davis
Jul 22, 1907 - March 1945
Claude Davis
Sep 19, 1901 - January 1967

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Nov 9, 1921 - Jun 12, 2002
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Feb 21, 1917 - Dec 14, 2003
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Rose Costello
Aug 30, 1914 - Apr 26, 1997
Antioch, CA
Corbit Foster
Nov 26, 1892 - December 1978
Easley, South Carolina
Glick White
Sep 25, 1883 - October 1966
Pasadena, California
Edna Furtado
Nov 30, 1906 - March 1979
San Leandro, California
Mildred Fernandes
Apr 8, 1904 - April 1993
Oakland, CA
Wilma M Cornish
May 26, 1911 - Mar 25, 1995
Santa Rosa, CA
Patricia Brodie
May 5, 1921 - Jan 27, 1991
Nevada City, CA
Raymond Threde
Jul 18, 1920 - March 1975
Jeremiah Dawson
Dec 20, 1885 - November 1974
El Cerrito, California
Eleanor Mary Maloney
Jun 30, 1914 - Feb 20, 2005
Santa Maria, CA
Ethel H Searing
Feb 13, 1906 - Jul 2, 1998
San Marcos, CA
Clifton E Fortner
Feb 7, 1920 - Aug 28, 2003
Modesto, CA
Maurice E Fortner
Apr 22, 1913 - May 22, 1993
San Leandro, CA
Burtena K Steele
Oct 22, 1916 - Dec 6, 2005
Sacramento, California
Murt Lynch
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Oakland, California
Edna R Herriott
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Eureka, CA
Jack Sommers
Jan 6, 1903 - February 1975
Reno, Nevada
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