Ruth Davis (1921 - 1987)

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Ruth Davis
1921 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Davis was born on December 21, 1921. She died in July 1987 at age 65. We know that Ruth Davis had been residing in Highland, Ulster County, New York.


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Ruth Davis passed away in July 1987 at age 65. She was born on December 21, 1921. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth Davis had been residing in Highland, Ulster County, New York.
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In 1921, in the year that Ruth Davis was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1948, she was 27 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1964, by the time she was 43 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1971, Ruth was 50 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1987, in the year of Ruth Davis's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Jun 5, 1931 - Mar 31, 1999
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Nov 28, 1929 - Sep 23, 2007
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Jennie Davis
Oct 3, 1883 - February 1975
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Golda Davis
Oct 24, 1928 - June 1984
Binghamton, NY
Evelyn Davis
Sep 13, 1897 - January 1975
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Stanley A Davis
Jan 9, 1908 - Dec 8, 2003
Jamestown, NY
Joyce E Davis
Sep 19, 1930 - Sep 3, 2001
Winter Springs, FL
Jerry Lu Davis
Dec 13, 1929 - Sep 13, 2009
Rochester, NY
Madeline Davis
May 21, 1930 - Feb 2, 2007
Merrick, NY
A Davis
Dec 25, 1932 - May 1991
Kingston, NY
Ann J Davis
Apr 3, 1932 - Oct 2, 2010
Watsonville, CA
A Davis
Dec 20, 1930 - Feb 15, 1990
W M Davis
Mar 6, 1929 - Jul 15, 1990
Margaret A Davis
Apr 27, 1927 - Jul 24, 2004
Sayville, NY
Roy Davis
Aug 18, 1931 - Dec 12, 2005
Brooklyn, NY
Herbert Davis
May 26, 1933 - September 1987
Centereach, NY
Inez Davis
Apr 8, 1933 - August 1987
Newark, NJ
Louise Davis
Jul 22, 1910 - October 1973
East Aurora, NY

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