Ruth H Davis (1907 - 2005)

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Ruth H Davis
1907 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth H Davis was born on November 29, 1907. She died on April 3, 2005 at 97 years old. We know that Ruth H Davis had been residing in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.


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Ruth H Davis passed away on April 3, 2005 at age 97. She was born on November 29, 1907. We are unaware of information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth H Davis had been residing in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.
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In 1907, in the year that Ruth H Davis was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1934, she was 27 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1972, by the time she was 65 years old, 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.

In 1980, she was 73 years old when 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.

In 1990, by the time she was 83 years old, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Nov 30, 1940 - Nov 24, 2008
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Jul 31, 1944 - Mar 7, 2004
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May 18, 1942 - Jun 27, 2006
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New York, NY
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Denver, CO
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Lewiston, NY
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