Wilhelmina Davis (1893 - 1981)

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Wilhelmina Davis
1893 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Wilhelmina Davis was born on February 8, 1893. She died in January 1981 at 87 years old. We know that Wilhelmina Davis had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77024.


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Wilhelmina Davis died in January 1981 at age 87. She was born on February 8, 1893. We are unaware of information about Wilhelmina's immediate family. We know that Wilhelmina Davis had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77024.
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In 1893, in the year that Wilhelmina Davis was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1947, by the time she was 54 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1951, Wilhelmina was 58 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1962, at the age of 69 years old, Wilhelmina was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1981, in the year of Wilhelmina Davis's passing, 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".

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