William Davies (1888 - 1970)

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William Davies
1888 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
William Davies was born in 1888. He died in 1970 in Blac, Australia at age 82.

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William Davies died in in Blac, Australia

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William Davies died in 1970 in Blac, Australia at age 82. He was born in 1888. We have no information about William's family.
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1888 - 1970 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that William Davies was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1910, he was 22 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1937, he was 49 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1957, at the age of 69 years old, William was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1970, in the year of William Davies's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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Other William Davieses

William Ward Davies
around 1920 - Aug 25, 1940
William Walter Davies
around 1918 - Dec 5, 1941
William Victor Davies
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
William Twiston Davies
around 1919 - Jul 30, 1942
William Trevor Davies
around 1937 - Jan 18, 1941
William Trehearne Davies
around 1890 - Nov 13, 1916
William Timothy Davies
Died: Nov 20, 1943
William Thomas Patrick Davies
around 1922 - Sep 7, 1945
William Thomas Howell Davies
around 1890 - Jul 10, 1916
William Thomas Glyn Davies
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1945
William Thomas Davies
1896 - Dec 22, 1915
Footscray, Australia
William Thomas Davies
around 1885 - Dec 13, 1917
William Thomas Davies
around 1919 - Oct 3, 1943
William Thomas Davies
around 1918 - Jul 18, 1944
William Thomas Davies
around 1922 - Sep 13, 1942
William Thomas Davies
around 1909 - Dec 20, 1941

Other Davieses

Emily Lelia Davies
1883 - 1970
Melbourne, Australia
Palmer Walter Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Leila C Falconbridge Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Thomas Henry Davies
1895 - 1970
Ballarat, Australia
John Davies

Ballarat, Australia
Martha Jane Green Davies

Ballarat, Australia
Annie Dagmar Davies
1880 - 1970
Preston, Australia
Macmillan John Davies

Preston, Australia
Ellea Nielson Davies

Preston, Australia
Rose Davies
1879 - 1970
Park, Australia
Folk George Davies

Park, Australia
Rachael Reece Davies

Park, Australia
Elsie Maud Davies
1905 - 1970
Daylesford, Australia
Aston William Davies

Daylesford, Australia
Emma Amelia Harris Davies

Daylesford, Australia
Evan Ferguson Davies
1887 - 1970
Yall, Australia
Jenkin Davies

Yall, Australia
Janet Mclelland Davies

Yall, Australia
Frances Martha Davies
1897 - 1970
Leon, Australia
Green Joseph A Davies

Leon, Australia

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Cecelia May Graham
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Sandhurst, Australia
Miller John Graham

Sandhurst, Australia
Catherine Woods Graham

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Henry Stanway Hunt
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Redc, Australia
Walter Edmun Hunt

Redc, Australia
Jessie Alma Reid Hunt

Redc, Australia
Eileen Doris Hodges
1898 - 1970
Elst, Australia
Tregear John Hodges

Elst, Australia
Rose Gilmour Hodges

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