William Davies (1925 - 1983)

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William Davies
1925 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
William Davies was born on July 30, 1925. He died in September 1983 at 58 years old.

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William Davies died in September 1983 at 58 years of age. He was born on July 30, 1925. We have no information about William's family or relationships.
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In 1925, in the year that William Davies was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1939, when he was just 14 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1944, by the time he was 19 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1967, he was 42 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1983, in the year of William Davies's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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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

Charles Davies
Apr 30, 1900 - April 1985
Gaithersburg, MD
Bruce T Davies
Jul 18, 1924 - Jul 25, 1991
Edgar M Davies
Apr 16, 1925 - Feb 18, 2008
Middletown, PA
Lana Davies
Mar 30, 1905 - Aug 31, 1988
Harrisburg, PA
Gladys Davies
Oct 25, 1896 - January 1988
Bangor, PA
Helen G Davies
Jul 7, 1895 - Oct 26, 1991
Louise Davies
Aug 24, 1925 - Jul 6, 1999
Apalachin, NY
Lucia B Davies
May 3, 1908 - Nov 25, 2006
Bethlehem, PA
Helen Davies
Jan 4, 1914 - Mar 30, 1995
Pittsburgh, PA
Mildred Davies
Jun 25, 1925 - January 1979
Florence B Davies
Oct 10, 1930 - Dec 3, 2001
Kingston, PA
Ruth Davies
Jun 17, 1907 - November 1980
Pittston, PA
Anne L Davies
Jul 22, 1934 - Mar 2, 2011
Pittsburgh, PA
Mary Jane Davies
Jan 8, 1937 - Aug 6, 2010
Daufuskie Island, SC
Robert Davies
Jul 12, 1935 - November 1985
Catasauqua, PA
W M Davies
Jan 5, 1940 - Jul 15, 1993
Gavin S Davies
Jan 8, 1952 - Jan 3, 1992
Ruth Davies
Sep 3, 1909 - May 1983
Wilkes Barre, PA
Mollie Davies
Apr 19, 1904 - October 1979
Miami Beach, FL
William J Davies
Jan 12, 1921 - May 1988
Broomall, PA

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