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Ernie Davis

American football player.

Born on December 14, 1939.
Died at the age of 23 on May 18, 1963.
Cause of Death: Leukemia.

Ernie Davis
He has been dead for over 59 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years of age.

Who else died in 1963?
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Ernie Davis belong to?

Ernie Davis was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Ernie Davis was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1939.

That is a 6 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

Davis was an American Football player who became the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Sadly, he passed away from leukemia before he could play his first professional game.

Which star sign was Ernie Davis?

Ernie Davis had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 3.

How tall was he?

Ernie Davis was around 6 ft 2 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 188 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

How old would Ernie Davis be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Ernie Davis die?

He died in May, 1963, which was over 59 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of Ernie Davis' death has grown up, finished school and has children who have started college or left home.
  • Since Ernie Davis' death in 1963, roughly fourteen FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around fifteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had eleven new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had twelve new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When Ernie Davis died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1963, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as the Rolling Stones and Clint Eastwood.

Other people who were born around December 14, 1939.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Ernie Davis.

Tina Turner

Singer.
Born on November 26th, 1939
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Phil Spector

American record producer. Deceased
Born on December 26th, 1939
Star Sign: Capricorn

Other people who died around May 18, 1963.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Ernie Davis.

Robert Frost

Poet. Deceased
Died on January 29th, 1963
Died at the age of 88
Star Sign: Aries

People who are the same height as Ernie Davis.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Kyrie Irving

Basketball player.
Born on March 23rd, 1992
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Stone Cold Steve Austin

Wrestler.
Born on December 18th, 1964
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jim Carrey

Actor.
Born on January 17th, 1962
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Chris Kyle

Navy Seal sniper. Deceased
Born on April 8th, 1974
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Jürgen Klopp

German football manager.
Born on June 16th, 1967
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Josh Hartnett

Actor.
Born on July 21st, 1978
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Paul Castellano

Mob boss. Deceased
Born on June 26th, 1915
Height: 1.89m / 6 ft 2 inches

Antonio Rüdiger

Soccer player.
Born on March 3rd, 1993
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Vincent Price

Actor. Deceased
Born on May 27th, 1911
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Raphaël Varane

Soccer player.
Born on April 25th, 1993
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Rain

South Korean singer.
Born on June 25th, 1982
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Aaron Ramsey

Soccer player.
Born on December 26th, 1990
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Tim Burton

Filmmaker.
Born on August 25th, 1958
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Ric Flair

Wrestler.
Born on February 25th, 1949
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Ray Liotta

Actor. Deceased
Born on December 18th, 1954
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

David Boreanaz

Actor.
Born on May 16th, 1969
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

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