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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 58 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 81 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.

If Ernie Davis was still alive, how old would he be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 81 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 58 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.

Eric Cantona

French soccer player.
Born on May 24th, 1966
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jack White

Musician.
Born on July 9th, 1975
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Will Smith

Actor.
Born on September 25th, 1968
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

xQc

Canadian Twitch streamer.
Born on November 12th, 1995
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Johnny Cash

Singer. Deceased
Born on February 26th, 1932
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chevy Chase

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1943
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Grigori Rasputin

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on January 10th, 1869
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Lawrence Taylor

Former NFL player.
Born on February 4th, 1959
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Andy Carroll

Soccer player.
Born on January 6th, 1989
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Jared Kushner

American businessman.
Born on January 10th, 1981
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Leo Varadkar

Irish politician.
Born on January 18th, 1979
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey player.
Born on January 26th, 1961
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Nelson Mandela

Activist / South African President. Deceased
Born on July 18th, 1918
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Zyzz

Bodybuilder. Deceased
Born on March 24th, 1989
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Zinedine Zidane

French soccer player.
Born on June 23rd, 1972
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Jamie Hector

Actor.
Born on October 7th, 1975
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Vince McMahon

WWE owner.
Born on August 24th, 1945
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

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