1906 – born on the 4th of March in St. Louis, Missouri.
– Davis became interested in drawing when he was six years old. "I had a mania for parades," he recalled. "I drew every parade I could see.
– His first professional artwork was for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and he left the newspaper to do magazine illustrations and advertising art before eventually landing at King Features Syndicate.
1934 – He met Lee Falk, the two collaborated on Mandrake the Magician.
– One of Davis’ assistants was Ray Moore, who later became the first artist on Falk’s other comic strip, The Phantom.
1964 – Davis died.