Ernie Davis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 14, 1939

Death Date

May 18, 1963

Age of Death

23 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 18, 1963


Football Player

The football player Ernie Davis died at the age of 23. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The first African-American athlete to win the Heisman Trophy. He helped break the color barrier in college football.

After his parents divorced, he went to live with his grandparents in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.