Duncan Blaikie (1895 - 1917)

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Duncan Blaikie
1895 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
Duncan Blaikie was born around 1895. He died on April 13, 1917 at 22 years old.

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Duncan Blaikie

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Duncan

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'8/996' Waikaka Cemetery,

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Service number: New Zealand
Rank: Private
Regiment: otago Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: N.z.e.f.

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Duncan Blaikie died on April 13, 1917 at age 22. He was buried in '8/996' Waikaka Cemetery. He was born around 1895. We have no information about Duncan's immediate family.
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1895 - 1917 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Duncan Blaikie was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1900, by the time he was just 5 years old, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1901, when he was just 6 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1917, in the year of Duncan Blaikie's passing, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

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Other Blaikies

G Blaikie
around 1893 - Oct 13, 1918
Gordon Blaikie
Died: May 29, 1918
H Blaikie
Died: May 22, 1916
Ian Armstrong Blaikie
around 1918 - Aug 5, 1944
J Blaikie
Died: Apr 15, 1918
J W Blaikie
Died: Aug 27, 1918
James Blaikie
around 1897 - May 9, 1915
James Blaikie
Died: Jan 22, 1915
James Alexander Blaikie
Died: Apr 25, 1918
John Andrew Blaikie
Died: May 5, 1917
John Blackwood Blaikie
around 1916 - Nov 2, 1941
John Campbell Blaikie
around 1921 - Sep 29, 1946
John Smith Blaikie
around 1922 - Jan 27, 1942
John William Daniel Blaikie
around 1894 - Oct 28, 1914
Joseph Mckay Blaikie
around 1895 - Aug 15, 1917
M. Anthony Blaikie
around -44 -
Murray Blaikie
around 1884 - May 9, 1915
Robert Blaikie
Died: Apr 9, 1917
Robert Blaikie
around 1896 - Apr 25, 1917
Robert Blaikie
around 1895 - Apr 26, 1918

Other Bios

G Blaikie
around 1893 - Oct 13, 1918
Gordon Blaikie
Died: May 29, 1918
H Blaikie
Died: May 22, 1916
Ian Armstrong Blaikie
around 1918 - Aug 5, 1944
J Blaikie
Died: Apr 15, 1918
J W Blaikie
Died: Aug 27, 1918
James Blaikie
around 1897 - May 9, 1915
James Blaikie
Died: Jan 22, 1915
James Alexander Blaikie
Died: Apr 25, 1918
John Andrew Blaikie
Died: May 5, 1917
John Blackwood Blaikie
around 1916 - Nov 2, 1941
John Campbell Blaikie
around 1921 - Sep 29, 1946
John Smith Blaikie
around 1922 - Jan 27, 1942
John William Daniel Blaikie
around 1894 - Oct 28, 1914
Joseph Mckay Blaikie
around 1895 - Aug 15, 1917
M. Anthony Blaikie
around -44 -
Murray Blaikie
around 1884 - May 9, 1915
Robert Blaikie
Died: Apr 9, 1917
Robert Blaikie
around 1896 - Apr 25, 1917
Robert Blaikie
around 1895 - Apr 26, 1918
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