Frank Baber (1892 - 1914)

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Plymouth Naval Memorial 3.,
United Kingdom

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Service number: ss/109088
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: h.m.s. monmouth.

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Anna Eliza (King) Baber, West Virginia

Anna Eliza (King) Baber, West Virginia

Joseph Henry Baber

Joseph Henry Baber

Paul Baber WV

Paul Baber WV

Van Pruitt & Layton children, 1950

Van Pruitt & Layton children, 1950

William and Fannie Baber Family, West Virginia

William and Fannie Baber Family, West Virginia

Melvin Baber, West Virginia

Melvin Baber, West Virginia

Melvin Baber Army Photo

Melvin Baber Army Photo

Joseph Henry Baber, West Virginia

Joseph Henry Baber, West Virginia

Henry Baber, West Virginia

Henry Baber, West Virginia

William Melvlin Baber, Virginia

William Melvlin Baber, Virginia

James Edward Baber

James Edward Baber

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1892 - In the year that Frank Baber was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

1896 - When he was only 4 years old, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

1897 - When he was only 5 years old, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

1901 - He was merely 9 years old when Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

1914 - In the year of Frank Baber's passing, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

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Frank Baber died on November 1, 1914 at 22 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Plymouth Naval Memorial 3., United Kingdom. He was born around 1892. We have no information about Frank's immediate family.

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