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John Cannon (1899 - 1918)

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John Cannon
1899 - 1918
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c. 1899
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September 29, 1918
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John Cannon was born c. 1899. He died on September 29, 1918 at 19 years old.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Service number: g/31667 Rank: Private Regiment: Queen's Own (royal West Kent Regiment) Unit/ship/squadron: 6th Bn.
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John Cannon passed away on September 29, 1918 at 19 years old. He was buried in Vis-en-artois Memorial Panel 7., France. He was born c. 1899. There is no information about John's immediate family.
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1899 - 1918 World Events

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In 1899, in the year that John Cannon was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1900, by the time he was only 1 year old, the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud published his book (written in 1899) "The Interpretation of Dreams". Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in May of 1856, is the "father of psychoanalysis". Although he was a medical doctor, he was fascinated with the psyche and hypothesized the existence of the id, the ego, the superego, the libido, the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, and more. These are concepts that are still used by modern psychology.

In 1905, when he was merely 6 years old, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1918, in the year of John Cannon's passing, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

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