John Danek (1899 - 1975)

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John Danek
1899 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
John Danek was born on December 31, 1899. He died in June 1975 at 75 years of age. We know that John Danek had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

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John Danek died in June 1975 at 75 years of age. He was born on December 31, 1899. There is no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Danek had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
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1899 - 1975 World Events

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In 1899, in the year that John Danek 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 1920, John was 21 years old when on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1945, at the age of 46 years old, John was alive when on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1966, when he was 67 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1975, in the year of John Danek's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Jan 1, 1898 - March 1988
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Chicago, IL
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