John Miley Figy (1914 - 1997)

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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section CBC Row 2 Site 52,
P.o. Box 6237, San Diego, Ca

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San Diego, San Diego County, California

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: RDM2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Miley

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1914 - In the year that John Miley Figy was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

1966 - By the time he was 52 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.

1991 - By the time he was 77 years old, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

1993 - By the time he was 79 years old, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

1997 - In the year of John Miley Figy's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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John Miley Figy passed away on June 8, 1997 at 82 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for John. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBC Row 2 Site 52, San Diego, Ca. He was born on October 6, 1914. We have no information about John's surviving family.

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