Alfred J Fossi (1922 - 1988)

Alfred J Fossi
1922 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred J Fossi was born on May 29, 1922. He died on August 3, 1988 at 66 years of age. We know that Alfred J Fossi had been residing in Buena Vista, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15018.

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Alfred J Fossi died on August 3, 1988 at 66 years old. He was born on May 29, 1922. We have no information about Alfred's immediate family. We know that Alfred J Fossi had been residing in Buena Vista, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15018.
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In 1922, in the year that Alfred J Fossi was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1934, at the age of merely 12 years old, Alfred was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1947, when he was 25 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1957, at the age of 35 years old, Alfred was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1988, in the year of Alfred J Fossi's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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