Alfred Witt (1907 - 1973)

Alfred Witt
1907 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Witt was born on October 23, 1907. He died in January 1973 at age 65. We know that Alfred Witt had been residing in Hawarden, Sioux County, Iowa 51023.


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Alfred Witt died in January 1973 at 65 years of age. He was born on October 23, 1907. There is no information about Alfred's family. We know that Alfred Witt had been residing in Hawarden, Sioux County, Iowa 51023.
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In 1907, in the year that Alfred Witt was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1927, at the age of 20 years old, Alfred was alive when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1949, when he was 42 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1969, Alfred was 62 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1973, in the year of Alfred Witt's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

Other Biographies

Other Alfred Witts

around 1925 - May 21, 1945
around 1891 - Jul 26, 1916
around 1884 - Oct 13, 1917
around 1911 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1899 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
1924 - 1981
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1888 - 1955
Aug 5, 1925 - Jun 19, 2012
Unknown - Dec 31, 1969
Aug 30, 1947 - Feb 15, 1994
Unknown - Unknown

Other Witts

Jun 11, 1896 - September 1975
Nov 16, 1889 - July 1982
May 5, 1903 - January 1978
Nov 22, 1898 - November 1981
Aug 27, 1910 - January 1982
Feb 5, 1942 - Oct 22, 2005
Dec 13, 1948 - Jul 18, 1997
Jan 15, 1925 - Dec 26, 2010
Mar 4, 1909 - Mar 11, 2011
Oct 16, 1950 - January 1980
Sep 16, 1953 - September 1978
Apr 16, 1910 - Apr 24, 2003
Mar 19, 1907 - Dec 10, 2007
Oct 1, 1888 - November 1985
Jul 31, 1912 - February 1978
Mar 8, 1913 - Jun 24, 1996
Apr 19, 1909 - Feb 15, 1995
Apr 15, 1906 - October 1982
Jun 20, 1903 - May 1985
Dec 18, 1902 - April 1981

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Dec 16, 1906 - January 1969
Jun 20, 1910 - Nov 21, 1995
Nov 15, 1909 - June 1980
Nov 23, 1894 - January 1976
Feb 24, 1903 - June 1965
Apr 28, 1930 - Aug 8, 2011
Oct 5, 1918 - Aug 16, 1989
Dec 1, 1906 - March 1979
Jan 30, 1894 - December 1978
Jan 26, 1924 - Feb 17, 2005
Aug 1, 1919 - Mar 30, 1988
Aug 10, 1915 - June 1980
Oct 10, 1899 - Jun 2, 1992
Mar 9, 1914 - Jan 5, 1996
Mar 5, 1899 - August 1978
Oct 8, 1884 - October 1972
Apr 15, 1905 - Dec 14, 1988
Jun 22, 1896 - April 1987
Oct 24, 1894 - October 1976
Jul 28, 1922 - Mar 16, 2002
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