Donald Griffith (1926 - 1975)

Donald Griffith
1926 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Donald Griffith was born on August 31, 1926. He died in November 1975 at age 49. We know that Donald Griffith had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75211.
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Donald Griffith passed away in November 1975 at 49 years old. He was born on August 31, 1926. We are unaware of information about Donald's family or relationships. We know that Donald Griffith had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75211.
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In 1926, in the year that Donald Griffith was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1937, Donald was merely 11 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1943, at the age of 17 years old, Donald was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1958, by the time he was 32 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1975, in the year of Donald Griffith'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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Other Griffiths

Dec 2, 1904 - April 1987
Sep 15, 1916 - Mar 23, 2002
Apr 18, 1891 - June 1974
Aug 21, 1927 - Jan 20, 2002
Mar 11, 1925 - Apr 9, 2011
Sep 7, 1902 - October 1968
Oct 14, 1910 - Jul 16, 2008
Mar 9, 1902 - April 1982
Apr 4, 1902 - Jan 2, 1992
Apr 19, 1927 - Apr 8, 2011
May 10, 1930 - January 1978
Apr 30, 1927 - October 1978
Oct 15, 1914 - Jun 8, 2002
Jul 9, 1968 - Dec 4, 2002
May 22, 1907 - April 1984
Jun 20, 1915 - Jul 3, 1996
Nov 29, 1927 - Nov 15, 1987
Jul 15, 1909 - Sep 7, 2001
Jan 9, 1927 - Dec 15, 2006
Dec 4, 1932 - Jan 25, 2001

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May 25, 1924 - January 1968
Sep 15, 1921 - August 1964
Apr 18, 1924 - November 1984
Oct 14, 1915 - May 1967
Jan 16, 1925 - Nov 21, 2000
May 26, 1918 - March 1983
Jul 25, 1925 - Jan 30, 1983
Sep 7, 1924 - Mar 2, 1996
Oct 5, 1925 - Oct 9, 2001
Sep 30, 1921 - May 30, 2006
Dec 14, 1923 - Apr 17, 2006
Dec 23, 1919 - October 1987
Oct 27, 1924 - Dec 24, 1996
Feb 23, 1904 - July 1976
Nov 16, 1907 - May 19, 1997
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