Laurits Enstad (1897 - 1977)

Laurits Enstad
1897 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Laurits Enstad was born on February 3, 1897. He died in August 1977 at age 80. We know that Laurits Enstad had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98115.


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Laurits Enstad passed away in August 1977 at 80 years of age. He was born on February 3, 1897. We are unaware of information about Laurits's surviving family. We know that Laurits Enstad had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98115.
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In 1897, in the year that Laurits Enstad was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1923, Laurits was 26 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1936, when he was 39 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1952, Laurits was 55 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1977, in the year of Laurits Enstad's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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