Otto Becker (1926 - 1972)

Otto Becker
1926 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Otto Becker was born on February 19, 1926. He died in January 1972 at age 45. We know that Otto Becker had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.


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Otto Becker passed away in January 1972 at age 45. He was born on February 19, 1926. There is no information about Otto's surviving family. We know that Otto Becker had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.
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In 1926, in the year that Otto Becker was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, Otto was merely 9 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1942, he was 16 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1969, Otto was 43 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 1972, in the year of Otto Becker's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Other Otto Beckers

1898 - Sep 12, 1966
around 1899 - Unknown
around 1908 - Unknown
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around 1905 - Unknown
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around 1908 - Unknown
around 1916 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
1898 - 1966
Unknown - 1877
Apr 13, 1919 - May 23, 2012
Apr 23, 1928 - Apr 7, 2008
Sep 9, 1916 - Jul 7, 1944
Sep 13, 1914 - May 11, 1953
Feb 19, 1926 - Jan 1, 1972
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Other Beckers

Sep 19, 1908 - June 1980
Jan 8, 1909 - Jul 22, 1989
Mar 19, 1924 - Jul 3, 2009
Dec 10, 1929 - Mar 3, 2003
Jan 12, 1909 - Jul 21, 1996
Mar 22, 1927 - Nov 23, 1993
Dec 6, 1904 - May 29, 1998
Mar 28, 1904 - December 1975
Jul 17, 1910 - Oct 28, 1996
Feb 27, 1890 - May 1976
Jan 27, 1894 - Jan 28, 1989
Aug 20, 1886 - December 1977
Jan 26, 1892 - Oct 16, 1988
May 20, 1925 - Jan 29, 1989
Mar 9, 1944 - January 1986
Dec 2, 1932 - Dec 24, 2001
May 8, 1888 - July 1972
Jun 14, 1905 - April 1987
Jan 10, 1922 - March 1993
Oct 19, 1891 - October 1982

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Oct 23, 1918 - Apr 30, 2006
Sep 24, 1922 - Apr 17, 1997
Oct 27, 1917 - Aug 6, 1999
Jan 16, 1902 - January 1973
Sep 28, 1898 - February 1976
Oct 25, 1897 - October 1976
Aug 5, 1921 - May 1982
Sep 21, 1924 - Apr 4, 2003
Mar 8, 1924 - May 5, 2004
Dec 5, 1923 - May 16, 2005
Oct 28, 1924 - Aug 19, 1999
Dec 7, 1895 - May 1984
Jun 27, 1900 - February 1987
May 12, 1924 - Nov 13, 2001
Jun 3, 1926 - May 12, 2006
Jun 9, 1925 - Dec 12, 2001
Mar 24, 1921 - Dec 11, 2000
Mar 4, 1924 - Dec 8, 2008
May 23, 1924 - January 1983
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