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Sr M B Weitz (1901 - 1981)

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Sr M B Weitz
1901 - 1981
Born
September 8, 1901
Death
October 13, 1981
Last Known Residence
Villa Maria, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 16155
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Sr M B Weitz of Villa Maria, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania was born on September 8, 1901, and died at age 80 years old on October 13, 1981.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142639

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Sr M Weitz passed away at age 80 years old on October 13, 1981. Sr M B Weitz of Villa Maria, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania was born on September 8, 1901.

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Sr M B Weitz lived 4 years longer than the average Weitz family member when they died at the age of 80.
The average age of a Weitz family member is 76.
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In 1901, in the year that Sr M B Weitz was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1936, when this person was 35 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1942, Sr M was 41 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1973, at the age of 72 years old, Sr M was alive when 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.

In 1981, in the year of Sr M B Weitz's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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