Viola Brandt (1912 - 1984)

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Wedding of Leila Phelps and Micheal Brandt 1978

Wedding of Leila Phelps and Micheal Brandt 1978

Verne E. Baldauf

Verne E. Baldauf

Ruth Brandt

Ruth Brandt

Rudolph & Gladys Brandt

Rudolph & Gladys Brandt

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Barbara Brandt and Robert Naert

Barbara Brandt and Robert Naert

Rudolph and Gladys Brandt

Rudolph and Gladys Brandt

Barbara and Gladys Brandt

Barbara and Gladys Brandt

Adel Brandt

Adel Brandt

Brandt Family

Brandt Family

Eva Brandt, Iowa

Eva Brandt, Iowa

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Joachim Fredrick Brandt and Wihelema Steffens Brandt Wedding of Leila Phelps and Micheal Brandt 1978 Verne E. Baldauf Ruth Brandt

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1912 - In the year that Viola Brandt was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1920 - She was merely 8 years old when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1923 - When she was only 11 years old, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

1981 - Viola was 69 years old when 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".

1984 - In the year of Viola Brandt's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Viola Brandt died in January 1984 at age 71. There is no known cause of death for Viola. She was born on July 25, 1912. We are unaware of information about Viola's immediate family.

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