Albert DeSalvo

Suspected serial killer.

Born on September 3, 1931.
Died at the age of 42 on November 25, 1973.
Cause of Death: Stabbed to death in prison.

Albert DeSalvo
He has been dead for 49 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 91 years old.

People who died in 1973.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Albert DeSalvo belong to?

Albert DeSalvo was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Albert DeSalvo was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1931.

That is a 14 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He is a convicted rapist who is suspected of being the "Boston Strangler"—a serial killer who murdered 13 women between 1962 and 1964. DeSalvo reportedly confessed to the crimes. In 2013, his DNA was found to be a match with fluid found at one of the crime scenes.

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "The Boston Strangler" and "The Measuring Man".

Which star sign was Albert DeSalvo?

Albert DeSalvo had the star sign Virgo.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 8.

How tall was he?

Albert DeSalvo was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that his height was pretty average. However, some people might have considered him to be short.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 9 inches.

How old would Albert DeSalvo be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 91 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 49 years, 4 months and 3 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Albert DeSalvo die?

He died in November, 1973, which was over 49 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Albert DeSalvo's death in 1973, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Albert DeSalvo died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1973, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, John Travolta and Sylvester Stallone.

Other people who died around November 25, 1973.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Albert DeSalvo.

Dean Corll

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on August 8th, 1973
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Capricorn

J. R. R. Tolkien

Author. Deceased
Died on September 2nd, 1973
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Capricorn

Gram Parsons

Singer. Deceased
Died on September 19th, 1973
Died at the age of 26
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are the same height as Albert DeSalvo.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Tyron Woodley

MMA fighter.
Born on April 17th, 1982
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Ryan Dunn

Jackass member. Deceased
Born on June 11th, 1977
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.


BTS member.
Born on February 18th, 1994
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Jim Morrison

Singer. Deceased
Born on December 8th, 1943
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Mesut Özil

German soccer player.
Born on October 15th, 1988
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Mr. T

Born on May 21st, 1952
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches


Wrestler. Deceased
Born on December 27th, 1969
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Tupac Shakur

Rap artist. Deceased
Born on June 16th, 1971
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Stephen Hawking

English physicist. Deceased
Born on January 8th, 1942
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

Zachary Taylor

US President. Deceased
Born on November 24th, 1784
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Neve Campbell

Born on October 3rd, 1973
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches


South Korean singer.
Born on December 31st, 1977
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches


Internet personality.
Born on September 16th, 1993
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Dog the Bounty Hunter

TV personality.
Born on February 2nd, 1953
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

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