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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 50 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 92 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?

He 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 centimeters, 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 were still alive today, he would be 92 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 50 years, 4 months, and 24 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 50 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

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 and thirteen US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers.
  • 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

Dean Corll

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

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons

Singer Deceased
Died on Sep 19, 1973, 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.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress
Born on September 27, 1972
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel

Actress
Born on October 11, 1976
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

Actor / Animator
Born on October 26, 1973
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

Chinese leader
Born on June 15, 1953
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Benny Hill

Benny Hill

English comedian Deceased
Born on January 21, 1924
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly

Actress Deceased
Born on March 5, 1970
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes

US President Deceased
Born on October 4, 1822
Height: 1.74m / 5 ft 9 inches

Holly Willoughby

Holly Willoughby

English TV presenter
Born on February 10, 1981
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

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