Louis Armstrong


Born on August 4, 1901.
Died at the age of 69 on July 6, 1971.
Cause of Death: Heart attack.

Louis Armstrong

Which generation did Louis Armstrong belong to?

Louis Armstrong was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Louis Armstrong was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1901.

That is a 44 year difference!

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

Which star sign was Louis Armstrong?

He had the star sign Leo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Louis Armstrong was around 5 ft 6 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 168 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 6 inches.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 52 years, 4 months, and 23 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Louis Armstrong die?

He died in July 1971, which was over 52 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 Louis Armstrong's death in 1971, roughly thirteen FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around fourteen 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.
  • When Louis Armstrong died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1971, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, Aerosmith, and Al Pacino.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film The Godfather.

Other people who died around July 6, 1971

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Louis Armstrong.

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky

Russian composer Deceased
Died on April 6, 1971
Died at the age of 88
Star Sign: Gemini

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Singer Deceased
Died on July 3, 1971
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Sagittarius

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson

Born on May 20, 1992
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney

American politician
Born on January 30, 1941
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley

Musician Deceased
Born on November 17, 1966
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley

Born on May 24, 1945
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

Born on July 7, 1940
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Born on November 17, 1978
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

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