In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
American Former Male Comedian & Actor - TV Series - 'The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show' (1950-1958). Movie - 'Six of a Kind' (1934), 'Oh God!' 1977), ' The Sunshine Boys' (1975), '18 Again!' (1988), 'A Damsel In Distress' (1937) Plus Many More Roles
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
American Actress And Singer - TV Series - 'Liv And Maddie' (2013-2017), 'Descendants Wicked World' (2015-2017), 'The Lodge' (2017), 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' (2018), 'Schmigadoon!' (2021). Movie - - 'Cloud 9' (2014), 'Barely Lethal' (2015)
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
English actress (b. 1993), best known for her roles as Emma Decody in 'Bates Motel' (2013-17), Becky Sharp in 'Vanity Fair' (2018), and Alicent Hightower in 'House of the Dragon' (from 2022); she also appeared in 'Ouija' (2014), and 'The Limehouse Golem'
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
NFL Quarterback; Currently Plays for the Chicago Bears. Super Bowl LII Champion, Super Bowl 52 MVP. Formerly Played for the St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Jacksonville Jaguars
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972