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.
Czech Born English Actress And Voice Actress - TV Mini-Series - 'Maelstrom' (1985), 'Cinq filles Ă Paris' (1986). TV Series - 'Gentlemen And Players' (1988-89). Movie - 'Friends' (1988), 'Blind Justice' (1988), 'Accumulator 1' (1994) Plus Many More Roles
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
Czech Male Former Politician - 'Prime Minister Of Czechoslovakia' (1989-1992). Political Party -'Communist Party Of Czechoslovakia' (1968-1990), 'Public Against Violence' (1990-1991), 'Civic Democratic Union' (Slovakia) (1991-1992)
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
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
Actress in German and British Movies born 1934.'Island of the Doomed','Suendige Kleinstadt','Lena Rais','Josefine Mutzenbacher','Hard Times for Dracula','Monster of London', 'Room 13','Hellfire Club','Playgirl after Dark','Wirtshaus im Spessart'
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
Hockey Hall of Fame - Class of 2014 - Chicago Blackhawks / Buffalo Sabres / Detroit Red Wings / Ottawa Senators - Goaltender - 2x Stanley Cup / 6x Vezina / 3x Jennings / 2x Hart / 2x Pearson - 1998 Olympic Gold
Former NHL defenseman from 1980/81 - 1991/92. Played for the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Chicago Blackhawks. 1st round draft pick (7th overall) to Vancouver in 1980. Currently a scout for the Colorado Avs
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Professional tennis player (retired), Seven times Wimbledon Womens Singles Champion. She has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 Grand Slam women's doubles titles (an all-time record), and 10 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles