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
Rob Carpenter (born August 1, 1968 in Amityville, New York) is a retired American football wide receiver who played for the New England Patriots, New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
NFL, QB, New England Patriots 1978-82, San Fracisco 49ers 1983-85, Philadelphia Eagles 1986-89, New York Giants 1990-91. NFL, coach, Arizona cardinals 1994-95, San Francisco 49ers 1996, Chicago Bears 1997-98, Baltimore ravens 1999-2004. College - Pittsbur
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
former college/NFL/CFL/USFL quarterback; played for Boston College, Patriots, Bills, Chargers, Bears, B.C. Lions, Argonauts, NJ Generals & Stampeders; 1X Pro Bowler; member of College & Canadian Football Hall of Fames; 84 Heisman; All-American
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
former college/NFL wide receiver; played for University of North Carolina State University, Rams and Jaguars; All - American, ACC POY, 2X All - Pro, 7X Pro Bowler; member of Rams Super Bowl XXXIV championship team
former college/NBA guard/coach; played for University of San Fransisco & Celtics; coached Celtics, Bullets, SuperSonics, New England Blizzard (ABL) & San Diego Conquistadors (ABA); 8X NBA Champion; 2X NCAA champion; member of 1956 Olympic team
NFL - MLB, New England Patriots. Formerly w/ Carolina Panthers (2000 signed as rookie free agent, cut during training camp), Seattle Seahawks (2001 cut during pre-season), Green Bay Packers (4 years), Detroit Lions (3 years)
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