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.
Folk Singer/Songwriter - Woodstock Diamonds & Rust, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (The Band cover), There But For Fortune (Phil Ochs cover), Farewell Angelina, Joe Hill, Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word, We Shall Overcome (gospel). Activist
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
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 - 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
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
US Marine Sgt./Vietnam/Last out before the fall of Saigon/sent to attache office to guard millions of dollars before cash was burned & compound blown up by the Americans to keep the enemy from raiding it and obtaining classified documents
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Seattle Mariners in the 19th round of the 1991 MLB June Amateur Draft, Also played for Team USA Baseball team in 1991
This is the Venezuelan-born left-handed pitcher who was born April 7, 1993. He was traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in the Andrew Miller deal, and, as of spring, 2018, is a starting pitcher for Boston
Canadian Cree Singer/Songwriter - Until It's Time For You To Go, Universal Soldier, Cod'ine, Mister Can't You See, Theme to Soldier Blue, Piney Wood Hills. Co-wrote Up Where We Belong (Oscar win). Semi-regular cast member on Sesame Street (1976-1981)
Vietnam/Fall of Saigon/Drove bus through Saigon & pick up eligible to leave. Saw anger growing among those on the streets as people realized the end was near & U.S. was pulling out. A rocket hit near the bus & was shaken by shrapnel
Pop Singer/Former Country Singer: Hits Include 'Shake It Off', 'Blank Space', 'Bad Blood', 'Style', 'Red', '22', 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together', 'I Knew You Were Trouble', 'Fifteen', 'Love Story', 'Tim McGraw', 'Teardrops on my Guitar'
Actor - *M*A*S*H*, The Slugger's Wife, Jacknife, Big Fish, The Aviator, 40-Year - Old Virgin, Knocked Up; Singer/Songwriter - Dead Skunk. Emmy winner 2010 - Best Traditional Folk Album). 2 Grammy noms - 1985 (I'm Alright), 1986 (More Love Songs)
Blues Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter. One of the most influential pioneers & innovators of the jump blues & electric blues sound. He is the first musician recorded playing blues with the electric guitar. #67 on Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Guitarists
Reporter/cameraman WBAP-TV/Covered attempted shooting Gen. Edwin Walker. November 22, at Love Field, Trade Mart & Parkland, captured only sound recording of announcement of President Kennedy's death. In 1964, he covered the Jack Ruby trial
Stuntman: Rio Bravo, The Alamo, The Misfits, Daniel Boone, Point Blank, Planet of the Apes, Rollerball, King Kong, Bronco Billy, The Fall Guy, Escape from New York, Road House // Actor: Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter, Starman, Silverado, The Hidden
Rock Singer/Songwriter (b: 1945) - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, solo. R&R HOF 2-time inductee - as solo artist in '95 & as Buffalo Springfield member in '97. Nicknamed 'Godfather of Grunge'
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