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
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
NBA H.O.F. (1983) from 1963-74 for Pistons, Knicks. 8x All-Star, 6x All-Defender, 68-69 All-NBA, 62 All-Rookie, 2x Championships. Later became a GM. MLB pitcher from 1962 & 63 for White Sox. Career stats: 3-4, 2.90 ERA. 85 hits allowed in 102 1/3 IP
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
former college/NFL/CFL cornerback; played for University of Michigan, Toronto Argonauts, 49ers & Colts; 4X Pro Bowler; has appeared in several films/TV shows, including The Rock, OC, Nash Bridges, X-Files
former college/NFL Europe/CIF/NFL running back; played for Coe College, Sioux City Bandits, Rhein Fire, Bills and Seahawks; first player in NFL history to compile 1,000 rushing and 1,000 kickoff return yards during one season
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
Current Phillies pitching coach; Former MLB player - kansas city royals (1975-1976), milwaukee brewers (1977-1986), montreal expos (1987-1988), new york mets (1988), california angels (1989-1991), st. louis cardinals (1991-1992), florida marlins (1993)
former college/NFL/WFL/CFL running back; played for University of Alabama, B.C. Lions, Bears & Birmingham Vulcans; member of College Football Hall of Fame; 2X All-American; nicknamed 'The Italian Stallion'
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
Simone Scuffet (born 31 May 1996) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie B club Como on loan from Udinese.
His reflexes, confidence, consistency, and precocious performances have earned him comparisons with Italy national football
former college/NFL running back; played for University of Florida, Cowboys & Cardinals; 3X Super Bowl champion; 8X Pro Bowler; 1993 NFL MVP; Super Bowl XXVIII MVP; NFLs All-time leading rusher; member of Pro Football Hall of Fame; #17 pick 1990 NFL Draft
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