People Who Were Born in the Year 1876:

(9 found)

Elizabeth Peters
relative, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Jayne Knight
Nickname(s):
Bessie
Gender:
Female
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Death Date:
Age:
66 or 67
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Born before 20 June 1876. Parents separated. Died in the same plane crash with her daughter.

Jack London
writer

Real/Birth Name:
John Griffith Chaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Wrote the classic book Call of the Wild.

Victor Moore
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Victor Frederick Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Silent films. Movies The Life of the Party, Seven Year Itch. Broadway musical Anything Goes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Mata Hari
traitor, dancer, model, executed

Real/Birth Name:
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle
Also Known As:
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle McLeod
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Executed by firing squad as a spy in World War I in France. Later documents indicate she may have been innocent.

Mary Roberts Rinehart
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Ella Roberts
Gender:
Female
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Mystery fiction. Novel The Circular Staircase. Play The Breaking Point. Movies The Bat, Miss Pinkerton, Tish.

Frank Chance
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Leroy Chance
Nickname(s):
Husk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers. Player-manager and first baseman. Team Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rube Waddell
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Waddell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Pitcher. Teams Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Orphans, Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns. Probably had a mental disorder such as autism or ADD. Would leave the dugout to follow fire trucks. Died of tuberculosis 1986.

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Mordecai Brown
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown
Nickname(s):
Three Finger
Three-Fingerer
Miner
Brownie
Mort
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Pitcher. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Terriers, Brooklyn Tip-Tops, Chicago Whales. Lost part of his index finger in a farm machine as a youth.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alvin Kraenzlein
track

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Christian Kraenzlein
Nickname(s):
Al
The father of the modern hurdling technique
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Hurdler, long jump, 60 metres race. Olympic Gold Medal 1900 times 4.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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