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People Born in the Year 1879 (12 found): Names Only

Samuel Goldwyn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shmuel Gelbfisz
Also Known As:
Samuel Goldfish
Nickname(s):
Sam
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
95 or 96
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Frances Howard, until he died.
Older than Frances Howard by 23 or 24 years.
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Birth date uncertain.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1971.
U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1990.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1631 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Doc White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Guy Harris White
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and seond base and outfield. 1907 had 65 consecutive innings without allowing a base on balls.
Teams:Minor league teams after that:Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Jimmy Johnson (quarterback)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Johnson
Nickname(s):
Jimmie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. A full-blooded Stockbridge Indian.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1969.
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972.

Robert Zuppke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Carl Zuppke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at team:from 1913 to 1941. He is credited for many football inventions and traditions, including the huddle and the flea flicker. In 1914, he reintroduced the I formation. Also a landscape artist.
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1948.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Leona Roberts

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Leona Harneteaux
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Edith Roberts by 20 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Ethel Barrymore

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Mae Blythe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
older sister of
Older than John Barrymore by 2 years.
great aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Lionel Barrymore by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie:Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jane Darwell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patti Woodward
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6735 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Will Rogers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Penn Adair Rogers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Silent films, then talkies.
Movie:Texas Jack's wild west show. Philosopher. Known for funny one-liners. Mayor of Beverly Hills.
Died in a plane crash in Alaska with:Theater Hall of Fame.
Texas Trail of Fame 1997.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1932.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6401 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Leon Trotsky

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lev Davidovich Bronstein
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Killed in Mexico.

Lewis Stone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Shepard Stone
Also Known As:
Lewis S. Stone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent Movies:Movies:A number of 'Andy Hardy' movies.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6526 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Sydney Greenstreet

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sydney Hughes Greenstreet
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Billy Mitchell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Mitchell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grew up in Wisconsin. Early advocate of air power in warfare. Antagonized leaders, was demoted to colonel from general. Title of major general bestowed posthumously.
Congressional Gold Medal 1946.
Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1966.
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