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People Born in the Year 1884 (18 found): Names Only

Sophie Tucker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sonia Kalish
Also Known As:
Sophie Abuza
Nickname(s):
The Last of the Red Hot Mamas
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vaudeville star. Union organizer. Movie Broadway Melody of 1938. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Walter Meanwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Meanwell
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams University of Wisconsin, University of Missouri. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1954.

Burt Mustin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Burton Hill Mustin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Petticoat Junction, All in the Family

Pat Hynes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Patrick J. Hynes
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rightfielder and Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Browns. Shot on his 23rd birthday by a bartender over a credit dispute.

Mysterious Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Mitchell Walker
Also Known As:
Fred Walker
Mysterious Mitchell
Frank Mitchell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Superbas, Pittsburgh Rebels, Brooklyn Tip-Tops. Nickname because he played under a pseudonym (wearing a mask) pitching for the team San Francisco Seals. He was known as a spit-ball pitcher. Also played and coached basketball and football at various colleges.

Walter Huston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Houghston
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical Knickerbocker Holiday featured song September Song. Movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madre earned him an Oscar for his performance as a prospector. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6624 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chief Bender

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Albert Bender
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chipewa tribe. Pitcher for team Philadelphia Athletics. Invented the slider ball, then called the "nickel curve". National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Phillies Wall of Fame 1991.

Harry S. Truman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry S Truman
Nickname(s):
Give ?Em Hell Harry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Bess Truman, until he died.
Older than Bess Truman by less than 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

No middle name, only the letter S. US Senator from Missouri 1935 to 1945. Vice President of the US from January 20, 1945 through April 12, 1945, only 82 days. 33rd President of the US from 1945 to 1953. Assumed office on the death of Roosevelt. Ordered atomic bombing of Japan. Missouri Wall of Fame. Congressional Gold Medal 1984. Hall of Famous Missourians 1991. Missouri Walk of Fame 2006.

Olga Petrova

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Harding
Also Known As:
Mme. Olga Petrova
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British actress who pretended to be Russian. Silent movie Daughter of Destiny (1918) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6562 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alma Gluck

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Reba Feinsohn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Soprano. Later adopted her professional surname as a variation of her first husband's surname, Glick. Her recording of the song Carry Me Back to Old Virginny was the first celebrity recording by a classical musician to sell one million copies. Became a Christian and recorded hymn songs Rock of Ages, Whispering Hope, Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Rube Oldring

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reuben Henry Oldring
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams New York Highlanders, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees. Phillies Wall of Fame 2003.

Jock Hutchison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Fowler Hutchison
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized US citizen in 1920. World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 2 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Consuelo Vanderbilt by 7 years.
great grandson of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
uncle of
first cousin of
grandson of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than William K. Vanderbilt II by 6 years.
uncle of

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Brief Facts:

Yachting. Invented contract bridge - new rules added to auction bridge (vulnerability, slam bonus.)

Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leopold Charles Edward George Albert
Also Known As:
Luitpold Carl Eduard Georg Albrecht
Prince of the United Kingdom}Duke of Albany
His Royal Highness the Duke of Albany.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
nephew of
great grandfather of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
first cousin of
nephew of
great grandfather of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
father of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grandson of
first cousin of
great grandfather of
nephew of
first cousin of

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fourth and last reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Emil Jannings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodor Friedrich Emil Janez
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Swiss. Movies The Way of All Flesh, The Last Command. The first Academy Award winner. Boulevard der Stars 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1630 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Billie Burke

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Florenz Ziegfeld, until his earlier death.
Younger than Florenz Ziegfeld by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent movies. Role of Good Witch of the North in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Movies And Baby Makes Three, Father of the Bride (1950). Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6617 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hugo Gernsback

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugo Gernsbacker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded station WRNY in New York 1925. First home-use radio set. Founded first scence fiction magazine Amazing Stories in 1926. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1996.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
mother of
wife of
Franklin D. Roosevelt, until his earlier death.
Younger than Franklin D. Roosevelt by 2 years.
niece of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Remote cousin to her husband. Maiden name Roosevelt. Human rights activist. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.
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