July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
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Robert Silver
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Charlie Ware, Jnr
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July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
Elliot Caplin
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Lorrin "Whitey" Harrison
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What do Albert Camus and string theory have in common?
Physics is really a branch of existential philosophy, says Brian Greene.
Ruthe Katherine Pearlman
Ruthe Katherine Pearlman (June 30, 1913 – January 30, 2007) was an American painter, art propagandist, art educator and philanthropist.
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Ulderico Sergo
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Archibald Gordon, 5th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair
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Roger Vivier
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Adriano Mantelli
Adriano Mantelli (13 February 1913 – 6 May 1995) was an Italian aircraft designer who designed the Alaparma Baldo.
In 1929 Mantelli competed in flying competitions with aircraft that were self des...
Yadavindra Singh
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Hubert Peacock
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J. H. B. Peel
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Walter Poenisch
Walter Poenisch (July 11, 1913 - June 6, 2000) was an American baker and long-distance swimmer. In 1963, at the age of 50, Poenisch began his professional swimming career by swimming in the Jim Moran ...
Richard Bradford (priest)
Richard Bleaden Bradford (12 January 1913-4 January 1980) was Archdeacon of Carlisle from 1970 to 1978; and an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen from 1973.He was educated at LSE and the College of the ...
Sidney Dillon Ripley
Sidney Dillon Ripley II (September 20, 1913 – March 12, 2001) was an American ornithologist and wildlife conservationist. He served as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution for 20 years, from 1964 ...
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Tony Martin (American singer)
Tony Martin (December 25, 1913 – July 27, 2012), born Alvin Morris, was an American actor and singer who was married to performer Cyd Charisse for 60 years.
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Rudolf Wanderone
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Jimmy Walker (basketball, born 1913)
James Edwin "Jimmy" Walker (1913 – December 22, 1943) was an American football and basketball coach. Walker played both basketball and football for the University of Alabama before he took his first c...
Stefan Heym
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Dorothy Woolfolk
Dorothy A. Woolfolk née Dorothy Roubicek (October 1, 1913 - November 27, 2000) was a pioneering woman in the American comic book industry, an editor at DC Comics during the 1940s period historians and...