Death year 1953 celebrities

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Death year 1953

Florence Rena Sabin Facts

Florence Rena Sabin was an American anatomist and investigator known for her research on the lymphatic system and who was considered to be one of the leading women scientists of the United States. In 1917 she became the first female full professor at

Jakow Trachtenberg Facts

Jakow Trachtenberg (17 June 1888 – 1953) was a Russian mathematician who developed the mental calculation techniques called the Trachtenberg system. He was born in Odessa, in the Russian Empire (today Ukraine). He graduated with highest honors from

Bill Tate Facts

Big Bill Tate (September 19, 1896 – August 10, 1953), a native of Montgomery, Alabama who fought out of Chicago, was an African American boxer who fought from 1912 to 1927. Tate was a regular sparring partner of heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey, y

Clyde De Vinna Facts

Clyde De Vinna (born July 13, 1890 in Sedalia, Missouri, died July 26, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) was an American film and television cinematographer and director of photography. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for White Shadow

Bill Tilden Facts

William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), nicknamed “Big Bill,” was an American male tennis player. He is often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Tilden was the World No. 1 player for six years from 1920 t

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Paul Kemp Facts

Paul Kemp (1896–1953) was a German stage and film actor. Kemp worked as a piano accompaniest for silent films, and then served as an ambulance driver on the Western Front during the First World War. Post-war he moved into acting on the stage in Dü

Rachilde Facts

Rachilde was the pen name of Marguerite Vallette-Eymery (February 11, 1860 – April 4, 1953)a French author who was born near Périgueux, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France during the Second French Empire.

Josef Fischer Facts

Josef Fischer (20 January 1865 – 3 March 1953) was a German road bicycle racer. He is best known for winning the first edition of Paris–Roubaix in 1896 and Bordeaux–Paris in 1900.

Kid Nichols Facts

Charles Augustus “Kid” Nichols (September 14, 1869 – April 11, 1953) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who played for the Boston Beaneaters, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies from 1890 to 1906. A switch hitter who threw right-ha

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Porter Hall Facts

Porter Hall (September 19, 1888 – October 6, 1953) was an American character actor known for appearing in a number of films in the 1930s and 1940s. Possessing a weak chin and shifty eyes, Hall played movie villains or comedic incompetent characters