- (Daniel) LouisSatchmo, 1900–71, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader.
- Edwin Howard,1890–1954, U.S. electrical engineer and inventor: developed frequency modulation.
- HenryHenry Jackson, 1912–88, U.S. boxer: world featherweight champion 1937–38; world lightweight champion 1938–39; world welterweight champion 1938–40.
- Lance,born 1971, U.S. cyclist with seven consecutive victories (1999–2005) in the Tour-de-France.
- Neil A.,1930–2012, U.S. astronaut: first person to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969.
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As Armstrong writes, “It was not a ‘great objective something,’ but had imprecise connotations of obligation and taboo.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence
October 29, 2014
Armstrong notes that Wise washed his clothes as soon as he got home that night.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
Armstrong was the disgraced champion by then and he was doubtless disappointed by what happened but didn't say so.When I Met Robin Williams in Afghanistan
August 20, 2014
Armed with the gruesome tools of the trade, Kaye and Armstrong did the dirty work before students arrived.Edible Taxidermy: It’s a Good Thing
August 5, 2014
After years of being overshadowed by Armstrong, cyclist Greg LeMond is the only American to have fairly won the Tour de France.I Pushed the Lance Armstrong Lie: An Open Letter to Greg LeMond
July 31, 2014
"Fenn and I will go over to Mr. Armstrong's house this afternoon," said Bart.
In the meanwhile Bart and Fenn had reached Mr. Armstrong's house.
"Maybe you'll be sorry you took the beast," Mr. Armstrong added.
He was surprised, however, and not a little embarrassed when Mrs. Armstrong followed.
But if it's about that house of mine—rent or anything, you just do whatever Mrs. Armstrong says.
- Edwin Howard. 1890–1954, US electrical engineer; invented the superheterodyne radio receiver and the FM radio
- (Daniel) Louis, known as Satchmo. 1900–71, US jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and singer
- Gillian. born 1950, Australian film director; her films include My Brilliant Career (1978), Little Women (1994), and Charlotte Gray (2001)
- Neil (Alden). 1930–2012, US astronaut; commanded Apollo 11 on the first manned lunar landing during which he became the first man to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969
- Lance . born 1971, US cyclist, winner of 7 Tour de France titles, 1999–2005; stripped of the titles in 2012 and banned for life, having been found to have used banned substances
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