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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for August 2

Last Updated 07-03-2021

🏆🏒Leo Boivin -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1932
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars

🎵🎸Garth Hudson -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1937
Hall of Famer, Organist, Rock & Roll Musician, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Woodstock, NY
Misc: sought-after sessionist; some say b. 1942 or 1943
Group Names: The Band

🎵Mark Naftalin -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1944
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Keyboardist, Blues Performer
Group Names: the Paul Butterfield Blues Band

🏆🏁🏊Gail Neall -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1955 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Names/Places: aka Gail Yeo

🏆Richard Dalley -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Ice Dancer

🎭🏆⛸Linda Fratianne -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1960 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Actress, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Misc: (Olympic-silver-1980)

🏆🏒Tony Amonte -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1970
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing
Names/Places: RFMN:Anthony Lewis
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames

🏆🏁🏊Susan "Susie" O'Neill -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1973 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Names/Places: NN: Madame Butterfly

🏆Tamás Molnár -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1975 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian

🏆⛸Michael Weiss -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/2/1976 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

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✍📰🎭🏆John Kieran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1892 d.12/10/1981 (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Journalist, Editor, Columnist, Radio Actor, TV Host, Panelist, Sports Writer
Misc: an intellectual with an encyclopediac knowledge; in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame
Book Titles: Information Please Almanac
TV Shows: Kieran's Kaleidoscope

🏆🥊Billy Soose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1915 d.9/5/1998 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

⛪🎭Carroll O'Connor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1924 d.6/21/2001 (76)
Hall of Famer, Roman Catholic, TV Actor, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; 2x Nancy Fields' hubby
Misc: Some say b. in 1925; auditioned for the Skipper part on Gilligan's Island
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Archie Bunker), Archie Bunker's Place (as Archie Bunker), In the Heat of the Night (as Chief Bill Gillespie), Party Of Five (as Jacob Gordan)

💰🏆⚽Lamar Hunt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1932 N.S. d.12/13/2006 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Executive, Founder, Sports Figure, Soccer Player
Misc: AFL founder and first president who came up with the term Super Bowl; co-founder of the NASL
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs (owner)

🎵Hank Cochran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1935 d.7/15/2010 (74)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Garland Perry
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame in the Songwriting category

🏆🏈Billy Cannon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1937 N.S. d.5/20/2018 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman winner in 1959, Louisiana State University's most famous football hero; Superbowl II, 3x AFL champ
Sports Teams: Louisiana State University (LSU), Houston Oilers (1960-1963), Oakland Raiders (1964-1969), Kansas City Chiefs (1970)

🎵Doris Kenner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.2/4/2000 (58)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Nee: Jackson; b. in Passaic, NJ
Group Names: The Shirelles

✍💰Horace Mann -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1796 d.8/2/1859 (63)
Hall of Famer, Author, Philanthropist, Educator
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Public Education in the U.S.

Alexander Graham Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1847 d.8/2/1922 (75)
Hall of Famer, Inventor, Scottish
Names/Places: b. in Edinburgh
Misc: inventor of the telephone

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🏆⚾Dennis Joseph "Big Dan" Brouthers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1858 N.S. d.8/2/1932 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1879-1880), Buffalo Bisons (1881-1885), Detroit Wolverines (1886-1888), Boston Beaneaters (1889), Boston Reds (1890-1891), Brooklyn Grooms (1892-1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1895), Louisville Colonels (1895), Philadelphia Phillies (1896), New York Giants (1904)

🏆Stefanie Clausen -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1900 N.S. d.8/2/1981 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Danish (Denmark)
Names/Places: RN: Anna Stefanie Nanna Fryland Clausen

🎵James Jamerson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1936 N.S. d.8/2/1983 N.S. (47)
Hall of Famer, Bassist
Misc: sessionist who played on many Motown classics

🏆🎳Hank Lauman -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1916 d.8/2/1993 (77)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵Joe Allison -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1924 d.8/2/2002 (77)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Musician

🎵Redd Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1923 d.8/2/2003 (80)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Country Guitarist
Group Names: Golden West Cowboys

🏆🏁🏊Hironoshin Furuhashi -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1928 N.S. d.8/2/2009 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

🏆🏁🏊June Krauser -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1926 N.S. d.8/2/2014 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, American

🏆🏁🏊Forbes Carlile -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1921 N.S. d.8/2/2016 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Misc: Swimming Coach

🏆🏈Ara Parseghian -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1923 N.S. d.8/2/2017 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, Football Announcer, NFL Player, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Miami University (player 1946-1947, coach 1950-1955), Cleveland Browns (coach 1948-1949), Northwestern University (coach 1956-1963), University of Notre Dame (coach 1964-1974)

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