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Jackie Robinson

Baseball player.

Born on January 31, 1919.
Died at the age of 53 on October 24, 1972.
Cause of Death: Complications from heart disease and diabetes.

Jackie Robinson
He has been dead for over 49 years.
Who else died in 1972?

Which generation did Jackie Robinson belong to?

Jackie Robinson was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Jackie Robinson was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1919.

That is a 26 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

Which star sign was Jackie Robinson?

Jackie Robinson had the star sign Aquarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Jackie Robinson was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Jackie Robinson die?

He died in October, 1972, which was over 49 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Jackie Robinson's death in 1972, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had nine new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When Jackie Robinson died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1972, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, Aerosmith and John Travolta.

Other people who died around October 24, 1972.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jackie Robinson.

Harry S. Truman

US President. Deceased
Died on December 26th, 1972
Died at the age of 88
Star Sign: Taurus

Lyndon B. Johnson

US President. Deceased
Died on January 22nd, 1973
Died at the age of 64
Star Sign: Virgo

People who are the same height as Jackie Robinson.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

DMX

Rapper. Deceased
Born on December 18th, 1970
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Alan Shearer

English soccer player.
Born on August 13th, 1970
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Jimmy Fallon

Television host.
Born on September 19th, 1974
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Nelson Mandela

Activist / South African President. Deceased
Born on July 18th, 1918
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Tim McGraw

American country singer.
Born on May 1st, 1967
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Jermaine Jackson

Musician.
Born on December 11th, 1954
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Christopher Walken

Actor.
Born on March 31st, 1943
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Marcelo

Brazilian soccer player.
Born on May 12th, 1988
Height: 1.74m / 5 ft 9 inches

Matt Hancock

British politician.
Born on October 2nd, 1978
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Steven Tyler

Singer.
Born on March 26th, 1948
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Paulo Dybala

Soccer player.
Born on November 15th, 1993
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Queen Latifah

Actress.
Born on March 18th, 1970
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Bar Refaeli

Israeli model.
Born on June 4th, 1985
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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