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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 ten 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.

Greg O'Shea

Love Island winner.
Born on March 23rd, 1995
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Jimmy Wopo

Rapper. Deceased
Born on January 13th, 1997
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chris Brown

Singer.
Born on May 5th, 1989
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Aaron Hernandez

NFL player / convicted murderer. Deceased
Born on November 6th, 1989
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister.
Born on October 21st, 1949
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

Jamie Hector

Actor.
Born on October 7th, 1975
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Pete Townshend

Guitarist.
Born on May 19th, 1945
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Robin van Persie

Dutch soccer player.
Born on August 6th, 1983
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Actor.
Born on July 27th, 1977
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Patrick Stewart

Actor.
Born on July 13th, 1940
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Stephanie McMahon

Wrestler.
Born on September 24th, 1976
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

English singer.
Born on April 10th, 1979
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Gaz Beadle

English TV personality.
Born on March 22nd, 1988
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Theo Walcott

Soccer player.
Born on March 16th, 1989
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

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