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Irregularly held at lower Broadway Avenue in Manhattan.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert I
Royalty
8-Apr-1875 17-Feb-1934 King of Belgium, 1909-34
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
20-Jan-1930   Second man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
Astronaut
5-Aug-1930 25-Aug-2012 First man on the Moon
Richard E. Byrd
Explorer
25-Oct-1888 11-Mar-1957 Arctic and Antarctic explorer
Mark Clark
Military
1-May-1896 17-Apr-1984 US Army Chief of Staff
Georges Clemenceau
Politician
28-Sep-1841 24-Nov-1929 French Prime Minister, 1917-20
Van Cliburn
Pianist
12-Jul-1934 27-Feb-2013 Piano prodigy
Michael Collins
Astronaut
31-Oct-1930   Apollo 11 command module pilot
Wrong Way Corrigan
Aviator
22-Jan-1907 9-Dec-1995 Flew transatlantic route "by accident"
George Dewey
Military
26-Dec-1837 16-Jan-1917 Sank the Spanish fleet at Manila
Amelia Earhart
Aviator
24-Jul-1897 2-Jul-1937 Misplaced aviatrix
King Edward VIII
Royalty
23-Jun-1894 28-May-1972 King of England, 1936
Ferdinand Foch
Military
2-Oct-1851 20-Mar-1929 Allied Supreme Commander WWI
David Lloyd George
Head of State
17-Jan-1863 26-Mar-1945 UK Prime Minister, 1916-22
Gustaf VI Adolf
Royalty
11-Nov-1882 15-Sep-1973 King of Sweden, 1950-73
Howard Hughes
Business
24-Sep-1905 5-Apr-1976 Insane billionaire
Bobby Jones
Golf
17-Mar-1902 18-Dec-1971 Winner of 13 major championships
Pierre Laval
Head of State
28-Jun-1883 15-Oct-1945 Prime Minister of Vichy France
Charles Lindbergh
Aviator
4-Feb-1902 26-Aug-1974 Transatlantic soloist
Ramsay MacDonald
Head of State
12-Oct-1866 9-Nov-1937 First Labour Prime Minister of UK
Olav V
Royalty
2-Jul-1903 17-Jan-1991 King of Norway, 1957-91
Jesse Owens
Track and Field
12-Sep-1913 31-Mar-1980 Four track and field medals in 1936 Olympics
John J. Pershing
Military
13-Sep-1860 15-Jul-1948 General of the Armies of the United States
Wiley Post
Aviator
22-Nov-1898 15-Aug-1935 First pilot to fly solo round the world
Theodore Roosevelt
Head of State
27-Oct-1858 6-Jan-1919 26th US President, 1901-09


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