henry armstrong


(Daniel) Louis ("Satchmo") 1900–71, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader.
Edwin Howard, 1890–1954, U.S. electrical engineer and inventor: developed frequency modulation.
Henry (Henry 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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Armstrong (ˈɑːmˌstrɒŋ)
1.  Edwin Howard. 1890--1954, US electrical engineer; invented the superheterodyne radio receiver and the FM radio
2.  (Daniel) Louis, known as Satchmo. 1900--71, US jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and singer
3.  Gillian. born 1950, Australian film director; her films include My Brilliant Career (1978), Little Women (1994), and Charlotte Gray (2001)
4.  Neil (Alden). born 1930, 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
5.  Lance. born 1971, US cyclist, winner of 7 Tour de France titles, 1999--2005

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henry armstrong

American boxer, the only professional boxer to hold world championship titles in three weight divisions simultaneously.

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