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Edwin Howard 1890-1954; U.S. electrical engineer: developed FM system of radio
Louis 1901-71; U.S. jazz trumpeter & singer
also called Satchmo
Neil (Alden) 1930-; U.S. astronaut: first man to step onto the moon
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, Edwin Howard 1890-1954.
American engineer and inventor whose improvements to radio communication included the development of frequency modulation (1933).
, Lance Born 1971.
American cyclist who won the Tour de France seven consecutive times between 1999-2005.
, Louis Known as “Satchmo.” 1900-1971.
American jazz trumpeter. A virtuoso musician and popular, gravelly voiced singer, he greatly influenced the development of jazz.
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, Neil Alden Born 1930.
American astronaut who as commander of Apollo 11 became the first person to walk on the moon (July 20, 1969).