1920's Heros By:Tom Kenney

Sports Heros

Jack Dempsey (1895-1983)
  • Jack Dempsey was an american heavyweight fighter, who held the heavyweight title from 1919 to 1926.
  • People loved him because he was a great boxer, author and actor. His full name is William Harrison Dempsey.
  • His nicknames were "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler"
  • He competed from 1914 to 1927
Babe Ruth (1895-1948)
  • Babe Ruth was a major league baseball player from 1914 10 1945.
  • People loved him because he was The Great Bambino
  • He has over 10 nicknames
  • He began his baseball career as a pitcher
  • He played a total of 23 seasons.

Hero of Flight

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)
  • Amelia Earhart was an american aviation pioneer
  • She was the first women to fly over the Atlantic Ocean
  • People love her because even though people didn't believe in her she still went after her dreams and accomplished them
  • Flew 14,000 feet in the air breaking the women's altitude record at the time
  • It took her 20 hours and 40 minutes to cross the Atlantic ocean
  • She began her flight around the world but dissappeared in the Pacific ocean and her remains were never found

Famous Jazz Singer

Louis Armstrong and his Hot five (1925-1928)
  • They were a jazz band in the 1920's
  • They sung and played songs
  • People loved them because they played good music
  • Also known as "Satchmoo" and "Pops"
  • It was called the hot five but there were 8 members
  • They had 25 songs

Modern Hero

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972-------)
  • He was a WWE wrestler and he's an actor and a singer now
  • People loved him because he's amazing and is super shredded and the girls love him because he was voted the sexiest man alive in 2016
  • He has american and Canadian citizenship
  • He was going to become a professional football player but after his injury he was replaced by Warren Sapp
  • He is the sexiest man alive

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