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Giant - Notable Historical Events

Leo DurocherJul 26, 1948

Willie MaysMay 25, 1951

Hank AaronJul 14, 1968

Hulk HoganMar 29, 1987

Howard SternFeb 5, 1991

Bill ParcellsJun 2, 1992

Barry BondsMay 4, 2002

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Giant - Historical Events
Date Event
1870-02-02

Cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum

1888-08-10

NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record

1897-05-18

American baseball NY Giant William (Bill) Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game

1900-07-17

NY Giant Christy Mathewson begins career losing to Bkln Superbas

1901-07-15

NY Giant Christy Mathewson no-hits St Louis, 5-0

1903-09-14

NY Giant Red Ames no-hits St Louis, 5-0 in a 5 inning game

1905-06-13

NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0

1905-10-14

Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout

1907-04-11

NY Giant Roger Bresnahan becomes 1st catcher to wear shin guards

1908-06-30

Tunguska Event: a giant fireball most likely caused by the air burst of a large meteoroid or comet impacts in Siberia

1908-07-04

NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn

1908-09-23

Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)

1909-04-15

NY Giant Red Ames 2nd no-hitter, loses in 13 on a 7 hitter to Dodgers

1911-05-13

NY Giant Fred Merkle is 1st to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)

1911-08-19

NY Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times

1912-06-13

NY Giant Christy Mathewson wins his 300th game

1912-06-20

NY Giant Josh Devore steals 4 bases in an inning (2nd & 3rd twice)

1912-07-03

NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak

1912-09-06

NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Phila, 3-0

1915-04-15

NY Giant Rube Marquard no-hits Bkln, 2-0

1922-05-07

NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0

1923-10-12

NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series

1925-07-01

NY Giant Hack Wilson hits 2 HRs in 3rd inning beating Phillies, 16-7

1927-11-09

Giant Panda discovered, China

1928-06-25

NY Giant Fred Lindstrom ties record of 9 hits in a doubleheader

1929-05-08

NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-0

1930-11-23

NY Giant Hap Moran runs 91 yards for a TD from a scrimmage

1936-12-18

Su-Lin, 1st giant panda to come to US from China, arrives in SF

1937-05-31

Brooklyn Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak

1941-06-01

NY Giant Mel Ott hits his 400th HR & his 1,500th RBI

1944-04-30

NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs

1944-04-30

NY Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th time

1945-04-06

Japanese giant battleship Yamato heads to Okinawa

1946-06-09

NY Giant Mel Ott is 1st mgr ejected from both games of a doubleheader

1948-07-26

Leo Durocher returns to Ebbets Field as a NY Giant

1948-12-05

NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions

1950-06-24

NY Giant Wes Westrum hits 3 HRs & a triple

1950-11-12

Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards

1951-05-25

NY Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)

1951-09-14

Giant's Bob Niemans homers on his 1st 2 at bats

1951-10-01

1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1

1951-10-04

In opening World Series game, Giant Monte Irvin steals home in 1st inn

1952-04-23

NY Giant Hoyt Wilhelm wins his 1st relief game & hits his only HR

1953-09-24

"Take a Giant Step," opens on Broadway

1956-05-07

NY Giant Bill White, homers in his 1st at bat

1958-07-09

Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock & ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain

1959-03-03

SF Giant's rename their stadium Candlestick Park

1959-07-30

In his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4

1960-05-19

Juan Marichal debuts as SF Giant pitcher, beats Phillies on 1 hitter

1961-04-30

SF Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game

1962-10-28

NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)

1962-12-16

NY Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

1963-07-02

Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves

1964-07-10

Jesus Alou is 1st Giant in 40 years to get 6 hits in a game

1965-07-13

All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)

1965-12-04

SF Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000

1966-02-11

SF Giant Willie Mays signs highest contract, $130,000 per year

1967-07-14

Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Juan Marichal

1968-07-14

Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick

1969-09-22

SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

1969-11-20

SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP

1970-07-08

SF Giant Jim Ray Hart is 8th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)

1971-08-26

NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for NJ in 1975

1972-04-16

Two giant pandas arrive in US from China

1972-08-29

SF Giant Jim Barr retires 1st 20 batters he faces added to last 21 he retired 6 days earlier for record 41 in a row

1972-10-02

Ron Johnson becomes 1st NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs Phila)

1972-11-26

Pete Gogolak scores NY Giant record 8 pts after a touchdown

1972-12-02

"December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)

1974-12-02

Giant Baba beats Jack Brisco in Kagoshimi, to become NWA champ

1974-12-09

Jack Brisco beats Giant Baba in Tokyo, to become NWA wrestling champ

1975-08-24

SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0

1976-09-29

SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0

1976-10-10

NJ Meadowlands' Giant's Stadium opens

1977-08-01

SF Giant Willie McCovey hits NL record 18th grand slammer

1977-08-14

77,691 see NY Cosmos beat Fort Lauderdale Strikers 8-3 at Giant Stad

1979-03-26

Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it

1980-02-21

Hanni Wenzel is 1st Liechtensteiner to win Olymp gold (giant slalom)

1980-09-07

Earnest Gray becomes 2nd NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs St Louis)

1981-09-20

Joe Danelo kicks then NY Giant record 55 yard field goal

1981-10-18

NY Giant Joe Danelo ties NFL record of 6 field goals in a game

1983-09-26

Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks NY Giant record 56 yard field goal

1983-11-07

Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks his 2nd NY Giant record 56 yard field goal

1986-06-27

SF Giant Robby Thompson is caught stealing record 4 times

1987-01-11

Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)

1987-03-29

Wrestlemania III-93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant

1987-10-10

Giant's Jeffrey Leonard hits playoff record HR in his 4th cons game

1987-11-15

NY Giant Raul Allegre kicks 2, 50 or more yard field goals in a game

1988-06-06

3 giant turtles found in Bronx sewage plant

1988-07-09

Chris Speier hits for the cycle & Ernest Riles hits 10,000th Giant HR

1990-12-09

NFL NY Giant Otis Anderson becomes 8th to rush for 10,000th yard

1991-01-20

Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives NY Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs SF 49ers, for NFC title

1991-02-05

Howard Stern kisses NY Giant Leonard Marshall's ass over bet, Stern lost claiming the Giants would lose the Superbowl

1991-04-06

NY-NJ Knights 1st home game (Giant Stad) lose to Frankfurt 27-17

1991-06-18

SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky's cancerous left arm is amputated

1991-08-03

Giant Victory, driven by Jack Moiseyev, wins Hambletonian

1992-06-02

Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

1995-12-21

Martina Ertl of Germany wins her 3rd giant slalom world cup

1996-09-26

SF Giant Bobby Bonds is 2nd player to hit 40 HRs & steal 40 bases

1997-03-11

SF Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch

1997-07-27

Tammie Green wins Giant Eagle LPGA Classic

1998-01-08

NY Giant GM George Young resigns to accept NFL position

2000-12-28

U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business after 128 years.

2001-02-26

The Taliban destroy two giant Buddha statues in Bamyan, Afghanistan.

2001-03-26

Kazakhstan's Prime Minister opens an oil pipeline from the giant Tengiz Field to the Russian port of Novorossiysk on Monday, giving the Central Asian producer its first direct link to international markets

2002-05-04

Barry Bonds hits his 400th home run as a Giant, leading his team to a 3-0 win over Cincinnati. Bonds is the first player to hit 400 homers for one team and 100 with another

2002-07-21

Telecom giant WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the largest such filing in United States history.

2004-09-30

The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.

2006-12-04

An adult giant squid is caught on video by Kubodera near the Ogasawara Islands, 1,000 km (620 miles) south of Tokyo.

2013-04-04

Poecilotheria rajaei, a giant tarantula with a 20cm leg span, is discovered in Sri Lanka

2017-04-15

North Korea rolls out heavy artillery in giant military parade

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Giant - Notable Birthdays

James DeanFeb 8, 1931

André the GiantMay 19, 1946

Giant - Birthdays
Date Event
1770-03-13

Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)

1813-04-23

Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates)

1881-12-27

Cardiff Giant, Shadow of the Thin Man

1887-08-09

Henri Vidon, The Giant Behemoth

1887-08-15

Edna Ferber, Giant

1888-06-10

Ethel Greenwood, Giant

1889-12-29

Dean V. Lennon, Giant

1892-10-21

Lydia Lopokova, The Selfish Giant

1899-01-07

Kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant)

1904-11-01

Russell Llewellyn, Giant

1904-11-17

J. Leslie Asher, Giant

1906-08-10

Sanford Roth, Giant

1907-07-23

C.J. 'Mickey' Emerson, The Giant Jackrabbit

1907-08-21

Joseph E. Rickards, Giant

1907-9-26

Shug Fisher, The Giant Gila Monster

1908-01-04

Vic Vallejo, Giant

1908-03-19

Arvard Wooden, The Giant Jackrabbit

1908-03-25

Dan White, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1908-10-26

Fred Graham, The Giant Gila Monster

1908-11-27

Wee Risser, The Giant Gila Monster

1909-07-13

Noel Tucker, Popeye and the Giant

1909-9-08

Dave Berman, Jack the Giant Killer

1910-03-12

Roger L Stevens, producer (Giant)

1910-07-26

Audrey Granville, The Giant Gila Monster

1910-12-10

Milton Citron, The Giant Gila Monster

1910-9-21

Napoleon Whiting, Giant

1911-01-03

Lou Hazam, Michelangelo: The Last Giant

1911-02-03

William John Ranaldi, The Giant Gila Monster

1911-10-18

Ned Davenport, Giant from the Unknown

1911-9-30

Jerry Scoggins, The Giant Jackrabbit

1912-02-14

Tyler McVey, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1912-07-28

George Cisar, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1913-04-03

Robert Gardett, Cast a Giant Shadow

1913-11-13

Alexander Scourby, Brooklyn, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant)

1913-12-03

Mickey Simpson, Giant

1914-01-18

Charles Greenlaw, Giant

1915-05-09

Vítezslav Vejrazka, Giant Shoe-Factory

1917-05-21

Orville H. Hampton, Jack the Giant Killer

1917-06-07

Joe Lubin, The Iron Giant

1917-10-15

Paul Tanner, The Giant Gila Monster

1918-02-18

Ivan Moffat, Giant

1918-04-21

Adly Kasseb, The Giant

1919-06-08

Monte Hale, Giant

1921-04-02

Josef Hrncir, Giant Shoe-Factory

1921-11-23

Jack Marshall, The Giant Gila Monster

1921-9-15

Al Nalbandian, James and the Giant Peach

1922-03-04

Richard E. Cunha, Giant from the Unknown

1922-04-15

Richard Warren, The Inquisitive Giant

1922-06-17

Louis S. Peterson, Take a Giant Step

1922-07-26

James Bounds, Tora! Tora! Tora! A Giant Awakes

1922-12-02

Leo Gordon, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1922-12-15

Maurice Jara, Giant

1923-08-22

Gay McLendon, The Giant Gila Monster

1923-10-14

George Latshaw, Quillow and the Giant

1924-04-04

Noreen Nash, Giant

1924-06-03

Paul Sperling, The Giant Claw

1924-07-20

Robert Nichols, Giant

1925-01-21

Arnold Skaaland, Andre the Giant

1925-07-10

Dorothea Hochletiner, Austria, giant slalom (Olympic-bronze-1956)

1925-07-27

Ken Knox, The Giant Gila Monster

1925-11-06

Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er

1925-11-17

Rock Hudson, Giant

1925-12-21

Roland Bartrop, Cast a Giant Shadow

1925-12-25

Ossi Reichert, German FR, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1956)

1925-9-27

Henry A. Kokojan, The Giant Gila Monster

1926-01-12

Ray Aragon, The Iron Giant

1926-02-05

Michael Emmet, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1926-04-12

Jane Withers, Giant

1927-05-18

Frank Herrmann, Giant Alexander

1927-06-04

Ken Clark, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1927-12-11

Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952)

1927-9-01

Martha Randall, Giant

1928-02-20

Harry L. Gianneschi, The Giant Gila Monster

1928-03-19

Jan Shepard, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1928-08-26

Yvette Vickers, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1929-05-26

Pilar Del Rey, Giant

1929-08-02

Bernard L. Kowalski, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1930-08-17

Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant

1930-12-02

Vilém Besser, Giant Shoe-Factory

1930-12-13

Ben Tucker, The Iron Giant

1931-02-08

James Dean, Marion IN, stage/film actor (Giant, Rebel Without a Cause)

1931-08-13

Kôichi Chiba, Giant Robo: The Animation

1932-02-27

Elizabeth Taylor, Giant

1932-03-13

William W. Gillett Jr., The Giant Spider Invasion

1932-07-12

Rene Goulet, Andre the Giant

1933-04-12

Michael Petzet, The Giant Buddhas

1933-9-18

Jimmie Rodgers, The Iron Giant

1934-03-11

Leigh Madison, The Giant Behemoth

1934-06-18

Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Giant Robo: The Animation

1934-11-25

Fran Bennett, Giant

1936-10-13

Judi Meredith, Jack the Giant Killer

1937-08-27

Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)

1937-11-18

Gordon Bellamy, The Iron Giant

1938-01-10

Willie "Stretch" McCovey, 1st baseman (SF Giant #44)

1938-06-24

Charles Howerton, The Iron Giant

1940-02-28

Larry Hayes, Giant Mine

1940-04-20

James Gammon, The Iron Giant

1940-12-13

Tain Bodkin, The Giant Spider Invasion

1941-05-13

Senta Berger, Vienna Austria, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow)

1942-10-23

Anita Roddick, 1 Giant Leap

1943-05-11

Nancy Greene, Canada, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1968)

1943-06-30

Delmar Erickson, Take a Giant Step

1944-06-04

Jan McLendon, The Giant Gila Monster

1944-9-20

Kunio Murai, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1946-02-23

Ryûdô Uzaki, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1946-05-19

André the Giant, French professional wrestler (d. 1993)

1946-05-19

André the Giant, The Princess Bride

1946-9-11

John 'Juke' Logan, The Iron Giant

1947-02-07

John Weathers, Giant on the Box

1947-02-11

Derek Shulman, Giant on the Box

1947-05-05

Petr Skála, Giant Shoe-Factory

1947-10-10

Giant Haystacks, WCW Uncensored

1947-10-25

Shin'ya Ohwada, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1947-9-09

Kathryn Howell, James and the Giant Peach

1947-9-29

Tomás Baloun, My Giant

1948-01-02

Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)

1948-01-02

Kerry Minnear, Giant on the Box

1949-02-23

Marc Garneau, One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute

1949-04-17

Heini Hemmi, Switzerland, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)

1950-06-17

Brian Rosen, James and the Giant Peach

1950-11-20

Gary Green, rocker (Gentle Giant)

1950-11-20

Gary Green, Giant on the Box

1951-02-28

Gustavo Thoeni, Italy, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1972)

1952-05-31

Kevin Brodie, The Giant Spider Invasion

1952-07-12

Kazue Komiya, Giant Robo: The Animation

1952-10-23

Preston Oliver, The Iron Giant

1953-07-28

Judy Lent, Giant

1953-08-15

Dana Healey, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

1955-04-15

Mary Ann Cashen, Giant

1955-04-15

Georgann Cashen, Giant

1956-07-15

Kathy Kreiner, Canada, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)

1956-9-23

Daryl Carstensen, The Iron Giant

1958-02-20

Kazuko Katô, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1959-03-24

Ralph Fernan, The Iron Giant

1959-05-30

Claudia Alexander, Jupiter: The Giant Planet

1960-08-16

Gary Peterson, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1961-04-18

Jane Leeves, James and the Giant Peach

1961-07-28

David Huff, rocker (Giant)

1962-01-12

Terry Wiles, On Giant's Shoulders

1962-11-08

Kevin Oakley, The Iron Giant

1963-08-06

Sean Burns, James and the Giant Peach

1963-11-14

June Myung Nam, The Iron Giant

1963-9-23

Curran G. Engel, James and the Giant Peach

1964-03-07

Mark Hengst, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

1964-07-04

Mark Whiting, The Iron Giant

1966-04-27

Nadia Vurbenova, The Iron Giant

1967-03-20

Frederick J. Gardner III, The Iron Giant

1967-03-29

Randy Myers, The Iron Giant

1967-07-01

Yvonne de La Paix, My Giant

1967-9-11

Harry Connick Jr., The Iron Giant

1967-9-13

John Dillon, The Iron Giant

1969-04-17

Michael Teh, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

1969-08-27

Stevan King, The Iron Giant

1970-08-21

Takashi Nishina, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1971-02-14

Gheorghe Muresan, My Giant

1971-03-21

Scott T. Petersen, The Iron Giant

1971-04-24

Craig Salisbury, Jack the Giant Slayer

1971-08-06

Ken Christiansen, The Selfish Giant

1972-04-07

Shingo Katsurayama, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1972-05-02

Julie Cohen, The Making of 'The Iron Giant'

1972-08-04

Chiu Yan, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1973-01-11

Eduardo Navarro, James and the Giant Peach

1973-10-10

Patrick Belton, The Giant Mechanical Man

1974-01-26

Leticia Quinto, The Happy Cricket and the Giant Bugs

1974-08-28

Adrián Biniez, Giant

1975-02-20

Mandy Sellars, The Woman with Giant Legs

1975-04-18

Hiram Ramos Maxemin, The Iron Giant

1976-10-20

Peter S. Thompson, Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan

1978-03-30

Rie Ôta, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1978-12-12

Nick Loscalzo, Giant Robo: The Animation

1978-12-21

Alan Serrano, Attack of the Giant Gull

1979-10-01

Sasha, Giant Maximus

1979-9-24

Robin Anson, The Selfish Giant

1981-01-14

Chiharu Niiyama, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

1982-08-02

Natalie Guest, Jack the Giant Slayer

1982-9-02

Lars Edwards, Giant Foam Dickhat Trouble

1985-04-29

Zane Carney, My Giant

1985-11-07

Paul Terry, James and the Giant Peach

1986-03-06

Eli Marienthal, The Iron Giant

1986-05-01

Anthony Holt, Jack the Giant Slayer

1986-9-04

Austin Watson, Soul Calibur Hot Dog Mayo Punishment with Giant Bomb's Dan Ryckert - Gamer Gauntlet

1987-10-17

Lylith Lavey, Giant Juicy Juggs 5

1988-05-21

Rob Yeomans, The Selfish Giant

1989-03-14

Oliver Bernsen, The Giant

1989-05-19

Devon Cole Borisoff, The Iron Giant

1989-07-10

Sameer Gadhia, American musician (Young the Giant)

1989-07-22

Dana DiMatteo, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

1989-10-28

Robert Lalonde, Giant Monster Alien Midget

1989-11-03

Elliott Tittensor, The Selfish Giant

1990-05-23

Charli Janeway, Jack the Giant Slayer

1991-10-29

Matthew Gillespie, The Selfish Giant

1992-05-19

Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack the Giant Slayer

1994-01-29

Michael Drummond, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

1995-03-30

Marina Visconti, Giant Juicy Juggs 5

2000-01-25

Tayler Marshall, Jack the Giant Slayer

Giant - Weddings
Date Event
2001-06-09

"Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

Giant - Notable Deaths

André the GiantJan 27, 1993

Giant - Deaths
Date Event
1837-12-26

Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87

1861-06-03

Stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies

1863-08-08

Angus MacAskill known as 'Giant MacAskill', circus performer (b.1825)

1881-06-03

Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian

1904-07-03

Edouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)

1922-11-30

Cardiff Giant, Shadow of the Thin Man

1933-03-16

Jean Jarvis, The Little Giant

1940-06-22

M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies

1950-03-04

Adam Rainer, the only man in recorded human history ever to have been both a dwarf and a giant (b. 1899)

1952-01-08

Antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies

1958-11-21

Mel Ott, NY Giant baseball star (1926-1947), dies at 49

1959-04-13

Rigardus "Rijn" Rijnhout, Giant of Rotterdam (2.375m), dies at 38

1961-08-19

Charles Gemora, Jack the Giant Killer

1963-04-30

William C. Mellor, Giant

1978-09-13

Adly Kasseb, The Giant

1978-12-15

Chill Wills, Giant

1979-06-10

Henry Ginsberg, Giant

1979-08-22

William John Ranaldi, The Giant Gila Monster

1980-07-07

Dan White, Attack of the Giant Leeches

1981-06-08

Lydia Lopokova, The Selfish Giant

1983-04-30

Milton Citron, The Giant Gila Monster

1983-09-06

Lou Hazam, Michelangelo: The Last Giant

1984-03-16

Shug Fisher, The Giant Gila Monster

1984-07-31

John 'Beans' Reardon, The Giant Mutiny

1984-08-04

Walter Burke, actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema

1984-10-22

Napoleon Whiting, Giant

1985-02-23

Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71

1985-09-21

Harry L. Gianneschi, The Giant Gila Monster

1985-09-23

Mickey Simpson, Giant

1985-10-02

Rock Hudson, Giant

1985-10-27

Vilém Besser, Giant Shoe-Factory

1986-05-09

Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], Limbourg activist, dies at 60

1986-07-14

J. Leslie Asher, Giant

1987-12-27

Russell Llewellyn, Giant

1988-02-02

Joseph E. Rickards, Giant

1988-08-20

Ken Knox, The Giant Gila Monster

1989-08-05

Ralph Meeker, actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Gentle Giant), dies at 68

1989-08-15

Richard Warren, The Inquisitive Giant

1989-10-14

C.J. 'Mickey' Emerson, The Giant Jackrabbit

1991-06-16

Robert Gardett, Cast a Giant Shadow

1992-03-18

Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56

1993-01-27

André the Giant, WWF wrestler, dies of congestive heart failure at 49

1993-01-27

André the Giant, The Princess Bride

1993-07-28

Petr Skála, Giant Shoe-Factory

1993-12-10

Gay McLendon, The Giant Gila Monster

1995-04-19

Charles Greenlaw, Giant

1995-07-23

Maurice Jara, Giant

1997-08-08

Orville H. Hampton, Jack the Giant Killer

1998-04-27

Louis S. Peterson, Take a Giant Step

1998-05-23

Vic Vallejo, Giant

1998-10-28

Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant

1998-11-29

Giant Haystacks, WCW Uncensored

1999-02-26

Paul Sperling, The Giant Claw

2000-03-02

Dave Berman, Jack the Giant Killer

2000-12-26

Leo Gordon, Attack of the Giant Leeches

2001-10-09

Joe Lubin, The Iron Giant

2001-11-09

Kôichi Chiba, Giant Robo: The Animation

2002-07-04

Ivan Moffat, Giant

2003-02-03

William W. Gillett Jr., The Giant Spider Invasion

2003-07-04

Tyler McVey, Attack of the Giant Leeches

2003-08-18

Kevin Oakley, The Iron Giant

2004-04-15

Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Giant Robo: The Animation

2004-12-07

Jerry Scoggins, The Giant Jackrabbit

2005-09-18

Richard E. Cunha, Giant from the Unknown

2006-12-19

George Latshaw, Quillow and the Giant

2007-03-13

Arnold Skaaland, Andre the Giant

2007-09-10

Anita Roddick, 1 Giant Leap

2007-10-26

Bernard L. Kowalski, Attack of the Giant Leeches

2008-01-29

Gordon Bellamy, The Iron Giant

2008-02-24

June Myung Nam, The Iron Giant

2009-01-01

Michael Emmet, Attack of the Giant Leeches

2009-01-08

Leigh Madison, The Giant Behemoth

2009-03-15

Ray Aragon, The Iron Giant

2009-03-29

Monte Hale, Giant

2009-05-19

Martha Randall, Giant

2009-06-01

Ken Clark, Attack of the Giant Leeches

2010-07-16

James Gammon, The Iron Giant

2010-09-03

James Bounds, Tora! Tora! Tora! A Giant Awakes

2011-03-23

Elizabeth Taylor, Giant

2011-12-13

Park Tae-joon, South Korean general and founder of steel giant Posco, dies at 84

2012-06-24

Lonesome George, Pinta giant tortoise and rarest creature in the world, dies at c. 100

2013-02-05

Paul Tanner, The Giant Gila Monster

2013-03-16

Henry A. Kokojan, The Giant Gila Monster

2013-03-21

Robert Nichols, Giant

2013-06-04

Ben Tucker, The Iron Giant

2013-08-30

John 'Juke' Logan, The Iron Giant

2014-04-30

Judi Meredith, Jack the Giant Killer

2014-08-31

Josef Hrncir, Giant Shoe-Factory

2015-07-11

Claudia Alexander, Jupiter: The Giant Planet

2016-03-31

Gentle giant Toto the elephant dies aged 46 at Blair Drummond Safari Park

2016-09-25

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

2016-10-17

World's oldest giant panda Jia Jia dies aged 38 in Hong Kong

2016-12-30

World's oldest male giant panda Pan Pan dies aged 31

2017-09-14

World's oldest captive giant panda dies aged 37 in China


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