Hawaii is not all about beaches, luaus and beaches. It has given the world many famous people and some of them are as follows:
Alexander Cartwright: Known as the father of American baseball, Alexander Cartwright was born on April 17, 1820. He was officially credited with the invention of baseball. He established the Knickerbockers Baseball Club in 1842 and came up with the idea of a diamond shaped field for the game. He moved to California in 1849 and he taught baseball to all the towns on his way. Though he later became a successful businessman, he is still remembered as the inventor of baseball.
David Copperfield: David Copperfield was born on September 16, 1956. From the young age of 12, he started practicing magic and was the youngest magician in the The Society of American Magicians. His feats include walking through the Great Wall of China and making the Statue of Liberty disappear. He is the first magician who has received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame
Herman Frazier: Born on October 29, 1954, Herman Frazier went on to become one of the most famous athletes of his times. He started taking part in athletics during his school days in Germantown High School in Philadelphia. Though he started as a multiple sport athlete, it was the 4x400 m relay that earned him a gold medal in the Olympics in 1976. In one of the magazines called The Black Enterprise, he was named as one of the 50 most powerful African American sports persons.
This is not the end of the list of famous people from Hawaii. There are many others who were born in Hawaii and have gone on to become famous in their lives.
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