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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1938

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Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel (October 17, 1938 – November 30, 2007)

During his career, Knievel attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle
jumps between 1965 and 1980, and in 1974, a failed jump across Snake River
Canyon
in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. He suffered more than
433 bone fractures in his career, thereby earning an entry in the Guinness
Book of
World Records
as the survivor of "most bones broken in a lifetime".

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