• An open vista frames two white grave stone and a flag in the distance with a white cottage in the foreground.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

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Black and white photo of Herbert Hoover as an infant.

In 1874, the year Herbert Hoover was born, Ernest Shackleton (an early Antarctic explorer), Honus Wagner (one of the greatest baseball players in history), Harry Houdini (a famous professional magician), and Robert Frost (Pulitzer Prize winning poet) were also born. More...