Evel Knievel

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel

Full Name: Robert Craig Knievel
Profession: Motorcycle Daredevil

United States of America

Why Famous: Incredible motorcycle stunts

Born: October 17, 1938
Birthplace: Butte, Montana, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Died: November 30, 2007 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Pulmonary disease

Married Life

  • 1959-09-05 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork
  • 1997-12-10 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (59) divorces Linda Joan Bork after 38 years of marriage
  • 1999-11-19 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (61) weds Krystal Kennedy at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas

Historical Events in the Life of Evel Knievel

  • 1967-05-30 Robert "Evel" Knievel's motorcycle jumps 16 automobiles
  • 1968-01-01 Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Caesar's Palace Fountain
  • 1972-03-23 Evel Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars
  • 1974-09-08 Evil Knievel attempts to jump the Snake River Canyon in Idaho but fails, escaping with minor injuries

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