Arthur Ashe bio

Birth Name: Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr.

Occupation: Tennis Player

Place Of Birth: Richmond

Date Of Birth: July10, 1943

Date Of Death: February 6, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Arthur Ashe was born on the 10th of July, 1943. He was known for being a Tennis Player. Tennis star who was the first African-American member of the Davis Cup tennis team. He won three Grand Slams during his career: the 1968 US Open, the 1970 Australian Open, and the 1975 Wimbledon tournament. He contracted HIV from a blood transfusion and passed away from AIDS in 1993.

Arthur Ashe was born in Richmond. His father didn’t allow him to play football while he was growing up because he was too small. He reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 1970 and 1971, but it remained the only Grand Slam he never won during his career.

Arthur Ashe was a Cancer and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Arthur Ashe was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Arthur’s Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. attended Summer High School, MO and the University of California at Los Angeles, CA.


Arthur Ashe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Arthur Ashe’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Arthur Ashe kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Arthur Ashe was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr.
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY:Saturday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Arthur Ashe was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Arthur Ashe was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Arthur Ashe had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Arthur Ashe’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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