Jacques Plante bio

Birth Name: Joseph Jacques Omer Plante

Occupation: Hockey Player

Place Of Birth: Canada

Date Of Birth: January 17, 1929

Date Of Death: February 27, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

Jacques Plante was born on the 17th of January, 1929. He was famous for being a Hockey Player. Montreal Canadiens Hall of Famer considered one of the NHL’s all-time greatest goaltenders. He won 6 Stanley Cup Championships and 7 Vezina Trophies.

Jacques Plante was born in Canada. He started wearing a mask after an operation left him with a sore nose. He was one of the first goaltenders to face shooters standing and squared up; he was also the first to skate behind the net to drop the puck off for his defensemen.

Jacques Plante was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jacques Plante was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Jacques Omer Plante is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Jacques Plante was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Jacques Omer Plante
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Jacques Plante was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jacques Plante was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Jacques Plante had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jacques Plante’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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