John Ball

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Birth Name: John Ball

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: July 8, 1911

Date Of Death: February 5, 1884

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Ball was born on the 8th of July, 1911. He was known for being a Novelist. An American mystery writer, he is best known for his series of novels about African-American police detective, Virgil Tibbs. He published the first novel in the series, In the Heat of the Night, in 1965.

John Ball was born in New York. He studied at Wisconsin’s Carroll College. He later wrote for several magazines and newspapers, including the Brooklyn Eagle. In 1971, he published a bestselling thriller entitled The First Team.

John Ball was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Ball was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

John Ball is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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

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Personal Life

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

John Ball was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Ball
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Ball 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: John Ball was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: John Ball 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.

John Ball’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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