Nile Kinnick

Nile Kinnick bio

Birth Name: Nile Kinnick

Occupation: Football Player

Place Of Birth: IA

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1918

Date Of Death: June 2, 1943

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Nile Kinnick was born on the 9th of July, 1918. He was known for being a Football Player. Halfback who won the 1939 Heisman Trophy as a member of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. He tragically died while training to become a U.S. Navy aviator in World War II and in his honor, the University of Iowa named its football stadium after him.

Nile Kinnick was born in IA. He starred in both basketball and football at Adel High School. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

Nile Kinnick was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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

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Personal Life

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

Nile Kinnick was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Nile Kinnick
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Nile Kinnick 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: Nile Kinnick was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Nile Kinnick 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.

Nile Kinnick’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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