Tex Rickard

Tex Rickard bio

Birth Name: Tex Rickard

Occupation: Sports Executive

Place Of Birth: Kansas City

Date Of Birth: January 2, 1870

Date Of Death: July 6, 1929

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Tex Rickard was born on the 2nd of January, 1870. He was popular for being a Sports Executive. One of boxing’s greatest promoters, he also built New York’s Madison Square Garden and founded the Rangers hockey team.

Tex Rickard was born in Kansas City. He was a cowboy in Texas. Then, during the Yukon gold rush, he mined gold, gambled it away, and set up a casino in Goldfield, Nevada promoting a boxing match taking place inside to attract visitors. After getting permission to stage live events at Madison Square Garden, he began construction of the third incarnation of the famous building.

Tex Rickard was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Tex Rickard was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Tex Rickard was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Tex Rickard
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Tex Rickard 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: Tex Rickard was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Tex Rickard 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.

Tex Rickard’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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