Jimmy Doolittle

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Birthday
14, 1896
Birthplace
Alameda, CA
Death Date
Sep 27, 1993 (96)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1896
Birthplace
Alameda, CA
Death Date
Sep 27, 1993 (96)

About

American aviator and World War II hero. He became famous as the commander of the "Doolittle Raid," an April, 1942 air raid over Tokyo, Japan.

Before Fame

He attended the University of California- Berkeley, where he joined the Theta Kappa Nu fraternity.

Trivia

He was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading the Doolittle Raid against Japan.

Family Life

He married Josephine E. Daniels in 1917.

Associated With

He and James Mollison both served as pilots in World War II.