Saturday, August 2
is the birthday of
Born August 2, 1878,
the Russian Lion
was the World Wrestling Champ
and strongman in the early 1900s.
Hack's two matches with Iowa farmboy
Frank Gotch in 1908 and 1911
grabbed headlines around the world.
To see more of the birthday boy, visit
Happy Birthday, Hack!
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