Will Rogers

William Penn Adair Rogers

  • American

Notable Position Organization From To
Performer Ziegfeld Follies 1915


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1879/11/04 Will Rogers is born on the Dog Iron Ranch in the Cherokee Nation. Home Will Rogers Birthplace Oologah, OK
1898/00/00 From 1897 to 1898, Will Rodgers attends Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri, but leaves school in the 10th grade to become a cowboy. Education Kemper Military School Boonville
1915/00/00 Will Rogers plays the New Orpheum Theatre Vaudeville New Orpheum Theatre Champaign
1915/00/00 Florenz Ziegfeld signs Will Rogers to the "Ziegfeld Follies" to talk, joke and perform rope tricks. Vaudevillian New Amsterdam Theater New York City
1916/00/00 Will Rogers headlines at the Palace Theatre, NYC. Vaudevillian Palace Theatre New York City
1926/00/00 Rogers Ranch House built for Will Rogers Home Will Rogers House Los Angeles
1927/00/00 Will Rogers plays the Edwards in Sarasota, Florida. Performer Edwards Theatre Sarasota
1929/00/00 Will Rogers attends a Polo meet at Fort Reno Visitor Fort Reno El Reno
1929/10/21 The Edison Institute is dedicated by Herbert Hoover. The attendees include Marie Curie, George Eastman, John D Rockefeller, Will Rogers, and Orville Wright. The dedication is broadcast on radio. Dignitary The Henry Ford Museum Dearborn
1930/00/00 Will Rogers visits Couchwood Visitor Couchwood Estate Malvern
1930/00/00 Will Rogers visits Camp Hoover, circa 1930. Visitor Camp Hoover Shenandoah National Park
1935/00/00 "Steamboat Round the Bend " is released. Actor Steamboat Round the Bend
1935/08/15 Pilot Wiley Post and Will Rogers' aircraft crashes into a lagoon near Point Barrow, Alaska, killing both occupants Died Rogers-Post Site Utqiagvik
1995/08/12 Will Rogers' son Jimmy Rogers, and actor Ben Johnson from Pawhuska, Oklahoma unveil "The Cherokee Kid" by local sculptor Sandra Van Zandt, a life-size bronze sculpture of Will pausing for a drink at the old town pump with his favorite horse, Comanche. In Memoriam The Cherokee Kid (sculpture) Oologah Pump and The Cherokee Kid Oologah, OK

1 Creative Work by Will Rogers »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Steamboat Round the Bend Actor Film 1935/00/00

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