• Born year: 1807
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1829-11-13
Sam Patch

Sam Patch (1799 – November 13, 1829), known as "The Yankee Leaper", became the first famous American daredevil after successfully jumping from a raised platform into the Niagara River near the base of Niagara Falls in 1829.

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