Ildebrando Zacchini

Ildebrando Zacchini

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Malta
Death 17 Jul 1948 (aged 79–80)
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 8251137 · View Source
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Inventor of the human cannonball act. He invented a cannon that used compressed air instead of explosives and shot his son Hugo out of it. Members of the Zacchini family were later inducted into the Ringling Brothers Circus Hall of Fame.

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FOUNDER OF THE CANNON USED IN HUMAN CANNON BALL ACT.


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  • Originally Created by: Rattlebox
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8251137
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ildebrando Zacchini (1868–17 Jul 1948), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8251137, citing Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .