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TIMELINE OF

EVEL KNIEVEL

1938 - 2007

Monday, December 10, 2007

 

Butte Civic Center & Mountain View Cemetery

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Friday, November 30, 2007

 

Clearwater, FL

Sept 28-Oct 28 2007

 

Los Angeles ,CA

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13 Toyota Car Jump 

at Fairgrounds Speedway

Saturday, July 06, 1968

 

Salt Lake City, UT – Fairgrounds Speedway

Jump: 13 Toyotas

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

13 Car Jump

at Beeline Dragway

Saturday, May 25, 1968

Scottsdale, AZ – Beeline Dragway

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Results: Crash

Injuries: Breaks Right Leg and Foot

Local Papers say he did jump 13 cars

Successful Jump

at Cincinnati Gardens

Sunday, April 29, 1973

Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Gardens

Jump: Unknown

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

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15 Car Jump

at Cow Palace

Thursday, March 02, 1972

Daly City, CA – Cow Palace

Jump: 15 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

16 Toyota Car Jump 

at Naranche Memorial Stadium

Saturday, September 20, 1969

 

Butte MT – Naranche Memorial Stadium

 

Jump: 16 Toyotas

Jump Results: Crash

Injuries: N/A

Lands Slightly Short, Runs into Fence and is Thrown

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Marries Linda Bork

Saturday, September 05, 1959

Dillon, MT – Beaverhead County Justice of the Peace’s residence

10 Car Jump

at Naranche Butte HS Football Field

Sunday, October 30, 1966

Butte, MT – Naranche Butte HS Football Field

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

Knievel’s First Stunt

Summer – 1965

Moses Lake, WA – Knievel’s Motorcycle Dealership

Knievel’s first stunt, to draw publicity to his dealership, was to jump over a long crate filled with rattlesnakes and a tethered mountain lion. Knievel’s back tire struck the crate, releasing the snakes and dispersing the crowd of around 1,000. He was not injured in the stunt.

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The First Performance of Evel Knievel

and His Motorcycle Daredevils 

Sunday, January 23, 1966

Indio, CA – National Date Festival Grounds

Jump: 2 Pickups End to End; First Daredevil Show

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Injured Attempting the

Spread-Eagle Jump

Thursday, February 10, 1966

Barstow, CA

Jump: Spread-Eagle Jump

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: Cracked ribs

“I was sprained from the bottom of my feet to my waist.”

- Robert Craig Knievel

First Big Publicity

Generating Crash

Sunday, June 19, 1966

Missoula, MT – Missoula Auto Track

Jump: 12 Cars and 1 Cargo Van

Jump Result: Crash

Injuries: Severely Broken Arm,

Several Broken Ribs

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10 Dodge Car Jump

at Tucson Dragway

Saturday, November 19, 1966

Tucson, AZ – Tucson Dragway

Jump: 10 Dodge Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

15 Car Jump

at Ascot Park Speedway

Sunday, March 05, 1967

Gardena, CA – Ascot Park Speedway

Jump: 15 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

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14 Car Jump

at Ascot Park Speedway

Sunday, May 28, 1967

Gardena, CA – Ascot Park Speedway

Jump: 14 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

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16 Car Jump

at Ascot Park Speedway

Tuesday, May 30, 1967

Gardena, CA – Ascot Park Speedway

Jump: 16 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

13 Dodge Car Jump

at Lewis County Fairgrounds

Sunday, July 09, 1967

Centralia, WA – Lewis County Fairgrounds

Jump: 13 Dodge Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

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16 Volkswagen Car Jump

at Graham Speedway

Friday, July 28, 1967

 

Graham, WA – Graham Speedway

Jump: 16 Volkswagen Cars

Jump Results: Crash | Hits Last Vehicle, a Panel Truck

Injuries: Serious Concussion

16 Volkswagen Car Jump

at Graham Speedway

Friday, August 18, 1967

 

Graham, WA – Graham Speedway

Jump: 16 Volkswagen Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

According to some reports this was a success

16 Car Jump

at Evergreen Speedway

Sunday, September 24, 1967

 

Monroe, WA – Evergreen Speedway

Jump: 16 Cars

Jump Results: Crash

Injuries: Breaks Lower Spine

15 Car Jump

at Ascot Park Speedway

Thursday, April 27, 1967

Gardena, CA – Ascot Park Speedway

Jump: 15 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

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10 Car Jump

at Deming Dragway

Sunday, December 11, 1966

Deming, NM – Deming Dragway

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

First time Jumping Cars

Wednesday, June 01, 1966

Post Falls, ID – State Line Gardens

Jump: First Time Jumping Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Robert Craig Knievel is Born

Monday, October 17, 1938

 

Silver Bow County Hospital

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4 motorcycles & 2 van Jump

at Civic Center

Thursday, November 23, 1967

 

San Francisco, CA – Civic Center

Jump: 4 Motorcycles, 2 Vans

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

4 motorcycles & 2 van Jump

at Civic Center

Friday, November 24, 1967

 

San Francisco, CA – Civic Center

 

Jump: 4 Motorcycles, 2 Vans

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

4 motorcycles & 2 van Jump

at Civic Center

Saturday, November 25, 1967

San Francisco, CA – Civic Center

Jump: 4 Motorcycles, 2 Vans

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

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4 motorcycles & 2 van Jump

at Civic Center

Sunday, November 26, 1967

San Francisco, CA – Civic Center

 

Jump: 4 Motorcycles, 2 Vans

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump

at Long Beach Arena

Thursday, November 30, 1967

 

Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Arena

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump

at Long Beach Arena

Friday, December 01, 1967

 

Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Arena

 

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump

at Long Beach Arena

Saturday, December 02, 1967

Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Arena

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump

at Long Beach Arena

Monday, December 04, 1967

Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Arena

 

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

Sunday, December 31, 1967

 

Las Vegas, NV – Caesar’s Palace

Jump: Caesar’s Palace Fountain

Jump Result: Crash

Injuries: Crushed Pelvis and Femur;

Fractures in Hip, Wrist, Both Ankles;

Concussion 

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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12 Car Jump

at Sportsman’s Speedway

Thursday, July 25, 1968

 

Blackfoot, ID – Sportsman’s Speedway

 

Jump: 12 Cars

Jump Results: Crash

Injuries: N/A

13 Car Jump 

at Meridian Speedway

Saturday, August 03, 1968

 

Meridian, ID – Meridian Speedway

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

13 Car Jump

at Umatilla Speedway Car

Sunday, August 11, 1968

 

Walla Walla, WA – Umatilla Speedway

 

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

13 Car Jump 

at Interstate Fairgrounds Speedway

Monday, August 26, 1968

 

Spokane, WA – Interstate Fairgrounds Speedway

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

13 Car Jump

at Missoula Auto Track

Saturday, September 07, 1968

 

Missoula, MT – Missoula Auto Track

 

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump 

at Utah State Fair

Friday, September 13, 1968

 

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah State Fair

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

10 Car Jump

at Utah State Fair

Sunday, September 15, 1968

 

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah State Fair

 

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

10 Car Jump 

at Tahoe-Carson Speedway

Sunday, October 13, 1968

 

Carson City, NV – Tahoe-Carson Speedway

Jump: 10 Cars

Jump Result: Crash

Injuries: Breaks Hip

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

8 Car Jump

at LA Sports Arena

Thursday, April 24, 1969

 

Los Angeles, CA – Sports Arena

 

Jump: 8 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

8 Car Jump

at LA Sports Arena

Friday, April 25, 1969

 

Los Angeles, CA – Sports Arena

Jump: 8 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

8 Car Jump

at LA Sports Arena

Saturday, April 26, 1969

 

Los Angeles, CA – Sports Arena

 

Jump: 8 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

8 Car Jump

at LA Sports Arena

Sunday, April 27, 1969

 

Los Angeles, CA – Sports Arena

Jump: 8 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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Successfully Makes 3 Jumps

Over Unknown Amount of Cars

Sunday, June 01, 1969

 

Carlsbad, CA

 

Jump: 3 Jumps Over Unknown Amount of Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

17 Car Jump

at Ascot Park Speedway

Sunday, July 06, 1969

 

Gardena, CA – Ascot Park Speedway

Jump: 17 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

11 Car Jump

at Cow Palace

Friday, January 23, 1970

 

Daly City, CA – Cow Palace

Jump: 11 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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18 Car Jump at

Seattle International Raceway

Sunday, April 05, 1970

 

Kent, WA – Seattle International Raceway

 

Jump: 18 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

New Record; Number of Cars and Distance

13 Pepsi Delivery Trucks

at Yakima Speedway 

Sunday, May 10, 1970

 

Yakima, WA – Yakima Speedway

Jump: 13 Pepsi Delivery Trucks

Jump Result: Crash; Landed on 13th Truck

Injuries: Breaks Collarbone

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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12 Car Jump at

Pacific Coliseum

Friday, June 19, 1970

 

Vancouver, BC – Pacific Coliseum

 

Jump: 12 Cars

Jump Results: Success

Injuries: N/A

Wearing a Special Brace; Due to Recent Crash

19 Datsuns Cars Jump

at Seattle International Raceway

Saturday, July 04, 1970

 

Kent, WA – Seattle International Raceway

Jump: 19 Datsuns Cars

Jump Result: Crash

Injuries: Compound Fractures of

the 4th and 5th Vertebrae

Lands on Safety Ramp;

Stays Upright but Crashes 100 Feet Beyond the Ramp

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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13 Car Jump at

Pocono International Raceway

Sunday, August 16, 1970

 

Long Pond, PA – Pocono International Raceway

 

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Results: Crash

Injuries: Cracked Vertebra; Broken Shoulder and Hand

Climbs Ladder; Thanks the crowd

13 Datsuns Cars Jump

at Lions Drag Strip

Saturday, December 12, 1970

 

Los Angeles, CA – Lions Drag Strip

Jump: 13 Cars

Jump Result: Success

Injuries: N/A

First jump using Harley-Davidson XR-750

Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace

Fountain Jump

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