DEAD: George Nissen

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

George Nissen (aged 76)
American inventor of the modern trampoline

George Peter Nissen (February 3, 1914 – April 7, 2010) was an American gymnast and inventor who developed the modern trampoline and made trampolining a worldwide sport and recreation.

DEATH: He died in San Diego, California on April 7, 2010 at the age of 96 from complications from pneumonia.

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