Black Hawk


Black Hawk

"Black Hawk" (or "Blackhawk", "Blackhawks") may refer to:

Animals

* The Common Black Hawk, a bird of prey

People

* Black Hawk (chief), a Sauk and Fox leader of the 19th century
** The Black Hawk War, named after him.
* Black Hawk (artist), a Sans Arc Lakota artist of the 19th century
* Antonga Black Hawk, a Ute leader known to whites as "Black Hawk"
** Black Hawk War (Utah) of the 1860s, an Indian War named after him

Places

* Blackhawk, California, in Contra Costa County
* Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara, California, a census-designated place that includes Blackhawk in Contra Costa County
* Black Hawk, Colorado
* Blackhawk, Mississippi
* Black Hawk County, Iowa
* Black Hawk Bridge, a bridge over the Mississippi River between Iowa and Wisconsin
* Black Hawk College, located in Moline, Illinois
* Black Hawk Purchase, a historical region of Iowa

Lakes

* Black Hawk Lake (Madera County, California), a reservoir in Madera County, California
* Black Hawk Lake (Tuolumne County, California), a lake in Tuolumne County, California
* Black Hawk Lake (Sac County, Iowa), a glacial lake in Sac County, Iowa
* Black Hawk Lake (Iowa County, Wisconsin), a glacial lake in Iowa County, Wisconsin

Vehicles

* USS "Black Hawk", the name of four United States vessels
* The "Black Hawk" (Amtrak), a passenger train between Chicago and Dubuque, Iowa
* Two types of helicopters manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft:
** Sikorsky S-67 "Blackhawk", an attack helicopter
** UH-60 Black Hawk, a utility helicopter
* Stutz Blackhawk, a make of car

ports

* Chicago Blackhawks, a team in the National Hockey League
* San Francisco Bay Blackhawks, a soccer team in the USA
* The Atlanta Hawks, previously known as the Tri-Cities Blackhawks

Media & other uses

* Blackhawk (comics), an aviator comic book hero and leader of a team named Blackhawks
** "Blackhawk" (radio), a 1950 ABC radio series based on the comic book
** "Blackhawk" (serial), a 1952 Columbia serial based on the comic book
* Blackhawk (UK comic), a "Tornado"/"2000 AD" comic book character
* "", a book by Mark Bowden
** "Black Hawk Down" (film), a Ridley Scott movie based on the Mark Bowden book
* "", a videogame
* BlackHawk, a country music band
** "Blackhawk" (album), the band's debut album
* Black Hawk Statue, a statue originally named "The Eternal Indian" by sculptor Lorado Taft
* "Blackthorne", a video game known as "Blackhawk" in Europe
* The Black Hawk (nightclub), a jazz venue once located in San Francisco's Tenderloin District
* Blackhawk Network, a worldwide giftcard distribution network
* The Ruger Blackhawk, a single action revolver
* Blackhawks are a type of sentient biological spaceship in Peter F. Hamilton's fictional "The Night's Dawn Trilogy".


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