Updated at November 28, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Abbey Simon is best known as Pianist who has born on January 08, 1920 in New York City, NY. Currently, Abbey Simon is 102 years, 10 months and 20 days old. Abbey Simon will celebrate 103rd birthday on Sunday, 8th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Abbey Simon upcoming birthday.
Classical musician who was greatly admired as a master supervirtuoso.
He won the 1940 Naumburg International Piano Competition.
He recorded the complete piano works of Rachmaninoff, Chopin, and Ravel, and a large percentage of Brahms' and Schumann's works.
He began taking lessons at five from David Saperton, and he was given a scholarship by Josef Hofmann when he was eight to Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music.
He and Chick Corea both became internationally recognized pianists.
Abbey Simon is 102 years old today.
Abbey Simon was born on January 08, 1920 in New York City, NY.
Abbey Simon zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Abbey Simon was best known as Pianist.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Abbey Simon's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Abbey Simon's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1979||Password Plus debuts on NBC.|
|1981||A local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, claimed to be "perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time".|
|1982||Breakup of the Bell System: AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.|
|1989||Kegworth air disaster: British Midland Flight 92, a Boeing 737-400, crashes into the M1 motorway, killing 47 of the 126 people on board.|
|1994||Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov on Soyuz TM-18 leaves for Mir. He would stay on the space station until March 22, 1995, for a record 437 days in space.|
|1996||An Antonov An-32 cargo aircraft crashes into a crowded market in Kinshasa, Zaire, killing up to 223 on the ground; two of six crew members are also killed.|
|2002||President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.|
|2003||Turkish Airlines Flight 634 crashes near Diyarbakır Airport, Turkey, killing the entire crew and 70 of the 75 passengers.|
|2003||Air Midwest Flight 5481 crashes at Charlotte-Douglas Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina, killing all 21 people on board.|
|2004||The RMS Queen Mary 2, then the largest ocean liner ever built, is christened by her namesake's granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.|
|2005||The nuclear sub USS San Francisco collides at full speed with an undersea mountain south of Guam. One man is killed, but the sub surfaces and is repaired.|
|2009||A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in northern Costa Rica kills 15 people and injures 32.|
|2010||Gunmen from an offshoot the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda attack a bus carrying the Togo national football team on its way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, killing three.|
|2011||The attempted assassination of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona, in which five people were shot dead.|
|2016||Joaquín Guzmán, widely regarded as the world's most powerful drug trafficker, is recaptured following his escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico.|
|1990||The birth of Sascha Bigalke, German footballer|
|1990||The birth of Scott Pye, Australian race car driver|
|1991||The birth of Jorge Enríquez, Mexican footballer|
|1991||The birth of Josh Hazlewood, Australian cricketer|
|1991||The birth of Josh Jackson, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Stefan Savić, Montenegrin footballer|
|1991||The birth of Shin Ji-min, South Korean singer and rapper|
|1991||The birth of Emiliano Tabone, Argentinian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Stefanie Dolson, American basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Koke, Spanish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Apostolos Vellios, Greek footballer|
|1993||The birth of Giovanni Galbieri, Italian sprinter|
|1993||The birth of James Tedesco, Australian rugby league player|
|1998||The birth of Manuel Locatelli Italian footballer|
|2000||The birth of Noah Cyrus, American actress and singer|
|2013||The death of Jeanne Manford, American educator and activist, co-founded PFLAG (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Alasdair Milne, Indian-English director and producer (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Vicente T. Blaz, American general and politician (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Madeline Gins, American poet and architect (b. 1941)|
|2014||The death of Irma Heijting-Schuhmacher, Dutch-Australian swimmer (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Antonino P. Roman, Filipino lawyer and politician (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Andraé Crouch, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pastor (b. 1942)|
|2015||The death of Kep Enderby, Australian lawyer, judge, and politician, 23rd Attorney-General for Australia (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Patsy Garrett, American actress and singer (b. 1921)|
|2016||The death of Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian race car driver (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of German Moreno, Filipino television host, actor, comedian & talent manager (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Nicolai Gedda, Swedish operatic tenor (b. 1925)|
|2017||The death of James Mancham, Seychellois politician (b. 1939)|
|2017||The death of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Iranian politician (b. 1934)|
|2017||The death of Peter Sarstedt, Indian-British singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)|
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