Updated at March 23, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
|Full Name||Abdus Salam|
|Birthdate||January 29, 1926|
|Age (in 2023)||97 Years Old|
Abdus Salam is best known as Physicist who has born on January 29, 1926 in Pakistan. Currently, Abdus Salam is 97 years, 1 months and 25 days old. Abdus Salam will celebrate 98th birthday on Monday, 29th of January 2024. Below the countdown to Abdus Salam upcoming birthday.
Known for his work in the physics sub-field of electroweak unification, this Pakistani scientist was a 1979 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
After earning undergraduate degrees in mathematics and physics from Government College University, Lahore and St. John's College, Cambridge, he received a doctorate in theoretical physics from Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory.
During the 1960s and 1970s, he served the Pakistani government as an advisor on scientific matters.
His first marriage resulted in four children, and his second marriage -- to biophysics professor Louise Johnson -- produced another daughter and son.
While a graduate student, he solved one of the theoretical physics problems that had stumped the Nobel Prize-winning American physicist Richard Feynman.
Abdus Salam is 97 years old today.
Abdus Salam was born on January 29, 1926 in Pakistan.
Abdus Salam zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Abdus Salam was best known as Physicist.
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|1944||World War II: In Bologna, Italy, the Anatomical theatre of the Archiginnasio is completely destroyed in an air-raid.|
|1973||EgyptAir Flight 741 crashes into the Kyrenia Mountains in Cyprus, killing 37 people.|
|1983||Singapore cable car crash: Panamanian-registered oil rig, Eniwetok, strikes the cables of the Singapore Cable Car system linking the mainland and Sentosa Island, causing two cabins to fall into the water and killing seven people and leaving thirteen others trapped for hours.|
|1989||Cold War: Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so.|
|1991||Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, begins between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.|
|1996||President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear weapons testing.|
|2001||Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.|
|2002||In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.|
|2005||The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.|
|2008||An Egyptian court rules that people who do not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions, while not allowed to list any belief outside of those three, are still eligible to receive government identity documents.|
|2009||Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is removed from office following his conviction of several corruption charges, including solicitation of personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the United States Senate as a replacement for then-U.S. president-elect Barack Obama.|
|2013||SCAT Airlines Flight 760 crashes near the Kazakh city of Almaty, killing 21 people.|
|2014||Rojava conflict: The Afrin Canton declares its autonomy from the Syrian Arab Republic.|
|2017||A gunman opens fire at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, killing six and wounding 19 others in a spree shooting.|
|2020||COVID-19 pandemic: The Trump administration establishes the White House Coronavirus Task Force under Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar.|
|1977||The birth of Sam Jaeger, American actor and screenwriter|
|1979||The birth of Christina Koch, American engineer and astronaut|
|1980||The birth of Jason James Richter, American actor and musician|
|1981||The birth of Jonny Lang, American singer, songwriter and guitarist|
|1982||The birth of Adam Lambert, American singer, songwriter and actor|
|1985||The birth of Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player|
|1985||The birth of Isabel Lucas, Australian actress and model|
|1987||The birth of José Abreu, Cuban baseball player|
|1987||The birth of Jessica Burkhart, American author|
|1988||The birth of Ayobami Adebayo, Nigerian author|
|1988||The birth of Jake Auchincloss, American politician, businessman, and Marine veteran|
|1988||The birth of Shay Logan, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Markel Brown, American basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Japanese singer|
|2012||The death of Ranjit Singh Dyal, Indian general and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry (b. 1928)|
|2012||The death of Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Italian lawyer and politician, 9th President of Italy (b. 1918)|
|2012||The death of Camilla Williams, American soprano and educator (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Colleen McCullough, Australian neuroscientist, author, and academic (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Alexander Vraciu, American commander and pilot (b. 1918)|
|2016||The death of Jean-Marie Doré, Guinean lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Guinea (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Jacques Rivette, French director, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1928)|
|2019||The death of George Fernandes, Indian politician (b. 1930)|
|2019||The death of James Ingram, American musician (b. 1952)|
|2021||The death of Walker Boone, Canadian actor (b. 1944)|
|2022||The death of Howard Hesseman, American actor (b. 1940)|
|2023||The death of Hazel McCallion, Canadian businesswoman and politician, 5th Mayor of Mississauga (b. 1921)|
|2023||The death of Will Steffen, American-Australian chemist (b. 1947)|
|2023||The death of Gero Storjohann, German politician (b. 1958)|
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