Updated at December 10, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Adam Lindsay Gordon is best known as Poet who has born on October 19, 1833 in Portugal. Currently, Adam Lindsay Gordon is 189 years, 1 months and 22 days old. Adam Lindsay Gordon will celebrate 190th birthday on Thursday, 19th of October 2023. Below the countdown to Adam Lindsay Gordon upcoming birthday.
Portuguese-Australian poet, politician, and horse jockey who is best known for Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes. His individual poems include "A Song of Autumn" and "The Swimmer."
He was the son of first cousins Adam Durnford Gordon and Harriet Gordon. After spending his youth in Portugal and England, he joined the South Australian Mounted Police in 1853.
He had a horse riding accident in 1870 that resulted in a head injury. This event, along with the initial failure of his Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes, was a factor in his June suicide.
He married Margaret Park in October of 1862. The couple's infant daughter died in 1868.
Composer Sir Edward Elgar set Gordon's poems "A Song of Autumn" and "The Swimmer" to music.
Adam Lindsay Gordon is 189 years old today.
Adam Lindsay Gordon was born on October 19, 1833 in Portugal.
Adam Lindsay Gordon zodiac sign is Libra.
Adam Lindsay Gordon was best known as Poet.
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|1960||The United States imposes a near-total trade embargo against Cuba.|
|1973||President Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.|
|1974||Niue becomes a self-governing colony of New Zealand.|
|1984||A Roman Catholic priest, Jerzy Popiełuszko, associated with the Solidarity Union, is killed by three agents of the Polish Communist internal intelligence agency.|
|1986||The president of Mozambique and a prominent leader of FRELIMO, along with 33 others, die when their aircraft crashes into the Lebombo Mountains.|
|1987||The United States Navy conducts Operation Nimble Archer, an attack on two Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf.|
|1987||Black Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22%, 508 points.|
|1988||The British government imposes a broadcasting ban on television and radio interviews with members of Sinn Féin and eleven Irish republican and Ulster loyalist paramilitary groups.|
|1989||The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.|
|2001||SIEV X, an Indonesian fishing boat en route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 migrants, sinks in international waters with the loss of 353 people.|
|2003||Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II.|
|2005||Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.|
|2005||Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.|
|2012||A bomb explosion kills eight people and injures 110 more in Lebanon.|
|2013||At least 105 people are injured in a train crash in Buenos Aires.|
|1988||The birth of Markiyan Kamysh, Ukrainian writer|
|1988||The birth of Chris Lawrence, Australian rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of James Gavet, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Miroslav Stoch, Slovakian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Rakuto Tochihara, Japanese actor|
|1989||The birth of Janine Tugonon, Filipino model and television host|
|1990||The birth of Tom Kilbey, English footballer|
|1990||The birth of Endō Shōta, Japanese sumo wrestler|
|1990||The birth of Janet Leon, Swedish singer-songwriter and dancer|
|1991||The birth of Colton Dixon, American singer-songwriter and pianist|
|1992||The birth of Shiho, Japanese actress and model|
|1993||The birth of Abby Sunderland, American sailor|
|1994||The birth of Agnė Sereikaitė, Lithuanian speed skater|
|1996||The birth of Bernadeth Pons, Filipino volleyball athlete|
|1999||The birth of Carlotta Truman, German singer-songwriter|
|2013||The death of Noel Harrison, English singer, actor, and skier (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Ronald Shannon Jackson, American drummer and composer (b. 1940)|
|2013||The death of Mikihiko Renjō, Japanese author (b. 1948)|
|2013||The death of Mahmoud Zoufonoun, Iranian-American violinist and composer (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of John Holt, Jamaican singer-songwriter (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Stephen Paulus, American composer (b. 1949)|
|2014||The death of Raphael Ravenscroft, English saxophonist and composer (b. 1954)|
|2014||The death of Serena Shim, Lebanese-American journalist (b. 1984)|
|2015||The death of Leon Bramlett, American football player and politician (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Bill Daley, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Fleming Mackell, Canadian ice hockey player and singer (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Ali Treki, Libyan politician and diplomat, Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Phil Chess, Czech-American record producer, co-founded Chess Records (b. 1921)|
|2016||The death of Giovanni Steffè, Italian rower (b. 1928)|
|2017||The death of Umberto Lenzi, Italian film director (b. 1931)|
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