Updated at February 3, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Adeline Yen Mah is best known as Memoirist who has born on November 30, 1937 in Tianjin, China. Currently, Adeline Yen Mah is 85 years, 2 months and 3 days old. Adeline Yen Mah will celebrate 86th birthday on Thursday, 30th of November 2023. Below the countdown to Adeline Yen Mah upcoming birthday.
Famous for her 1997 memoir Falling Leaves: Return to their Roots, this writer and medical doctor also penned a second bestselling autobiographical work, Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (1999), which details the abuse she suffered as a child.
She left her native China in the early 1950s to attend the London Hospital Medical School and subsequently opened a medical practice in the United States.
Falling leaves details her love for the only family members who cared for her well-being: Aunt Baba (her father's sister) and Ye Ye (her grandfather). Her other literary works include the young adult novel Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society (2003) and the Chinese philosophy-themed work Watching the Tree (2001).
She and her siblings Lydia, Gregory, Edgar, and James are the children of Joseph Yen and Ren Yong-ping. With her first husband, Byron Bai-lun Soon, Mah has a son named Roger. Her second marriage, to Robert A. Mah, produced a daughter named Ann.
She and fellow Chinese memoirist Ji-li Jiang published their popular debut works just one year apart.
Adeline Yen Mah is 85 years old today.
Adeline Yen Mah was born on November 30, 1937 in Tianjin, China.
Adeline Yen Mah zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Adeline Yen Mah was best known as Memoirist.
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|1972||Vietnam War: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells the press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam because troop levels are now down to 27,000.|
|1979||Pink Floyd's rock opera, The Wall is released.|
|1981||Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe. (The meetings end inconclusively on December 17.)|
|1982||Michael Jackson's sixth solo studio album, Thriller, is released worldwide, ultimately to become the best-selling record album in history.|
|1994||MS Achille Lauro catches fire off the coast of Somalia.|
|1995||Official end of Operation Desert Storm.|
|1995||U.S. President Bill Clinton visits Northern Ireland and speaks in favour of the "Northern Ireland peace process" to a huge rally at Belfast City Hall; he calls terrorists "yesterday's men".|
|1999||Exxon and Mobil sign a US$73.7 billion agreement to merge, thus creating ExxonMobil, the world's largest company.|
|1999||In Seattle, United States, demonstrations against a World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies.|
|1999||British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe's largest defense contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.|
|2000||NASA launches STS-97, the 101st Space Shuttle mission.|
|2001||Gary Ridgway is apprehended and charged with four murders as the Green River Killer.|
|2005||John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.|
|2012||An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane belonging to Aéro-Service, crashes into houses near Maya-Maya Airport during a thunderstorm, killing at least 32 people.|
|2018||A magnitude 7.0 earthquake with its epicenter only 15 miles from Anchorage, Alaska causes significant property damage but no deaths.|
|1985||The birth of Chrissy Teigen, American model|
|1986||The birth of Jordan Farmar, American basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Vasilisa Bardina, Russian tennis player|
|1987||The birth of Naomi Knight, American wrestler, model, and dancer|
|1987||The birth of Dougie Poynter, English singer-songwriter and bass player|
|1988||The birth of Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer (d. 2014)|
|1988||The birth of Vitaliy Polyanskyi, Ukrainian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Tomi Saarelma, Finnish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Vladimír Weiss, Slovak footballer|
|1990||The birth of Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess player|
|1990||The birth of Antoine N'Gossan, Ivorian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Agnatius Paasi, Tongan rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Yuri Chinen, Japanese idol, singer, dancer and model|
|1994||The birth of Sofia Araújo, Portuguese tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Seb Morris, Welsh race car driver|
|2014||The death of Martin Litton, American rafter and environmentalist (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Anthony Dryden Marshall, American CIA officer and diplomat (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Go Seigen, Chinese-Japanese Go player (b. 1914)|
|2014||The death of Kent Haruf, American novelist (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Pío Caro Baroja, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Minas Hatzisavvas, Greek actor and screenwriter (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Marcus Klingberg, Polish-Israeli physician and biologist (b. 1918)|
|2015||The death of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan sociologist and author (b. 1940)|
|2015||The death of Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Eldar Ryazanov, Russian director and screenwriter (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Nigel Buxton, British travel writer and wine critic (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Jim Nabors, American actor and comedian (b. 1930)|
|2017||The death of Surin Pitsuwan, Thai politician and diplomat (b. 1949)|
|2017||The death of Alfie Curtis, British actor (b. 1930)|
|2018||The death of George H. W. Bush, American politician, 41st President of the United States (b. 1924)|
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