Updated at February 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Alma Flor Ada is best known as Children's Author who has born on January 03, 1938 in Cuba. Currently, Alma Flor Ada is 85 years, 1 months and 5 days old. Alma Flor Ada will celebrate 86th birthday on Wednesday, 3rd of January 2024. Below the countdown to Alma Flor Ada upcoming birthday.
Famous for her works of children's literature in both the Spanish and English languages, Ada penned such award-winning books as Under the Royal Palms; The Gold Coin; and Gathering the Sun. She also published a memoir titled Vivir en Dos Idiomas, as well as several novels for adults.
After graduating from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, she received a doctorate from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. In addition, she studied at Harvard University on a Fulbright Scholarship.
She taught at both the University of San Francisco and Emory University.
She was born and raised in Cuba; she later settled in Northern California with her four children. With her son Gabriel Zubizarreta, she co-wrote the books Love, Amalia and Dancing Home.
She translated into Spanish some of the works of fellow young adult author Judy Blume.
Alma Flor Ada is 85 years old today.
Alma Flor Ada was born on January 03, 1938 in Cuba.
Alma Flor Ada zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Alma Flor Ada was best known as Children's Author.
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|1976||The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, comes into force.|
|1977||Apple Computer is incorporated.|
|1990||United States invasion of Panama: Manuel Noriega, former leader of Panama, surrenders to American forces.|
|1993||In Moscow, Russia, George H. W. Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).|
|1994||More than seven million people from the former apartheid Homelands receive South African citizenship.|
|1994||Baikal Airlines Flight 130 crashes near Irkutsk, Russia, resulting in 125 deaths.|
|1999||The Mars Polar Lander is launched by NASA.|
|2000||Final daily edition of the Peanuts comic strip.|
|2002||Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israeli forces seize the Palestinian freighter Karine A in the Red Sea, finding 50 tons of weapons.|
|2004||Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea, resulting in 148 deaths, making it one of the deadliest aviation accidents in Egyptian history.|
|2009||The first block of the blockchain of the decentralized payment system Bitcoin, called the Genesis block, was established by the creator of the system, Satoshi Nakamoto.|
|2015||Boko Haram militants raze the entire town of Baga in north-east Nigeria, starting the Baga massacre and killing as many as 2,000 people.|
|2016||Following the fallout caused by the execution of Nimr al-Nimr, Iran ends its diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia.|
|2018||Computer analysts report two major security vulnerabilities, named "Meltdown" and "Spectre," affecting the microprocessors of almost all computers in the world.|
|2019||Chang'e 4 makes the first soft landing on the far side of the Moon, deploying the Yutu-2 lunar rover.|
|1987||The birth of Reto Berra, Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender|
|1987||The birth of Kim Ok-bin, South Korean actress and singer|
|1988||The birth of Ikechi Anya, Scottish-Nigerian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Matt Frattin, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Ben Matulino, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Kōhei Uchimura, Japanese artistic gymnast|
|1990||The birth of Yoichiro Kakitani, Japanese footballer|
|1991||The birth of Jerson Cabral, Dutch footballer|
|1991||The birth of Özgür Çek, Turkish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Sébastien Faure, French footballer|
|1991||The birth of Dane Gagai, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Doug McDermott, American basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Sio Siua Taukeiaho, New Zealand-Tongan rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Sandra Zaniewska, Polish tennis player|
|2003||The birth of Greta Thunberg, Swedish environmental activist|
|2013||The death of Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Phil Everly, American singer and guitarist (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of George Goodman, American economist and author (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Saul Zaentz, American film producer (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of Martin Anderson, American economist and academic (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Edward Brooke, American captain and politician, 47th Massachusetts Attorney General (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Bryan Caldwell, American football player (b. 1960)|
|2015||The death of Allie Sherman, American football player and coach (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of Paul Bley, Canadian-American pianist and composer (b. 1932)|
|2016||The death of Peter Naur, Danish computer scientist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Bill Plager, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1945)|
|2016||The death of Igor Sergun, Russian general and diplomat (b. 1957)|
|2017||The death of H. S. Mahadeva Prasad, Indian politician (b. 1958)|
|2018||The death of Colin Brumby, Australian composer (b. 1933)|
|2019||The death of Herb Kelleher, American businessman, co-founder of Southwest Airlines (b. 1931)|
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