Alvin Ailey Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at December 8, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Alvin Ailey Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Alvin Ailey Facts

Full NameAlvin Ailey
BirthdateJanuary 05, 1931
Birth PlaceRogers, TX
Age (in 2022)91 Years Old

Alvin Ailey Age & Birthday

Alvin Ailey is best known as Choreographer who has born on January 05, 1931 in Rogers, TX. Currently, Alvin Ailey is 91 years, 11 months and 3 days old. Alvin Ailey will celebrate 92nd birthday on Thursday, 5th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Alvin Ailey upcoming birthday.

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Alvin Ailey Biography


Influential African American dancer and choreographer. He brought modern dance to a wider audience, founded New York's Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and created a famous dance piece called "Revelations."

Before Fame

As a teenager, he studied dance with renowned choreographer Lester Horton, who established the first American dance school that taught students of all races.


While living in San Francisco, he performed in nightclubs with poet Maya Angelou.

Family Life

He was once romantically linked to political activist David McReynolds. Tragically, Ailey contracted HIV in the 1980s and died in his late fifties.

Associated With

He appeared with actress and singer Pearl Bailey in the 1954 Broadway production of House of Flowers.

Top Asked Questions about Alvin Ailey

How old is Alvin Ailey in 2022?

Alvin Ailey is 91 years old today.

When was Alvin Ailey born?

Alvin Ailey was born on January 05, 1931 in Rogers, TX.

What is Alvin Ailey zodiac sign?

Alvin Ailey zodiac sign is Capricorn.

What was Alvin Ailey best known for?

Alvin Ailey was best known as Choreographer.

Fun Facts about Alvin Ailey's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Alvin Ailey's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Alvin Ailey was born on Monday, 5th day / 02nd week of 1931
  • Alvin Ailey has Capricorn zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Alvin Ailey birthday is V.I.MCMXXXI
  • Alvin Ailey's birthstone is Garnet
  • Alvin Ailey's birth flower is Carnation that symbolize fascination, distinction & love
  • Alvin Ailey age in year is 91 years old
  • Alvin Ailey age in month is 1103 months old
  • Alvin Ailey age in day is 33575 days old
  • Alvin Ailey age in hour is 805800 hours old
  • Alvin Ailey age in minute is 48348000 minutes old
  • Alvin Ailey age in second is 2900880000 seconds old
  • Next Alvin Ailey birthday is on Thursday, January 5th 2023
  • Alvin Ailey age in next birthday (2023) is 92 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about January 05, 1931 birthday

Historical Events on Alvin Ailey Birthday (January 05)

Below are historical events that coincided with Alvin Ailey's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1949In his "State of the Union" address, United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program.
1950In the Sverdlovsk air disaster, all 19 of those on board are killed, including almost the entire national ice hockey team (VVS Moscow) of the Soviet Air Force - 11 players, as well as a team doctor and a masseur.
1953The play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett receives its première in Paris.
1957In a speech given to the United States Congress, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the establishment of what will later be called the Eisenhower Doctrine.
1968Alexander Dubček comes to power in Czechoslovakia, effectively beginning the "Prague Spring".
1970The 7.1 Mw  Tonghai earthquake shakes Tonghai County, Yunnan province, China, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). Between 10,000 and 15,000 people are known to have been killed and about another 26,000 are injured.
1974The warmest reliably measured temperature within the Antarctic Circle, of +59 °F (+15 °C), is recorded at Vanda Station.
1975The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
1976The Khmer Rouge proclaim the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea.
1976The Troubles: Gunmen shoot dead ten Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus at Kingsmill in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK, allegedly as retaliation for a string of attacks on Catholic civilians in the area by Loyalists, particularly the killing of six Catholics the night before.
1991Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991-92 South Ossetia War.
1991The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War.
1993The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.
2005Eris, the most massive and second-largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.
2014A launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14 aboard the GSLV MK.II D5 marks the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic engine.
1979The birth of Giuseppe Gibilisco, Italian pole vaulter
1980The birth of Sebastian Deisler, German footballer
1981The birth of Deadmau5 (Joel Thomas Zimmerman), Canadian musician
1982The birth of Takashi Aizawa, Japanese footballer
1982The birth of Janica Kostelić, Croatian skier
1984The birth of Derrick Atkins, Bahamian sprinter
1984The birth of Diego Gómez, Argentine-French footballer
1985The birth of Diego Vera, Uruguayan footballer
1986The birth of Deepika Padukone, Indian actress
1987The birth of Dexter Bean, American NASCAR driver
1988The birth of Azizulhasni Awang, Malaysian track cyclist
1988The birth of Luke Daniels, English footballer
1988The birth of Mario de Luna, Mexican footballer
1989The birth of Krisztián Németh, Hungarian footballer
1990The birth of Mark Nicholls, Australian rugby league player
2012The death of Frederica Sagor Maas, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1900)
2014The death of Eusébio, Mozambican-Portuguese footballer and manager (b. 1942)
2014The death of Philippe Boiry, French journalist (b. 1927)
2014The death of Carmen Zapata, American actress (b. 1927)
2015The death of Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French racing driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1937)
2015The death of Bernard Joseph McLaughlin, American bishop (b. 1912)
2016The death of Pierre Boulez, French pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1925)
2016The death of Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian journalist and politician, 38th Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1938)
2017The death of Jill Saward, English rape victim and activist (b. 1965)
2018The death of Asghar Khan, Pakistani three star general and politician (b. 1921)
2018The death of John Young, American captain, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1930)
2018The death of Thomas Bopp, American astronomer best known as the co-discoverer of comet Hale-Bopp (b. 1949)
2018The death of Karin von Aroldingen, German ballerina (b. 1941)
2019The death of Bernice Sandler, American women's rights activist (b. 1928)
2019The death of Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1937)

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