Updated at December 8, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
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.
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."
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.
He was once romantically linked to political activist David McReynolds. Tragically, Ailey contracted HIV in the 1980s and died in his late fifties.
He appeared with actress and singer Pearl Bailey in the 1954 Broadway production of House of Flowers.
Alvin Ailey is 91 years old today.
Alvin Ailey was born on January 05, 1931 in Rogers, TX.
Alvin Ailey zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Alvin Ailey was best known as Choreographer.
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|1949||In his "State of the Union" address, United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program.|
|1950||In 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.|
|1953||The play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett receives its première in Paris.|
|1957||In 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.|
|1968||Alexander Dubček comes to power in Czechoslovakia, effectively beginning the "Prague Spring".|
|1970||The 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.|
|1974||The warmest reliably measured temperature within the Antarctic Circle, of +59 °F (+15 °C), is recorded at Vanda Station.|
|1975||The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.|
|1976||The Khmer Rouge proclaim the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea.|
|1976||The 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.|
|1991||Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991-92 South Ossetia War.|
|1991||The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War.|
|1993||The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.|
|2005||Eris, 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.|
|2014||A launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14 aboard the GSLV MK.II D5 marks the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic engine.|
|1979||The birth of Giuseppe Gibilisco, Italian pole vaulter|
|1980||The birth of Sebastian Deisler, German footballer|
|1981||The birth of Deadmau5 (Joel Thomas Zimmerman), Canadian musician|
|1982||The birth of Takashi Aizawa, Japanese footballer|
|1982||The birth of Janica Kostelić, Croatian skier|
|1984||The birth of Derrick Atkins, Bahamian sprinter|
|1984||The birth of Diego Gómez, Argentine-French footballer|
|1985||The birth of Diego Vera, Uruguayan footballer|
|1986||The birth of Deepika Padukone, Indian actress|
|1987||The birth of Dexter Bean, American NASCAR driver|
|1988||The birth of Azizulhasni Awang, Malaysian track cyclist|
|1988||The birth of Luke Daniels, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Mario de Luna, Mexican footballer|
|1989||The birth of Krisztián Németh, Hungarian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Mark Nicholls, Australian rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Frederica Sagor Maas, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1900)|
|2014||The death of Eusébio, Mozambican-Portuguese footballer and manager (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Philippe Boiry, French journalist (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Carmen Zapata, American actress (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French racing driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Bernard Joseph McLaughlin, American bishop (b. 1912)|
|2016||The death of Pierre Boulez, French pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1925)|
|2016||The death of Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian journalist and politician, 38th Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1938)|
|2017||The death of Jill Saward, English rape victim and activist (b. 1965)|
|2018||The death of Asghar Khan, Pakistani three star general and politician (b. 1921)|
|2018||The death of John Young, American captain, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1930)|
|2018||The death of Thomas Bopp, American astronomer best known as the co-discoverer of comet Hale-Bopp (b. 1949)|
|2018||The death of Karin von Aroldingen, German ballerina (b. 1941)|
|2019||The death of Bernice Sandler, American women's rights activist (b. 1928)|
|2019||The death of Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1937)|
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