Updated at September 27, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Anton Chekhov is best known as Playwright who has born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. Currently, Anton Chekhov is 162 years, 7 months and 28 days old. Anton Chekhov will celebrate 163rd birthday on Sunday, 29th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Anton Chekhov upcoming birthday.
Russian playwright and short story writer whose most famous works of dramatic realism include Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. His literary work is marked by an objective presentation of character and a reluctance to neatly answer questions.
He came from a peasant background and initially wrote as a way of both supporting his family and paying his own way through medical school. His early literary works include a short story called The Steppe and the Pushkin Prize-winning short fiction collection, At Dusk.
He was a friend of fellow Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy and Maxim Gorky.
A bachelor for most of his short life, Chekhov finally married German actress Olga Knipper on May 25th, 1901. Sadly, he died of tuberculosis just three years later.
Chekhov's numerous collaborations with renowned Moscow Art Theatre director, Konstantin Stanislavski, resulted in the development of an understated, realistic performance style that revolutionized the study of acting. Stanislavski's teachings directly informed the acting methods developed by such modern teachers as Lee Strasberg (of Hollywood "Method" acting fame), Stella Adler, and Sanford Meisner.
Anton Chekhov is 162 years old today.
Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia.
Anton Chekhov zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Anton Chekhov was best known as Playwright.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Anton Chekhov's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1959||The first Melodifestivalen is held in Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden.|
|1963||The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.|
|1967||The "ultimate high" of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.|
|1980||The Rubik's Cube makes its international debut at the Ideal Toy Corp. in Earl's Court, London.|
|1989||Cold War: Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so.|
|1991||Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, begins.|
|1996||President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear weapons testing.|
|2001||Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.|
|2002||In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.|
|2005||The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.|
|2009||The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt rules that people who do not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions, while not allowed to list any belief outside of those three, are still eligible to receive government identity documents.|
|2009||Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is removed from office following his conviction of several corruption charges, including the alleged solicitation of personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the United States Senate as a replacement for then-U.S. president-elect Barack Obama.|
|2013||SCAT Airlines Flight 760 crashes near the Kazakh city of Almaty, killing 21 people.|
|2013||2013 Alabama bunker hostage crisis, after shooting and killing of school bus driver, 66 years old Charles Albert Poland, Jr, by 65 year old Vietnam War era veteran, Jimmy Lee Dykes.|
|2017||Quebec City mosque shooting: Alexandre Bissonnette opens fire at mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, killing six and wounding 19 others in a spree shooting.|
|1980||The birth of Ivan Klasnic, German-Croatian footballer|
|1981||The birth of Rachna Khatau, Indian-American actress and singer|
|1983||The birth of Biagio Pagano, Italian footballer|
|1984||The birth of Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer|
|1984||The birth of Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer|
|1984||The birth of Safee Sali, Malaysian footballer|
|1985||The birth of Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player|
|1986||The birth of Jair Jurrjens, Dutch baseball player|
|1987||The birth of José Abreu, Cuban baseball player|
|1988||The birth of Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete|
|1988||The birth of Shay Logan, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Aydın Yılmaz, Turkish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player|
|1993||The birth of Nakjoon, South Korean-American singer|
|1993||The birth of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Japanese singer|
|2008||The death of Bengt Lindström, Swedish painter and sculptor (b. 1925)|
|2008||The death of Margaret Truman, American singer and author (b. 1924)|
|2009||The death of Hélio Gracie, Brazilian martial artist (b. 1913)|
|2011||The death of Milton Babbitt, American composer, educator, and theorist (b. 1916)|
|2012||The death of Ranjit Singh Dyal, Indian general and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry (b. 1928)|
|2012||The death of Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Italian lawyer and politician, 9th President of Italy (b. 1918)|
|2012||The death of Camilla Williams, American soprano and educator (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of François Cavanna, French journalist and author (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Colleen McCullough, Australian neuroscientist, author, and academic (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Alexander Vraciu, American commander and pilot (b. 1918)|
|2016||The death of Jean-Marie Doré, Guinean lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Guinea (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Jacques Rivette, French director, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1928)|
|2019||The death of George Fernandes, Indian politician (b. 1930)|
|2019||The death of James Ingram, American musician (b. 1952)|
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