Updated at December 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Bette Bao Lord is best known as Activist who has born on November 03, 1938 in China. Currently, Bette Bao Lord is 84 years, 1 months and 2 days old. Bette Bao Lord will celebrate 85th birthday on Friday, 3rd of November 2023. Below the countdown to Bette Bao Lord upcoming birthday.
Chinese-American writer and civil rights activist who was awarded the first Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights in 1998. Her novel, Spring Moon, was nominated for an American Book Award in 1982.
She moved to the United States when she was eight and documented her experience in the children's book In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson.
Her book Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic was a bestseller and was named one of the five best non-fiction works of the year by Time Magazine when it was published.
She married Winston Lord, who later became an ambassador to China, and they had two children.
She was awarded the Eleanor Roosevelt Award by President Bill Clinton.
Bette Bao Lord is 84 years old today.
Bette Bao Lord was born on November 03, 1938 in China.
Bette Bao Lord zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Bette Bao Lord was best known as Activist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Bette Bao Lord's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1960||The land that would become the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an Act of Congress after a year-long legal battle that pitted local residents against Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials wishing to turn the Great Swamp into a major regional airport for jet aircraft.|
|1964||Lyndon B. Johnson is elected to a full term, winning 61% of the vote and 44 states, while Washington D.C. residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time, casting the majority of their votes for Lyndon Johnson.|
|1967||Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.|
|1969||Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the "silent majority" to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies.|
|1973||Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 10 toward Mercury. On March 29, 1974, it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet.|
|1975||Syed Nazrul Islam, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman, Tajuddin Ahmad, and Muhammad Mansur Ali, Bangladeshi politicians and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman loyalists, are murdered in the Dhaka Central Jail.|
|1978||Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.|
|1979||Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.|
|1982||The Salang Tunnel fire in Afghanistan kills up to 2,000 people.|
|1986||Iran-Contra affair: The Lebanese magazine Ash-Shiraa reports that the United States has been secretly selling weapons to Iran in order to secure the release of seven American hostages held by pro-Iranian groups in Lebanon.|
|1986||The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America.|
|1988||Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours.|
|1996||Death of Abdullah Çatlı, leader of the Turkish ultra-nationalist organisation Grey Wolves in the Susurluk car-crash, which leads to the resignation of the Turkish Interior Minister, Mehmet Ağar (a leader of the True Path Party, DYP).|
|1997||The United States of America imposes economic sanctions against Sudan in response to its human rights abuses of its own citizens and its material and political assistance to Islamic extremist groups across the Middle East and Eastern Africa.|
|2014||One World Trade Center officially opens. It is the replacement for the World Trade Center Twin Towers, in New York City, after it had been attacked by two planes during the September 11 Attacks.|
|1990||The birth of Ellyse Perry, Australian footballer and cricketer|
|1992||The birth of Joe Clarke, English slalom canoeist|
|1992||The birth of Valeria Solovyeva, Russian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Kendall Jenner, American television personality and model|
|1997||The birth of Kyle Benjamin, American race car driver|
|1997||The birth of Connor McGovern, American football player|
|1997||The birth of Izuchuckwu Anthony, Nigerian footballer|
|1997||The birth of Filip Forejtek, Czech skier|
|1997||The birth of Sarthak Golui, Indian footballer|
|1997||The birth of Agustín Guiffrey, Argentinian footballer|
|1997||The birth of Michael Kelly, Scottish footballer|
|1997||The birth of Takumi Kitamura, Japanese actor|
|1997||The birth of Marco Klepoch, Slovak figure skater|
|1997||The birth of Łukasz Kozub, Polish volleyball player|
|1997||The birth of Lázaro Martínez, Cuban athlete|
|2012||The death of Thomas K. McCraw, American historian and academic (b. 1940)|
|2012||The death of Kailashpati Mishra, Indian activist and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Nick Cardy, American soldier and illustrator (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Gerard Cieślik, Polish footballer and manager (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Gamani Corea, Sri Lankan economist and diplomat (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of William J. Coyne, American lawyer and politician (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Rupert Gerritsen, Australian historian and author (b. 1953)|
|2013||The death of Leonard Long, Australian painter and educator (b. 1911)|
|2014||The death of Augusto Martelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of Gordon Tullock, American economist and academic (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Indian actor (b. 1950)|
|2015||The death of Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi businessman and politician (b. 1944)|
|2015||The death of Howard Coble, American captain, lawyer, and politician (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Tom Graveney, English cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Kay Starr, American singer (b. 1922)|
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