Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Carol Shields is best known as Novelist who has born on June 02, 1935 in Illinois. Currently, Carol Shields is 87 years, 8 months and 2 days old. Carol Shields will celebrate 88th birthday on Friday, 2nd of June 2023. Below the countdown to Carol Shields upcoming birthday.
A 20th-century American fiction writer, she is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Stone Diaries. Her other works include Larry's Party, Small Ceremonies, and Swann: A Mystery.
She graduated from both Hanover College (Indiana) and the University of Ottawa. Early in her career, she published poetry collections entitled Others (1972) and Intersect (1974).
She wrote several works for the stage, including Departures and Arrivals (1990) and Thirteen Hands (1993).
She married Donald Hugh Shields in 1957. Her daughter, Anne Giardini, also became a writer.
In 2001, she published a biography of Jane Austen.
Carol Shields is 87 years old today.
Carol Shields was born on June 02, 1935 in Illinois.
Carol Shields zodiac sign is Gemini.
Carol Shields was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Carol Shields's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1946||Birth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians vote to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After the referendum, King Umberto II of Italy is exiled.|
|1953||The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who is crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories & Head of the Commonwealth, the first major international event to be televised.|
|1955||The USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948.|
|1962||During the 1962 FIFA World Cup, police had to intervene multiple times in fights between Chilean and Italian players in one of the most violent games in football history.|
|1964||The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is formed.|
|1966||Surveyor program: Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to soft-land on another world.|
|1967||Luis Monge is executed in Colorado's gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.|
|1967||Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into riots, during which Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.|
|1979||Pope John Paul II starts his first official visit to his native Poland, becoming the first Pope to visit a Communist country.|
|1983||After an emergency landing because of an in-flight fire, twenty-three passengers aboard Air Canada Flight 797 are killed when a flashover occurs as the plane's doors open. Because of this incident, numerous new safety regulations are put in place.|
|1990||The Lower Ohio Valley tornado outbreak spawns 66 confirmed tornadoes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, killing 12.|
|1997||In Denver, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, in which 168 people died. He was executed four years later.|
|2003||Europe launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency's Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan.|
|2012||Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.|
|2014||Telangana officially becomes the 29th state of India, formed from ten districts of northwestern Andhra Pradesh.|
|1987||The birth of Yoann Huget, French rugby player|
|1987||The birth of Matthew Koma, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1987||The birth of Angelo Mathews, Sri Lankan cricketer|
|1987||The birth of Darin Zanyar, Swedish singer-songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Sonakshi Sinha, Indian actress|
|1988||The birth of Sergio Agüero, Argentinian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Patrik Berglund, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Freddy Adu, Ghanaian-American footballer|
|1989||The birth of Steve Smith, Australian cricketer|
|1990||The birth of Jack Lowden, Scottish actor|
|1992||The birth of Pajtim Kasami, Swiss footballer|
|1993||The birth of Adam Taggart, Australian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Mike Grzesiek, Esports player and streamer|
|1999||The birth of Campbell Graham, Australian rugby league player|
|2000||The birth of Lilimar Hernandez, Venezuelan actress|
|2012||The death of Kathryn Joosten, American actress (b. 1939)|
|2012||The death of Jan Gmelich Meijling, Dutch commander and politician (b. 1943)|
|2013||The death of Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Chen Xitong, Chinese politician, 8th Mayor of Beijing (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Mandawuy Yunupingu, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1956)|
|2014||The death of Ivica Brzić, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1941)|
|2014||The death of Anjan Das, Indian director and producer (b. 1951)|
|2014||The death of Gennadi Gusarov, Russian footballer and manager (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Nikolay Khrenkov, Russian bobsledder (b. 1984)|
|2014||The death of Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Kuaima Riruako, Namibian politician (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Alexander Shulgin, American pharmacologist and chemist (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Fernando de Araújo, East Timorese politician, President of East Timor (b. 1963)|
|2015||The death of Irwin Rose, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)|
|2017||The death of Peter Sallis, English actor (b. 1921)|
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