Updated at December 4, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Chuck Wepner is best known as Boxer who has born on February 26, 1939 in New York City, NY. Currently, Chuck Wepner is 83 years, 9 months and 6 days old. Chuck Wepner will celebrate 84th birthday on Sunday, 26th of February 2023. Below the countdown to Chuck Wepner upcoming birthday.
He claimed to be the inspiration for the Rocky movies, and fought 15 long and hard rounds against Muhammad Ali in 1975. He compiled a career record of 35-14-2.
He was a bouncer at a club before pursuing his boxing career.
While he claimed the Rocky films were based on his life, creator Sylvester Stallone vehemently disagrees.
He was married three times. His third wife is Linda Wepner.
Although he lost the fight, he gained a ton of respect for the way he competed against the great Muhammad Ali.
Chuck Wepner is 83 years old today.
Chuck Wepner was born on February 26, 1939 in New York City, NY.
Chuck Wepner zodiac sign is Pisces.
Chuck Wepner was best known as Boxer.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Chuck Wepner's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Chuck Wepner's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1936||In the February 26 Incident, young Japanese military officers attempt to stage a coup against the government.|
|1952||Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada.|
|1960||A New York-bound Alitalia airliner crashes into a cemetery in Shannon, Ireland, shortly after takeoff, killing 34 of the 52 persons on board.|
|1966||Apollo program: Launch of AS-201, the first flight of the Saturn IB rocket|
|1971||U.N. Secretary-General U Thant signs United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day.|
|1979||The Superliner railcar enters revenue service with Amtrak.|
|1980||Egypt and Israel establish full diplomatic relations.|
|1987||Iran-Contra affair: The Tower Commission rebukes President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his national security staff.|
|1992||Nagorno-Karabakh War: Khojaly Massacre: Armenian armed forces open fire on Azeri civilians at a military post outside the town of Khojaly leaving hundreds dead.|
|1993||World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing six and injuring over a thousand.|
|1995||The UK's oldest investment banking institute, Barings Bank, collapses after a rogue securities broker Nick Leeson loses $1.4 billion by speculating on the Singapore International Monetary Exchange using futures contracts.|
|2008||The New York Philharmonic performs in Pyongyang, North Korea; this is the first event of its kind to take place in North Korea.|
|2012||Trayvon Martin was shot and killed at the age of 17 in Sanford, Florida.|
|2012||A train derails in Burlington, Ontario, Canada killing at least three people and injuring 45.|
|2013||A hot air balloon crashes near Luxor, Egypt, killing 19 people.|
|1982||The birth of Nate Ruess, American singer-songwriter|
|1983||The birth of Jerome Harrison, American football player|
|1983||The birth of Pepe, Brazilian-Portuguese footballer|
|1984||The birth of Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer|
|1984||The birth of Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican singer-songwriter|
|1984||The birth of Beren Saat, Turkish actress|
|1985||The birth of Fernando Llorente, Spanish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Hannah Kearney, American skier|
|1989||The birth of Gabriel Obertan, French footballer|
|1990||The birth of Kateřina Cachová, Czech heptathlete|
|1990||The birth of Takanoiwa Yoshimori, Mongolian sumo wrestler|
|1991||The birth of Lee Chae-rin, South Korean singer|
|1992||The birth of Mikael Granlund, Finnish professional hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Michael Chee Kam, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1997||The birth of Reghan Tumilty, Scottish footballer|
|2010||The death of Jun Seba, also known as "Nujabes", Japanese record producer, DJ, composer and arranger (b. 1974)|
|2011||The death of Arnošt Lustig, Czech author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Richard Carpenter, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Marie-Claire Alain, French organist and educator (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Stéphane Hessel, German-French diplomat and author (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Simon Li, Hong Kong judge and politician (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Sorel Etrog, Romanian-Canadian sculptor, painter, and illustrator (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Phyllis Krasilovsky, American author and academic (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Sheppard Frere, English historian and archaeologist (b. 1916)|
|2015||The death of Theodore Hesburgh, American priest, theologian, educator, and academic (b. 1917)|
|2015||The death of Earl Lloyd, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Tom Schweich, American lawyer and politician, 36th State Auditor of Missouri (b. 1960)|
|2016||The death of Andy Bathgate, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1932)|
|2016||The death of Don Getty, Canadian football player and politician, 11th Premier of Alberta (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Joseph Wapner, American lieutenant and judge (b. 1919)|
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