Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Claude Thornhill is best known as Composer who has born on August 10, 1908 in Indiana. Currently, Claude Thornhill is 114 years, 1 months and 16 days old. Claude Thornhill will celebrate 115th birthday on Thursday, 10th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Claude Thornhill upcoming birthday.
Remembered for his many compositions, including 'I Wish I Had You,' which was recorded by Billie Holiday and Fats Waller. Other works he wrote include 'Let's Go,' 'Shore Roads,' and 'Memory Of An Island.'
He began studying at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music when he was 16. He also began collaborating with clarinetist Artie Shaw around the same time.
His composition 'Snowfall' became a standard and was recorded by numerous groups and artists, including Henry Mancini, Glenn Miller, Billy Vaughn, Skitch Henderson, Dick Hyman, and John Williams.
He married actress Ruth Thornhill. His mother Maude was a choir conductor.
He was musical director for Tony Bennett during the mid-1950s.
Claude Thornhill is 114 years old today.
Claude Thornhill was born on August 10, 1908 in Indiana.
Claude Thornhill zodiac sign is Leo.
Claude Thornhill was best known as Composer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Claude Thornhill's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1978||Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.|
|1981||Murder of Adam Walsh: The head of John Walsh's son is found. This inspires the creation of the television series America's Most Wanted and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.|
|1988||Japanese American internment: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in or relocated by the United States during World War II.|
|1990||The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.|
|1993||Two earthquakes affect New Zealand. A 7.0 Mw shock (intensity VI (Strong)) in the South Island was followed nine hours later by a 6.4 Mw event (intensity VII (Very strong)) in the North Island.|
|1995||Oklahoma City bombing: Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the bombing. Michael Fortier pleads guilty in a plea-bargain for his testimony.|
|1998||HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah is proclaimed the crown prince of Brunei with a Royal Proclamation.|
|1999||Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting.|
|2001||The 2001 Angola train attack occurred, causing 252 deaths.|
|2003||European heat wave: The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom, 38.5 °C (101.3 °F) in Kent, England.|
|2003||The Okinawa Urban Monorail is opened in Naha, Okinawa.|
|2009||Twenty people are killed in Handlová, Trenčín Region, in the deadliest mining disaster in Slovakia's history.|
|2012||The Marikana massacre begins near Rustenburg, South Africa, resulting in the deaths of 47 people.|
|2014||Forty people are killed when Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915 crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport.|
|2019||32 are killed and 1,000,000 are evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang, China. Earlier it had caused flooding in the Philippines.|
|1989||The birth of Ben Sahar, Israeli footballer|
|1989||The birth of Brenton Thwaites, Australian actor|
|1990||The birth of Cruze Ah-Nau, Australian rugby player|
|1991||The birth of Marcus Foligno, American-Canadian ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Chris Tremain, Australian cricketer|
|1991||The birth of Dagný Brynjarsdóttir, Icelandic footballer|
|1991||The birth of Nikos Korovesis, Greek footballer|
|1992||The birth of Chanel Simmonds, South African tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Oliver Rowland, English race car driver|
|1992||The birth of Go Ah-sung, South Korean actress|
|1993||The birth of Andre Drummond, American basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor, dancer, model, singer, and idol|
|1993||The birth of Shin Hye-jeong, South Korean singer|
|1994||The birth of Bernardo Silva, Portuguese footballer|
|1997||The birth of Kylie Jenner, American television personality and model|
|2013||The death of Jonathan Dawson, Australian historian and academic (b. 1941)|
|2013||The death of Eydie Gormé, American singer and actress (b. 1928)|
|2013||The death of David C. Jones, American general (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Jody Payne, American singer and guitarist (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Amy Wallace, American author (b. 1955)|
|2014||The death of Jim Command, American baseball player and scout (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Dotty Lynch, American journalist and academic (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of Kathleen Ollerenshaw, English mathematician, astronomer, and politician, Lord Mayor of Manchester (b. 1912)|
|2014||The death of Bob Wiesler, American baseball player (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Buddy Baker, American race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Endre Czeizel, Hungarian physician, geneticist, and academic (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Knut Osnes, Norwegian footballer and coach (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Eriek Verpale, Belgian author and poet (b. 1952)|
|2017||The death of Ruth Pfau, German-Pakistani doctor and nun (b. 1929)|
|2019||The death of Jeffrey Epstein, American financier (b. 1953)|
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