Updated at March 23, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
|Full Name||Cliff Young|
|Birthdate||February 08, 1922|
|Age (in 2023)||101 Years Old|
Cliff Young is best known as Runner who has born on February 08, 1922 in Australia. Currently, Cliff Young is 101 years, 1 months and 15 days old. Cliff Young will celebrate 102nd birthday on Thursday, 8th of February 2024. Below the countdown to Cliff Young upcoming birthday.
Ultramarathon runner who became best known for winning the inaugural Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon in 1983, at 61 years old.
Growing up, he worked on his parents farm, and herded 2,000 sheep on foot.
In 1982, at the age of 60, he attempted to set the world record for 1,000 miles, but stopped after just 500.
In 1983 he married Mary Howell, who was 39 years younger than he was, and they got divorced in 1988.
His record at the Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon was broken just a few years later by Yiannis Kouros.
Cliff Young is 101 years old today.
Cliff Young was born on February 08, 1922 in Australia.
Cliff Young zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Cliff Young was best known as Runner.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Cliff Young's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Cliff Young's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1971||South Vietnamese ground troops launch an incursion into Laos to try to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail and stop communist infiltration.|
|1974||After 84 days in space, the crew of Skylab 4, the last crew to visit American space station Skylab, returns to Earth.|
|1978||Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcast on radio for the first time.|
|1981||Twenty-one association football spectators are trampled to death at Karaiskakis Stadium in Neo Faliro, Greece, after a football match between Olympiacos F.C. and AEK Athens F.C.|
|1983||The Melbourne dust storm hits Australia's second largest city. The result of the worst drought on record and a day of severe weather conditions, a 320 metres (1,050 ft) deep dust cloud envelops the city, turning day to night.|
|1983||Irish race horse Shergar is stolen by gunmen.|
|1986||Hinton train collision: Twenty-three people are killed when a VIA Rail passenger train collides with a 118-car Canadian National freight train near the town of Hinton, Alberta, west of Edmonton. It is the worst rail accident in Canada until the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec derailment in 2013 which killed forty-seven people.|
|1989||Independent Air Flight 1851 strikes Pico Alto mountain while on approach to Santa Maria Airport (Azores) killing all 144 passengers on board.|
|1993||General Motors sues NBC after Dateline NBC allegedly rigs two crashes intended to demonstrate that some GM pickups can easily catch fire if hit in certain places. NBC settles the lawsuit the next day.|
|1993||An Iran Air Tours Tupolev Tu-154 and an Iranian Air Force Sukhoi Su-24 collide in mid-air near Qods, Iran, killing all 133 people on board both aircraft.|
|1996||The U.S. Congress passes the Communications Decency Act.|
|2005||Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil politician and former MP A. Chandranehru dies of injuries sustained in an ambush the previous day.|
|2010||A freak storm in the Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan triggers a series of at least 36 avalanches, burying over 2 miles (3.2 km) of road, killing at least 172 people and trapping over 2,000 travelers.|
|2013||A blizzard disrupts transportation and leaves hundreds of thousands of people without electricity in the Northeastern United States and parts of Canada.|
|2014||A hotel fire in Medina, Saudi Arabia kills 15 Egyptian pilgrims with 130 others injured.|
|1985||The birth of Jeremy Davis, American bass player and songwriter|
|1985||The birth of Brian Randle, American basketball player and coach|
|1986||The birth of Anderson Paak, American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist|
|1987||The birth of Javi García, Spanish footballer|
|1987||The birth of Carolina Kostner, Italian figure skater|
|1988||The birth of Keegan Meth, Zimbabwean cricketer|
|1989||The birth of Zac Guildford, New Zealand rugby player|
|1989||The birth of Julio Jones, American football player|
|1990||The birth of Klay Thompson, American professional basketball player|
|1991||The birth of Nam Woo-hyun, South Korean singer|
|1992||The birth of Bruno Martins Indi, Portuguese-Dutch footballer|
|1994||The birth of Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Turkish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Nikki Yanofsky, Canadian singer-songwriter|
|1995||The birth of Joshua Kimmich, German footballer|
|1996||The birth of Kenedy, Brazilian footballer|
|2014||The death of Els Borst, Dutch physician and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1932)|
|2014||The death of Maicon Pereira de Oliveira, Brazilian footballer (b. 1988)|
|2014||The death of Nancy Holt, American sculptor and painter (b. 1938)|
|2015||The death of Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde, Finnish physician and parapsychologist (b. 1939)|
|2016||The death of Amelia Bence, Argentine actress (b. 1914)|
|2016||The death of Nida Fazli, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Margaret Forster, English historian, author, and critic (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Violette Verdy, French ballerina (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Peter Mansfield, English physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Rina Matsuno, Japanese idol singer (b. 1998)|
|2017||The death of Alan Simpson, English scriptwriter (b. 1929)|
|2020||The death of Robert Conrad, American actor (b. 1935)|
|2021||The death of Marty Schottenheimer, American football player and coach (b. 1943)|
|2021||The death of Mary Wilson, American singer (b. 1944)|
|2023||The death of Arto Heiskanen, Finnish professional hockey player (b. 1963)|
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