Updated at November 30, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Clifton Williams is best known as Astronaut who has born on September 26, 1932 in Alabama. Currently, Clifton Williams is 90 years, 2 months and 4 days old. Clifton Williams will celebrate 91st birthday on Tuesday, 26th of September 2023. Below the countdown to Clifton Williams upcoming birthday.
Killed in a training jet, he was the fourth person from NASA's third group of astronauts to die.
He attended the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School after working for the Fleet Marine Force.
He never went to space, although he served as the back-up pilot for Gemini 10 and was chosen to be the lunar module pilot for an Apollo mission.
He married Jane Elizabeth Lansche in 1964 and had two children.
He was selected with Edwin Buzz Aldrin to be in NASA's third group of astronauts.
Clifton Williams is 90 years old today.
Clifton Williams was born on September 26, 1932 in Alabama.
Clifton Williams zodiac sign is Libra.
Clifton Williams was best known as Astronaut.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Clifton Williams's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1973||Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.|
|1980||At the Oktoberfest terror attack in Munich 13 people die and 211 are injured.|
|1981||Nolan Ryan sets a Major League record by throwing his fifth no-hitter.|
|1983||Soviet Air Force officer Stanislav Petrov identifies a report of an incoming nuclear missile as a computer error and not an American first strike.|
|1983||Australia II wins the America's Cup, ending the New York Yacht Club's 132-year domination of the race.|
|1984||The United Kingdom and China agree to a transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong, to take place in 1997.|
|1997||A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A300 crashes near Medan airport, killing 234.|
|1997||An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.|
|2000||Anti-globalization protests in Prague (some 20,000 protesters) turn violent during the IMF and World Bank summits.|
|2000||The MS Express Samina sinks off Paros in the Aegean Sea killing 80 passengers.|
|2002||The overcrowded Senegalese ferry, MV Le Joola, capsizes off the coast of the Gambia killing more than 1,000.|
|2005||The PBS Kids Channel is shut down and replaced by a joint network with Comcast called Sprout.|
|2008||Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.|
|2009||Typhoon Ketsana hits the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.|
|2014||A mass kidnapping occurs in Iguala, Mexico.|
|1988||The birth of James Blake, English singer-songwriter and producer|
|1988||The birth of Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater|
|1988||The birth of Mark Simpson, English clarinet player and composer|
|1989||The birth of Chinami Suzuki, Japanese model, television host, and actress|
|1989||The birth of Jonny Bairstow, English and Yorkshire Wicketkeeper/Batsman|
|1990||The birth of Pavel Avdeyev, Russian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Dan Preston, English footballer|
|1991||The birth of Alma Jodorowsky, French actress, fashion model and singer|
|1991||The birth of Réka Demeter, Hungarian football defender|
|1992||The birth of Yoo Ara, South Korean singer and actress|
|1993||The birth of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, American basketball player|
|1994||The birth of Lucas Gafarot, Spanish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Jack Conger, American swimmer|
|1995||The birth of Miloš Veljković, Serbian footballer|
|2000||The birth of Princess Salma bint Abdullah, Jordanian princess|
|2012||The death of Sylvia Fedoruk, Canadian physicist and politician, 17th Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan (b. 1927)|
|2012||The death of Eugene Genovese, American historian and author (b. 1930)|
|2012||The death of Sam Steiger, American journalist and politician (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Azizan Abdul Razak, Malaysian politician, 10th Menteri Besar of Kedah (b. 1944)|
|2013||The death of Seánie Duggan, Irish hurler (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Mario Montez, Puerto Rican-American actor (b. 1935)|
|2013||The death of Sos Sargsyan, Armenian actor and director (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Jim Boeke, American football player and coach (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Sam Hall, American screenwriter (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Gerald Neugebauer, American astronomer and physicist (b. 1932)|
|2014||The death of Tamir Sapir, Georgian-American businessman (b. 1946)|
|2015||The death of Eudóxia Maria Froehlich, Brazilian zoologist (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Sidney Phillips, American soldier, physician, and author (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Ana Seneviratne, Sri Lankan police officer and diplomat (b. 1927)|
|2019||The death of Jacques René Chirac, French politician & President of France (1954-1957) (b. 1932)|
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