Updated at October 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
David Rodigan is best known as DJ who has born on June 24, 1951 in Hanover, Germany. Currently, David Rodigan is 71 years, 3 months and 11 days old. David Rodigan will celebrate 72nd birthday on Saturday, 24th of June 2023. Below the countdown to David Rodigan upcoming birthday.
Award-winning reggae DJ and radio presenter who became known on stations such as BBC Radio London, BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Corp), Capital 95.8, and Kiss 100. He was inducted into the Sony Radio Academy Hall of Fame in 2005. He has won the the MBE for his services to broadcasting in 2012 as well as several Sony Radio Academy Gold Awards.
He started DJing during lunch breaks once a week in the gym at Gosford Hill School in Kidlington, Oxford when he was 15.
He won the 2012 World Clash Re-Set contest, which is the highest honor in reggae culture.
He was born on a military base in Haover, Germany.
His passion for reggae music originated from watching singer Millie Small perform her hit "My Bob Lollipop" as a young boy.
David Rodigan is 71 years old today.
David Rodigan was born on June 24, 1951 in Hanover, Germany.
David Rodigan zodiac sign is Cancer.
David Rodigan was best known as DJ.
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Below are historical events that coincided with David Rodigan's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1950||Apartheid: In South Africa, the Group Areas Act formally segregating races is passed.|
|1954||First Indochina War: Battle of Mang Yang Pass: Viet Minh troops belonging to the 803rd Regiment ambush G.M. 100 of France in An Khê.|
|1957||In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment.|
|1963||The United Kingdom grants Zanzibar internal self-government.|
|1973||The UpStairs Lounge arson attack takes place at a gay bar located on the second floor of the three-story building at 141 Chartres Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Thirty-two people die as a result of fire or smoke inhalation.|
|1981||The Humber Bridge opens to traffic, connecting Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It would be the world's longest bridge span for 17 years.|
|1982||"The Jakarta Incident": British Airways Flight 9 flies into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung, resulting in the failure of all four engines.|
|1989||Jiang Zemin succeeds Zhao Ziyang to become the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.|
|1995||Rugby World Cup: South Africa defeats New Zealand and Nelson Mandela presents Francois Pienaar with the Webb Ellis Cup in an iconic post-apartheid moment.|
|2002||The Igandu train disaster in Tanzania kills 281, the worst train accident in African history.|
|2004||In New York, capital punishment is declared unconstitutional.|
|2010||John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in professional tennis history.|
|2010||Julia Gillard assumes office as the first female Prime Minister of Australia.|
|2012||Lonesome George, the last known individual of Chelonoidis nigra abingdonii, a subspecies of the Galápagos tortoise, dies.|
|2013||Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison.|
|1985||The birth of Nate Myles, Australian rugby league player|
|1985||The birth of Vernon Philander, South African cricketer|
|1985||The birth of Yukina Shirakawa, Japanese model|
|1986||The birth of Stuart Broad, English cricketer|
|1986||The birth of Phil Hughes, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Solange Knowles, American singer-songwriter and actress|
|1987||The birth of Simona Dobrá, Czech tennis player|
|1987||The birth of Lionel Messi, Argentinian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Micah Richards, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Teklemariam Medhin, Eritrean runner|
|1990||The birth of Michael Del Zotto, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Richard Sukuta-Pasu, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Yasmin Paige, English actress|
|1991||The birth of Aidan Sezer, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of David Alaba, Austrian footballer|
|2012||The death of Ann C. Scales, American lawyer, educator, and activist (b. 1952)|
|2013||The death of Mick Aston, English archaeologist and academic (b. 1946)|
|2013||The death of Emilio Colombo, Italian politician, 40th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Joannes Gijsen, Dutch bishop (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of William Hathaway, American lawyer and politician (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of James Martin, English-Bermudian computer scientist and author (b. 1933)|
|2013||The death of Alan Myers, American drummer (b. 1955)|
|2014||The death of John Clement, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Olga Kotelko, Canadian runner and softball player (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Ramón José Velásquez, Venezuelan journalist, lawyer, and politician, President of Venezuela (b. 1916)|
|2014||The death of Eli Wallach, American actor (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Cristiano Araújo, Brazilian singer-songwriter (b. 1986)|
|2015||The death of Mario Biaggi, American police officer, politician and criminal (b. 1917)|
|2015||The death of Marva Collins, American author and educator (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Susan Ahn Cuddy, American lieutenant (b. 1915)|
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