Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Don Raye is best known as Songwriter who has born on March 16, 1909 in Washington, DC. Currently, Don Raye is 113 years, 6 months and 16 days old. Don Raye will celebrate 114th birthday on Thursday, 16th of March 2023. Below the countdown to Don Raye upcoming birthday.
Wrote numerous songs such as Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar and The House of Blue Lights for The Andrews Sisters.
He started performing in vaudeville as a song and dance man.
He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985.
His father was a composer.
He collaborated with Gene de Paul and Sammy Cahn.
Don Raye is 113 years old today.
Don Raye was born on March 16, 1909 in Washington, DC.
Don Raye zodiac sign is Pisces.
Don Raye was best known as Songwriter.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Don Raye's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1983||Demolition of the Ismaning radio transmitter, the last wooden radio tower in Germany.|
|1984||William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists. (He later dies in captivity.)|
|1985||Associated Press newsman Terry Anderson is taken hostage in Beirut. He is released on December 4, 1991.|
|1988||Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.|
|1988||Halabja chemical attack: The Kurdish town of Halabja in Iraq is attacked with a mix of poison gas and nerve agents on the orders of Saddam Hussein, killing 5,000 people and injuring about 10,000 people.|
|1988||The Troubles: Ulster loyalist militant Michael Stone attacks a Provisional IRA funeral in Belfast with pistols and grenades. A PIRA volunteer and two civilians are killed, and more than 60 others are wounded.|
|1989||In Egypt, a 4400-year-old mummy is found near the Pyramid of Cheops.|
|1991||The airplane carrying eight members of Reba McEntire's touring band crashed on the side of Otay Mountain.|
|1995||Mississippi formally ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment was officially ratified in 1865.|
|2001||A series of bomb blasts that took place in the city of Shijiazhuang, China killed 108 people and injured 38 others, was the biggest mass murder in China in decades.|
|2003||American activist Rachel Corrie is killed in Rafah trying to obstruct the demolition of a home by being run over by a bulldozer.|
|2005||Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.|
|2014||Crimea votes in a controversial referendum to secede from Ukraine to join Russia.|
|2016||A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 54.|
|2016||Two suicide bombers detonate their explosives at a mosque during morning prayer on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing 22 and injuring 18.|
|1988||The birth of Jessica Gregg, Canadian speed skater|
|1988||The birth of Patrick Herrmann, German footballer|
|1989||The birth of Blake Griffin, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Jung So-min, South Korean actress|
|1989||The birth of Magalie Pottier, French racing cyclist|
|1989||The birth of Theo Walcott, English footballer|
|1990||The birth of Andre Young, American basketball player|
|1991||The birth of Reggie Bullock, American basketball player|
|1991||The birth of Wolfgang Van Halen, American bassist|
|1993||The birth of George Ford, English rugby union player|
|1993||The birth of Marine Lorphelin, Miss France|
|1994||The birth of Joel Embiid, Cameroonian basketball player|
|1995||The birth of Inga Janulevičiūtė, Lithuanian figure skater|
|1997||The birth of Florian Neuhaus, German football player|
|1999||The birth of Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Canadian-born Dominican baseball player|
|2013||The death of Ruchoma Shain, American-born teacher and author (b. 1914)|
|2013||The death of Marina Solodkin, Russian-Israeli academic and politician (b. 1952)|
|2013||The death of Frank Thornton, English actor (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Gary Bettenhausen, American race car driver (b. 1941)|
|2014||The death of Donald Crothers, American chemist and academic (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Yulisa Pat Amadu Maddy, Sierra Leonean author, poet, and playwright (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Steve Moore, English author and illustrator (b. 1949)|
|2014||The death of Alexander Pochinok, Russian economist and politician (b. 1958)|
|2015||The death of Jack Haley, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1964)|
|2015||The death of Don Robertson, American pianist and composer (b. 1922)|
|2016||The death of Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian-American mathematician and poet (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Frank Sinatra Jr., American singer and actor (b. 1944)|
|2017||The death of Lewis Rowland, American neurologist (b. 1925)|
|2018||The death of Louise Slaughter, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (b. 1929)|
|2019||The death of Dick Dale, American surf-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter (b. 1937)|
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