Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Donald Knuth is best known as Mathematician who has born on January 10, 1938 in Wisconsin. Currently, Donald Knuth is 85 years, 0 months and 25 days old. Donald Knuth will celebrate 86th birthday on Wednesday, 10th of January 2024. Below the countdown to Donald Knuth upcoming birthday.
Mathematician and engineer who was arguably most recognized as the Professor Emeritus at Stanford in Palo Alto, California.
He was a prodigy; In fact, he once won a competition in which he created 4,500 words from the phrase Ziegler's Giant Bar. The judges for the competition had only created half that amount.
He became the first person to win the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award in 1971. He also won the Harvey Prize in 1995.
He was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Henry Suzzallo once studied at Stanford University, where he served as the Professor Emeritus.
Donald Knuth is 85 years old today.
Donald Knuth was born on January 10, 1938 in Wisconsin.
Donald Knuth zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Donald Knuth was best known as Mathematician.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Donald Knuth's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1941||World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.|
|1946||The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.|
|1946||The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the Moon and receiving the reflected signals.|
|1954||BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.|
|1962||Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle, which became known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.|
|1966||Tashkent Declaration, a peace agreement between India and Pakistan signed that resolved the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.|
|1972||Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.|
|1981||Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments|
|1984||Holy See-United States relations: The United States and Holy See (Vatican City) re-establish full diplomatic relations after almost 117 years, overturning the United States Congress's 1867 ban on public funding for such a diplomatic envoy.|
|1985||Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.|
|1990||Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications.|
|2007||A general strike begins in Guinea in an attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.|
|2012||A bombing in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and 78 others injured.|
|2013||More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in Pakistan.|
|2015||A traffic accident between an oil tanker truck and passenger coach en route to Shikarpur from Karachi on the Pakistan National Highway Link Road near Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Karachi, killing at least 62 people.|
|1986||The birth of Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer|
|1986||The birth of Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer|
|1987||The birth of César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer|
|1987||The birth of Vicente Guaita, Spanish footballer|
|1988||The birth of Leonard Patrick Komon, Kenyan runner|
|1988||The birth of Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Emily Meade, American actress|
|1989||The birth of Kyle Reimers, Australian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Mirko Bortolotti, Italian race car driver|
|1990||The birth of Ishiura Masakatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler|
|1990||The birth of Cody Walker, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of John Carlson, American ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Chad Townsend, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Romain Wattel, French golfer|
|1996||The birth of Dylan Edwards, Australian rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Gevork Vartanian, Russian intelligence agent (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of George Gruntz, Swiss pianist and composer (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman, founded the Montreux Jazz Festival (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Petr Hlaváček, Czech shoemaker and academic (b. 1950)|
|2014||The death of Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Larry Speakes, American journalist, 16th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (b. 1994)|
|2015||The death of Taylor Negron, American actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1957)|
|2015||The death of Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Robert Stone, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1937)|
|2016||The death of Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1930)|
|2016||The death of David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of George Jonas, Hungarian-Canadian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1935)|
|2017||The death of Buddy Greco, American jazz and pop singer and pianist (b. 1926)|
|2017||The death of Clare Hollingworth, English journalist (b. 1911)|
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