Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Douglas Adams is best known as Novelist who has born on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge, England. Currently, Douglas Adams is 70 years, 6 months and 27 days old. Douglas Adams will celebrate 71st birthday on Saturday, 11th of March 2023. Below the countdown to Douglas Adams upcoming birthday.
English author of the popular science fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated as a BBC radio comedy. His other works include The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988) and The Meaning of Liff (1983).
He attended The Brentwood School, a prestigious preparatory academy, and went on to study English at St John's College, Cambridge. Following his graduation, he moved to London to pursue a career in television and radio writing.
He was a self-proclaimed atheist.
He and his younger sister, Susan, were the children of Christopher and Janet Adams. He married Jane Belson in 1991, and the couple welcomed their daughter, Polly, in 1994, less than a decade before Adams' untimely death from a heart attack.
He studied piano with Denny Laine, the pianist for Paul McCartney's post-Beatles band Wings.
Douglas Adams is 70 years old today.
Douglas Adams was born on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge, England.
Douglas Adams zodiac sign is Pisces.
Douglas Adams was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Douglas Adams's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1983||Bob Hawke is appointed Prime Minister of Australia.|
|1985||Mikhail Gorbachev is elected to the position of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union making Gorbachev the USSR's de facto, and last, head of state.|
|1989||Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal to CERN for an information management system which would be developed into the world wide web.|
|1990||Lithuania declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.|
|1990||Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected President of Chile since 1970.|
|1993||Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States.|
|1999||Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.|
|2004||Madrid train bombings: Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain, kill 192 people.|
|2006||Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile.|
|2007||Georgia claims Russian helicopters attacked the Kodori Valley in Abkhazia, an accusation that Russia categorically denies later.|
|2009||Winnenden school shooting: Sixteen are killed and 11 are injured before recent-graduate Tim Kretschmer shoots and kills himself, leading to tightened weapons restrictions in Germany.|
|2010||Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile, while three earthquakes, the strongest measuring magnitude 6.9 and all centered next to Pichilemu, capital of Cardenal Caro province, hit central Chile during the ceremony.|
|2011||An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (81 mi) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.|
|2012||A U.S. soldier kills 16 civilians in the Panjwayi District of Afghanistan near Kandahar.|
|2016||At least 21 people are killed by flooding and mudslides in and around São Paulo, Brazil, following heavy rain.|
|1987||The birth of Marc-André Gragnani, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Tanel Kangert, Estonian cyclist|
|1987||The birth of Ngonidzashe Makusha, Zimbabwean sprinter and long jumper|
|1987||The birth of Colin Munro, South African-New Zealand cricketer|
|1988||The birth of Fábio Coentrão, Portuguese footballer|
|1988||The birth of Cecil Lolo, South African footballer (d. 2015)|
|1988||The birth of Katsuhiko Nakajima, Japanese wrestler|
|1989||The birth of Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (d. 2016)|
|1990||The birth of Ayumi Morita, Japanese tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Kamohelo Mokotjo, South African footballer|
|1992||The birth of Austin Swift, American actor, brother of American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift|
|1992||The birth of KZ Tandingan, Filipina singer and rapper|
|1993||The birth of Jodie Comer, British actress|
|1994||The birth of Martin Jurtom, Estonian basketball player|
|1994||The birth of Andrew Robertson, Scottish footballer|
|2013||The death of Erica Andrews, Mexican-American drag queen performer (b. 1969)|
|2013||The death of Martin Adolf Bormann, German priest and theologian (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Doug Christie, Canadian lawyer and activist (b. 1946)|
|2013||The death of Simón Alberto Consalvi, Venezuelan journalist and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Venezuela (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Florian Siwicki, Polish general and politician (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Dean Bailey, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1967)|
|2014||The death of Joel Brinkley, American journalist and academic (b. 1952)|
|2014||The death of Bob Crow, English trade union leader (b. 1961)|
|2015||The death of Walter Burkert, German philologist and scholar (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Jimmy Greenspoon, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Gerald Hurst, American chemist and academic (b. 1937)|
|2016||The death of Iolanda Balaș, Romanian high jumper and educator (b. 1936)|
|2016||The death of Keith Emerson, English musician and composer. (b. 1944)|
|2016||The death of Doreen Massey, English geographer and academic (b. 1944)|
|2018||The death of Mary Rosenblum, American science fiction and mystery author (b. 1952)|
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