Updated at September 29, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Frank Gotch is best known as Wrestler who has born on April 26, 1878 in Humboldt, IA. Currently, Frank Gotch is 144 years, 5 months and 2 days old. Frank Gotch will celebrate 145th birthday on Wednesday, 26th of April 2023. Below the countdown to Frank Gotch upcoming birthday.
One of professional wrestling's biggest stars of the early years of the 20th century.
He acquired his legendary strength from a childhood of farm labor, and used it to quickly make a name for himself on the wrestling circuit.
In one of the biggest sporting events of the year he wrestled and defeated the world champion 'Russian Lion' George Hackenschmidt in front of a crowd of 40,000.
He was born in Humboldt, in north central Iowa, one of nine children of German immigrants Frederick Rudolph and Amelia Gotch.
At the height of his fame he got to rub shoulders with the great celebrities of the day, like his own childhood hero, the bare-knuckle fighter John Sullivan.
Frank Gotch is 144 years old today.
Frank Gotch was born on April 26, 1878 in Humboldt, IA.
Frank Gotch zodiac sign is Taurus.
Frank Gotch was best known as Wrestler.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Frank Gotch's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Frank Gotch's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1963||In Libya, amendments to the constitution transform Libya (United Kingdom of Libya) into one national unity (Kingdom of Libya) and allows for female participation in elections.|
|1964||Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania.|
|1966||The magnitude 5.1 Tashkent earthquake affects the largest city in Soviet Central Asia with a maximum MSK intensity of VII (Very strong). Tashkent is mostly destroyed and 15-200 are killed.|
|1966||A new government is formed in the Republic of the Congo, led by Ambroise Noumazalaye.|
|1970||The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization enters into force.|
|1981||Dr. Michael R. Harrison of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center performs the world's first human open fetal surgery.|
|1982||Fifty-seven people are killed by former police officer Woo Bum-kon in a shooting spree in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.|
|1986||A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster.|
|1989||The deadliest known tornado strikes Central Bangladesh, killing upwards of 1,300, injuring 12,000, and leaving as many as 80,000 homeless.|
|1989||People's Daily publishes the April 26 Editorial which inflames the nascent Tiananmen Square protests.|
|1991||Seventy tornadoes break out in the central United States. Before the outbreak's end, Andover, Kansas, would record the year's only F5 tornado.|
|1994||China Airlines Flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan, killing 264 of the 271 people on board.|
|2002||Robert Steinhäuser kills 16 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.|
|2005||Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country (Syrian occupation of Lebanon).|
|2018||American comedian Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault.|
|1988||The birth of Ben Spina, Australian rugby league player|
|1988||The birth of Manuel Viniegra, Mexican footballer|
|1988||The birth of Gareth Evans, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Melvin Ingram, American football player|
|1990||The birth of Mitch Rein, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Nevin Spence, Northern Irish rugby player (d. 2012)|
|1991||The birth of Lazaros Fotias, Greek footballer|
|1991||The birth of Peter Handscomb, Australian Cricketer|
|1991||The birth of Will Heard, British singer and songwriter|
|1991||The birth of Isaac Liu, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Ignacio Lores Varela, Uruguayan footballer|
|1991||The birth of Srdjan Pejicic, Canadian/Bosnian basketball player|
|1991||The birth of Wojciech Pszczolarski, Polish bicycle racer|
|1992||The birth of Aaron Judge, American baseball player|
|1994||The birth of Daniil Kvyat, Russian race car driver|
|2005||The death of Augusto Roa Bastos, Paraguayan journalist, author, and academic (b. 1917)|
|2007||The death of Jack Valenti, American businessman, created the MPAA film rating system (b. 1921)|
|2009||The death of Hans Holzer, Austrian-American paranormal investigator and author (b. 1920)|
|2010||The death of Mariam A. Aleem, Egyptian graphic designer and academic (b. 1930)|
|2010||The death of Urs Felber, Swiss engineer and businessman (b. 1942)|
|2011||The death of Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)|
|2012||The death of Terence Spinks, English boxer and trainer (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Jacqueline Brookes, American actress and educator (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of George Jones, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Gerald Guralnik, American physicist and academic (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Paul Robeson, Jr., American historian and author (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Jayne Meadows, American actress (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Marcel Pronovost, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)|
|2016||The death of Harry Wu, Chinese human rights activist (b. 1937)|
|2017||The death of Jonathan Demme, American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter (b. 1944)|
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