Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Fred Chappell is best known as Poet who has born on May 28, 1936 in Canton, NC. Currently, Fred Chappell is 86 years, 4 months and 4 days old. Fred Chappell will celebrate 87th birthday on Sunday, 28th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Fred Chappell upcoming birthday.
An American author and poet, he is best known for Dagon (1968), a psychological thriller with supernatural elements. His other works include I Am One of You Forever (1985) and Castle Tzingal (1984).
After studying at Duke University, he taught English for forty years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
He was the Poet Laureate of North Carolina for five years.
He was born in Canton, North Carolina. He and his wife Susan became parents to a son named Heath.
He and Randall Jarrell were both poet laureates.
Fred Chappell is 86 years old today.
Fred Chappell was born on May 28, 1936 in Canton, NC.
Fred Chappell zodiac sign is Gemini.
Fred Chappell was best known as Poet.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Fred Chappell's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1975||Fifteen West African countries sign the Treaty of Lagos, creating the Economic Community of West African States.|
|1977||In Southgate, Kentucky, the Beverly Hills Supper Club is engulfed in fire, killing 165 people inside.|
|1979||Konstantinos Karamanlis signs the full treaty of the accession of Greece with the European Economic Community.|
|1987||A West German pilot, Mathias Rust, who was 18 years old, evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. He is immediately detained and released on August 3, 1988.|
|1991||The capital city of Addis Ababa falls to the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, ending both the Derg regime in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Civil War.|
|1995||The 7.0 Mw Neftegorsk earthquake shook the former Russian settlement of Neftegorsk with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Total damage was $64.1-300 million, with 1,989 deaths and 750 injured. The settlement was not rebuilt.|
|1996||U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, Jim McDougal and Susan McDougal, and the Governor of Arkansas Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.|
|1998||Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own codenamed Chagai-I, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions. Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir annually.|
|1999||In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece The Last Supper is put back on display.|
|2002||The last steel girder is removed from the original World Trade Center site. Cleanup duties officially end with closing ceremonies at Ground Zero in Manhattan, New York City.|
|2003||Peter Hollingworth resigns as Governor-General of Australia following criticism of his handling of child sexual abuse allegations during his tenure as Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane.|
|2004||The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, as prime minister of Iraq's interim government.|
|2008||The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.|
|2010||In West Bengal, India, the Jnaneswari Express train derailment and subsequent collision kills 148 passengers.|
|2011||Malta votes on the introduction of divorce; the proposal was approved by 53% of voters, resulting in a law allowing divorce under certain conditions being enacted later in the year.|
|1988||The birth of NaVorro Bowman, American football player|
|1988||The birth of Percy Harvin, American football player|
|1988||The birth of Craig Kimbrel, American baseball player|
|1990||The birth of Kyle Walker, English footballer|
|1991||The birth of Sharrif Floyd, American football player|
|1991||The birth of Alexandre Lacazette, French footballer|
|1991||The birth of Kail Piho, Estonian skier|
|1992||The birth of Tom Carroll, English footballer|
|1993||The birth of Daniel Alvaro, Australian rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Bárbara Luz, Portuguese tennis player|
|1994||The birth of John Stones, English footballer|
|1994||The birth of Son Yeon-jae, South Korean gymnast|
|1998||The birth of Dahyun, Korean singer (Twice)|
|1999||The birth of Cameron Boyce, American actor (d. 2019)|
|2000||The birth of Phil Foden, English footballer|
|2013||The death of Viktor Kulikov, Russian commander (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Eddie Romero, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Gerd Schmückle, German general (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Maya Angelou, American memoirist and poet (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Stan Crowther, English footballer (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Oscar Dystel, American publisher (b. 1912)|
|2014||The death of Malcolm Glazer, American businessman (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Bob Houbregs, Canadian-American basketball player and manager (b. 1932)|
|2014||The death of Isaac Kungwane, South African footballer (b. 1971)|
|2015||The death of Steven Gerber, American pianist and composer (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Johnny Keating, Scottish trombonist, composer, and producer (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Reynaldo Rey, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1940)|
|2018||The death of Neale Cooper, Scottish footballer (b. 1963)|
|2018||The death of Jens Christian Skou, Danish medical doctor and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)|
|2018||The death of Cornelia Frances, English-Australian actress (b. 1941)|
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