Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Gerrit Rietveld is best known as Architect who has born on June 24, 1888 in Netherlands. Currently, Gerrit Rietveld is 134 years, 7 months and 15 days old. Gerrit Rietveld will celebrate 135th birthday on Saturday, 24th of June 2023. Below the countdown to Gerrit Rietveld upcoming birthday.
Architect and furniture designer famous for his Red and Blue Chair, an example of the De Stijl artistic movement. The Rietveld Schröder House is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
He opened a furniture shop in 1917 and later set up a business as a cabinetmaker. He joined the De Stijl movement in 1919.
He began the design of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, but died before its completion.
His father was a carpenter, with whom he began apprenticing when he was 11. His Rietveld Schröder House, a collaboration with Truus Schröder-Schräder, had a powerful impact on Han Schröder, Truus' daughter; she became one of Netherlands' pioneering female architects.
He was invited by architect Walter Gropius to exhibit his work at the Bauhaus.
Gerrit Rietveld is 134 years old today.
Gerrit Rietveld was born on June 24, 1888 in Netherlands.
Gerrit Rietveld zodiac sign is Cancer.
Gerrit Rietveld was best known as Architect.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Gerrit Rietveld's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1950||Apartheid: In South Africa, the Group Areas Act formally segregating races is passed.|
|1954||First Indochina War: Battle of Mang Yang Pass: Viet Minh troops belonging to the 803rd Regiment ambush G.M. 100 of France in An Khê.|
|1957||In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment.|
|1963||The United Kingdom grants Zanzibar internal self-government.|
|1973||The UpStairs Lounge arson attack takes place at a gay bar located on the second floor of the three-story building at 141 Chartres Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Thirty-two people die as a result of fire or smoke inhalation.|
|1981||The Humber Bridge opens to traffic, connecting Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It would be the world's longest bridge span for 17 years.|
|1982||"The Jakarta Incident": British Airways Flight 9 flies into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung, resulting in the failure of all four engines.|
|1989||Jiang Zemin succeeds Zhao Ziyang to become the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.|
|1995||Rugby World Cup: South Africa defeats New Zealand and Nelson Mandela presents Francois Pienaar with the Webb Ellis Cup in an iconic post-apartheid moment.|
|2002||The Igandu train disaster in Tanzania kills 281, the worst train accident in African history.|
|2004||In New York, capital punishment is declared unconstitutional.|
|2010||John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in professional tennis history.|
|2010||Julia Gillard assumes office as the first female Prime Minister of Australia.|
|2012||Lonesome George, the last known individual of Chelonoidis nigra abingdonii, a subspecies of the Galápagos tortoise, dies.|
|2013||Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison.|
|1985||The birth of Nate Myles, Australian rugby league player|
|1985||The birth of Vernon Philander, South African cricketer|
|1985||The birth of Yukina Shirakawa, Japanese model|
|1986||The birth of Stuart Broad, English cricketer|
|1986||The birth of Phil Hughes, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Solange Knowles, American singer-songwriter and actress|
|1987||The birth of Simona Dobrá, Czech tennis player|
|1987||The birth of Lionel Messi, Argentinian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Micah Richards, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Teklemariam Medhin, Eritrean runner|
|1990||The birth of Michael Del Zotto, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Richard Sukuta-Pasu, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Yasmin Paige, English actress|
|1991||The birth of Aidan Sezer, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of David Alaba, Austrian footballer|
|2012||The death of Ann C. Scales, American lawyer, educator, and activist (b. 1952)|
|2013||The death of Mick Aston, English archaeologist and academic (b. 1946)|
|2013||The death of Emilio Colombo, Italian politician, 40th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Joannes Gijsen, Dutch bishop (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of William Hathaway, American lawyer and politician (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of James Martin, English-Bermudian computer scientist and author (b. 1933)|
|2013||The death of Alan Myers, American drummer (b. 1955)|
|2014||The death of John Clement, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Olga Kotelko, Canadian runner and softball player (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Ramón José Velásquez, Venezuelan journalist, lawyer, and politician, President of Venezuela (b. 1916)|
|2014||The death of Eli Wallach, American actor (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Cristiano Araújo, Brazilian singer-songwriter (b. 1986)|
|2015||The death of Mario Biaggi, American police officer, politician and criminal (b. 1917)|
|2015||The death of Marva Collins, American author and educator (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Susan Ahn Cuddy, American lieutenant (b. 1915)|
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