Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Henry Royce is best known as Entrepreneur who has born on March 27, 1863 in England. Currently, Henry Royce is 159 years, 6 months and 10 days old. Henry Royce will celebrate 160th birthday on Monday, 27th of March 2023. Below the countdown to Henry Royce upcoming birthday.
1st Baronet of Seaton and car designer who co-founded the Rolls-Royce automobile company.
He grew up on a flour mill, which failed. After his father's death in 1872, he worked selling newspapers and delivering telegrams. He only attended one year of school.
He became an apprentice at the Great Northern Railway company in 1878. Later he worked at a tool-making company in Leeds and installed theatre lighting for the Electric Light and Power Company.
He married Minnie Punt in 1893.
He lived by the motto, "Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble," and was awarded the OBE at the end of World War I, which was started by the assassination of politician Franz Ferdinand.
Henry Royce is 159 years old today.
Henry Royce was born on March 27, 1863 in England.
Henry Royce zodiac sign is Aries.
Henry Royce was best known as Entrepreneur.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Henry Royce's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1981||The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.|
|1986||A car bomb explodes outside Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, Australia, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people.|
|1990||The United States begins broadcasting anti-Castro propaganda to Cuba on TV Martí.|
|1993||Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.|
|1993||Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.|
|1998||The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.|
|1999||Kosovo War: An American Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk is shot down by a Yugoslav SAM, the first and only Nighthawk to be lost in combat.|
|2000||A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills one person and injures 71 others.|
|2002||Passover massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people at a Passover seder in Netanya, Israel.|
|2002||Nanterre massacre: In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire at the end of a town council meeting, resulting in the deaths of eight councilors; 19 other people are injured.|
|2004||HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander-class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.|
|2009||The dam forming Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.|
|2014||Philippines signs a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, ending decades of conflict.|
|2015||Al-Shabab militants attack and temporarily occupy a Mogadishu hotel leaving at least 20 people dead.|
|2016||A suicide blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore claims over 70 lives and leaves almost 300 others injured. The target of the bombing are Christians celebrating Easter.|
|1987||The birth of Buster Posey, American baseball player|
|1988||The birth of Jessie J, English singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Atsuto Uchida, Japanese footballer|
|1988||The birth of Brenda Song, American actress|
|1988||The birth of Mauro Goicoechea, Uruguayan footballer|
|1988||The birth of Holliday Grainger, English actress|
|1989||The birth of Matt Harvey, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Camilla Lees, New Zealand netball player|
|1990||The birth of Erdin Demir, Swedish-Turkish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Ben Hunt, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Nicolas Nkoulou, Cameroonian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Luca Zuffi, Swiss footballer|
|1990||The birth of Kimbra, New Zealand musician|
|1992||The birth of Marc Muniesa, Spanish footballer|
|1995||The birth of Bill Tuiloma, New Zealand footballer|
|2007||The death of Paul Lauterbur, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)|
|2008||The death of Jean-Marie Balestre, French businessman (b. 1921)|
|2009||The death of Irving R. Levine, American journalist and author (b. 1922)|
|2010||The death of Dick Giordano, American illustrator (b. 1932)|
|2011||The death of Clement Arrindell, Nevisian judge and politician, 1st Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis (b. 1931)|
|2011||The death of Farley Granger, American actor (b. 1925)|
|2012||The death of Adrienne Rich, American poet, essayist and feminist (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian speed skater (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Yvonne Brill, Canadian-American scientist and engineer (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Fay Kanin, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Richard N. Frye, American scholar and academic (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of James R. Schlesinger, American economist and politician, 12th United States Secretary of Defense and first United States Secretary of Energy (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Johnny Helms, American trumpet player, bandleader, and educator (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of T. Sailo, Indian soldier and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Mizoram (b. 1922)|
|2016||The death of Mother Angelica, American Roman Catholic religious leader and media personality (b. 1923)|
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