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|Full Name||Horace Greeley|
|Birthdate||February 03, 1811|
|Birth Place||New Hampshire|
|Age (in 2023)||212 Years Old|
Horace Greeley is best known as Journalist who has born on February 03, 1811 in New Hampshire. Currently, Horace Greeley is 212 years, 1 months and 19 days old. Horace Greeley will celebrate 213th birthday on Saturday, 3rd of February 2024. Below the countdown to Horace Greeley upcoming birthday.
Remembered most as the founder and longtime editor of the New-York Tribune, he is also notable for his political career. In the late 1840s, he represented New York's sixth district in the United States Congress; three decades later, he passed away while running for president on the Liberal Republican Party ticket.
In his teens, he apprenticed at the office of a Vermont newspaper called the Northern Spectator. Later, he worked for the Erie Gazette (in Pennsylvania) and The Spirit of the Times (in New York).
Something of an eccentric, he is believed by several biographers to have been afflicted with Asperger's syndrome.
His unhappy marriage to
He played a major role in the 1840 presidential campaign of Whig candidate William Henry Harrison, publishing a pro-Harrison political journal called The Log Cabin and writing several campaign songs for "Tippecanoe" (a popular nickname for Harrison).
Horace Greeley is 212 years old today.
Horace Greeley was born on February 03, 1811 in New Hampshire.
Horace Greeley zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Horace Greeley was best known as Journalist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Horace Greeley's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1960||British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan speaks of "a wind of change", signalling that his Government was likely to support decolonisation.|
|1961||The United States Air Force begins Operation Looking Glass, and over the next 30 years, a "Doomsday Plane" is always in the air, with the capability of taking direct control of the United States' bombers and missiles in the event of the destruction of the SAC's command post.|
|1966||The Soviet Union's Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to make a soft landing on the Moon, and the first spacecraft to take pictures from the surface of the Moon.|
|1971||New York Police Officer Frank Serpico is shot during a drug bust in Brooklyn and survives to later testify against police corruption.|
|1972||The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history.|
|1984||Doctor John Buster and a research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in the United States announce history's first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.|
|1984||Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B is launched using Space Shuttle Challenger.|
|1989||After a stroke two weeks previously, South African President P. W. Botha resigns as leader of the National Party, but stays on as president for six more months.|
|1989||A military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay since 1954.|
|1994||Space Shuttle program: STS-60 is launched, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard the Shuttle.|
|1995||Astronaut Eileen Collins becomes the first woman to pilot the Space Shuttle as mission STS-63 gets underway from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.|
|1998||Cavalese cable car disaster: A United States military pilot causes the death of 20 people when his low-flying plane cuts the cable of a cable-car near Trento, Italy.|
|2005||One hundred five people are killed when Kam Air Flight 904 crashes in the Pamir Mountains in Afghanistan.|
|2007||A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.|
|2014||Two people are shot and killed and 29 students are taken hostage at a high school in Moscow, Russia.|
|1986||The birth of Lucas Duda, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Mathieu Giroux, Canadian speed skater|
|1986||The birth of Kanako Yanagihara, Japanese actress|
|1987||The birth of Elvana Gjata, Albanian singer|
|1988||The birth of Cho Kyu-hyun, South Korean singer|
|1989||The birth of Meng Jia, Chinese singer and actress|
|1989||The birth of Slobodan Rajković, Serbian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Sean Kingston, American-Jamaican singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Martin Taupau, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Corey Norman, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Olli Aitola, Finnish ice hockey player|
|1995||The birth of Tao Tsuchiya, Japanese actress|
|1998||The birth of Tyler Huntley, American football player|
|1999||The birth of Kanna Hashimoto, Japanese actress|
|2003||The birth of Lozea Vilarino, French rhythmic gymnast|
|2013||The death of Cardiss Collins, American politician (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Oscar Feltsman, Ukrainian-Russian composer and producer (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of James Muri, American soldier and pilot (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Jam Mohammad Yousaf, Pakistani politician, Chief Minister of Balochistan (b. 1954)|
|2015||The death of Martin Gilbert, English historian, author, and academic (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Mary Healy, American actress and singer (b. 1918)|
|2015||The death of Charlie Sifford, American golfer (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Nasim Hasan Shah, Pakistani lawyer and judge, 12th Chief Justice of Pakistan (b. 1929)|
|2016||The death of Joe Alaskey, American actor (b. 1952)|
|2016||The death of Balram Jakhar, Indian lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of Madhya Pradesh (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of József Kasza, Serbian politician and economist (b. 1945)|
|2017||The death of Dritëro Agolli, Albanian poet, writer and politician (b. 1931)|
|2019||The death of Julie Adams, American actress (b. 1926)|
|2019||The death of Kristoff St. John, American actor (b. 1966)|
|2020||The death of George Steiner, French-American philosopher, author, and critic (b. 1929)|
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