Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Hugo Gernsback is best known as Novelist who has born on August 16, 1884 in Luxembourg. Currently, Hugo Gernsback is 138 years, 1 months and 10 days old. Hugo Gernsback will celebrate 139th birthday on Wednesday, 16th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Hugo Gernsback upcoming birthday.
A Luxembourgian publisher, inventor, and writer, he is particularly known for Ralph 124C 41+ (1911) and other works of science fiction. In 1908, he founded Modern Electrics magazine.
He worked as an electronics engineer and an inventor before delving into science fiction.
His name was given to the Hugos (the annual World Science Fiction Convention awards).
He was married three times. Rose Harvey was his first wife; Dorothy Kantrowitz was his second, and Mary Hancher was his third.
He and H.G. Wells were both important science fiction authors.
Hugo Gernsback is 138 years old today.
Hugo Gernsback was born on August 16, 1884 in Luxembourg.
Hugo Gernsback zodiac sign is Leo.
Hugo Gernsback was best known as Novelist.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Hugo Gernsback's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Hugo Gernsback's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1962||Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.|
|1962||Pete Best is discharged from The Beatles, to be replaced two days later by Ringo Starr.|
|1964||Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh with General Nguyễn Khánh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.|
|1966||Vietnam War: The House Un-American Activities Committee begins investigations of Americans who have aided the Viet Cong. The committee intends to introduce legislation making these activities illegal. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 people are arrested.|
|1972||In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco's plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.|
|1987||Northwest Airlines Flight 255, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes after take off in Detroit, Michigan, killing 154 of the 155 on board, plus two people on the ground.|
|1989||A solar particle event affects computers at the Toronto Stock Exchange, forcing a halt to trading.|
|1991||Indian Airlines Flight 257, a Boeing 737-200, crashes during approach to Imphal Airport, killing all 69 people on board.|
|2005||West Caribbean Airways Flight 708, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes in Machiques, Venezuela, killing all 160 people on board.|
|2008||The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1,389 feet (423 m), at the time becoming the world's highest residence above ground-level.|
|2012||South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute at Marikana near Rustenburg.|
|2013||The ferry St. Thomas Aquinas collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people with 59 others missing.|
|2015||More than 96 people are killed and hundreds injured following a series of air-raids by the Syrian Arab Air Force on the rebel-held market town of Douma.|
|2015||Trigana Air Flight 267, an ATR 42, crashes in Oksibl, Pegunungan Bintang, killing all 54 people on board.|
|2017||The Minamata Convention on Mercury enters in force.|
|1984||The birth of Konstantin Vassiljev, Estonian footballer|
|1985||The birth of Cristin Milioti, American actress|
|1986||The birth of Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player|
|1987||The birth of Carey Price, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Eri Kitamura, Japanese voice actress and singer.|
|1988||The birth of Ismaïl Aissati, Moroccan footballer|
|1989||The birth of Wang Hao, Chinese race walker|
|1989||The birth of Moussa Sissoko, French footballer|
|1990||The birth of Godfrey Oboabona, Nigerian footballer|
|1991||The birth of José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Diego Schwartzman, Argentinian tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Cameron Monaghan, American actor and model|
|1996||The birth of Caeleb Dressel, American swimmer|
|1997||The birth of Greyson Chance, American musician|
|1999||The birth of Karen Chen, American figure skater|
|2012||The death of Abune Paulos, Ethiopian patriarch (b. 1935)|
|2012||The death of William Windom, American actor (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of David Rees, Welsh mathematician and academic (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Patrick Aziza, Nigerian general and politician, Governor of Kebbi State (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Vsevolod Nestayko, Ukrainian author (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, Italian-South African lawyer and politician (b. 1960)|
|2014||The death of Peter Scholl-Latour, German journalist, author, and academic (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Jacob Bekenstein, Mexican-American physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Anna Kashfi, British actress (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Shuja Khanzada, Pakistani colonel and politician (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Mile Mrkšić, Serb general (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of João Havelange, Brazilian water polo player, lawyer, and businessman (b. 1916)|
|2016||The death of John McLaughlin, American television personality (b. 1927)|
|2018||The death of Wakako Yamauchi, American-Japanese writer (b. 1924)|
|2019||The death of Peter Fonda , American actor, director, and screenwriter. (b.1940)|
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