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Hugo Gernsback Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Hugo Gernsback Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Hugo Gernsback Facts

Full NameHugo Gernsback
BirthdateAugust 16, 1884
Birth PlaceLuxembourg
Age (in 2022)138 Years Old
ZodiacLeo
OccupationNovelist

Hugo Gernsback Age & Birthday

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.

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Hugo Gernsback Biography

About

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.

Before Fame

He worked as an electronics engineer and an inventor before delving into science fiction.

Trivia

His name was given to the Hugos (the annual World Science Fiction Convention awards).

Family Life

He was married three times. Rose Harvey was his first wife; Dorothy Kantrowitz was his second, and Mary Hancher was his third.

Associated With

He and H.G. Wells were both important science fiction authors.

Top Asked Questions about Hugo Gernsback

How old is Hugo Gernsback in 2022?

Hugo Gernsback is 138 years old today.

When was Hugo Gernsback born?

Hugo Gernsback was born on August 16, 1884 in Luxembourg.

What is Hugo Gernsback zodiac sign?

Hugo Gernsback zodiac sign is Leo.

What was Hugo Gernsback best known for?

Hugo Gernsback was best known as Novelist.

Fun Facts about Hugo Gernsback's Birthday

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.

  • Hugo Gernsback was born on Saturday, 229th day / 33rd week of 1884
  • Hugo Gernsback has Leo zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Hugo Gernsback birthday is XVI.VIII.MDCCCLXXXIV
  • Hugo Gernsback's birthstone is Peridot
  • Hugo Gernsback's birth flower is Gladiolus that symbolize moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation & honor
  • Hugo Gernsback age in year is 138 years old
  • Hugo Gernsback age in month is 1657 months old
  • Hugo Gernsback age in day is 50444 days old
  • Hugo Gernsback age in hour is 1210656 hours old
  • Hugo Gernsback age in minute is 72639360 minutes old
  • Hugo Gernsback age in second is 4358361600 seconds old
  • Next Hugo Gernsback birthday is on Wednesday, August 16th 2023
  • Hugo Gernsback age in next birthday (2023) is 139 years old

Historical Events on Hugo Gernsback Birthday (August 16)

Below are historical events that coincided with Hugo Gernsback's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1962Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.
1962Pete Best is discharged from The Beatles, to be replaced two days later by Ringo Starr.
1964Vietnam 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.
1966Vietnam 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.
1972In 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.
1987Northwest 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.
1989A solar particle event affects computers at the Toronto Stock Exchange, forcing a halt to trading.
1991Indian Airlines Flight 257, a Boeing 737-200, crashes during approach to Imphal Airport, killing all 69 people on board.
2005West Caribbean Airways Flight 708, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes in Machiques, Venezuela, killing all 160 people on board.
2008The 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.
2012South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute at Marikana near Rustenburg.
2013The ferry St. Thomas Aquinas collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people with 59 others missing.
2015More 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.
2015Trigana Air Flight 267, an ATR 42, crashes in Oksibl, Pegunungan Bintang, killing all 54 people on board.
2017The Minamata Convention on Mercury enters in force.
1984The birth of Konstantin Vassiljev, Estonian footballer
1985The birth of Cristin Milioti, American actress
1986The birth of Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player
1987The birth of Carey Price, Canadian ice hockey player
1987The birth of Eri Kitamura, Japanese voice actress and singer.
1988The birth of Ismaïl Aissati, Moroccan footballer
1989The birth of Wang Hao, Chinese race walker
1989The birth of Moussa Sissoko, French footballer
1990The birth of Godfrey Oboabona, Nigerian footballer
1991The birth of José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer
1992The birth of Diego Schwartzman, Argentinian tennis player
1993The birth of Cameron Monaghan, American actor and model
1996The birth of Caeleb Dressel, American swimmer
1997The birth of Greyson Chance, American musician
1999The birth of Karen Chen, American figure skater
2012The death of Abune Paulos, Ethiopian patriarch (b. 1935)
2012The death of William Windom, American actor (b. 1923)
2013The death of David Rees, Welsh mathematician and academic (b. 1918)
2014The death of Patrick Aziza, Nigerian general and politician, Governor of Kebbi State (b. 1947)
2014The death of Vsevolod Nestayko, Ukrainian author (b. 1930)
2014The death of Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, Italian-South African lawyer and politician (b. 1960)
2014The death of Peter Scholl-Latour, German journalist, author, and academic (b. 1924)
2015The death of Jacob Bekenstein, Mexican-American physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1947)
2015The death of Anna Kashfi, British actress (b. 1934)
2015The death of Shuja Khanzada, Pakistani colonel and politician (b. 1943)
2015The death of Mile Mrkšić, Serb general (b. 1947)
2016The death of João Havelange, Brazilian water polo player, lawyer, and businessman (b. 1916)
2016The death of John McLaughlin, American television personality (b. 1927)
2018The death of Wakako Yamauchi, American-Japanese writer (b. 1924)
2019The death of Peter Fonda , American actor, director, and screenwriter. (b.1940)

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