Ian Thorpe is best known as Swimmer who has born on October 13, 1982 in Sydney, Australia. Currently, Ian Thorpe is 39 years, 0 months and 14 days old. Ian Thorpe will celebrate 40th birthday on Thursday, 13th of October 2022. Below the countdown to Ian Thorpe upcoming birthday.
Named swimmer of the year four times, he is recognized as one of the most popular Australian athletes of all time and won 2 Olympic gold medals.
He didn't swim until unusually late for a professional swimmer because of an allergy to chlorine.
After a brief hiatus from swimming, it was announced that he would be competing for Australia in the 2012 London Olympic games.
His father Ken was a former pro cricket player and his mother Margaret was a school teacher.
While Michael Phelps is a celebrity swimmer in the US, in Australia Thorpe is a legend in his own right.
Ian Thorpe is 39 years old today.
Ian Thorpe was born on October 13, 1982 in Sydney, Australia.
Ian Thorpe zodiac sign is Libra.
Ian Thorpe was best known as Swimmer.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Ian Thorpe's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Ian Thorpe's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1923||Ankara becomes the capital of Turkey.|
|1943||World War II: The new government of Italy sides with the Allies and declares war on Germany.|
|1944||World War II: The Soviet Riga Offensive captures the city.|
|1946||France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.|
|1962||The Pacific Northwest experiences a cyclone the equal of a Cat 3 hurricane, with winds above 150 mph. 46 people die.|
|1972||Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes outside Moscow, killing 174.|
|1972||Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in the Andes mountains. 28 survive the crash. All but 16 succumb before rescue on December 23.|
|1976||The first electron micrograph of an Ebola virus is taken at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Dr. F. A. Murphy.|
|1977||Hijacking of Lufthansa Flight 181 by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.|
|1983||Ameritech Mobile Communications launches the first US cellular network in Chicago.|
|1990||Syrian forces attack free areas of Lebanon, removing General Michel Aoun from the presidential palace.|
|2010||The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile ends as all 33 trapped miners arrive at the surface after a record 69 days underground.|
|2013||A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.|
|2016||The Maldives announces its decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations.|
|2019||Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets a new world record for a woman runner with a time of 2:14:04 at the 2019 Chicago Marathon.|
|1987||The birth of Adrian Poparadu, Romanian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Nikita Satalkin, Russian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Tochinoshin Tsuyoshi, Georgian sumo wrestler|
|1988||The birth of Scott Jamieson, Australian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Enrique Pérez, Mexican footballer|
|1989||The birth of Breno Borges, Brazilian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Luke Kelly, Australian rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Clive Rose, Australian cricketer|
|1989||The birth of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, member of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress|
|1990||The birth of Emma Flood, Norwegian tennis player|
|1990||The birth of Andrej Rendla, Slovak footballer|
|1990||The birth of Adrián Sardinero, Spanish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Ryan Matterson, Australian rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Jimin, South Korean singer with BTS|
|2001||The birth of Caleb McLaughlin, American actor|
|2013||The death of Tommy Whittle, Scottish-English saxophonist (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Takashi Yanase, Japanese poet and illustrator, created Anpanman (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of John Bradfield, English biologist and businessman, founded Cambridge Science Park (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Antonio Cafiero, Argentinian accountant and politician, Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Margaret Hillert, American author and poet (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of Mohammad Sarengat, Indonesian sprinter (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of Pontus Segerström, Swedish footballer (b. 1981)|
|2015||The death of Rosalyn Baxandall, American historian, author, and academic (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Bruce Hyde, American academic and actor (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Michael J. H. Walsh, English general (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), King of Thailand (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Dario Fo, Italian playwright, actor, director, and composer Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Jim Prentice, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Premier of Alberta (b. 1956)|
|2017||The death of Albert Zafy, Malagasy politician (b. 1927)|
|2018||The death of Annapurna Devi Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music (b 1927)|
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