Updated at September 27, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Jamaica Kincaid is best known as Novelist who has born on May 25, 1949 in Barbados. Currently, Jamaica Kincaid is 73 years, 4 months and 2 days old. Jamaica Kincaid will celebrate 74th birthday on Thursday, 25th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Jamaica Kincaid upcoming birthday.
Antiguan novelist, essayist, and gardening expert whose fiction and non-fiction works often explore themes of colonialism, imperialism, and racism. Her novels include Lucy (1990) and Mr. Potter (2002), and her non-fiction works include A Small Place (1988) and My Garden Book (2001).
She grew up in poverty in Antigua and later worked in Westchester, New York as an au pair. Before beginning her literary career, she briefly attended Franconia College in New Hampshire.
She converted to Judaism.
She was born Elaine Potter Richardson and changed her name to Jamaica Kincaid upon the publication of her first work. She married Allen Shawn, with whom she had two children: Harold and Annie.
She and Jim Carroll both published their work in The Paris Review.
Jamaica Kincaid is 73 years old today.
Jamaica Kincaid was born on May 25, 1949 in Barbados.
Jamaica Kincaid zodiac sign is Gemini.
Jamaica Kincaid was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Jamaica Kincaid's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1985||Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge, which kills approximately 10,000 people.|
|1986||Hands Across America takes place.|
|1997||A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koroma.|
|1999||The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People's Republic of China's nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades.|
|2000||Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from Lebanese territory (except for the disputed Shebaa farms zone) 22 years after its invasion in 1978.|
|2001||Erik Weihenmayer becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, in the Himalayas, with Dr. Sherman Bull.|
|2002||China Airlines Flight 611 disintegrates in mid-air and crashes into the Taiwan Strait. All 225 people on board are killed.|
|2008||NASA's Phoenix lander lands in Green Valley region of Mars to search for environments suitable for water and microbial life.|
|2009||North Korea allegedly tests its second nuclear device. Following the nuclear test, Pyongyang also conducted several missile tests building tensions in the international community.|
|2011||Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty-five-year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show.|
|2012||The SpaceX Dragon became the first commercial spacecraft to successfully rendezvous with the International Space Station.|
|2013||Suspected Maoist rebels kill at least 28 people and injure 32 others in an attack on a convoy of Indian National Congress politicians in Chhattisgarh, India.|
|2013||A gas cylinder explodes on a school bus in the Pakistani city of Gujrat, killing at least 18 people.|
|2018||The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable.|
|2018||Ireland votes to repeal the Eight Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland, prohibiting abortion in all but a few cases, choosing to replace it with the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland.|
|1986||The birth of Yoan Gouffran, French footballer|
|1986||The birth of Takahiro Hōjō, Japanese actor and musician|
|1986||The birth of Geraint Thomas, Welsh cyclist|
|1987||The birth of Timothy Derijck, Belgian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Yves De Winter, Belgian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Moritz Stehling, German footballer|
|1987||The birth of Kamil Stoch, Polish ski jumper|
|1988||The birth of Dávid Škutka, Slovak footballer|
|1990||The birth of Bo Dallas, American wrestler|
|1990||The birth of Nikita Filatov, Russian ice hockey player|
|1993||The birth of James Porter, English cricketer|
|1994||The birth of Matt Murray, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1994||The birth of Aly Raisman, American gymnast|
|1995||The birth of Kagiso Rabada, South African cricketer|
|1996||The birth of David Pastrňák, Czech ice hockey player|
|2011||The death of Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1944)|
|2012||The death of William Hanley, American author and screenwriter (b. 1931)|
|2012||The death of Peter D. Sieruta, American author and critic (b. 1958)|
|2012||The death of Lou Watson, American basketball player and coach (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Mahendra Karma, Indian politician (b. 1950)|
|2013||The death of Nand Kumar Patel, Indian politician (b. 1953)|
|2014||The death of David Allen, English cricketer (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Marcel Côté, Canadian economist and politician (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general and politician, 1st President of Poland (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Herb Jeffries, American singer and actor (b. 1913)|
|2014||The death of Toaripi Lauti, Tuvaluan educator and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Tuvalu (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Matthew Saad Muhammad, American boxer and trainer (b. 1954)|
|2015||The death of George Braden, Canadian lawyer and politician, 2nd Premier of the Northwest Territories (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of Robert Lebel, Canadian bishop (b. 1924)|
|2019||The death of Claus von Bülow, Danish-British socialite (b.1926)|
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