Updated at September 24, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Jay Rockefeller is best known as Politician who has born on June 18, 1937 in New York. Currently, Jay Rockefeller is 85 years, 3 months and 6 days old. Jay Rockefeller will celebrate 86th birthday on Sunday, 18th of June 2023. Below the countdown to Jay Rockefeller upcoming birthday.
Democratic politician who became a United States senator from West Virginia in 1985 after serving the state as it's governor for two terms. He has served as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs multiple times.
He graduated from Harvard College in 1961 with an A.B. in Far Eastern Languages and History before working for the Peace Corps.
Amongst the prominent six-generation Rockefeller family, which had a reputation for being a traditionally Republican dynasty, he became the first to hold office as a Democrat.
He has four children with his wife, Sharon Lee Percy, who he married in 1967.
The legendary oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller is his great-grandfather.
Jay Rockefeller is 85 years old today.
Jay Rockefeller was born on June 18, 1937 in New York.
Jay Rockefeller zodiac sign is Gemini.
Jay Rockefeller was best known as Politician.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Jay Rockefeller's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1953||A United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tachikawa, Japan, killing 129.|
|1954||Carlos Castillo Armas leads an invasion force across the Guatemalan border, setting in motion the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état.|
|1965||Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.|
|1972||Staines air disaster: One hundred eighteen are killed when a BEA H.S. Trident crashes two minutes after take off from London's Heathrow Airport.|
|1979||SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.|
|1981||The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, the first operational aircraft initially designed around stealth technology, makes its first flight.|
|1982||Italian banker Roberto Calvi's body is discovered hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London, England.|
|1983||Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.|
|1983||Mona Mahmudnizhad together with nine other Bahá'í women, is sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran over her religious beliefs.|
|1984||A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-85 UK miners' strike.|
|1994||The Troubles: Members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) attack a crowded pub with assault rifles in Loughinisland, Northern Ireland. Six Catholic civilians are killed and five wounded. It was crowded with people watching the 1994 FIFA World Cup.|
|2006||The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat-1 is launched.|
|2007||The Charleston Sofa Super Store fire happened in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine firefighters.|
|2009||The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a NASA robotic spacecraft is launched.|
|2018||An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes northern Osaka.|
|1989||The birth of Chris Harris Jr., American football player|
|1990||The birth of Luke Adam, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Sandra Izbașa, Romanian gymnast|
|1990||The birth of Derek Stepan, American ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Christian Taylor, American triple jumper|
|1993||The birth of Dennis Lloyd, Israeli musician, producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist|
|1994||The birth of Sean McMahon, Australian rugby player|
|1994||The birth of Takeoff, American rapper|
|1995||The birth of Maxim Kovtun, Russian figure skater|
|1996||The birth of Alen Halilović, Croatian footballer|
|1996||The birth of Niki Wories, Dutch figure skater|
|1997||The birth of Katharina Hobgarski, German tennis player|
|1997||The birth of Latrell Mitchell, Australian rugby league player|
|1999||The birth of Trippie Redd, American rapper|
|2002||The birth of Chevel Shepherd, American singer|
|2013||The death of Michael Hastings, American journalist and author (b. 1980)|
|2013||The death of David Wall, English ballet dancer (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Stephanie Kwolek, American chemist and engineer (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Johnny Mann, American singer-songwriter and conductor (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Claire Martin, Canadian author (b. 1914)|
|2014||The death of Vladimir Popovkin, Russian general (b. 1957)|
|2014||The death of Horace Silver, American pianist and composer (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Phil Austin, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Ralph J. Roberts, American businessman, co-founded Comcast (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Danny Villanueva, American football player and broadcaster, co-founded Univision (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Allen Weinstein, American historian and academic (b. 1937)|
|2016||The death of Jeppiaar, Indian educationist, founder and chancellor of Sathyabama University (b. 1931)|
|2018||The death of XXXTentacion, American rapper (b. 1998)|
|2018||The death of Big Van Vader (also known as Vader) American professional wrestler (b. 1955)|
|2018||The death of Jimmy Wopo, American rapper (b. 1997)|
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