Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Jay Wright is best known as Basketball Coach who has born on December 24, 1961 in Churchville, PA. Currently, Jay Wright is 60 years, 9 months and 14 days old. Jay Wright will celebrate 61st birthday on Saturday, 24th of December 2022. Below the countdown to Jay Wright upcoming birthday.
Basketball coach who took over at Villanova University in 2001. He led the team to national championships in 2016 and 2018.
He worked as an assistant coach at the University of Rochester.
He won the Naismith College Coach of the Year award in 2006 and 2016.
He was born and raised in Churchville, Pennsylvania. He married Patricia Wright and he has three sons, Taylor, Eddie and Colin, and a daughter, Reilly.
He defeated Jamie Dixon's Pitt Panthers in the Elite 8 in 2009, earning his first ever birth in the final four.
Jay Wright is 60 years old today.
Jay Wright was born on December 24, 1961 in Churchville, PA.
Jay Wright zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Jay Wright was best known as Basketball Coach.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Jay Wright's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1953||Tangiwai disaster: In New Zealand's North Island, at Tangiwai, a railway bridge is damaged by a lahar and collapses beneath a passenger train, killing 151 people.|
|1964||Vietnam War: Viet Cong operatives bomb the Brinks Hotel in Saigon, South Vietnam to demonstrate they can strike an American installation in the heavily guarded capital.|
|1966||A Canadair CL-44 chartered by the United States military crashes into a small village in South Vietnam, killing 129.|
|1968||Apollo program: The crew of Apollo 8 enters into orbit around the Moon, becoming the first humans to do so. They performed ten lunar orbits and broadcast live TV pictures.|
|1969||Nigerian troops capture Umuahia, the Biafran capital.|
|1973||District of Columbia Home Rule Act is passed, allowing residents of Washington, D.C. to elect their own local government.|
|1974||Cyclone Tracy devastates Darwin, Australia.|
|1980||Witnesses report the first of several sightings of unexplained lights near RAF Woodbridge, in Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, an incident called "Britain's Roswell".|
|1994||Air France Flight 8969 is hijacked on the ground at Houari Boumediene Airport, Algiers, Algeria. Over the course of three days three passengers are killed, as are all four terrorists.|
|1997||The Sid El-Antri massacre in Algeria kills between 50 and 100 people.|
|1999||Indian Airlines Flight 814 is hijacked in Indian airspace between Kathmandu, Nepal, and Delhi, India. The aircraft landed at Kandahar in Afghanistan. The incident ended on December 31 with the release of 190 survivors (one passenger is killed).|
|2003||The Spanish police thwart an attempt by ETA to detonate 50 kg of explosives at 3:55 p.m. inside Madrid's busy Chamartín Station.|
|2005||Chad-Sudan relations: Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.|
|2008||Lord's Resistance Army, a Ugandan rebel group, begins a series of attacks on Democratic Republic of the Congo, massacring more than 400.|
|2018||A helicopter crash kills Martha Érika Alonso, first female Governor of Puebla, Mexico, and her husband Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, former governor|
|1986||The birth of Tim Elliott, American mixed martial artist|
|1986||The birth of Kyrylo Fesenko, Ukrainian basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Jane Summersett, American ice dancer|
|1988||The birth of Stefanos Athanasiadis, Greek footballer|
|1988||The birth of Emre Özkan, Turkish footballer|
|1988||The birth of Simon Zenke, Nigerian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Brigetta Barrett, American high jumper|
|1990||The birth of Marcus Jordan, American basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Ryo Miyake, Japanese fencer|
|1991||The birth of Lara Michel, Swiss tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Wasim Tareen, Pakistani footballer|
|1991||The birth of Louis Tomlinson, English singer-songwriter|
|1994||The birth of Fa'amanu Brown, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1994||The birth of Miguel Castro, Dominican baseball player|
|1994||The birth of Matt Frawley, Australian rugby league player|
|2013||The death of Allan McKeown, English-American screenwriter and producer (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Buddy DeFranco, American clarinet player (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Edward Greenspan, Canadian lawyer and author (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of Herbert Harris, American lawyer and politician (b. 1926)|
|2014||The death of Krzysztof Krauze, Polish director and screenwriter (b. 1953)|
|2015||The death of Turid Birkeland, Norwegian businesswoman and politician, Norwegian Minister of Culture (b. 1962)|
|2015||The death of Letty Jimenez Magsanoc, Filipino journalist (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Adriana Olguín, Chilean lawyer and politician, Chilean Minister of Justice (b. 1911)|
|2016||The death of Rick Parfitt, British musician (b. 1948)|
|2016||The death of Liz Smith, English actress (b. 1921)|
|2016||The death of Richard Adams, English author (b. 1920)|
|2016||The death of Ben Xi, Chinese singer (b.1994)|
|2017||The death of Jerry Kindall, American baseball player and coach (b. 1935)|
|2017||The death of Heather Menzies, Canadian-American model and actress (b. 1949)|
|2018||The death of Martha Érika Alonso, first female Governor of Puebla, Mexico, and her husband Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, former governor; helicopter crash (Alonso b. 1973, Valle b. 1968)|
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