Jessica Savitch Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Jessica Savitch Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Jessica Savitch Facts

Full NameJessica Savitch
BirthdateFebruary 01, 1947
Birth PlaceKennett Square, PA
Age (in 2023)76 Years Old

Jessica Savitch Age & Birthday

Jessica Savitch is best known as Journalist who has born on February 01, 1947 in Kennett Square, PA. Currently, Jessica Savitch is 76 years, 0 months and 7 days old. Jessica Savitch will celebrate 77th birthday on Thursday, 1st of February 2024. Below the countdown to Jessica Savitch upcoming birthday.

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Jessica Savitch Biography


Remembered for anchoring New York's weekend edition of NBC Nightly News and for hosting the PBS news program Frontline, she is particularly notable as the first female anchor of a nationally-broadcast weekend news program.

Before Fame

After graduating from Ithaca College in New York, she worked briefly for Houston's KHOU-TV channel and for New York's WCBS-AM radio station.


Tragically, she died in her mid-thirties as the result of a single-vehicle car accident that also killed New York Post executive Martin Fischbein.

Family Life

The child of Florence Goldberger and David Savitch, she spent her childhood in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In the early 1980s, she was briefly married to Mel Korn, followed by Donald Payne.

Associated With

She was portrayed by Sela Ward in the Lifetime movie Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story.

Top Asked Questions about Jessica Savitch

How old is Jessica Savitch in 2023?

Jessica Savitch is 76 years old today.

When was Jessica Savitch born?

Jessica Savitch was born on February 01, 1947 in Kennett Square, PA.

What is Jessica Savitch zodiac sign?

Jessica Savitch zodiac sign is Aquarius.

What was Jessica Savitch best known for?

Jessica Savitch was best known as Journalist.

Fun Facts about Jessica Savitch's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Jessica Savitch's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Jessica Savitch was born on Saturday, 32nd day / 05th week of 1947
  • Jessica Savitch has Aquarius zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Jessica Savitch birthday is I.II.MCMXLVII
  • Jessica Savitch's birthstone is Amethyst
  • Jessica Savitch's birth flower is Primrose that symbolize modesty, distinction & virtue
  • Jessica Savitch age in year is 76 years old
  • Jessica Savitch age in month is 912 months old
  • Jessica Savitch age in day is 27766 days old
  • Jessica Savitch age in hour is 666384 hours old
  • Jessica Savitch age in minute is 39983040 minutes old
  • Jessica Savitch age in second is 2398982400 seconds old
  • Next Jessica Savitch birthday is on Thursday, February 1st 2024
  • Jessica Savitch age in next birthday (2024) is 77 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about February 01, 1947 birthday

Historical Events on Jessica Savitch Birthday (February 01)

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

1972Kuala Lumpur becomes a city by a royal charter granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
1974A fire in the 25-story Joelma Building in São Paulo, Brazil kills 189 and injures 293.
1979Iranian Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Tehran after nearly 15 years of exile.
1989The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of KalgoorlieÔÇôBoulder.
1991A runway collision between USAir Flight 1493 and SkyWest Flight 5569 at Los Angeles International Airport results in the deaths of 34 people, and injuries to 30 others.
1992The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bhopal court declares Warren Anderson, ex-CEO of Union Carbide, a fugitive under Indian law for failing to appear in the Bhopal disaster case.
1996The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
1998Rear Admiral Lillian E. Fishburne becomes the first female African American to be promoted to rear admiral.
2002Daniel Pearl, American journalist and South Asia Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal, kidnapped January 23, 2002, is beheaded and mutilated by his captors.
2003Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during the reentry of mission STS-107 into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.
2004Hajj pilgrimage stampede: In a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured.
2005King Gyanendra of Nepal carries out a coup d'├ętat to capture the democracy, becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.
2009The first cabinet of J├│hanna Sigur├░ard├│ttir was formed in Iceland, making her the country's first female prime minister and the world's first openly gay head of government.
2012Seventy-four people are killed and over 500 injured as a result of clashes between fans of Egyptian football teams Al Masry and Al Ahly in the city of Port Said.
2013The Shard, the tallest building in the European Union, is opened to the public.
1917The birth of Eiji Sawamura, Japanese baseball player and soldier (d. 1944)
1918The birth of Muriel Spark, Scottish playwright and poet (d. 2006)
1918The birth of Ignacy Tokarczuk, Polish archbishop (d. 2012)
1920The birth of Mike Scarry, American football player and coach (d. 2012)
1920The birth of Zao Wou-Ki, Chinese-French painter (d. 2013)
1921The birth of Teresa Mattei, Italian feminist partisan and politician (d. 2013)
1921The birth of Peter Sallis, English actor (d. 2017)
1921The birth of Patricia Robins, British writer and WAAF officer (d. 2016).
1922The birth of Renata Tebaldi, Italian soprano and actress (d. 2004)
1923The birth of Ben Weider, Canadian businessman, co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (d. 2008)
1924The birth of Richard Hooker, American novelist (d. 1997)
1924The birth of Emmanuel Scheffer, German-Israeli footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2012)
1927The birth of Galway Kinnell, American poet and academic (d. 2014)
1928The birth of Sam Edwards, Welsh physicist and academic (d. 2015)
1928The birth of Tom Lantos, Hungarian-American academic and politician (d. 2008)
2013The death of Cecil Womack, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1947)
2014The death of Luis Aragon├ęs, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1938)
2014The death of Vasily Petrov, Russian marshal (b. 1917)
2014The death of Rene Ricard, American poet, painter, and critic (b. 1946)
2014The death of Maximilian Schell, Austrian-Swiss actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1930)
2015The death of Aldo Ciccolini, Italian-French pianist (b. 1925)
2015The death of Udo Lattek, German footballer, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1935)
2015The death of Monty Oum, American animator, director, and screenwriter (b. 1981)
2016The death of ├ôscar Humberto Mej├şa Victores, Guatemalan general and politician, 27th President of Guatemala (b. 1930)
2017The death of Desmond Carrington, British actor and broadcaster (b. 1926)
2018The death of Barys Kit, Belarusian rocket scientist (b. 1910)
2018The death of Mowzey Radio, Ugandan singer and songwriter (b. 1985)
2019The death of Jeremy Hardy, English comedian, radio host and panelist (b. 1961)
2019The death of Clive Swift, English actor (b. 1936)
2019The death of Wade Wilson, American football player and coach (b. 1959)

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