Updated at February 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
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.
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.
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.
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.
She was portrayed by Sela Ward in the Lifetime movie Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story.
Jessica Savitch is 76 years old today.
Jessica Savitch was born on February 01, 1947 in Kennett Square, PA.
Jessica Savitch zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Jessica Savitch was best known as Journalist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Jessica Savitch's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1972||Kuala Lumpur becomes a city by a royal charter granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.|
|1974||A fire in the 25-story Joelma Building in São Paulo, Brazil kills 189 and injures 293.|
|1979||Iranian Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Tehran after nearly 15 years of exile.|
|1989||The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie–Boulder.|
|1991||A 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.|
|1992||The 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.|
|1996||The Communications Decency Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.|
|1998||Rear Admiral Lillian E. Fishburne becomes the first female African American to be promoted to rear admiral.|
|2002||Daniel Pearl, American journalist and South Asia Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal, kidnapped January 23, 2002, is beheaded and mutilated by his captors.|
|2003||Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during the reentry of mission STS-107 into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.|
|2004||Hajj pilgrimage stampede: In a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured.|
|2005||King Gyanendra of Nepal carries out a coup d'état to capture the democracy, becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.|
|2009||The first cabinet of Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir was formed in Iceland, making her the country's first female prime minister and the world's first openly gay head of government.|
|2012||Seventy-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.|
|2013||The Shard, the tallest building in the European Union, is opened to the public.|
|1917||The birth of Eiji Sawamura, Japanese baseball player and soldier (d. 1944)|
|1918||The birth of Muriel Spark, Scottish playwright and poet (d. 2006)|
|1918||The birth of Ignacy Tokarczuk, Polish archbishop (d. 2012)|
|1920||The birth of Mike Scarry, American football player and coach (d. 2012)|
|1920||The birth of Zao Wou-Ki, Chinese-French painter (d. 2013)|
|1921||The birth of Teresa Mattei, Italian feminist partisan and politician (d. 2013)|
|1921||The birth of Peter Sallis, English actor (d. 2017)|
|1921||The birth of Patricia Robins, British writer and WAAF officer (d. 2016).|
|1922||The birth of Renata Tebaldi, Italian soprano and actress (d. 2004)|
|1923||The birth of Ben Weider, Canadian businessman, co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (d. 2008)|
|1924||The birth of Richard Hooker, American novelist (d. 1997)|
|1924||The birth of Emmanuel Scheffer, German-Israeli footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2012)|
|1927||The birth of Galway Kinnell, American poet and academic (d. 2014)|
|1928||The birth of Sam Edwards, Welsh physicist and academic (d. 2015)|
|1928||The birth of Tom Lantos, Hungarian-American academic and politician (d. 2008)|
|2013||The death of Cecil Womack, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Luis Aragonés, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Vasily Petrov, Russian marshal (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Rene Ricard, American poet, painter, and critic (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Maximilian Schell, Austrian-Swiss actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Aldo Ciccolini, Italian-French pianist (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Udo Lattek, German footballer, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Monty Oum, American animator, director, and screenwriter (b. 1981)|
|2016||The death of Óscar Humberto Mejía Victores, Guatemalan general and politician, 27th President of Guatemala (b. 1930)|
|2017||The death of Desmond Carrington, British actor and broadcaster (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Barys Kit, Belarusian rocket scientist (b. 1910)|
|2018||The death of Mowzey Radio, Ugandan singer and songwriter (b. 1985)|
|2019||The death of Jeremy Hardy, English comedian, radio host and panelist (b. 1961)|
|2019||The death of Clive Swift, English actor (b. 1936)|
|2019||The death of Wade Wilson, American football player and coach (b. 1959)|
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