Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Jimmy Smith is best known as Pianist who has born on December 08, 1925 in Pennsylvania. Currently, Jimmy Smith is 96 years, 9 months and 24 days old. Jimmy Smith will celebrate 97th birthday on Thursday, 8th of December 2022. Below the countdown to Jimmy Smith upcoming birthday.
Famous for his work on the Hammond B-3 electric organ, this 20th-century jazz musician and leader of The Jimmy Smith Trio recorded over a hundred albums, many of them Billboard ranked, and was the 2005 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award.
A self-taught pianist, he won a boogie-woogie piano contest sponsored by a Philadelphia radio station when he was only nine years old. He later studied at both the Royal Hamilton College of Music and the Leo Ornstein School of Music.
His first Blue Note album, A New Sound... A New Star... Jimmy Smith at the Organ, Volume 1, was released in 1956, but it was another 1956 recording, The Champ, that launched him to stardom.
He spent his childhood in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and later lived in California and Arizona. His marriage to Lola Smith produced children named Jimmy, Jia, and Connie.
Smith contributed to Grammy-winning singer James Ingram's 1983 album It's Your Night.
Jimmy Smith is 96 years old today.
Jimmy Smith was born on December 08, 1925 in Pennsylvania.
Jimmy Smith zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jimmy Smith was best known as Pianist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Jimmy Smith's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1985||The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union in South Asia is established.|
|1987||Cold War: The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the White House.|
|1987||An Israeli army tank transporter kills four Palestinian refugees and injures seven others during a traffic accident at the Erez Crossing on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, which has been cited as one of the events which sparked the First Intifada.|
|1988||A United States Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II crashes into an apartment complex in Remscheid, Germany, killing 5 people and injuring 50 others.|
|1990||Galileo (spacecraft) flies past Earth.|
|1991||The leaders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine sign an agreement dissolving the Soviet Union and establishing the Commonwealth of Independent States.|
|1992||Galileo (spacecraft) flies past Earth.|
|1998||Eighty-one people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.|
|2004||The Cusco Declaration is signed in Cusco, Peru, establishing the South American Community of Nations.|
|2009||Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kill 127 people and injure 448 others.|
|2010||With the second launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 and the first launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first private company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.|
|2010||The Japanese solar-sail spacecraft IKAROS passes the planet Venus at a distance of about 80,800 km.|
|2013||Riots break out in Singapore after a fatal accident in Little India.|
|2013||Metallica performs a show in Antarctica, making them the first band to perform on all 7 continents.|
|2016||Syrian Army starts final phase of the attack and progress has been made in the district of, "Sheikh Said" and preparing to storm the neighborhood "Sukkari" in East of Aleppo.|
|1986||The birth of Enzo Amore, American wrestler and rapper|
|1986||The birth of Amir Khan, English boxer|
|1986||The birth of Sam Tagataese, New Zealand-Samoan rugby league player|
|1986||The birth of Kate Voegele, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress|
|1987||The birth of Jana Juricová, Slovak tennis player|
|1989||The birth of Drew Doughty, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Jesse Sene-Lefao, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Yui Yokoyama - Japanese idol, model, and actress|
|1993||The birth of Janari Jõesaar, Estonian basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Jordan Obita, English footballer|
|1993||The birth of AnnaSophia Robb, American actress|
|1993||The birth of Cara Mund, Miss America 2018|
|1994||The birth of Conseslus Kipruto, Kenyan runner|
|1994||The birth of Raheem Sterling, English footballer|
|1995||The birth of Jordon Ibe, English footballer|
|2012||The death of Jerry Brown, American football player (b. 1987)|
|2012||The death of John Gowans, Scottish-English 16th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1934)|
|2012||The death of Johnny Lira, American boxer (b. 1951)|
|2013||The death of John Cornforth, Australian-English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Sándor Szokolay, Hungarian composer and academic (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Richard S. Williamson, American lawyer and diplomat (b. 1949)|
|2014||The death of Tom Gosnell, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1951)|
|2014||The death of Russ Kemmerer, American baseball player and coach (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Knut Nystedt, Norwegian organist and composer (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Mattiwilda Dobbs, American soprano and actress (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Alan Hodgkinson, English footballer and coach (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Douglas Tompkins, American businessman, co-founded The North Face and Esprit Holdings (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of John Trudell, American author, poet, and actor (b. 1946)|
|2015||The death of Elsie Tu, English-Hong Kong educator and politician (b. 1913)|
|2016||The death of John Glenn, American astronaut and senator, first American to go into orbit (b. 1921)|
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