Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
John Crowe Ransom is best known as Poet who has born on April 30, 1888 in Tennessee. Currently, John Crowe Ransom is 134 years, 9 months and 9 days old. John Crowe Ransom will celebrate 135th birthday on Sunday, 30th of April 2023. Below the countdown to John Crowe Ransom upcoming birthday.
Southern poet who established his literary reputation through the publication of two poetry collections: Chills and Fever and Two Gentlemen in Bonds. He was a recipient of both the Bollingen Prize and the National Book Award.
He studied at Vanderbilt University, where he founded a literary group called the Fugitives and edited an influential journal that published the works of Southern Modernist poets.
His Selected Poems collection received the National Book Award in 1964.
He was one of four children born to a Methodist minister in Pulaski, Tennessee.
He and author Allen Tate were both Southern Agrarian writers.
John Crowe Ransom is 134 years old today.
John Crowe Ransom was born on April 30, 1888 in Tennessee.
John Crowe Ransom zodiac sign is Taurus.
John Crowe Ransom was best known as Poet.
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|1973||Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that White House Counsel John Dean has been fired and that other top aides, most notably H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman, have resigned.|
|1975||Fall of Saigon: Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Dương Văn Minh.|
|1980||Beatrix is inaugurated as Queen of the Netherlands following the abdication of Juliana.|
|1980||The Iranian Embassy siege begins in London.|
|1982||The Bijon Setu massacre occurs in Calcutta, India.|
|1993||CERN announces World Wide Web protocols will be free.|
|1994||Formula One racing driver Roland Ratzenberger is killed in a crash during the qualifying session of the San Marino Grand Prix run at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari outside Imola, Italy.|
|2000||Canonization of Faustina Kowalska in the presence of 200,000 people and the first Divine Mercy Sunday celebrated worldwide.|
|2004||U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.|
|2008||Two skeletal remains found near Yekaterinburg, Russia are confirmed by Russian scientists to be the remains of Alexei and Anastasia, two of the children of the last Tsar of Russia, whose entire family was executed at Yekaterinburg by the Bolsheviks.|
|2009||Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.|
|2009||Seven civilians and the perpetrator are killed and another ten injured at a Queen's Day parade in Apeldoorn, Netherlands in an attempted assassination on Queen Beatrix.|
|2012||An overloaded ferry capsizes on the Brahmaputra River in India killing at least 103 people.|
|2013||Willem-Alexander is inaugurated as King of the Netherlands following the abdication of Beatrix.|
|2014||A bomb blast in Ürümqi, China kills three people and injures 79 others.|
|1988||The birth of Oh Hye-ri, South Korean taekwondo athlete|
|1989||The birth of Jang Wooyoung, South Korean singer and actor (2PM)|
|1990||The birth of Jonny Brownlee, English triathlete|
|1990||The birth of Mac DeMarco, Canadian singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Kaarel Kiidron, Estonian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Chris Kreider, American ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Travis Scott, American rapper and producer|
|1992||The birth of Marc-André ter Stegen, German footballer|
|1993||The birth of Dion Dreesens, Dutch swimmer|
|1994||The birth of Chae Seo-jin, South Korean actress|
|1994||The birth of Wang Yafan, Chinese tennis player|
|1996||The birth of Luke Friend, English singer|
|1997||The birth of Adam Ryczkowski, Polish footballer|
|1999||The birth of Jorden van Foreest, Dutch chess grandmaster|
|2003||The birth of Jung Yun-seok, South Korean actor|
|2012||The death of Sicelo Shiceka, South African politician (b. 1966)|
|2013||The death of Roberto Chabet, Filipino painter and sculptor (b. 1937)|
|2013||The death of Shirley Firth, Canadian skier (b. 1953)|
|2013||The death of Viviane Forrester, French author and critic (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Mike Gray, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Khaled Choudhury, Indian painter and set designer (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Julian Lewis, English biologist and academic (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Carl E. Moses, American businessman and politician (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Ian Ross, Australian journalist (b. 1940)|
|2015||The death of Lennart Bodström, Swedish politician (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Ben E. King, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1938)|
|2015||The death of Steven Goldmann, Canadian director and producer (b. 1961)|
|2016||The death of Daniel Berrigan, American priest and activist (b. 1921)|
|2016||The death of Harry Kroto, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1939)|
|2019||The death of Peter Mayhew, English-American actor played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films (b. 1944)|
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