Updated at February 2, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier is best known as Inventor who has born on August 26, 1740 in Annonay, France. Currently, Joseph-Michel Montgolfier is 282 years, 5 months and 7 days old. Joseph-Michel Montgolfier will celebrate 283rd birthday on Saturday, 26th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Joseph-Michel Montgolfier upcoming birthday.
Co-inventor of the groundbreaking globe aérostatique hot air balloon.
He began his career as an inventor in the early 1780s.
He and his brother, Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, first flew their hot air balloon on June 4, 1783, at a public demonstration in Annonay.
He and his brother were two of sixteen children born to a successful paper manufacturer.
Queen Marie Antoinette was present to witness the first launch of the Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon, an event which used a sheep, a duck, and a rooster as test subjects.
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier is 282 years old today.
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier was born on August 26, 1740 in Annonay, France.
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier zodiac sign is Virgo.
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier was best known as Inventor.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Joseph-Michel Montgolfier's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1922||Greco-Turkish War (1919-22): Turkish army launched what has come to be known to the Turks as the "Great Offensive" (Büyük Taarruz). The major Greek defense positions were overrun.|
|1940||Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor.|
|1942||At Chortkiv, the Ukrainian police and German Schutzpolizei deport two thousand Jews to Bełżec extermination camp. Five hundred of the sick and children are murdered on the spot. This continued until the next day.|
|1944||World War II: Charles de Gaulle enters Paris.|
|1966||The South African Border War starts with the battle at Omugulugwombashe.|
|1970||A new feminist movement leads a nationwide Women's Strike for Equality.|
|1977||The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec|
|1978||Papal conclave: Albino Luciani is elected as Pope John Paul I.|
|1980||After John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, in the United States, the FBI inadvertently detonates the bomb during its disarming.|
|1997||Beni Ali massacre occurs in Algeria, leaving 60 to 100 people dead.|
|1998||The first flight of the Air Force Delta III ends in disaster 75 seconds after liftoff resulting in the loss of the Galaxy X satellite.|
|1999||Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.|
|2009||Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard is discovered alive in California after being missing for over 18 years.|
|2011||The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA.|
|2015||Two U.S. journalists are shot and killed by a disgruntled former coworker while conducting a live report in Moneta, Virginia.|
|1986||The birth of Vladislav Gussev, Estonian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Colin Kazim-Richards, Turkish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Cassie Ventura, American singer, dancer, actress and model|
|1987||The birth of Juan Joseph, American football player and coach (d. 2014)|
|1988||The birth of Elvis Andrus, Venezuelan baseball player|
|1988||The birth of Evan Ross, American actor|
|1988||The birth of Danielle Savre, American actress|
|1988||The birth of Wayne Simmonds, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Lars Stindl, German football player|
|1989||The birth of James Harden, American basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Mateo Musacchio, Argentinian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Jessica Diggins, American cross-country skier|
|1991||The birth of Dylan O'Brien, American actor|
|1992||The birth of Sarah Klang, Swedish singer|
|1993||The birth of Keke Palmer, American singer-songwriter, presenter and television personality|
|2013||The death of John J. Gilligan, American soldier and politician, 62nd Governor of Ohio (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Bill Schmitz, American football player and coach (b. 1954)|
|2013||The death of Jack Sinagra, American lawyer and politician (b. 1950)|
|2013||The death of Clyde A. Wheeler, American soldier and politician (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Christian Bourquin, French lawyer and politician (b. 1954)|
|2014||The death of Peter Bacon Hales, American historian, photographer, and author (b. 1950)|
|2014||The death of Caroline Kellett, English journalist (b. 1960)|
|2014||The death of Chūsei Sone, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Amelia Boynton Robinson, American activist (b. 1911)|
|2015||The death of Donald Eric Capps, American theologian, author, and academic (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of P. J. Kavanagh, English poet and author (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Stefanos Manikas, Greek politician (b. 1952)|
|2015||The death of Francisco San Diego, Filipino bishop (b. 1935)|
|2017||The death of Tobe Hooper, American film director (b. 1943)|
|2018||The death of Neil Simon, American playwright and author (b. 1927)|
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