Updated at January 31, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Judith Scott was born on May 01, 1943 in Ohio. Currently, Judith Scott is 79 years, 8 months and 30 days old. Judith Scott will celebrate 80th birthday on Monday, 1st of May 2023. Below the countdown to Judith Scott upcoming birthday.
Internationally famous for her works of fiber art, this American visual artist suffered from Down's Syndrome and was also both deaf and mute. Her pieces have been exhibited at the New York and San Francisco Museums of Modern Art, as well as at Switzerland's Collection de l'Art Brut and France's L'Aracine Musee D'Art Brut.
When she was seven years old, she was placed in the Columbus State Institution and was determined (perhaps falsely) to have an IQ of only 30.
She created most of her artwork at Oakland, California's Creative Growth Art Center.
She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a fraternal twin sister named Joyce Scott. Her sister, who was of normal mental capacity, later became her guardian.
She and Magdalena Abakanowicz were both part of the fiber art movement.
Judith Scott is 79 years old today.
Judith Scott was born on May 01, 1943 in Ohio.
Judith Scott zodiac sign is Taurus.
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|1987||Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish-born Carmelite nun who was gassed in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz.|
|1989||Disney-MGM Studios opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.|
|1990||The former Philippine Episcopal Church (supervised by the Episcopal Church of the United States of America) is granted full autonomy and raised to the status of an Autocephalous Anglican Province and renamed the Episcopal Church in the Philippines.|
|1993||Dingiri Banda Wijetunga became president of Sri Lanka automatically after killing of R Premadasa in LTTE bomb explosion.|
|1994||Three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna is killed in an accident whilst leading the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola.|
|1995||Croatian War of Independence: Croatian forces launch Operation Flash.|
|1999||The body of British climber George Mallory is found on Mount Everest, 75 years after his disappearance in 1924.|
|1999||SpongeBob SquarePants premieres on Nickelodeon.|
|2001||Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declares the existence of "a state of rebellion", hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.|
|2002||OpenOffice.org released version 1.0, the first stable version of the software.|
|2003||Invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, on board the USS Abraham Lincoln (off the coast of California), U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended".|
|2004||Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.|
|2009||Same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden.|
|2011||Pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI.|
|2019||Naxalite attack in Gadchiroli district: 16 army soldiers, including a driver, killed in an IED blast. Naxals targeted an anti-Naxal operations team.|
|1952||The birth of Peter Smith, Malaysian-born English academic and judge|
|1953||The birth of Glen Ballard, American songwriter and producer|
|1954||The birth of Ray Parker, Jr., American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer|
|1954||The birth of Joel Rosenberg, Canadian-American author and activist (d. 2011)|
|1955||The birth of Alex Cunningham, Scottish politician|
|1955||The birth of Martin O'Donnell, American composer|
|1955||The birth of Ray Searage, American baseball player and coach|
|1956||The birth of Catherine Frot, French actress|
|1956||The birth of Phil Foglio, American illustrator|
|1957||The birth of Rick Darling, Australian cricketer|
|1957||The birth of Uberto Pasolini, Italian banker, director, and producer|
|1959||The birth of Yasmina Reza, French actress and playwright|
|1959||The birth of Lawrence Seeff, South African cricketer and basket weaver|
|1960||The birth of Steve Cauthen, American jockey and sportscaster|
|1961||The birth of Sultan Günal-Gezer, Dutch politician|
|2010||The death of Helen Wagner, American actress (b. 1918)|
|2011||The death of Henry Cooper, English boxer (b. 1934)|
|2011||The death of Ted Lowe, English sportscaster (b. 1920)|
|2012||The death of James Kinley, Canadian engineer and politician, 29th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (b. 1925)|
|2012||The death of Mordechai Virshubski, German-Israeli lawyer and politician (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Chris Kelly, American rapper (b. 1978)|
|2013||The death of Pierre Pleimelding, French footballer and manager (b. 1952)|
|2014||The death of Adamu Atta, Nigerian lawyer and politician, 5th Governor of Kwara State (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Radhia Cousot, Tunisian-American computer scientist and academic (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Assi Dayan, Israeli actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of Juan de Dios Castillo, Mexican footballer and coach (b. 1951)|
|2015||The death of Geoff Duke, English-Manx motorcycle racer (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Vafa Guluzade, Azerbaijani political scientist, academic, and diplomat (b. 1940)|
|2015||The death of María Elena Velasco, Mexican actress, singer, director, and screenwriter (b. 1940)|
|2015||The death of Grace Lee Whitney, American actress (b. 1930)|
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