Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Li-Young Lee is best known as Poet who has born on August 19, 1957 in Indonesia. Currently, Li-Young Lee is 65 years, 1 months and 13 days old. Li-Young Lee will celebrate 66th birthday on Saturday, 19th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Li-Young Lee upcoming birthday.
Asian-American poet known for The City in Which I Love You, Book of My Nights, and other award-winning works. His numerous literary honors include the William Carlos Williams Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the American Book Award.
He studied at the University of Pittsburgh, the State University of New York at Brockport, and the University of Arizona.
His poems are marked by their simplicity, quiet passion, and depth of imagery.
He was born in Indonesia to a prominent Chinese family. His grandfather, Yuan Shikai, was the first Republican President of China, and his father was the personal doctor of Mao Zedong.
He was influenced by the nature-themed poetry of Mary Oliver.
Li-Young Lee is 65 years old today.
Li-Young Lee was born on August 19, 1957 in Indonesia.
Li-Young Lee zodiac sign is Leo.
Li-Young Lee was best known as Poet.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Li-Young Lee's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1981||Gulf of Sidra Incident: United States fighters intercept and shoot down two Libyan Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets over the Gulf of Sidra.|
|1987||Hungerford massacre: In the United Kingdom, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with a semi-automatic rifle and then commits suicide.|
|1989||Polish president Wojciech Jaruzelski nominates Solidarity activist Tadeusz Mazowiecki to be the first non-communist prime minister in 42 years.|
|1989||Several hundred East Germans cross the frontier between Hungary and Austria during the Pan-European Picnic, part of the events that began the process of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.|
|1991||Dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest while on holiday in the town of Foros, Ukraine.|
|1991||Crown Heights riot begins.|
|1999||In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milošević.|
|2002||Khankala Mi-26 crash: A Russian Mil Mi-26 helicopter carrying troops is hit by a Chechen missile outside Grozny, killing 118 soldiers.|
|2003||A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sérgio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.|
|2003||A suicide attack on a bus in Jerusalem, Israel, planned by Hamas, kills 23 Israelis, seven of them children, in the Shmuel HaNavi bus bombing.|
|2005||The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.|
|2009||A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.|
|2010||Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.|
|2013||The Dhamara Ghat train accident kills at least 37 people in the Indian state of Bihar.|
|2017||Tens of thousands of farmed non-native Atlantic salmon are accidentally released into the wild in Washington waters in the 2017 Cypress Island Atlantic salmon pen break.|
|1986||The birth of Christina Perri, American singer and songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Nick Driebergen, Dutch swimmer|
|1987||The birth of Nico Hülkenberg, German race car driver|
|1987||The birth of Anaïs Lameche, French-Swedish singer|
|1987||The birth of Richard Stearman, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Hoodie Allen, American rapper|
|1988||The birth of Kirk Cousins, American football player|
|1988||The birth of Veronica Roth, American author|
|1989||The birth of Romeo Miller, American basketball player, rapper, actor|
|1990||The birth of Danny Galbraith, Scottish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Guadalupe Pérez Rojas, Argentinian tennis player|
|1994||The birth of Nafissatou Thiam, Belgian pentathlete|
|1994||The birth of Fernando Gaviria, Colombian cyclist|
|1995||The birth of Dylan Phythian, Australian rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Hsu Ching-wen, Taiwanese tennis player|
|2012||The death of Ivar Iversen, Norwegian canoe racer (b. 1914)|
|2012||The death of Tony Scott, English-American director and producer (b. 1944)|
|2012||The death of Edmund Skellings, American poet and academic (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of Musa'id bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabian prince (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Russell S. Doughten, American director and producer (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Abdul Rahim Hatif, Afghan politician, 8th President of Afghanistan (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Donna Hightower, American singer-songwriter (b. 1926)|
|2014||The death of Samih al-Qasim, Palestinian poet and journalist (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of Simin Behbahani, Iranian poet and activist (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of James Foley, American photographer and journalist (b. 1973)|
|2014||The death of Candida Lycett Green, Anglo-Irish journalist and author (b. 1942)|
|2015||The death of George Houser, American minister and activist (b. 1916)|
|2015||The death of Sanat Mehta, Indian activist and politician (b. 1935)|
|2016||The death of Jack Riley, American actor and voice artist (b. 1935)|
|2019||The death of Lars Larsen, Danish businessman and billionaire, founder and owner of the Danish retail chain JYSK (b. 1948)|
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