Updated at December 4, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Liang Sicheng is best known as Architect who has born on April 20, 1901 in Japan. Currently, Liang Sicheng is 121 years, 7 months and 14 days old. Liang Sicheng will celebrate 122nd birthday on Thursday, 20th of April 2023. Below the countdown to Liang Sicheng upcoming birthday.
Referred to by some as The Father of Modern Chinese Architecture. Authored the first authoritative historical text on Chinese architecture. Founded the Architecture Department at Northeast University in 1928 and at Tsinghua University in 1946.
He studied at the University of Pennsylvania. He would go on to represent China on the Design Board of the United Nations headquarters in New York. He also assisted in analyzing China's first and second-oldest timber structures, the Nanchan Temple and the Foguang Temple.
He contributed to the design of the national emblem for the People's Republic of China and to the reconstruction of Beijing.
His father was Liang Qichao, a famed Chinese thinker during the latter part of the Qing Dynasty. He married Lin Huiyin, a poet and architect.
He and U.S. President William Henry Harrison both studied at the University of Pennsylvania, albeit in different decades.
Liang Sicheng is 121 years old today.
Liang Sicheng was born on April 20, 1901 in Japan.
Liang Sicheng zodiac sign is Taurus.
Liang Sicheng was best known as Architect.
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|1945||World War II: U.S. troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.|
|1945||World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.|
|1945||Twenty Jewish children used in medical experiments at Neuengamme are killed in the basement of the Bullenhuser Damm school.|
|1946||The League of Nations officially dissolves, giving most of its power to the United Nations.|
|1961||Cold War: Failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of US-backed Cuban exiles against Cuba.|
|1968||English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech.|
|1972||Apollo program: Apollo 16 lunar module, commanded by John Young and piloted by Charles Duke, lands on the moon.|
|1998||Air France Flight 422 crashes after taking off from El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing all 53 people on board.|
|1999||Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.|
|2007||Johnson Space Center shooting: William Phillips with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.|
|2008||Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.|
|2010||The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.|
|2012||One hundred twenty-seven people are killed when a plane crashes in a residential area near the Benazir Bhutto International Airport near Islamabad, Pakistan.|
|2013||A 6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Lushan County, Ya'an, in China's Sichuan province, killing more than 150 people and injuring thousands.|
|2015||Ten people are killed in a bomb attack on a convoy carrying food supplies to a United Nations compound in Garowe in the Somali region of Puntland.|
|1984||The birth of Jenna Shoemaker, American triathlete|
|1985||The birth of Curt Hawkins, American wrestler|
|1985||The birth of Brent Seabrook, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Chun Woo-hee, South Korean actress|
|1988||The birth of Brandon Belt, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Cally-Jo, English fine artist and tattoo artist|
|1989||The birth of Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014|
|1989||The birth of Carlos Valdes, Colombian-American actor and singer|
|1990||The birth of Luhan, Chinese singer and actor|
|1990||The birth of Abby Mavers, English actress|
|1992||The birth of Kristian Álvarez, Mexican footballer|
|1992||The birth of Marko Meerits, Estonian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Damian McKenzie, New Zealand rugby union player|
|1995||The birth of Jean Marie Dongou, Cameroonian footballer|
|1998||The birth of Zachary Claman DeMelo, Canadian race car driver|
|2004||The death of Lizzy Mercier Descloux, French musician, singer-songwriter, composer, actress, writer and painter (b. 1956)|
|2005||The death of Fumio Niwa, Japanese journalist and author (b. 1904)|
|2007||The death of Andrew Hill, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1931)|
|2007||The death of Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931)|
|2008||The death of Monica Lovinescu, Romanian journalist and author (b. 1923)|
|2010||The death of Dorothy Height, American educator and activist (b. 1912)|
|2011||The death of Tim Hetherington, English photographer and journalist (b. 1970)|
|2012||The death of Bert Weedon, English guitarist and songwriter (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of Mithat Bayrak, Turkish wrestler and trainer (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Rubin Carter, American-Canadian boxer (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Neville Wran, Australian lawyer and politician, 35th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Chyna, American wrestler (b. 1969)|
|2016||The death of Victoria Wood, British comedian, actress and writer (b. 1953)|
|2017||The death of Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer and actor (b. 1944)|
|2018||The death of Avicii, Swedish DJ and musician (b. 1989)|
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