Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Matt Ridley is best known as Novelist who has born on February 07, 1958 in England. Currently, Matt Ridley is 64 years, 8 months and 0 days old. Matt Ridley will celebrate 65th birthday on Tuesday, 7th of February 2023. Below the countdown to Matt Ridley upcoming birthday.
A British journalist, businessman, politician, and author, he is known for his many popular science books, which include The Red Queen (1994), Genome (1999), and Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, & What Makes Us Human (2003). He served as science editor for The Economist during the 1980s.
He studied zoology at the University of Oxford. Later, he worked as the non-executive chairman for the UK based bank, Northern Rock, and also served as a Conservative member of the House of Lords.
He was once a visiting professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.
He was born in Northumberland, England. He later married neuroscientist Anya Hurlbert; together, they had a son and a daughter.
Lewis Carroll is another famous English author.
Matt Ridley is 64 years old today.
Matt Ridley was born on February 07, 1958 in England.
Matt Ridley zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Matt Ridley was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Matt Ridley's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1979||Pluto moves inside Neptune's orbit for the first time since either was discovered.|
|1984||Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B Mission: Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).|
|1986||Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.|
|1990||Dissolution of the Soviet Union: The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.|
|1991||Haiti's first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.|
|1991||The Troubles: The Provisional IRA launched a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street in London, the headquarters of the British government.|
|1992||The Maastricht Treaty is signed, leading to the creation of the European Union.|
|1995||Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.|
|1997||NeXT merges with Apple Computer, starting the path to Mac OS X.|
|1999||Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.|
|2009||Bushfires in Victoria leave 173 dead in the worst natural disaster in Australia's history.|
|2012||President Mohamed Nasheed of the Republic of Maldives resigns, after 23 days of anti-governmental protests calling for the release of Chief Judge unlawfully arrested by the military.|
|2013||The U.S. state of Mississippi officially certifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment was formally ratified by Mississippi in 1995.|
|2014||Scientists announce that the Happisburgh footprints in Norfolk, England, date back to more than 800,000 years ago, making them the oldest known hominid footprints outside Africa.|
|2016||North Korea launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 into outer space violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world.|
|1989||The birth of Nick Calathes, Greek basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Elia Viviani, Italian cyclist|
|1989||The birth of Isaiah Thomas, American basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Gianluca Lapadula, Italian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Dalilah Muhammad, American hurdler|
|1990||The birth of Steven Stamkos, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Ryan O'Reilly, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Sergi Roberto, Spanish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Ksenia Stolbova, Russian figure skater|
|1992||The birth of Maimi Yajima, Japanese singer and actress|
|1993||The birth of Chris Mears, English diver|
|1994||The birth of Riley Barber, American ice hockey player|
|1995||The birth of Roberto Osuna, Mexican baseball player|
|1996||The birth of Pierre Gasly, French racing driver|
|1997||The birth of Nicolò Barella, Italian footballer|
|2010||The death of Franco Ballerini, Italian cyclist and coach (b. 1964)|
|2012||The death of Harry Keough, American soccer player and coach (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Krsto Papić, Croatian director and screenwriter (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Doug Mohns, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Billy Casper, American golfer and architect (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Marshall Rosenberg, American psychologist and author (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Dean Smith, American basketball player and coach (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of John C. Whitehead, American banker and politician, 9th United States Deputy Secretary of State (b. 1922)|
|2017||The death of Richard Hatch, American actor (b. 1945)|
|2017||The death of Hans Rosling, Swedish academic (b. 1948)|
|2017||The death of Tzvetan Todorov, Bulgarian philosopher (b. 1939)|
|2019||The death of John Dingell, American politician (b. 1926)|
|2019||The death of Albert Finney, English actor (b. 1936)|
|2019||The death of Jan Olszewski, Polish politician, 3rd Prime Minister (b. 1930)|
|2019||The death of Frank Robinson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1935)|
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