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Medgar Evers Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Medgar Evers Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Medgar Evers Facts

Full NameMedgar Evers
BirthdateJuly 02, 1925
Birth PlaceDecatur, MS
Age (in 2023)97 Years Old
ZodiacCancer
OccupationCivil Rights Leader

Medgar Evers Age & Birthday

Medgar Evers is best known as Civil Rights Leader who has born on July 02, 1925 in Decatur, MS. Currently, Medgar Evers is 97 years, 7 months and 7 days old. Medgar Evers will celebrate 98th birthday on Sunday, 2nd of July 2023. Below the countdown to Medgar Evers upcoming birthday.

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Medgar Evers Biography

About

Civil rights activist during the Civil Rights Movement who advocated against segregation and was the first field secretary for the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP. The fact that the trial of his murderer, Byron De La Beckwith, resulted in two hung juries caused much anger in the African American community.

Before Fame

He was an insurance salesman after earning his Bachelor of Arts from Alcorn College, a historically black institution, in 1952.

Trivia

His murder and the resulting trials inspired civil rights protests, as well as numerous works of art including Bob Dylan's 1963 song "Only a Pawn in Their Game".

Family Life

He was the child of James and Jesse Evers, and had four brothers and sisters. He was married to Myrlie Evers.

Associated With

He was assassinated hours after John F. Kennedy's speech supporting civil rights.

Top Asked Questions about Medgar Evers

How old is Medgar Evers in 2023?

Medgar Evers is 97 years old today.

When was Medgar Evers born?

Medgar Evers was born on July 02, 1925 in Decatur, MS.

What is Medgar Evers zodiac sign?

Medgar Evers zodiac sign is Cancer.

What was Medgar Evers best known for?

Medgar Evers was best known as Civil Rights Leader.

Fun Facts about Medgar Evers's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Medgar Evers's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Medgar Evers was born on Thursday, 183rd day / 27th week of 1925
  • Medgar Evers has Cancer zodiac sign and Water element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Medgar Evers birthday is II.VII.MCMXXV
  • Medgar Evers's birthstone is Ruby
  • Medgar Evers's birth flower is Water Lily that symbolize joyful, fickleness, sweet & magic
  • Medgar Evers age in year is 97 years old
  • Medgar Evers age in month is 1171 months old
  • Medgar Evers age in day is 35651 days old
  • Medgar Evers age in hour is 855624 hours old
  • Medgar Evers age in minute is 51337440 minutes old
  • Medgar Evers age in second is 3080246400 seconds old
  • Next Medgar Evers birthday is on Tuesday, July 2nd 2024
  • Medgar Evers age in next birthday (2024) is 98 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about July 02, 1925 birthday

Historical Events on Medgar Evers Birthday (July 02)

Below are historical events that coincided with Medgar Evers's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1966The French military explodes a nuclear test bomb code-named Aldébaran in Moruroa, their first nuclear test in the Pacific.
1976End of South Vietnam; Communist North Vietnam annexes the former South Vietnam to form the unified Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
1986Rodrigo Rojas and Carmen Gloria Quintana are burnt alive during a street demonstration against the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet in Chile.
1990In the 1990 Mecca tunnel tragedy, 1,400 Muslim pilgrims, were suffocated to death and trampled upon, in a pedestrian tunnel leading to the holy city of Mecca.
1994USAir Flight 1016 crashes near Charlotte Douglas International Airport, killing 37 of the 57 people on board.
1997The Bank of Thailand floats the baht, triggering the Asian financial crisis.
2000Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional, after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
2001The AbioCor self-contained artificial heart is first implanted.
2002Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.
2005The Live 8 benefit concerts takes place in the G8 states and in South Africa. More than 1,000 musicians perform and are broadcast on 182 television networks and 2,000 radio networks.
2008Colombian conflict: Íngrid Betancourt, a member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia, is released from captivity after being held for six and a half years by FARC.
2010The South Kivu tank truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 230 people.
2013The International Astronomical Union names Pluto's fourth and fifth moons, Kerberos and Styx.
2013A magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Aceh, Indonesia, killing at least 42 people and injuring 420 others.
2016Suicide bombing of Karrada in Baghdad kills at least 341 people.
1986The birth of Brett Cecil, American baseball player
1986The birth of Lindsay Lohan, American actress and singer
1987The birth of Esteban Granero, Spanish footballer
1988The birth of Lee Chung-yong, South Korean footballer
1989The birth of Nadezhda Grishaeva, Russian basketball player
1989The birth of Alex Morgan, American soccer player
1990The birth of Merritt Mathias, American soccer player
1990The birth of Danny Rose, English footballer
1990The birth of Bill Tupou, New Zealand rugby league player
1990The birth of Margot Robbie, Australian actress and producer
1992The birth of Madison Chock, American ice dancer
1993The birth of Vince Staples, American rapper and actor
1994The birth of Henrik Kristoffersen, Norwegian skier
1995The birth of Ryan Murphy, American swimmer
1996The birth of Julia Grabher, Austrian tennis player
2013The death of Armand Gaudreault, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
2013The death of Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American chemist, academic, and astronaut (b. 1933)
2014The death of Emilio Álvarez Montalván, Nicaraguan ophthalmologist and politician (b. 1919)
2014The death of Manuel Cardona, Spanish physicist and academic (b. 1934)
2014The death of Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe (b. 1915)
2014The death of Harold W. Kuhn, American mathematician and academic (b. 1925)
2014The death of Louis Zamperini, American runner and World War II US Army Air Forces captain (b. 1917)
2015The death of Ronald Davison, New Zealand lawyer and judge, 10th Chief Justice of New Zealand (b. 1920)
2015The death of Charlie Sanders, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1946)
2015The death of Jim Weaver, American football player and coach (b. 1945)
2015The death of Jacobo Zabludovsky, Mexican journalist (b. 1928)
2016The death of Caroline Aherne, English actress and comedian (b. 1963)
2016The death of Michael Cimino, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1939)
2016The death of Patrick Manning, 4th & 6th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (b. 1946)
2016The death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, activist, and author (b. 1928)

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