Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Newt Gingrich is best known as Politician who has born on June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, PA. Currently, Newt Gingrich is 79 years, 3 months and 14 days old. Newt Gingrich will celebrate 80th birthday on Saturday, 17th of June 2023. Below the countdown to Newt Gingrich upcoming birthday.
Republican Speaker of the House from 1995 to 1999, when he resigned in disgrace after being disciplined by the House for an ethics violations. He ran an unsuccessful bid for President in 2012 in which he infamously expressed a desire to build a colony on the moon.
He earned an M.A. and PhD in education from Tulane University in New Orleans before losing a bid to represent Georgia's 6th congressional district in 1974.
While he was House speaker, the House enacted welfare reform, passed a capital gains tax cut in 1997, and in 1998 passed the first balanced budget since 1969.
He married his third wife, Callista Gingrich, in 2000 and he has two daughters named Jackie Gingrich Cushman and Kathy Lubbers. His half-sister is Candace Gingrich-Jones, an LGBT activist.
He ran against Mitt Romney for the Republican bid in the 2012 presidential election.
Newt Gingrich is 79 years old today.
Newt Gingrich was born on June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, PA.
Newt Gingrich zodiac sign is Gemini.
Newt Gingrich was best known as Politician.
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|1948||A Douglas DC-6 carrying United Airlines Flight 624 crashes near Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, killing all 43 people on board.|
|1953||Cold War: East Germany Workers Uprising: In East Germany, the Soviet Union orders a division of troops into East Berlin to quell a rebellion.|
|1958||The Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, in the process of being built to connect Vancouver and North Vancouver (Canada), collapses into the Burrard Inlet killing many of the ironworkers and injuring others.|
|1960||The Nez Perce tribe is awarded $4 million for 7 million acres (28,000 km2) of land undervalued at four cents/acre in the 1863 treaty.|
|1963||The United States Supreme Court rules 8-1 in Abington School District v. Schempp against requiring the reciting of Bible verses and the Lord's Prayer in public schools.|
|1963||A day after South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm announced the Joint Communiqué to end the Buddhist crisis, a riot involving around 2,000 people breaks out. One person is killed.|
|1967||Nuclear weapons testing: The People's Republic of China announces a successful test of its first thermonuclear weapon.|
|1972||Watergate scandal: Five White House operatives are arrested for burgling the offices of the Democratic National Committee, in an attempt by some members of the Republican party to illegally wiretap the opposition.|
|1985||Space Shuttle program: STS-51-G mission: Space Shuttle Discovery launches carrying Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first Arab and first Muslim in space, as a payload specialist.|
|1987||With the death of the last individual of the species, the dusky seaside sparrow becomes extinct.|
|1991||Apartheid: The South African Parliament repeals the Population Registration Act which required racial classification of all South Africans at birth.|
|1992||A "joint understanding" agreement on arms reduction is signed by U.S. President George Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin (this would be later codified in START II).|
|1994||Following a televised low-speed highway chase, O. J. Simpson is arrested for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.|
|2015||Nine people are killed in a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.|
|2017||A series of wildfires in central Portugal kill at least 64 people and injure 204 others.|
|1986||The birth of Apoula Edel, Armenian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Helen Glover, English rower|
|1987||The birth of Kendrick Lamar, American rapper|
|1987||The birth of Nozomi Tsuji, Japanese singer and actress|
|1988||The birth of Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Shaun MacDonald, Welsh footballer|
|1988||The birth of Stephanie Rice, Australian swimmer|
|1989||The birth of Georgios Tofas, Cypriot footballer|
|1989||The birth of Simone Battle, American singer and actress (d. 2014)|
|1990||The birth of Jordan Henderson, English footballer|
|1990||The birth of Josh Mansour, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Daniel Tupou, Australian-Tongan rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Ryan Allsop, English footballer|
|1994||The birth of Amari Cooper, American football player|
|1995||The birth of Clément Lenglet, French footballer|
|2013||The death of Atiqul Haque Chowdhury, Bangladeshi playwright and producer (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Pierre F. Côté, Canadian lawyer and civil servant (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Bulbs Ehlers, American basketball player (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of James Holshouser, American politician, 68th Governor of North Carolina (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Patsy Byrne, English actress (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Éric Dewailly, Canadian epidemiologist and academic (b. 1954)|
|2014||The death of Stanley Marsh 3, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Arnold S. Relman, American physician and academic (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Larry Zeidel, Canadian-American ice hockey player and sportscaster (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Ron Clarke, Australian runner and politician, Mayor of the Gold Coast (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of John David Crow, American football player and coach (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Süleyman Demirel, Turkish engineer and politician, 9th President of Turkey (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Roberto M. Levingston, Argentinian general and politician, 36th President of Argentina (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Clementa C. Pinckney, American minister and politician (b. 1973)|
|2017||The death of Baldwin Lonsdale, president of Vanuatu (b. 1948)|
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