Nick Holonyak Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at September 29, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Nick Holonyak Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Nick Holonyak Facts

Full NameNick Holonyak
BirthdateNovember 03, 1928
Birth PlaceZeigler, IL
Age (in 2022)93 Years Old

Nick Holonyak Age & Birthday

Nick Holonyak is best known as Inventor who has born on November 03, 1928 in Zeigler, IL. Currently, Nick Holonyak is 93 years, 10 months and 26 days old. Nick Holonyak will celebrate 94th birthday on Thursday, 3rd of November 2022. Below the countdown to Nick Holonyak upcoming birthday.

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Nick Holonyak Biography


Inventor of the light emitting diode, who came to be called the 'father of the LED.' He has been given awards by George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Emperor Akihito of Japan and Vladimir Putin and in 2008 he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.


In 1963 he told Reader's Digest that LEDs would replace Edison's incandescent bulbs - and he was right.

Family Life

He married Katherine Holonyak in 1956; they had three children.

Associated With

George Bush and his son George W. Bush both presented him awards for his life's work.

Top Asked Questions about Nick Holonyak

How old is Nick Holonyak in 2022?

Nick Holonyak is 93 years old today.

When was Nick Holonyak born?

Nick Holonyak was born on November 03, 1928 in Zeigler, IL.

What is Nick Holonyak zodiac sign?

Nick Holonyak zodiac sign is Scorpio.

What was Nick Holonyak best known for?

Nick Holonyak was best known as Inventor.

Fun Facts about Nick Holonyak's Birthday

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

  • Nick Holonyak was born on Saturday, 308th day / 44th week of 1928
  • Nick Holonyak has Scorpio zodiac sign and Water element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Nick Holonyak birthday is III.XI.MCMXXVIII
  • Nick Holonyak's birthstone is Topaz
  • Nick Holonyak's birth flower is Chrysanthemum that symbolize cheerfulness, friendship & abundance
  • Nick Holonyak age in year is 93 years old
  • Nick Holonyak age in month is 1126 months old
  • Nick Holonyak age in day is 34298 days old
  • Nick Holonyak age in hour is 823152 hours old
  • Nick Holonyak age in minute is 49389120 minutes old
  • Nick Holonyak age in second is 2963347200 seconds old
  • Next Nick Holonyak birthday is on Friday, November 3rd 2023
  • Nick Holonyak age in next birthday (2023) is 94 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about November 03, 1928 birthday

Historical Events on Nick Holonyak Birthday (November 03)

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

1960The land that would become the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an Act of Congress after a year-long legal battle that pitted local residents against Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials wishing to turn the Great Swamp into a major regional airport for jet aircraft.
1964Lyndon B. Johnson is elected to a full term, winning 61% of the vote and 44 states, while Washington D.C. residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time, casting the majority of their votes for Lyndon Johnson.
1967Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
1969Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the "silent majority" to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies.
1973Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 10 toward Mercury. On March 29, 1974, it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet.
1975Syed Nazrul Islam, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman, Tajuddin Ahmad, and Muhammad Mansur Ali, Bangladeshi politicians and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman loyalists, are murdered in the Dhaka Central Jail.
1978Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
1979Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
1982The Salang Tunnel fire in Afghanistan kills up to 2,000 people.
1986Iran-Contra affair: The Lebanese magazine Ash-Shiraa reports that the United States has been secretly selling weapons to Iran in order to secure the release of seven American hostages held by pro-Iranian groups in Lebanon.
1986The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America.
1988Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours.
1996Death of Abdullah Çatlı, leader of the Turkish ultra-nationalist organisation Grey Wolves in the Susurluk car-crash, which leads to the resignation of the Turkish Interior Minister, Mehmet Ağar (a leader of the True Path Party, DYP).
1997The United States of America imposes economic sanctions against Sudan in response to its human rights abuses of its own citizens and its material and political assistance to Islamic extremist groups across the Middle East and Eastern Africa.
2014One World Trade Center officially opens. It is the replacement for the World Trade Center Twin Towers, in New York City, after it had been attacked by two planes during the September 11 Attacks.
1990The birth of Ellyse Perry, Australian footballer and cricketer
1992The birth of Joe Clarke, English slalom canoeist
1992The birth of Valeria Solovyeva, Russian tennis player
1995The birth of Kendall Jenner, American television personality and model
1997The birth of Kyle Benjamin, American race car driver
1997The birth of Connor McGovern, American football player
1997The birth of Izuchuckwu Anthony, Nigerian footballer
1997The birth of Filip Forejtek, Czech skier
1997The birth of Sarthak Golui, Indian footballer
1997The birth of Agustín Guiffrey, Argentinian footballer
1997The birth of Michael Kelly, Scottish footballer
1997The birth of Takumi Kitamura, Japanese actor
1997The birth of Marco Klepoch, Slovak figure skater
1997The birth of Łukasz Kozub, Polish volleyball player
1997The birth of Lázaro Martínez, Cuban athlete
2012The death of Thomas K. McCraw, American historian and academic (b. 1940)
2012The death of Kailashpati Mishra, Indian activist and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (b. 1923)
2013The death of Nick Cardy, American soldier and illustrator (b. 1920)
2013The death of Gerard Cieślik, Polish footballer and manager (b. 1927)
2013The death of Gamani Corea, Sri Lankan economist and diplomat (b. 1925)
2013The death of William J. Coyne, American lawyer and politician (b. 1936)
2013The death of Rupert Gerritsen, Australian historian and author (b. 1953)
2013The death of Leonard Long, Australian painter and educator (b. 1911)
2014The death of Augusto Martelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1940)
2014The death of Gordon Tullock, American economist and academic (b. 1922)
2014The death of Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Indian actor (b. 1950)
2015The death of Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi businessman and politician (b. 1944)
2015The death of Howard Coble, American captain, lawyer, and politician (b. 1931)
2015The death of Tom Graveney, English cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1927)
2016The death of Kay Starr, American singer (b. 1922)

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