Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Peter Straub is best known as Novelist who has born on March 02, 1943 in Wisconsin. Currently, Peter Straub is 79 years, 6 months and 30 days old. Peter Straub will celebrate 80th birthday on Thursday, 2nd of March 2023. Below the countdown to Peter Straub upcoming birthday.
An American horror writer, he is known for novels such as Julia and Ghost Story. He was a recipient of the International Horror Guild Award.
He studied English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and later received a master's degree from Columbia University.
He was hit by a car at the age of seven and sustained serious injuries.
He and his wife became parents to one son and one daughter.
He received the Bram Stoker Award.
Peter Straub is 79 years old today.
Peter Straub was born on March 02, 1943 in Wisconsin.
Peter Straub zodiac sign is Pisces.
Peter Straub was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Peter Straub's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1977||Libya becomes the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya as the General People's Congress adopted the "Declaration on the Establishment of the Authority of the People".|
|1978||Czech Vladimír Remek becomes the first non-Russian or non-American to go into space, when he is launched aboard Soyuz 28.|
|1983||Compact discs and players are released for the first time in the United States and other markets. They had previously been available only in Japan.|
|1989||Twelve European Community nations agree to ban the production of all chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by the end of the century.|
|1990||Nelson Mandela is elected deputy President of the African National Congress.|
|1991||Battle at Rumaila oil field brings an end to the 1991 Gulf War.|
|1992||Start of the war in Transnistria.|
|1992||Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, San Marino, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan join the United Nations.|
|1995||Researchers at Fermilab announce the discovery of the top quark.|
|1995||Yahoo! is incorporated.|
|1998||Data sent from the Galileo spacecraft indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice.|
|2002||U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins, (ending on March 19 after killing 500 Taliban and al-Qaeda fighters, with 11 Western troop fatalities).|
|2004||War in Iraq: Al-Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170 and wounding over 500.|
|2012||A tornado outbreak occurred over a large section of the Southern United States and into the Ohio Valley region, resulting in 40 tornado-related fatalities.|
|2017||The elements Moscovium, Tennessine, and Oganesson were officially added to the periodic table at a conference in Moscow, Russia.|
|1989||The birth of Toby Alderweireld, Belgian footballer|
|1989||The birth of André Bernardes Santos, Portuguese footballer|
|1989||The birth of Marcel Hirscher, Austrian skier|
|1989||The birth of Shane Vereen, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Chris Woakes, English cricketer|
|1990||The birth of Rauno Alliku, Estonian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Malcolm Butler, American football player|
|1990||The birth of Josh McGuire, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Tiger Shroff, Indian actor|
|1991||The birth of Nick Franklin, American baseball player|
|1992||The birth of Jack Stockwell, Australian rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Ange-Freddy Plumain, French footballer|
|1997||The birth of Becky G, American singer and actress|
|2010||The birth of Hailey Dawson, American girl with 3D-printed robotic hand|
|2016||The birth of Prince Oscar, duke of Skåne and prince of Sweden|
|2012||The death of Van T. Barfoot, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1919)|
|2012||The death of Norman St John-Stevas, English academic and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1929)|
|2012||The death of James Q. Wilson, American political scientist and academic (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Peter Harvey, Australian journalist (b. 1944)|
|2013||The death of Giorgos Kolokithas, Greek basketball player (b. 1945)|
|2013||The death of Shabnam Shakeel, Pakistani poet and author (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Ryhor Baradulin, Belarusian poet and translator (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Dean Hess, American minister and colonel (b. 1917)|
|2015||The death of Dave Mackay, Scottish-English footballer and manager (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Mal Peet, English author and illustrator (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of Benoît Lacroix, Canadian priest, historian, and philosopher (b. 1915)|
|2016||The death of Aubrey McClendon, American businessman (b. 1959)|
|2018||The death of Billy Herrington, American actor (b. 1969)|
|2018||The death of Lin Hu, Chinese lieutenant general (b. 1927)|
|2019||The death of Mike Oliver, British sociologist, disability rights activist (b. 1945)|
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