Updated at December 11, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Pope Pius XII is best known as Religious Leader who has born on March 02, 1876 in Italy. Currently, Pope Pius XII is 147 years, 9 months and 9 days old. Pope Pius XII will celebrate 148th birthday on Saturday, 2nd of March 2024. Below the countdown to Pope Pius XII upcoming birthday.
Head of the Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958 who notably signed the controversial Reichskonkordat, a treaty between the Holy See and Nazi Germany, in 1933.
When he was 18 he began his theology studies at Rome's oldest seminary, Tridentine Collegio Capranica Seminary.
He employed diplomacy to aid victims of the Holocaust and directed his Church to provide discreet and often secretive aid to persecuted Jews.
His grandfather, Marcantonio Pacelli was the Under-Secretary in the Papal Ministry of Finances.
Though he spoke out against genocide and anti-semitism he has been criticized by later generations for remaining publicly neutral and not condemning Adolf Hitler.
Pope Pius XII is 147 years old today.
Pope Pius XII was born on March 02, 1876 in Italy.
Pope Pius XII zodiac sign is Pisces.
Pope Pius XII was best known as Religious Leader.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Pope Pius XII's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1978||Czech Vladimír Remek becomes the first non-Russian or non-American to go into space, when he is launched aboard Soyuz 28.|
|1978||The late iconic actor Charlie Chaplin's coffin is stolen from his grave in Switzerland.|
|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||Establishment of Kuwait Democratic Forum, center-left political organization in Kuwait.|
|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, all of which (except San Marino) were former Soviet republics, join the United Nations.|
|1995||Researchers at Fermilab announce the discovery of the top quark.|
|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 occurs 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 are officially added to the periodic table at a conference in Moscow, Russia.|
|1989||The birth of Toby Alderweireld, Belgian international 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 with a 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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