Updated at February 1, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Prince Rainier III of Monaco is best known as Prince who has born on May 31, 1923 in Monaco. Currently, Prince Rainier III of Monaco is 99 years, 8 months and 1 days old. Prince Rainier III of Monaco will celebrate 100th birthday on Wednesday, 31st of May 2023. Below the countdown to Prince Rainier III of Monaco upcoming birthday.
Ruler of Monaco for nearly 56 years, who made a number of reforms that lessened the economy's dependence on gambling.
Doing World War II, he fought for the Free French Army, which earned him a French Cross of War.
He promoted Monaco as a tourist attraction and tax haven, and reduced the power of the royalty in making decisions.
In 1956, he married American actress Grace Kelly. They had three children: Princess Caroline in 1957, Albert II in 1958, and Princess Stephanie in 1965.
He remained married to actress Grace Kelly until her death in 1982.
Prince Rainier III of Monaco is 99 years old today.
Prince Rainier III of Monaco was born on May 31, 1923 in Monaco.
Prince Rainier III of Monaco zodiac sign is Gemini.
Prince Rainier III of Monaco was best known as Prince.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Prince Rainier III of Monaco's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1962||The West Indies Federation dissolves.|
|1970||The 7.9 Mw Ancash earthquake shakes Peru with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe) and a landslide buries the town of Yungay, Peru. Between 66,794-70,000 were killed and 50,000 were injured.|
|1971||In accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act passed by the U.S. Congress in 1968, observation of Memorial Day occurs on the last Monday in May for the first time, rather than on the traditional Memorial Day of May 30.|
|1973||The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.|
|1977||The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is completed.|
|1985||United States-Canada tornado outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.|
|1989||A group of six members of the Peruvian guerrilla group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement murder eight transsexuals in Tarapoto.|
|1991||Bicesse Accords in Angola lay out a transition to multi-party democracy under the supervision of the United Nations' UNAVEM II mission.|
|2005||Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was "Deep Throat".|
|2008||Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100m sprint, with a wind-legal (+1.7 m/s) 9.72 seconds|
|2010||Israeli Shayetet 13 commandos boarded the Gaza Freedom Flotilla while still in international waters trying to break the ongoing blockade of the Gaza Strip; nine Turkish citizens on the flotilla were killed in the ensuing violent affray.|
|2013||The asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon make their closest approach to Earth for the next two centuries.|
|2013||A record breaking 2.6 mile wide tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma, United States, causing eight fatalities and over 150 injuries.|
|2017||A car bomb explodes in a crowded intersection in Kabul near the German embassy during rush hour, killing over 90 and injuring 463.|
|2019||A public utility worker opens fire inside a municipal building at Virginia Beach, US, killing 12 people, including the shooter, and wounding six others.|
|1979||The birth of Jean-François Gillet, Belgian footballer|
|1981||The birth of Mikael Antonsson, Swedish footballer|
|1981||The birth of Daniele Bonera, Italian footballer|
|1981||The birth of Jake Peavy, American baseball player|
|1981||The birth of Marlies Schild, Austrian skier|
|1984||The birth of Andrew Bailey, American baseball player|
|1984||The birth of Milorad Čavić, Serbian swimmer|
|1984||The birth of Nate Robinson, American basketball player|
|1985||The birth of Jordy Nelson, American football player|
|1986||The birth of Robert Gesink, Dutch cyclist|
|1990||The birth of Erik Karlsson, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Michaël Bournival, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Laura Ikauniece, Latvian heptathlete|
|1996||The birth of Normani Korde, American singer|
|1998||The birth of Santino Ferrucci, American race car driver|
|2013||The death of Miguel Méndez, American author and poet (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Tim Samaras, American engineer and storm chaser (b. 1957)|
|2013||The death of Jairo Mora Sandoval, Costa Rican environmentalist (b. 1987)|
|2013||The death of Jean Stapleton, American actress (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Marilyn Beck, American journalist (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Marinho Chagas, Brazilian footballer and coach (b. 1952)|
|2014||The death of Hoss Ellington, American race car driver (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Martha Hyer, American actress (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Lewis Katz, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, English author (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Gladys Taylor, Canadian author and publisher (b. 1917)|
|2016||The death of Mohamed Abdelaziz, President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (1976–2016) (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of Jan Crouch, American televangelist, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (b. 1938)|
|2016||The death of Carla Lane, English television writer (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Rupert Neudeck, German journalist and humanitarian (b. 1939)|
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