Updated at June 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
|Full Name||Rachel Carson|
|Birthdate||May 27, 1907|
|Birth Place||Springdale, PA|
|Age (in 2023)||116 Years Old|
Rachel Carson is best known as Environmentalist who has born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, PA. Currently, Rachel Carson is 116 years, 0 months and 12 days old. Rachel Carson will celebrate 117th birthday on Monday, 27th of May 2024. Below the countdown to Rachel Carson upcoming birthday.
American environmentalist who played a leading role in the twentieth century environmental movement. Her influential 1962 book, Silent Spring, led to a reversal in national pesticide policy, which in turn led to a nationwide ban on DDT and other pesticides.
She wrote for the school newspaper while attending the Pennsylvania College for Women.
She received the U.S. National Book Award in 1951 for her bestseller The Sea Around Us, which is a poetic meditation on the science and history of the sea.
She was born to Maria Frazier (McLean) and Robert Warden Carson and had two siblings.
She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter after her death.
Rachel Carson is 116 years old today.
Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, PA.
Rachel Carson zodiac sign is Gemini.
Rachel Carson was best known as Environmentalist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Rachel Carson's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1971||The Dahlerau train disaster, the worst railway accident in West Germany, kills 46 people and injures 25 near Wuppertal.|
|1977||A plane crash at José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba, kills 67.|
|1971||Pakistani forces massacre over 200 civilians, mostly Bengali Hindus, in the Bagbati massacre.|
|1975||Dibbles Bridge coach crash near Grassington, in North Yorkshire, England, kills 33 - the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.|
|1980||The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.|
|1984||The Danube-Black Sea Canal is opened, in a ceremony attended by the Ceaușescus. It had been under construction since the 1950s.|
|1988||Somaliland War of Independence: Somali National Movement launches a major offensive against Somali government forces in Hargeisa and Burao, then second and third largest cities of Somalia.|
|1996||First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with Chechnyan rebels for the first time and negotiates a cease-fire.|
|1997||The 1997 Central Texas tornado outbreak occurs, spawning multiple tornadoes in Central Texas, including the F5 that killed 27 in Jarrell.|
|1998||Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.|
|2001||Members of the Islamist separatist group Abu Sayyaf seize twenty hostages from an affluent island resort on Palawan in the Philippines; the hostage crisis would not be resolved until June 2002.|
|2006||The 6.4 Mw Yogyakarta earthquake shakes central Java with an MSK intensity of VIII (Damaging), leaving more than 5,700 dead and 37,000 injured.|
|2016||Barack Obama is the first president of United States to visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and meet Hibakusha.|
|2017||Andrew Scheer takes over after Rona Ambrose as the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.|
|2018||Maryland Flood Event: A flood occurs throughout the Patapsco Valley, causing one death, destroying the entire first floors of buildings on Main Street in Ellicott City, and causing cars to overturn.|
|1988||The birth of Irina Davydova, Russian hurdler|
|1988||The birth of Garrett Richards, American baseball pitcher|
|1988||The birth of Tyler Sash, American football player (d. 2015)|
|1989||The birth of Igor Morozov, Estonian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Peakboy, South Korean rapper, record producer, and singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Yenew Alamirew, Ethiopian runner|
|1990||The birth of Chris Colfer, American actor and singer|
|1990||The birth of Marcus Kruger, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Sebastien Dewaest, Belgian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Tim Lafai, Samoan rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Ksenia Pervak, Russian tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Eneli Vals, Estonian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Aaron Brown, Canadian sprinter|
|1992||The birth of Laurence Vincent-Lapointe, Canadian canoer|
|1997||The birth of Anna Bondar, Hungarian tennis player|
|2013||The death of Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Bill Pertwee, English actor (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Abdoulaye Sékou Sow, Malian politician, Prime Minister of Mali (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Robert Genn, Canadian painter and author (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of Roberto Vargas, Puerto Rican-American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Massimo Vignelli, Italian-American graphic designer (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Nils Christie, Norwegian sociologist, criminologist, and author (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Andy King, English footballer and manager (b. 1956)|
|2015||The death of Michael Martin, American philosopher and academic (b. 1932)|
|2017||The death of Gregg Allman, American musician, singer and songwriter (b. 1947)|
|2018||The death of Gardner Dozois, American science fiction author and editor (b. 1947)|
|2020||The death of Larry Kramer, American playwright, public health advocate and LGBT rights activist (b. 1935)|
|2021||The death of Poul Schlüter, former Prime Minister of Denmark (b. 1929)|
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