Rachel Carson Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at June 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Rachel Carson Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Rachel Carson Facts

Full NameRachel Carson
BirthdateMay 27, 1907
Birth PlaceSpringdale, PA
Age (in 2023)116 Years Old

Rachel Carson Age & Birthday

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.

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Rachel Carson Biography


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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

She was born to Maria Frazier (McLean) and Robert Warden Carson and had two siblings.

Associated With

She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter after her death.

Top Asked Questions about Rachel Carson

How old is Rachel Carson in 2023?

Rachel Carson is 116 years old today.

When was Rachel Carson born?

Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, PA.

What is Rachel Carson zodiac sign?

Rachel Carson zodiac sign is Gemini.

What was Rachel Carson best known for?

Rachel Carson was best known as Environmentalist.

Fun Facts about Rachel Carson's Birthday

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

  • Rachel Carson was born on Monday, 147th day / 22nd week of 1907
  • Rachel Carson has Gemini zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Rachel Carson birthday is XXVII.V.MCMVII
  • Rachel Carson's birthstone is Emerald
  • Rachel Carson's birth flower is Hawthorn that symbolize happiness, humility & sweetness
  • Rachel Carson age in year is 116 years old
  • Rachel Carson age in month is 1392 months old
  • Rachel Carson age in day is 42381 days old
  • Rachel Carson age in hour is 1017144 hours old
  • Rachel Carson age in minute is 61028640 minutes old
  • Rachel Carson age in second is 3661718400 seconds old
  • Next Rachel Carson birthday is on Monday, May 27th 2024
  • Rachel Carson age in next birthday (2024) is 117 years old

Historical Events on Rachel Carson Birthday (May 27)

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

1971The Dahlerau train disaster, the worst railway accident in West Germany, kills 46 people and injures 25 near Wuppertal.
1977A plane crash at José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba, kills 67.
1971Pakistani forces massacre over 200 civilians, mostly Bengali Hindus, in the Bagbati massacre.
1975Dibbles Bridge coach crash near Grassington, in North Yorkshire, England, kills 33 - the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.
1980The 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.
1984The Danube-Black Sea Canal is opened, in a ceremony attended by the Ceaușescus. It had been under construction since the 1950s.
1988Somaliland 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.
1996First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with Chechnyan rebels for the first time and negotiates a cease-fire.
1997The 1997 Central Texas tornado outbreak occurs, spawning multiple tornadoes in Central Texas, including the F5 that killed 27 in Jarrell.
1998Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.
2001Members 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.
2006The 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.
2016Barack Obama is the first president of United States to visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and meet Hibakusha.
2017Andrew Scheer takes over after Rona Ambrose as the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
2018Maryland 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.
1988The birth of Irina Davydova, Russian hurdler
1988The birth of Garrett Richards, American baseball pitcher
1988The birth of Tyler Sash, American football player (d. 2015)
1989The birth of Igor Morozov, Estonian footballer
1989The birth of Peakboy, South Korean rapper, record producer, and singer-songwriter
1990The birth of Yenew Alamirew, Ethiopian runner
1990The birth of Chris Colfer, American actor and singer
1990The birth of Marcus Kruger, Swedish ice hockey player
1991The birth of Sebastien Dewaest, Belgian footballer
1991The birth of Tim Lafai, Samoan rugby league player
1991The birth of Ksenia Pervak, Russian tennis player
1991The birth of Eneli Vals, Estonian footballer
1992The birth of Aaron Brown, Canadian sprinter
1992The birth of Laurence Vincent-Lapointe, Canadian canoer
1997The birth of Anna Bondar, Hungarian tennis player
2013The death of Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician (b. 1917)
2013The death of Bill Pertwee, English actor (b. 1926)
2013The death of Abdoulaye Sékou Sow, Malian politician, Prime Minister of Mali (b. 1931)
2014The death of Robert Genn, Canadian painter and author (b. 1936)
2014The death of Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1940)
2014The death of Roberto Vargas, Puerto Rican-American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1929)
2014The death of Massimo Vignelli, Italian-American graphic designer (b. 1931)
2015The death of Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver (b. 1929)
2015The death of Nils Christie, Norwegian sociologist, criminologist, and author (b. 1928)
2015The death of Andy King, English footballer and manager (b. 1956)
2015The death of Michael Martin, American philosopher and academic (b. 1932)
2017The death of Gregg Allman, American musician, singer and songwriter (b. 1947)
2018The death of Gardner Dozois, American science fiction author and editor (b. 1947)
2020The death of Larry Kramer, American playwright, public health advocate and LGBT rights activist (b. 1935)
2021The death of Poul Schlüter, former Prime Minister of Denmark (b. 1929)

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