Updated at February 1, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Rakim is best known as Rapper who has born on January 28, 1968 in Long Island, NY. Currently, Rakim is 55 years, 0 months and 4 days old. Rakim will celebrate 56th birthday on Sunday, 28th of January 2024. Below the countdown to Rakim upcoming birthday.
American rapper who is one half of the hip hop duo Eric B & Rakim. He has been named one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.
He responded to Eric B's search for an MC when he was younger and their first recorded track took place in his roommate's home studio in 1986.
He was signed to Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath Entertainment, in 2000.
He has a son named Jabar Griffin. He is the nephew of R&B singer Ruth Brown.
He collaborated with DMX on the 2013 single "Don't Call Me."
Rakim is 55 years old today.
Rakim was born on January 28, 1968 in Long Island, NY.
Rakim zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Rakim was best known as Rapper.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Rakim's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Rakim's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1956||Elvis Presley makes his first national television appearance.|
|1958||The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.|
|1960||The National Football League announced expansion teams for Dallas to start in the 1960 NFL season and Minneapolis-St. Paul for 1961 NFL season.|
|1964||An unarmed United States Air Force T-39 Sabreliner on a training mission is shot down over Erfurt, East Germany, by a Soviet MiG-19.|
|1965||The current design of the Flag of Canada is chosen by an act of Parliament.|
|1977||The first day of the Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977 which dumps 10 feet (3.0 m) of snow in one day in Upstate New York, with Buffalo, Syracuse, Watertown, and surrounding areas are most affected.|
|1980||USCGC Blackthorn collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa, Florida and capsizes, killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.|
|1981||Ronald Reagan lifts remaining domestic petroleum price and allocation controls in the United States helping to end the 1979 energy crisis and begin the 1980s oil glut.|
|1982||US Army general James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces from captivity by the Red Brigades.|
|1984||Tropical Storm Domoina makes landfall in southern Mozambique, eventually causing 214 deaths and some of the most severe flooding so far recorded in the region.|
|1985||Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single We Are the World, to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.|
|1986||Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission: Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board.|
|1988||In R v Morgentaler the Supreme Court of Canada strikes down all anti-abortion laws.|
|2002||TAME Flight 120, a Boeing 727-100 crashes in the Andes mountains in southern Colombia, killing 92.|
|2006||The roof of one of the buildings at the Katowice International Fair in Poland collapses due to the weight of snow, killing 65 and injuring more than 170 others.|
|1985||The birth of J. Cole, American singer|
|1985||The birth of Daniel Carcillo, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1985||The birth of Lauris Dārziņš, Latvian ice hockey player|
|1985||The birth of Arnold Mvuemba, French footballer|
|1985||The birth of Libby Trickett, Australian swimmer|
|1986||The birth of Jessica Ennis-Hill, English heptathlete and hurdler|
|1986||The birth of Nathan Outteridge, Australian sailor|
|1986||The birth of Asad Shafiq, Pakistani cricketer|
|1988||The birth of Paul Henry, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Seiya Sanada, Japanese wrestler|
|1989||The birth of Siem de Jong, Dutch footballer|
|1991||The birth of Carl Klingberg, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Sergio Araujo, Argentinian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Andrei Savchenko, Russian footballer|
|1998||The birth of Ariel Winter, American actress|
|2014||The death of Harry Gamble, American football player, coach, and manager (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Dwight Gustafson, American composer and conductor (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Nigel Jenkins, Welsh poet, journalist, and geographer (b. 1949)|
|2014||The death of Jorge Obeid, Argentinian engineer and politician, Governor of Santa Fe (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Suraj Abdurrahman, Nigerian general, architect, and engineer (b. 1954)|
|2015||The death of Yves Chauvin, French chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Lionel Gilbert, Australian historian, author, and academic (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Signe Toly Anderson, American singer (b. 1941)|
|2016||The death of Paul Kantner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)|
|2016||The death of Franklin Gene Bissell, American football player and coach (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Buddy Cianci, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Mayor of Providence (b. 1941)|
|2016||The death of Bob Tizard, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Alexander Chancellor, British journalist (b. 1940)|
|2017||The death of Geoff Nicholls, British musician (b. 1948)|
|2019||The death of Pepe Smith, Filipino rock musician (b. 1947)|
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