Updated at December 4, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Ralph McGill is best known as Activist who has born on February 05, 1898 in Tennessee. Currently, Ralph McGill is 124 years, 9 months and 27 days old. Ralph McGill will celebrate 125th birthday on Sunday, 5th of February 2023. Below the countdown to Ralph McGill upcoming birthday.
Editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper who was a leading public voice in the anti-segregation movement.
His career as a crusading journalist began after he was suspended by Vanderbilt University for an article he wrote criticizing the school.
As the paper's editor-in-chief, and then its publisher, he used its editorial pages to urge readers to accept the equality of races and to end the separate-but-equal policy.
He was born on a farming community near Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee just twenty miles north of Chattanooga.
His brave editorial pieces brought him a Pulitzer prize in 1959, and both presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy enlisted his help in promoting civil rights.
Ralph McGill is 124 years old today.
Ralph McGill was born on February 05, 1898 in Tennessee.
Ralph McGill zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Ralph McGill was best known as Activist.
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|1945||World War II: General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila.|
|1958||Gamal Abdel Nasser is nominated to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.|
|1958||A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.|
|1962||French President Charles de Gaulle calls for Algeria to be granted independence.|
|1963||The European Court of Justice's ruling in Van Gend en Loos v Nederlandse Administratie der Belastingen establishes the principle of direct effect, one of the most important, if not the most important, decisions in the development of European Union law.|
|1971||Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission.|
|1975||Riots break in Lima, Peru after the police forces go on strike the day before. The uprising (locally known as the Limazo) is bloodily suppressed by the military dictatorship.|
|1985||Ugo Vetere, then the mayor of Rome, and Chedli Klibi, then the mayor of Carthage meet in Tunis to sign a treaty of friendship officially ending the Third Punic War which lasted 2,131 years.|
|1988||Manuel Noriega is indicted on drug smuggling and money laundering charges.|
|1994||Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.|
|1994||Markale massacres, more than 60 people are killed and some 200 wounded as a mortar shell explodes in a downtown marketplace in Sarajevo.|
|1997||The so-called Big Three banks in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust survivors and their families.|
|2000||Russian forces massacre at least 60 civilians in the Novye Aldi suburb of Grozny, Chechnya.|
|2004||Rebels from the Revolutionary Artibonite Resistance Front capture the city of Gonaïves, starting the 2004 Haiti rebellion.|
|2008||A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States kills 57.|
|1988||The birth of Karin Ontiveros, Mexican model|
|1989||The birth of Marina Melnikova, Russian tennis player|
|1990||The birth of Dmitry Andreikin, Russian chess player|
|1990||The birth of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Indian cricketer|
|1990||The birth of Jordan Rhodes, Scottish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Nabil Bahoui, Swedish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Gerald Tusha, Albanian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Stefan de Vrij, Dutch footballer|
|1992||The birth of Neymar, Brazilian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Leilani Latu, Australian rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Ty Rattie, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1995||The birth of Adnan Januzaj, Belgian-Albanian footballer|
|1996||The birth of Stina Blackstenius, Swedish footballer|
|1997||The birth of Patrick Roberts, English footballer|
|2016||The birth of Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Bhutanese prince|
|2011||The death of Brian Jacques, English author and radio host (b. 1939)|
|2011||The death of Peggy Rea, American actress and casting director (b. 1921)|
|2012||The death of Sam Coppola, American actor (b. 1932)|
|2012||The death of Al De Lory, American keyboard player, conductor, and producer (b. 1930)|
|2012||The death of John Turner Sargent, Sr., American publisher (b. 1924)|
|2012||The death of Jo Zwaan, Dutch sprinter (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Reinaldo Gargano, Uruguayan journalist and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Uruguay (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Egil Hovland, Norwegian composer and conductor (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Tom McGuigan, New Zealand soldier and politician, 23rd New Zealand Minister of Health (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Robert A. Dahl, American political scientist and academic (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of K. N. Choksy, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Marisa Del Frate, Italian actress and singer (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Val Logsdon Fitch, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Herman Rosenblat, Polish-American author (b. 1929)|
|2016||The death of Ciriaco Cañete, Filipino martial artist (b. 1919)|
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