Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Ralph Rose is best known as Runner who has born on March 17, 1885 in California. Currently, Ralph Rose is 137 years, 6 months and 15 days old. Ralph Rose will celebrate 138th birthday on Friday, 17th of March 2023. Below the countdown to Ralph Rose upcoming birthday.
American track and field athlete who won three Olympic gold medals at the beginning of the 20th Century.
He won Big Ten Championships in the shot put and discus in 1904 while at the University of Michigan.
He was the first shot putter to break 50 feet with a 51 foot throw in 1909.
His father J.W. Ralph was also an athlete at the University of Michigan.
He won gold at the 1912 Olympics where the legendary Jim Thorpe won the decathlon and pentathlon.
Ralph Rose is 137 years old today.
Ralph Rose was born on March 17, 1885 in California.
Ralph Rose zodiac sign is Pisces.
Ralph Rose was best known as Runner.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Ralph Rose's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1960||U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.|
|1963||Mount Agung erupted on Bali killing more than 1,100 people.|
|1966||Off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, the DSV Alvin submarine finds a missing American hydrogen bomb.|
|1968||As a result of nerve gas testing in Skull Valley, Utah, over 6,000 sheep are found dead.|
|1969||Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel.|
|1973||The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family, which came to symbolize the end of United States involvement in the Vietnam War.|
|1979||The Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers.|
|1985||Serial killer Richard Ramirez, aka the "Night Stalker", commits the first two murders in his Los Angeles murder spree.|
|1988||A Colombian Boeing 727 jetliner, Avianca Flight 410, crashes into a mountainside near the Venezuelan border killing 143.|
|1988||Eritrean War of Independence: The Nadew Command, an Ethiopian army corps in Eritrea, is attacked on three sides by military units of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front in the opening action of the Battle of Afabet.|
|1992||Israeli Embassy attack in Buenos Aires: Car bomb attack kills 29 and injures 242.|
|1992||A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%.|
|2000||Five hundred thirty members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God die in a fire, considered to be a mass murder or suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult. Elsewhere another 248 members are later found dead.|
|2003||Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Robin Cook, resigns from the British Cabinet in disagreement with government plans for the 2003 invasion of Iraq.|
|2004||Unrest in Kosovo: More than 22 are killed and 200 wounded. Thirty-five Serbian Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Serbia are destroyed.|
|1987||The birth of Bobby Ryan, American ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Rasmus Elm, Swedish footballer|
|1988||The birth of Fraser Forster, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Grimes, Canadian artist, musician and music video director|
|1988||The birth of Ryan White, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Shinji Kagawa, Japanese footballer|
|1990||The birth of Hozier, Irish singer-songwriter and musician|
|1990||The birth of Saina Nehwal, Indian badminton player|
|1991||The birth of Jack De Belin, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Patrick Cantlay, American golfer|
|1992||The birth of John Boyega, English actor|
|1993||The birth of Matteo Bianchetti, Italian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Dean Britt, Australian rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Ashley Taylor, Australian rugby league player|
|1997||The birth of Katie Ledecky, American swimmer|
|2011||The death of Michael Gough, English actor (b. 1916)|
|2011||The death of Ferlin Husky, American country music singer (b. 1925)|
|2012||The death of Shenouda III, pope of Alexandria (b. 1923)|
|2012||The death of Margaret Whitlam, Australian swimmer and author (b. 1919)|
|2013||The death of William B. Caldwell III, American general (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Lawrence Fuchs, American scholar and academic (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of A.B.C. Whipple, American journalist and historian (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Marek Galiński, Polish cyclist (b. 1974)|
|2014||The death of Joseph Kerman, American musicologist and critic (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Rachel Lambert Mellon, American gardener, philanthropist, art collector and political patron (b. 1910)|
|2015||The death of Frank Perris, Canadian motorcycle racer (b. 1931)|
|2016||The death of Meir Dagan, Israeli general (b. 1945)|
|2016||The death of Zoltán Kamondi, Hungarian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1960)|
|2018||The death of Mike MacDonald, Canadian comedian (b. 1954)|
|2018||The death of Phan Văn Khải, the fifth Prime Minister of Vietnam (b. 1933)|
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