Updated at December 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
René Higuita is best known as Soccer Player who has born on August 27, 1966 in Medellin, Colombia. Currently, René Higuita is 56 years, 3 months and 9 days old. René Higuita will celebrate 57th birthday on Sunday, 27th of August 2023. Below the countdown to René Higuita upcoming birthday.
Former Colombian goalkeeper who pioneered a daring playing style that involved leaving the goal to pass, dribble, and even shoot. He is the fourth all-time leading goal-scorer for keepers with 41 career goals.
He began his youth career at Millonarios.
He was nicknamed "El Loco" for his risky style of play.
He has three children: Andres, Pamela, and Cindy.
Cameroon striker Roger Milla scored on him to knock Colombia out of the 1990 World Cup.
René Higuita is 56 years old today.
René Higuita was born on August 27, 1966 in Medellin, Colombia.
René Higuita zodiac sign is Virgo.
René Higuita was best known as Soccer Player.
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Below are historical events that coincided with René Higuita's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1962||The Mariner 2 unmanned space mission is launched to Venus by NASA.|
|1964||South Vietnamese junta leader Nguyễn Khánh enters into a triumvirate power-sharing arrangement with rival generals Trần Thiện Khiêm and Dương Văn Minh, who had both been involved in plots to unseat Khánh.|
|1971||An attempted coup d'état fails in the African nation of Chad. The Government of Chad accuses Egypt of playing a role in the attempt and breaks off diplomatic relations.|
|1975||The Governor of Portuguese Timor abandons its capital, Dili, and flees to Atauro Island, leaving control to a rebel group.|
|1979||The Troubles: Eighteen British soldiers are killed in an ambush by the Provisional Irish Republican Army near Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland, in the deadliest attack on British forces during Operation Banner. An IRA bomb also kills British royal family member Lord Mountbatten and three others on his boat at Mullaghmore, Republic of Ireland.|
|1980||A massive bomb planted by extortionist John Birges explodes at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada after a failed disarming attempt by the FBI. Although the hotel is damaged, no one is injured.|
|1982||Turkish military diplomat Colonel Atilla Altıkat is shot and killed in Ottawa. Justice Commandos of the Armenian Genocide claim to be avenging the massacre of 11⁄2 million Armenians in the 1915 Armenian Genocide.|
|1985||The Nigerian government is peacefully overthrown by Army Chief of Staff Major General Ibrahim Babangida.|
|1991||The European Community recognizes the independence of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.|
|1991||Moldova declares independence from the USSR.|
|2003||Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34,646,418 miles (55,758,005 km) distant.|
|2003||The first six-party talks, involving South and North Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russia, convene to find a peaceful resolution to the security concerns of the North Korean nuclear weapons program.|
|2006||Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky bound for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. Of the passengers and crew, 49 of 50 are confirmed dead in the hours following the crash.|
|2009||Internal conflict in Myanmar: The Burmese military junta and ethnic armies begin three days of violent clashes in the Kokang Special Region.|
|2011||Hurricane Irene strikes the United States east coast, killing 47 and causing an estimated $15.6 billion in damage.|
|1987||The birth of Joel Grant, English-Jamaican footballer|
|1987||The birth of Darren McFadden, American football player|
|1988||The birth of Alexa PenaVega, American actress and singer|
|1989||The birth of Romain Amalfitano, French footballer|
|1989||The birth of Juliana Cannarozzo, American figure skater and actress|
|1990||The birth of Luuk de Jong, Dutch footballer|
|1991||The birth of Lee Sung-yeol, South Korean actor and singer|
|1992||The birth of Blake Jenner, American actor and singer|
|1992||The birth of Stephen Morris, American football player|
|1992||The birth of Kim Petras, German singer-songwriter|
|1992||The birth of Ayame Gouriki, Japanese actress and singer|
|1993||The birth of Sarah Hecken, German figure skater|
|1993||The birth of Olivier Le Gac, French cyclist|
|1995||The birth of Sergey Sirotkin, Russian race car driver|
|1998||The birth of Kevin Huerter, American basketball player|
|2010||The death of Luna Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler and manager (b. 1962)|
|2012||The death of Neville Alexander, South African linguist and activist (b. 1936)|
|2012||The death of Malcolm Browne, American journalist and photographer (b. 1931)|
|2012||The death of Art Heyman, American basketball player (b. 1941)|
|2012||The death of Ivica Horvat, Croatian footballer and manager (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Richard Kingsland, Australian captain and pilot (b. 1916)|
|2013||The death of Chen Liting, Chinese director and playwright (b. 1910)|
|2013||The death of Bill Peach, Australian journalist (b. 1935)|
|2013||The death of Dave Thomas, Welsh golfer and architect (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Jacques Friedel, French physicist and academic (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Valeri Petrov, Bulgarian poet, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of Benno Pludra, German author (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Kazi Zafar Ahmed, Bangladeshi politician, 8th Prime Minister of Bangladesh (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Pascal Chaumeil, French director and screenwriter (b. 1961)|
|2015||The death of Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player and coach (b. 1957)|
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