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Richard Ellmann is best known as Non-Fiction Author who has born on March 15, 1918 in Michigan. Currently, Richard Ellmann is 104 years, 6 months and 9 days old. Richard Ellmann will celebrate 105th birthday on Wednesday, 15th of March 2023. Below the countdown to Richard Ellmann upcoming birthday.
An American literary critic and biographer, he is best known for his profiles of such renowned authors as James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, and Oscar Wilde. His 1959 biography of James Joyce won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction.
After graduating from Yale University and serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he studied literature at Trinity College, Dublin.
His history of William Butler Yeats became the definitive work on the author.
He was born in Highland Park, Michigan, to a Romanian immigrant father and a Russian immigrant mother. With his wife, Mary, he had two daughters and a son.
He won the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of the renowned novelist and playwright, Oscar Wilde.
Richard Ellmann is 104 years old today.
Richard Ellmann was born on March 15, 1918 in Michigan.
Richard Ellmann zodiac sign is Pisces.
Richard Ellmann was best known as Non-Fiction Author.
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|1941||Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines takes its first flight between Manila (from Nielson Field) to Baguio City with a Beechcraft Model 18 making the airline the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.|
|1943||World War II: Third Battle of Kharkov: The Germans retake the city of Kharkov from the Soviet armies in bitter street fighting.|
|1945||World War II: Soviet forces begin an offensive to push Germans from Upper Silesia.|
|1951||Iranian oil industry is nationalized.|
|1952||In Cilaos, Réunion, 1870 mm (73 inches) of rain falls in a 24-hour period, setting a new world record (March 15 through March 16).|
|1961||At the 1961 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, South Africa announces that it will withdraw from the Commonwealth when the South African Constitution of 1961 comes into effect.|
|1965||President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to the Selma crisis, tells U.S. Congress "We shall overcome" while advocating the Voting Rights Act.|
|1978||Somalia and Ethiopia signed a truce to end the Ethio-Somali War.|
|1986||Collapse of Hotel New World: Thirty-three people die when the Hotel New World in Singapore collapses.|
|1990||Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.|
|1991||Cold War: The Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany comes into effect, granting full sovereignty to the Federal Republic of Germany.|
|2008||Stockpiles of obsolete ammunition explode at an ex-military ammunition depot in the village of Gërdec, Albania, killing 26 people. To date, no other tragedy has caused more deaths in post-World War II Albania.|
|2011||Beginning of the Syrian Civil War.|
|2019||51 people are killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings.|
|2019||1.4 million young people in 123 countries go on strike to protest climate change.|
|1988||The birth of James Reimer, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Jolo Revilla, Filipino actor and politician|
|1988||The birth of Alexander Sims, English race car driver|
|1989||The birth of Sam Baldock, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Bryce Gibbs, Australian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Sandro Raniere, Brazilian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Adrien Silva, Portuguese footballer|
|1989||The birth of Caitlin Wachs, American actress|
|1990||The birth of Siobhan Magnus, American singer-songwriter|
|1991||The birth of Tavon Austin, American footballer|
|1991||The birth of Kurt Baptiste, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Xavier Henry, American basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Alia Bhatt, Actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship|
|1993||The birth of Paul Pogba, French footballer|
|2000||The birth of Kristian Kostov, Russian/Bulgarian singer-songwriter|
|2014||The death of Bo Callaway, American soldier and politician, 11th United States Secretary of the Army (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Clarissa Dickson Wright, English chef, author, and television personality (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Everett L. Fullam, American priest and scholar (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Cees Veerman, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Collins Chabane, South African politician (b. 1960)|
|2015||The death of Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor and educator (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Sally Forrest, American actress and dancer (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Curtis Gans, American political scientist and author (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Mike Porcaro, American bass player (b. 1955)|
|2016||The death of Sylvia Anderson, English voice actress and television and film producer (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Asa Briggs, English historian and academic (b. 1921)|
|2016||The death of Daryl Coley, American singer and pastor (b. 1955)|
|2016||The death of Seru Rabeni, Fijian rugby player (b. 1978)|
|2019||The death of Larry DiTillio, American film and TV series writer (b. 1948)|
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