Updated at September 24, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Rob Penny is best known as Playwright who has born on August 06, 1941 in Alabama. Currently, Rob Penny is 81 years, 1 months and 18 days old. Rob Penny will celebrate 82nd birthday on Sunday, 6th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Rob Penny upcoming birthday.
African-American playwright and poet known for "Boppin' with the Ancestors," "Blue Yonder," and other works.
He attended Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He taught at the University of Pittsburgh, where he helped to establish the Africana Studies Department.
He had three children with his wife, Timau Betty Penny.
He and renowned playwright, August Wilson, co-founded the Black Horizon Theater.
Rob Penny is 81 years old today.
Rob Penny was born on August 06, 1941 in Alabama.
Rob Penny zodiac sign is Leo.
Rob Penny was best known as Playwright.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Rob Penny's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1962||Jamaica becomes independent from the United Kingdom.|
|1965||US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.|
|1986||A low-pressure system that redeveloped off the New South Wales coast dumps a record 328 millimeters (13 inches) of rain in a day on Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.|
|1990||Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.|
|1991||Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.|
|1991||Takako Doi, chair of the Social Democratic Party, becomes Japan's first female speaker of the House of Representatives.|
|1996||The Ramones played their farewell concert at The Palace, Los Angeles, CA.|
|1996||NASA announces that the ALH 84001 meteorite, thought to originate from Mars, contains evidence of primitive life-forms.|
|1997||Korean Air Flight 801 crashed at Nimitz Hill, Guam killing 228 of 254 people on board.|
|2001||Erwadi fire incident, 28 mentally ill persons tied to a chain were burnt to death at a faith based institution at Erwadi, Tamil Nadu.|
|2008||A military junta led by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz stages a coup d'état in Mauritania, overthrowing president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.|
|2010||Flash floods across a large part of Jammu and Kashmir, India, damages 71 towns and kills at least 255 people.|
|2011||War in Afghanistan: A United States military helicopter is shot down, killing 30 American special forces members and a working dog, seven Afghan soldiers, and one Afghan civilian. It was the deadliest single event for the United States in the War in Afghanistan.|
|2012||NASA's Curiosity rover lands on the surface of Mars.|
|2015||A suicide bomb attack kills at least 15 people at a mosque in the Saudi city of Abha.|
|1981||The birth of Diána Póth, Hungarian figure skater|
|1983||The birth of Neil Harvey, English-Barbadian footballer|
|1983||The birth of C. J. Mosley, American football player|
|1983||The birth of Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer|
|1984||The birth of Vedad Ibišević, Bosnian footballer|
|1984||The birth of Jesse Ryder, New Zealand cricketer|
|1985||The birth of Viktoria Baškite, Estonian chess player|
|1985||The birth of Mickaël Delage, French cyclist|
|1985||The birth of Bafétimbi Gomis, French footballer|
|1985||The birth of Garrett Weber-Gale, American swimmer|
|1986||The birth of Mehmet Akgün, Turkish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Raphael Pyrasch, German rugby player|
|1991||The birth of Jiao Liuyang, Chinese swimmer|
|1992||The birth of Tara Moore, British tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Rebecca Peterson, Swedish tennis player|
|2013||The death of Jeremy Geidt, English-American actor and educator (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Stan Lynde, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Mava Lee Thomas, American baseball player (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Jerry Wolman, American businessman (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Ralph Bryans, Northern Irish motorcycle racer (b. 1941)|
|2014||The death of Ananda W.P. Guruge, Sri Lankan scholar and diplomat (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of John Woodland Hastings, American biochemist and academic (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Ray Hill, American football player (b. 1975)|
|2015||The death of Frederick R. Payne, Jr., American general and pilot (b. 1911)|
|2015||The death of Orna Porat, German-Israeli actress (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Betty Cuthbert, Australian sprinter (b. 1938)|
|2017||The death of Darren Daulton, American baseball player (b. 1962)|
|2018||The death of Joël Robuchon, French Chef (b. 1945)|
|2018||The death of Margaret Heckler, American politician (b. 1931)|
|2018||The death of Anya Krugovoy Silver, American poet (b. 1968)|
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