Updated at September 30, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Robert Anton Wilson is best known as Novelist who has born on January 18, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY. Currently, Robert Anton Wilson is 90 years, 8 months and 12 days old. Robert Anton Wilson will celebrate 91st birthday on Wednesday, 18th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Robert Anton Wilson upcoming birthday.
An American author, philosopher, psychologist, and essayist, he co-authored The Illuminatus! Trilogy with Robert Shea. His other popular works include Schrodinger's Cat (a novel) and Wilhelm Reich in Hell (a play).
After taking classes at New York University, he worked as an engineering aide, a salesman, a copywriter, and an associate editor of Playboy magazine.
He described himself as an agnostic.
He grew up in New York City and contracted polio as a child. He married Arlen Riley in 1958; they had four children.
He was an admirer of James Joyce and published commentary on Finnegans Wake.
Robert Anton Wilson is 90 years old today.
Robert Anton Wilson was born on January 18, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY.
Robert Anton Wilson zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Robert Anton Wilson was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Robert Anton Wilson's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1976||Lebanese Christian militias kill at least 1,000 in Karantina, Beirut.|
|1977||Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.|
|1977||Australia's worst rail disaster occurs at Granville, Sydney killing 83.|
|1977||SFR Yugoslavia's Prime minister, Džemal Bijedić, his wife and six others are killed in a plane crash in Bosnia and Herzegovina.|
|1978||The European Court of Human Rights finds the United Kingdom's government guilty of mistreating prisoners in Northern Ireland, but not guilty of torture.|
|1981||Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield parachute off a Houston skyscraper, becoming the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories: buildings, antennae, spans (bridges), and earth (cliffs).|
|1983||The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals to his family.|
|1990||Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.|
|1993||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states.|
|2002||Sierra Leone Civil War is declared over.|
|2003||A bushfire kills four people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.|
|2005||The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet, is unveiled at a ceremony in Toulouse, France|
|2007||The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people and Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Cyclone Kyrill causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe.|
|2008||The Euphronios Krater is unveiled in Rome after being returned to Italy by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.|
|2018||A bus catches fire on the Samara-Shymkent road in Yrgyz District, Aktobe, Kazakhstan. The fire kills 52 passengers, with three passengers and two drivers escaping.|
|1988||The birth of Ronnie Day, American singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Angelique Kerber, German tennis player|
|1988||The birth of Anastasios Kissas, Greek footballer|
|1988||The birth of Boy van Poppel, Dutch cyclist|
|1989||The birth of Rubén Miño, Spanish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Nacho, Spanish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Hayle Ibrahimov, Ethiopian-Azerbaijani runner|
|1990||The birth of Gift Ngoepe, South African baseball player|
|1991||The birth of Diego Simões, Brazilian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Francesco Bardi, Italian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Sean Keenan, Australian actor|
|1994||The birth of Kang Ji-young, South Korean singer|
|1994||The birth of Ilona Kremen, Belarusian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Bryce Alford, American basketball player|
|1998||The birth of Aitana Bonmatí, Spanish footballer|
|2014||The death of Sarah Marshall, English actress (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Eugenio Cruz Vargas, Chilean poet and painter (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Alberto Nisman, Argentinian lawyer and prosecutor (b. 1963)|
|2015||The death of Christine Valmy, Romanian cosmetologist and author (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Piet van der Sanden, Dutch journalist and politician (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Tony Verna, American director and producer, invented instant replay (b. 1933)|
|2016||The death of Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1948)|
|2016||The death of T. S. Sinnathuray, Judge of the High Court of Singapore (b. 1930)|
|2016||The death of Michel Tournier, French journalist and author (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Peter Abrahams, South African-Jamaican writer (b. 1919)|
|2017||The death of David P. Buckson, American lawyer and politician, Governor of Delaware (1960-1961) (b. 1920)|
|2017||The death of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Baroness Heyhoe Flint, English cricketer, businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1939)|
|2017||The death of Roberta Peters, American coloratura soprano (b. 1930)|
|2019||The death of John Coughlin, American figure skater (b. 1985)|
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