Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Ronnie Peterson is best known as Race Car Driver who has born on February 14, 1944 in Sweden. Currently, Ronnie Peterson is 78 years, 7 months and 22 days old. Ronnie Peterson will celebrate 79th birthday on Tuesday, 14th of February 2023. Below the countdown to Ronnie Peterson upcoming birthday.
Late Swedish race car driver who won a total of ten Grand Prix races during his career. He died in an accident at the 1978 Italian Grand Prix.
He was a kart racer before competing in Formula Three.
A statue of him was erected in his honor at Orebro, Sweden.
His daughter, Nina Kennedy, opened the Ronnie Peterson Museum in 2008.
He was teammates with famed Italian driver Mario Andretti, who won the race Peterson died in.
Ronnie Peterson is 78 years old today.
Ronnie Peterson was born on February 14, 1944 in Sweden.
Ronnie Peterson zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Ronnie Peterson was best known as Race Car Driver.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Ronnie Peterson's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1983||United American Bank of Knoxville, Tennessee collapses. Its president, Jake Butcher, is later convicted of fraud.|
|1989||Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal disaster.|
|1989||Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa encouraging Muslims to kill Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.|
|1990||Ninety-two people are killed when Indian Airlines Flight 605 crashes in Bangalore, India.|
|1990||The Voyager 1 spacecraft takes the photograph of planet Earth that later become famous as Pale Blue Dot.|
|1998||An oil tanker train collides with a freight train in Yaoundé, Cameroon, spilling fuel oil. One person scavenging the oil created a massive explosion which kills 120.|
|2000||The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.|
|2004||In a suburb of Moscow, Russia, the roof of the Transvaal water park collapses, killing more than 25 people, and wounding more than 100 others.|
|2005||In Beirut, 22 people, including former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, are killed when the equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT is detonated while Hariri's motorcade drives through the city.|
|2005||Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit Makati, Davao City, and General Santos City, all in the Philippines.|
|2005||YouTube is launched by a group of college students, eventually becoming the largest video sharing website in the world and a main source for viral videos.|
|2008||Northern Illinois University shooting: A gunman opened fire in a lecture hall of the DeKalb County, Illinois university resulting in six fatalities (including gunman) and 21 injuries.|
|2011||As a part of Arab Spring, the Bahraini uprising begins with a 'Day of Rage'.|
|2018||Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa.|
|2018||Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in the Miami metropolitan area is one of the deadliest school massacres with 17 fatalities and 15 injuries.|
|1988||The birth of Ángel Di María, Argentinian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Siim Liivik, Estonian ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Asia Nitollano, American singer and dancer|
|1989||The birth of Néstor Calderón, Mexican footballer|
|1989||The birth of Adam Matuszczyk, Polish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Emma Miskew, Canadian curler|
|1989||The birth of Brandon Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1989||The birth of Jurij Tepeš, Slovenian ski jumper|
|1989||The birth of Kristian Thomas, English gymnast|
|1990||The birth of Sefa Yılmaz, German-Turkish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Daniela Mona Lambin, Estonian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Chris Rowney, English footballer|
|1992||The birth of Christian Eriksen, Danish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Freddie Highmore, English actor|
|1996||The birth of Lucas Hernandez, French footballer|
|2012||The death of Dory Previn, American singer-songwriter (b. 1925)|
|2012||The death of Péter Rusorán, Hungarian swimmer, water polo player, and coach (b. 1940)|
|2013||The death of Glenn Boyer, American historian and author (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Ronald Dworkin, American philosopher and scholar (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Tom Finney, English footballer (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Chris Pearson, Canadian lawyer and politician, 1st Premier of Yukon (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Mike Stepovich, American lawyer and politician, Governor of Alaska Territory (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Louis Jourdan, French-American actor and singer (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of Philip Levine, American poet and academic (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Franjo Mihalić, Croatian-Serbian runner and coach (b. 1920)|
|2016||The death of Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, English lieutenant, engineer, and politician (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Steven Stucky, American composer and academic (b. 1949)|
|2018||The death of Ruud Lubbers, Dutch politician and diplomat, Prime Minister and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (b. 1939)|
|2018||The death of Meadow Pollack, American student and victim of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting (b. 1999)|
|2018||The death of Morgan Tsvangirai, 2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952).|
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