Updated at October 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Sam Katz is best known as Politician who has born on August 20, 1951 in Rehovot, Israel. Currently, Sam Katz is 71 years, 1 months and 16 days old. Sam Katz will celebrate 72nd birthday on Sunday, 20th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Sam Katz upcoming birthday.
In 2004, this Israeli-born politician became the first mayor of the Jewish faith to serve in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He began his second term as mayor in 2006 and his third term in 2010.
After graduating from the University of Manitoba with a degree in economics, he formed a company called Showtime Productions that brought touring musicians and musical theater performances to Winnipeg.
As Mayor of Winnipeg, he lowered the city's business tax, took steps to improve the environment, and cracked down on crime.
He and his first wife, Baillie, became parents to two girls. Following his 2006 divorce, he married Leah Pasuta, a woman thirty years his junior.
Katz was the first Jewish Mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; similarly, Naheed Nenshi was the first Muslim Mayor of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Sam Katz is 71 years old today.
Sam Katz was born on August 20, 1951 in Rehovot, Israel.
Sam Katz zodiac sign is Leo.
Sam Katz was best known as Politician.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Sam Katz's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1989||The pleasure boat Marchioness sinks on the River Thames following a collision. Fifty-one people are killed.|
|1991||Dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: More than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev.|
|1991||Estonia, occupied by and incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, issues a decision on the re-establishment of independence on the basis of legal continuity of its pre-occupation statehood.|
|1993||After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.|
|1995||The Firozabad rail disaster claimed 358 lives in Firozabad, India.|
|1997||Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.|
|1998||The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.|
|1998||U.S. embassy bombings: The United States launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical weapons plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.|
|2002||A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi embassy in Berlin, Germany for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.|
|2006||Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil politician and former MP S. Sivamaharajah is shot dead at his home in Tellippalai.|
|2007||China Airlines Flight 120 caught fire and exploded after landing at Naha Airport in Okinawa, Japan.|
|2008||Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid, Spain to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. Of the 172 people on board, 146 die immediately, and eight more later die of injuries sustained in the crash.|
|2012||A prison riot in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, kills at least 20 people.|
|2014||Seventy-two people are killed in Japan's Hiroshima Prefecture by a series of landslides caused by a month's worth of rain that fell in one day.|
|2016||Fifty-four people are killed when a suicide bomber detonates himself at a Kurdish wedding party in Gaziantep, Turkey.|
|1990||The birth of Bradley Klahn, American tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Marko Djokovic, Serbian tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Jyrki Jokipakka, Finnish hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Arseny Logashov, Russian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Luke O'Neill, English footballer|
|1991||The birth of Mario Tičinović, Croatian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Matt Eisenhuth, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Demi Lovato, American singer-songwriter and actress|
|1992||The birth of Andrei Peteleu, Romanian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Deniss Rakels, Latvian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Callum Skinner, Scottish track cyclist|
|1993||The birth of Mario Jelavic, Croatian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Liana Liberato, American television and film actress|
|1996||The birth of Bunty Afoa, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1999||The birth of Oregon Kaufusi, Australian rugby league player|
|2013||The death of Marian McPartland, English-American pianist and composer (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of John W. Morris, American general (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Ted Post, American director and screenwriter (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (b. 1983)|
|2014||The death of Lois Mai Chan, Taiwanese-American librarian, author, and academic (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Boris Dubin, Russian sociologist and academic (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Buddy MacMaster, Canadian singer-songwriter and fiddler (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Sava Stojkov, Serbian painter and educator (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Edmund Szoka, American cardinal (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Egon Bahr, German journalist and politician, Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Paul Kibblewhite, New Zealand chemist and engineer (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Frank Wilkes, Australian soldier and politician (b. 1922)|
|2017||The death of Jerry Lewis, American actor and comedian (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Uri Avnery, Israeli writer, politician and peace activist (b. 1923)|
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