Sammy Lee Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at December 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Sammy Lee Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Sammy Lee Facts

Full NameSammy Lee
BirthdateAugust 01, 1920
Birth PlaceCalifornia
Age (in 2022)102 Years Old

Sammy Lee Age & Birthday

Sammy Lee is best known as Diver who has born on August 01, 1920 in California. Currently, Sammy Lee is 102 years, 4 months and 4 days old. Sammy Lee will celebrate 103rd birthday on Tuesday, 1st of August 2023. Below the countdown to Sammy Lee upcoming birthday.

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Sammy Lee Biography


Olympic diver who was the first Asian-American Olympic gold medalist in history, winning in 1948 in London.

Before Fame

He earned an M.D. from the University of Southern California in 1947.


He took home a 10 m platform gold medal at the 1948 London games and the 1952 Helsinki games.

Family Life

He fathered two children, Pamela and Sammy II, with his longtime wife Roz.

Associated With

His distinction as the first Asian American to win a gold medal at the Olympics would be remembered in 2012 when Gabby Douglas became the first African-American gymnast in Olympic history to win the individual all-arounds.

Top Asked Questions about Sammy Lee

How old is Sammy Lee in 2022?

Sammy Lee is 102 years old today.

When was Sammy Lee born?

Sammy Lee was born on August 01, 1920 in California.

What is Sammy Lee zodiac sign?

Sammy Lee zodiac sign is Leo.

What was Sammy Lee best known for?

Sammy Lee was best known as Diver.

Fun Facts about Sammy Lee's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Sammy Lee's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Sammy Lee was born on Sunday, 214th day / 31st week of 1920
  • Sammy Lee has Leo zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Sammy Lee birthday is I.VIII.MCMXX
  • Sammy Lee's birthstone is Peridot
  • Sammy Lee's birth flower is Gladiolus that symbolize moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation & honor
  • Sammy Lee age in year is 102 years old
  • Sammy Lee age in month is 1228 months old
  • Sammy Lee age in day is 37381 days old
  • Sammy Lee age in hour is 897144 hours old
  • Sammy Lee age in minute is 53828640 minutes old
  • Sammy Lee age in second is 3229718400 seconds old
  • Next Sammy Lee birthday is on Tuesday, August 1st 2023
  • Sammy Lee age in next birthday (2023) is 103 years old

Historical Events on Sammy Lee Birthday (August 01)

Below are historical events that coincided with Sammy Lee's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1968The coronation is held of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei.
1971The Concert for Bangladesh, organized by former Beatle George Harrison, is held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1974Cyprus dispute: The United Nations Security Council authorizes the UNFICYP to create the "Green Line", dividing Cyprus into two zones.
1980Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland and becomes the world's first democratically elected female head of state.
1980A train crash kills 18 people in County Cork, Ireland.
1981MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.
1984Commercial peat-cutters discover the preserved bog body of a man, called Lindow Man, at Lindow Moss, Cheshire, England.
1988A British soldier was killed in the Inglis Barracks bombing in London, England.
1993The Great Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood of 1993 comes to a peak.
1998The establishment of Muslim Medics, one of the largest student-led societies in Imperial College London that provides both academic and wellbeing support to medical students of all backgrounds.
2004A supermarket fire kills 396 people and injures 500 others in Asunción, Paraguay.
2007The I-35W Mississippi River bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour, killing 13 people and injuring 145.
2008The Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway begins operation as the fastest commuter rail system in the world.
2008Eleven mountaineers from international expeditions died on K2, the second-highest mountain on Earth in the worst single accident in the history of K2 mountaineering.
2017A suicide attack on a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan kills 20 people.
1989The birth of Madison Bumgarner, American baseball player
1989The birth of Tiffany Hwang, Korean American singer, songwriter, and actress
1990The birth of Aledmys Díaz, Cuban baseball player
1990The birth of Jean Hugues Gregoire, Mauritian swimmer
1990The birth of Elton Jantjies, South African rugby player
1991The birth of Piotr Malarczyk, Polish footballer
1991The birth of Marco Puntoriere, Italian footballer
1992The birth of Austin Rivers, American basketball player
1992The birth of Mrunal Thakur, Indian actress
1993The birth of Álex Abrines, Spanish basketball player
1993The birth of Leon Thomas III, American actor and singer
1994The birth of Sergeal Petersen, South African rugby player
1994The birth of Ayaka Wada, Japanese singer
1996The birth of Katie Boulter, English tennis player
2001The birth of Park Si-eun, South Korean actress
2013The death of John Amis, English journalist and critic (b. 1922)
2013The death of Gail Kobe, American actress and producer (b. 1932)
2013The death of Babe Martin, American baseball player (b. 1920)
2013The death of Toby Saks, American cellist and educator (b. 1942)
2013The death of Wilford White, American football player (b. 1928)
2014The death of Valyantsin Byalkevich, Belarusian footballer and manager (b. 1973)
2014The death of Jan Roar Leikvoll, Norwegian author (b. 1974)
2014The death of Charles T. Payne, American soldier (b. 1925)
2014The death of Mike Smith, English radio and television host (b. 1955)
2015The death of Stephan Beckenbauer, German footballer and manager (b. 1968)
2015The death of Cilla Black, English singer and actress (b. 1943)
2015The death of Bernard d'Espagnat, French physicist, philosopher, and author (b. 1921)
2015The death of Bob Frankford, English-Canadian physician and politician (b. 1939)
2015The death of Hong Yuanshuo, Chinese footballer and manager (b. 1948)
2016The death of Queen Anne of Romania (b. 1923)

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