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Sonia Sanchez Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Sonia Sanchez Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Sonia Sanchez Facts

Full NameSonia Sanchez
BirthdateSeptember 09, 1934
Birth PlaceBirmingham, AL
Age (in 2023)88 Years Old
ZodiacVirgo
OccupationPoet

Sonia Sanchez Age & Birthday

Sonia Sanchez is best known as Poet who has born on September 09, 1934 in Birmingham, AL. Currently, Sonia Sanchez is 88 years, 4 months and 25 days old. Sonia Sanchez will celebrate 89th birthday on Saturday, 9th of September 2023. Below the countdown to Sonia Sanchez upcoming birthday.

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Sonia Sanchez Biography

About

African-American poet and professor who published a famous 1985 work entitled Homegirls and Handgrenades. The work received the prestigious American Book Award.

Before Fame

She was raised by her grandmother after her mother's death. Later, she lived with her father in Harlem.

Trivia

She was deeply involved in both the Black Arts Movement and the Civil Rights Movement.

Family Life

She was married and divorced twice -- to Albert Sanchez and Etheridge Knight -- and had three children.

Associated With

She completed postgraduate literary work at New York University, where she studied with poet Louise Bogan.

Top Asked Questions about Sonia Sanchez

How old is Sonia Sanchez in 2023?

Sonia Sanchez is 88 years old today.

When was Sonia Sanchez born?

Sonia Sanchez was born on September 09, 1934 in Birmingham, AL.

What is Sonia Sanchez zodiac sign?

Sonia Sanchez zodiac sign is Virgo.

What was Sonia Sanchez best known for?

Sonia Sanchez was best known as Poet.

Fun Facts about Sonia Sanchez's Birthday

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

  • Sonia Sanchez was born on Sunday, 252nd day / 36th week of 1934
  • Sonia Sanchez has Virgo zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Sonia Sanchez birthday is IX.IX.MCMXXXIV
  • Sonia Sanchez's birthstone is Sapphire
  • Sonia Sanchez's birth flower is Morning glory that symbolize daintiness & love
  • Sonia Sanchez age in year is 88 years old
  • Sonia Sanchez age in month is 1060 months old
  • Sonia Sanchez age in day is 32290 days old
  • Sonia Sanchez age in hour is 774960 hours old
  • Sonia Sanchez age in minute is 46497600 minutes old
  • Sonia Sanchez age in second is 2789856000 seconds old
  • Next Sonia Sanchez birthday is on Monday, September 9th 2024
  • Sonia Sanchez age in next birthday (2024) is 89 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about September 09, 1934 birthday

Historical Events on Sonia Sanchez Birthday (September 09)

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

YearEvent
1966The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
1969In Canada, the Official Languages Act comes into force, making French equal to English throughout the Federal government.
1970A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and flown to Dawson's Field in Jordan.
1971The four-day Attica Prison riot begins, eventually resulting in 39 dead, most killed by state troopers retaking the prison.
1972In Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park, a Cave Research Foundation exploration and mapping team discovers a link between the Mammoth and Flint Ridge cave systems, making it the longest known cave passageway in the world.
1990Batticaloa massacre: Massacre of 184 Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan Army in Batticaloa District.
1991Tajikistan declares independence from the Soviet Union.
1993Israeli-Palestinian peace process: The Palestine Liberation Organization officially recognizes Israel as a legitimate state.
2001Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan by two al-Qaeda assassins who claimed to be Arab journalists wanting an interview.
2002The Rafiganj train wreck happened in Bihar, India.
2009The Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, is ceremonially inaugurated.
2012The Indian space agency puts into orbit its heaviest foreign satellite yet, in a streak of 21 consecutive successful PSLV launches.
2012A wave of attacks kill more than 100 people and injure 350 others across Iraq.
2015Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.
2016The government of North Korea conducts its fifth and reportedly biggest nuclear test. World leaders condemn the act, with South Korea calling it "maniacal recklessness".
1990The birth of Andrew Smith, American basketball player (d. 2016)
1990The birth of Jordan Tabor, English footballer (d. 2014)
1991The birth of Hunter Hayes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1991The birth of Oscar, Brazilian footballer
1991The birth of Danilo Pereira, Bissauan-Portuguese footballer
1991The birth of Yevgeni Ponyatovskiy, Russian footballer
1992The birth of Shannon Boyd, Australian rugby league player
1992The birth of Damian McGinty, Northern Irish actor and singer
1992The birth of Kristiāns Pelšs, Latvian ice hockey player (d. 2013)
1993The birth of Cameron Cullen, Australian rugby league player
1993The birth of Crazy Mary Dobson, American wrestler
1993The birth of Ryōhei Katō, Japanese gymnast
1993The birth of Sharon van Rouwendaal, Dutch swimmer
1994The birth of Clinton Gutherson, Australian rugby league player
1997The birth of Billy Bainbridge, Australian rugby league player
2006The death of Richard Burmer, American composer and engineer (b. 1955)
2006The death of Matt Gadsby, English footballer (b. 1979)
2006The death of William Bernard Ziff Jr., American businessman, founded Ziff Davis (b. 1930)
2012The death of Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Amul (b. 1921)
2012The death of John McCarthy, Australian footballer (b. 1989)
2012The death of Mike Scarry, American football player and coach (b. 1920)
2012The death of Ron Tindall, English footballer and manager (b. 1935)
2013The death of Sunila Abeysekera, Sri Lankan scholar and activist (b. 1952)
2013The death of Alberto Bevilacqua, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1934)
2013The death of Saul Landau, American journalist, director, and author (b. 1936)
2014The death of Montserrat Abelló i Soler, Spanish poet and translator (b. 1918)
2014The death of Firoza Begum, Bangladeshi singer (b. 1930)
2015The death of Annemarie Bostroem, German poet, playwright, and songwriter (b. 1922)
2015The death of Einar H. Ingman Jr., American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1929)
2015The death of K. Kunaratnam, Sri Lankan physicist and academic (b. 1934)

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