Updated at December 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Strom Thurmond is best known as Politician who has born on December 05, 1902 in Edgefield, SC. Currently, Strom Thurmond is 119 years, 11 months and 27 days old. Strom Thurmond will celebrate 120th birthday on Monday, 5th of December 2022. Below the countdown to Strom Thurmond upcoming birthday.
Senator from South Carolina who served the state for forty-eight of his 100 years. At the time of his retirement he was the oldest-serving and longest-serving senator in U.S. history.
He worked as a teacher, farmer, coach and attorney.
He filibustered for over twenty-four hours in opposition of the Civil Rights act of 1957.
He became a candidate for president in 1948 when President Harry S. Truman desegregated the U.S. Army.
Strom Thurmond is 119 years old today.
Strom Thurmond was born on December 05, 1902 in Edgefield, SC.
Strom Thurmond zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Strom Thurmond was best known as Politician.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Strom Thurmond's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1958||The Preston By-pass, the UK's first stretch of motorway, opens to traffic for the first time. (It is now part of the M6 and M55 motorways.)|
|1964||Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.|
|1964||Lloyd J. Old discovered the first linkage between the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and disease—mouse leukemia—opening the way for the recognition of the importance of the MHC in the immune response.|
|1971||Battle of Gazipur: Pakistani forces stand defeated as India cedes Gazipur to Bangladesh.|
|1977||Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq and South Yemen. The move is in retaliation for the Declaration of Tripoli against Egypt.|
|1983||Dissolution of the Military Junta in Argentina.|
|1991||Leonid Kravchuk is elected the first president of Ukraine.|
|1995||Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lanka's government announces the conquest of the Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.|
|1999||Helen Clark is sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand, the second woman to hold the post and the first to be elected to the role.|
|2004||The Civil Partnership Act comes into effect in the United Kingdom, and the first civil partnership is registered there.|
|2005||The 6.8 Mw Lake Tanganyika earthquake shakes the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing six people.|
|2006||Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in Fiji.|
|2013||Militants attack a Defense Ministry compound in Sana'a, Yemen, killing at least 56 people and injuring 200 others.|
|2014||Exploration Flight Test 1, the first flight test of Orion is launched.|
|2017||The International Olympic Committee bans Russia from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics.|
|1985||The birth of Danny Wicks, Australian rugby league player|
|1986||The birth of LeGarrette Blount, American football player|
|1986||The birth of James Hinchcliffe, Canadian race car driver|
|1986||The birth of Justin Smoak, American baseball player|
|1987||The birth of Tommy Fraser, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Joanna Rowsell, English cyclist|
|1990||The birth of Montee Ball, American football player|
|1991||The birth of Jacopo Sala, Italian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Ilja Antonov, Estonian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Ross Barkley, English footballer|
|1994||The birth of Ondrej Duda, Slovak footballer|
|1994||The birth of Grant Ward, English footballer|
|1995||The birth of Danny Levi, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Anthony Martial, French footballer|
|1995||The birth of Kaetlyn Osmond, Canadian figure skater|
|2013||The death of Fred Bassetti, American architect and academic, founded Bassetti Architects (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of William B. Edmondson, American lawyer and diplomat, United States Ambassador to South Africa (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Ernest C. Brace, American captain and pilot (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Fabiola, Queen of Belgium (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Talât Sait Halman, Turkish poet, translator, and historian (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Jackie Healy-Rae, Irish hurdler and politician (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Silvio Zavala, Mexican historian and author (b. 1909)|
|2015||The death of Vic Eliason, American clergyman and radio host, founded VCY America (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Tibor Rubin, Hungarian-American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Chuck Williams, American businessman and author, founded Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (b. 1915)|
|2016||The death of Jayalalithaa, Indian politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu (b. 1948)|
|2017||The death of Michael I of Romania, fifth and last king of Romania (b. 1921)|
|2017||The death of August Ames, Canadian American pornographic actress (b. 1994)|
|2018||The death of Dynamite Kid, English wrestler (b. 1968)|
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