Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Sydney Schanberg is best known as Journalist who has born on January 17, 1934 in Massachusetts. Currently, Sydney Schanberg is 88 years, 8 months and 21 days old. Sydney Schanberg will celebrate 89th birthday on Tuesday, 17th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Sydney Schanberg upcoming birthday.
American journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his coverage of the war in Cambodia.
He graduated from Harvard University in 1955 with a BA in government.
His 1980 book, The Death and Life of Dith Pran, inspired the 1984 film The Killing Fields.
He had two daughters with his wife, Jane Freiman.
He was played by Sam Waterston in The Killing Fields.
Sydney Schanberg is 88 years old today.
Sydney Schanberg was born on January 17, 1934 in Massachusetts.
Sydney Schanberg zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Sydney Schanberg was best known as Journalist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Sydney Schanberg's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1966||Palomares incident: A B-52 bomber collides with a KC-135 Stratotanker over Spain, killing seven airmen, and dropping three 70-kiloton nuclear bombs near the town of Palomares and another one into the sea.|
|1969||Black Panther Party members Bunchy Carter and John Huggins are killed during a meeting in Campbell Hall on the campus of UCLA.|
|1977||Capital punishment in the United States resumes after a ten-year hiatus, as convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by firing squad in Utah.|
|1981||President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos lifts martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.|
|1991||Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm begins early in the morning as aircraft strike positions across Iraq, it is also the first major combat sortie for the F-117. LCDR Scott Speicher's F/A-18C Hornet from VFA-81 is shot down by a Mig-25 and is the first American casualty of the War. Iraq fires eight Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.|
|1991||Crown prince Harald V of Norway becomes King Harald V, following the death of his father, King Olav V.|
|1992||During a visit to South Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.|
|1994||The 6.7 Mw Northridge earthquake shakes the Greater Los Angeles Area with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 57 people dead and more than 8,700 injured.|
|1995||The 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake shakes the southern Hyōgo Prefecture with a maximum Shindo of VII, leaving 5,502-6,434 people dead, and 251,301-310,000 displaced.|
|1996||The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.|
|1997||Cape Canaveral Air Force Station: A Delta II carrying the GPS IIR-1 satellite explodes 13 seconds after launch, dropping 250 tons of burning rocket remains around the launch pad.|
|1998||Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair on his Drudge Report website.|
|2002||Mount Nyiragongo erupts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, displacing an estimated 400,000 people.|
|2007||The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea's nuclear testing.|
|2010||Rioting begins between Muslim and Christian groups in Jos, Nigeria, results in at least 200 deaths.|
|1988||The birth of Andrea Antonelli, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2013)|
|1988||The birth of Will Genia, Australian rugby player|
|1988||The birth of Héctor Moreno, Mexican footballer|
|1989||The birth of Taylor Jordan, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Kelly Marie Tran, American actress|
|1990||The birth of Santiago Tréllez, Colombian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Trevor Bauer, American baseball player|
|1991||The birth of Esapekka Lappi, Finnish Rally Driver|
|1991||The birth of Slade Griffin, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Alise Post, American BMX rider|
|1993||The birth of Frankie Cocozza, British singer|
|1994||The birth of Mark Steketee, Australian cricketer|
|1998||The birth of Jeff Reine-Adelaide, French footballer|
|1998||The birth of Sophie Molineux, Australian cricketer|
|2000||The birth of Devlin DeFrancesco, Canadian race car driver|
|2014||The death of Francine Lalonde, Canadian educator and politician (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green, English businessman and politician (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of John J. McGinty III, American captain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of Sunanda Pushkar, Indian-Canadian businesswoman (b. 1962)|
|2014||The death of Suchitra Sen, Indian film actress (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Ken Furphy, English footballer and manager (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Faten Hamama, Egyptian actress and producer (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Don Harron, Canadian actor and screenwriter (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Blowfly, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1939)|
|2016||The death of Melvin Day, New Zealand painter and historian (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of V. Rama Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th Governor of Sikkim (b. 1935)|
|2016||The death of Sudhindra Thirtha, Indian religious leader (b. 1926)|
|2017||The death of Tirrel Burton, American football player and coach (b. 1929)|
|2018||The death of Jessica Falkholt, Australian actress (b. 1988)|
|2019||The death of S. Balakrishnan, Malayalam movie composer|
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