Updated at October 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Taj Mahal is best known as Blues Singer who has born on May 17, 1942 in New York City, NY. Currently, Taj Mahal is 80 years, 4 months and 19 days old. Taj Mahal will celebrate 81st birthday on Wednesday, 17th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Taj Mahal upcoming birthday.
Self-taught Grammy Award-winning blues musician and songwriter who mastered the guitar, banjo, piano, and harmonica, to name a few.
He began working on a Massachusetts dairy farm when he was 16.
He was born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, but began using Taj Mahal in the late fifties/early sixties, after he had dreams about social tolerance, Gandhi, and India.
He was born into a musical family where his father was a piano player and a West Indian jazz arranger and his mother sang in the local gospel choir.
He worked with many prominent musicians, including recording with Eric Clapton and Etta James.
Taj Mahal is 80 years old today.
Taj Mahal was born on May 17, 1942 in New York City, NY.
Taj Mahal zodiac sign is Taurus.
Taj Mahal was best known as Blues Singer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Taj Mahal's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1980||On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in Chuschi (a town in Ayacucho), starting the Internal conflict in Peru.|
|1983||The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world's largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer's Freedom of Information Act request.|
|1983||Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.|
|1984||Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend", sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture.|
|1987||Iran-Iraq War: An Iraqi Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jet fires two missiles into the U.S. Navy warship USS Stark, killing 37 and injuring 21 of her crew.|
|1990||The General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminates homosexuality from the list of psychiatric diseases.|
|1992||Three days of popular protests against the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Suchinda Kraprayoon begin in Bangkok, leading to a military crackdown that results in 52 officially confirmed deaths, hundreds of injuries, many disappearances, and more than 3,500 arrests.|
|1994||Malawi holds its first multi-party elections.|
|1995||Shawn Nelson steals an M60 tank from the California Army National Guard Armory in San Diego and proceeds to go on a rampage.|
|1997||Troops of Laurent Kabila march into Kinshasa. Zaire is officially renamed Democratic Republic of the Congo.|
|2000||Arsenal and Galatasaray fans clash in the 2000 UEFA Cup Final riots in Copenhagen|
|2004||The first legal same-sex marriages in the U.S. are performed in the state of Massachusetts.|
|2006||The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.|
|2007||Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.|
|2014||A plane crash in northern Laos kills 17 people.|
|1986||The birth of Timo Simonlatser, Estonian skier|
|1986||The birth of Jodie Taylor, English footballer|
|1987||The birth of Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norwegian cyclist|
|1987||The birth of Aleandro Rosi, Italian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Nikki Reed, American actress, singer, and screenwriter|
|1988||The birth of Jennison Myrie-Williams, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Mose Masoe, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Rain Raadik, Estonian basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Tessa Virtue, Canadian ice dancer|
|1990||The birth of Fabian Giefer, German footballer|
|1990||The birth of Charlie Gubb, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Katrina Hart, English runner|
|1990||The birth of Guido Pella, Argentine tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Johanna Konta, Australian-English tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Adil Omar, Pakistani rapper and music producer|
|2010||The death of Yvonne Loriod, French pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1924)|
|2010||The death of Walasse Ting, Chinese-American painter and poet (b. 1929)|
|2011||The death of Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1936)|
|2012||The death of Gideon Ezra, Israeli geographer and politician, Israeli Minister in the Prime Minister's Office (b. 1937)|
|2012||The death of Patrick Mafisango, Congolese-Rwandan footballer (b. 1980)|
|2012||The death of Donna Summer, American singer-songwriter (b. 1948)|
|2013||The death of Philippe Gaumont, French cyclist (b. 1973)|
|2013||The death of Peter Schulz, German politician, Mayor of Hamburg (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Ken Venturi, American golfer and sportscaster (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentine general and politician, 42nd President of Argentina (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Gerald Edelman, American biologist and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of C. P. Krishnan Nair, Indian businessman, founded The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Douangchay Phichit, Laotian politician (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of Thongbanh Sengaphone, Laotian politician (b. 1953)|
|2017||The death of Todor Veselinović, Serbian football player and manager (b. 1930)|
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