Updated at January 31, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Taylor Branch is best known as Non-Fiction Author who has born on January 14, 1947 in Atlanta, GA. Currently, Taylor Branch is 76 years, 0 months and 17 days old. Taylor Branch will celebrate 77th birthday on Sunday, 14th of January 2024. Below the countdown to Taylor Branch upcoming birthday.
An American historian, he is best known for America in the King Years, a three-part biography of Martin Luther King Jr.. The work won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction and was a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.
He earned an M.A. in public affairs from Princeton University in 1970. He later taught history and politics at Goucher College.
He received the Dayton Literary Peace Prize in 2008.
He married Christy Branch in 1978; the couple raised two children, Macy and Franklin.
His historical trilogy, America in the King Years, focuses on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Taylor Branch is 76 years old today.
Taylor Branch was born on January 14, 1947 in Atlanta, GA.
Taylor Branch zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Taylor Branch was best known as Non-Fiction Author.
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|1952||NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.|
|1953||Josip Broz Tito is inaugurated as the first President of Yugoslavia.|
|1954||The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.|
|1957||Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.|
|1960||The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.|
|1967||Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.|
|1967||The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.|
|1969||USS Enterprise fire: An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 28 people.|
|1972||Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513.|
|1973||Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite, and sets the record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.|
|1993||In Poland's worst peacetime maritime disaster, ferry MS Jan Heweliusz sinks off the coast of Rügen, drowning 55 passengers and crew; nine crew-members are saved.|
|2000||A United Nations tribunal sentences five Roman Catholic Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years in prison for the 1993 killing of more than 100 Bosnian Muslims.|
|2004||The national flag of the Republic of Georgia, the so-called "five cross flag", is restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.|
|2010||Yemen declares an open war against the terrorist group al-Qaeda.|
|2011||Former president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali flees his country to Saudi Arabia after a series of street demonstrations against his regime and corrupt policies, asking for freedom, rights and democracy, considered as the anniversary of the Tunisian Revolution and the birth of the Arab Spring.|
|1989||The birth of Frankie Bridge, English singer-songwriter and dancer|
|1989||The birth of Adam Clayton, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Mattia Marchi, Italian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Liu Xiaodong, Chinese footballer|
|1990||The birth of Lelisa Desisa, Ethiopian runner|
|1990||The birth of Grant Gustin, American actor and singer|
|1990||The birth of Áron Szilágyi, Hungarian fencer|
|1992||The birth of Robbie Brady, Irish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Chieh-Yu Hsu, American tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Daniel Bessa, Brazilian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Kane Elgey, Australian rugby league player|
|1994||The birth of Abi Phillips, English singer-songwriter and actress|
|1994||The birth of Kai, South Korean singer, model, actor and dancer|
|1995||The birth of Georgios Diamantakos, Greek basketball player|
|1995||The birth of Alex Johnston, Australian rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Txillardegi, Spanish linguist and politician (b. 1929)|
|2012||The death of Dan Evins, American businessman, founded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (b. 1935)|
|2012||The death of Arfa Karim, Pakistani student and computer prodigy, youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in 2004 (b. 1995)|
|2012||The death of Giampiero Moretti, Italian entrepreneur and race car driver (b. 1940)|
|2012||The death of Rosy Varte, Armenian-French actress (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Conrad Bain, Canadian-American actor (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Jon Bing, Norwegian author, scholar, and academic (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of Juan Gelman, Argentinian poet and author (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Bob Boyd, American basketball player and coach (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Zhang Wannian, Chinese general (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Alan Rickman, English actor (b. 1946)|
|2017||The death of Zhou Youguang, Chinese sociologist, (b. 1906)|
|2018||The death of Spanky Manikan, Filipino veteran actor (b. 1942)|
|2018||The death of Cyrille Regis, French Guianan-English footballer (b. 1958)|
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