Updated at December 9, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Tilahun Gessesse is best known as Opera Singer who has born on September 29, 1940 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently, Tilahun Gessesse is 82 years, 2 months and 10 days old. Tilahun Gessesse will celebrate 83rd birthday on Friday, 29th of September 2023. Below the countdown to Tilahun Gessesse upcoming birthday.
Influential tenor pop vocalist known as The Voice during Ethiopia's Golden Age of the 1960s.
His time with the Imperial Bodyguard Band brought him great recognition and also imprisonment after the Imperial Bodyguard staged a failed overthrow of the government in December 1960.
He raised funds for victims of the 1970s and 1980s famine in Ethiopia.
His grandfather would have preferred that he focus on academics and when he eventually pursued formal music training in Addis Ababa, he did not have the patriarch's approval.
His efforts to take Ethiopian music to the rest of the world paved the way for such contemporary Ethiopian singers as Lola Monroe.
Tilahun Gessesse is 82 years old today.
Tilahun Gessesse was born on September 29, 1940 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Tilahun Gessesse zodiac sign is Libra.
Tilahun Gessesse was best known as Opera Singer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Tilahun Gessesse's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1988||NASA launches STS-26, the first mission since the Challenger disaster.|
|1990||Construction of the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (better known as Washington National Cathedral) is completed in Washington, D.C.|
|1990||The YF-22, which would later become the F-22 Raptor, flies for the first time.|
|1991||A Haitian coup d'état occurs.|
|1992||Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello is impeached.|
|2004||The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.|
|2004||Burt Rutan's Ansari SpaceShipOne performs a successful spaceflight, the first of two required to win the Ansari X Prize.|
|2006||A Boeing 737 and an Embraer 600 collide in mid-air, killing 154 people and triggering a Brazilian aviation crisis.|
|2007||Calder Hall, the world's first commercial nuclear power station, is demolished in a controlled explosion.|
|2009||The 8.1 Mw Samoa earthquake results in a tsunami that kills 189 and injures hundreds.|
|2011||The special court in India convicted all 269 accused officials for atrocity on Dalits and 17 for rape in the Vachathi case.|
|2013||Over 42 people are killed by members of Boko Haram at the College of Agriculture in Nigeria.|
|2016||Eleven days after the Uri attack, the Indian Army conducts "surgical strikes" against suspected militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.|
|2019||Violence and low turnout mar the 2019 Afghan presidential election.|
|2019||At least 59 people are reported dead due to monsoon rains in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India. 350 people have died this year due to rain in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.|
|1989||The birth of Aaron Martin, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Andrea Poli, Italian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Fatima Lodhi, Pakistani social activist|
|1990||The birth of Doug Brochu, American voice actor|
|1990||The birth of Gerphil Flores, Filipina classical crossover singer and Asia's Got Talent finalist|
|1990||The birth of Lena Wermelt, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Adem Ljajić, Serbian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Martin Jensen, Danish musician|
|1993||The birth of Lee Hong-bin, South Korean singer|
|1993||The birth of Viktor Romanenkov, Estonian figure skater|
|1993||The birth of Oleg Vernyayev, Ukrainian artistic gymnast|
|1994||The birth of Britteny Cox, Australian skier|
|1994||The birth of Halsey, American singer|
|1995||The birth of Alice Matteucci, Italian tennis player|
|1998||The birth of Vera Lapko, Belarusian tennis player|
|2013||The death of Bob Kurland, American basketball player and politician (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Miguel Boyer, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of Andreas Fransson, Swedish skier (b. 1983)|
|2014||The death of Stan Monteith, American surgeon and author (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Luis Nishizawa, Mexican painter and educator (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of John Ritchie, New Zealand composer and educator (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of George Shuba, American baseball player (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabian prince (b. 1932)|
|2015||The death of Hellmuth Karasek, Czech-German journalist, author, and critic (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of William Kerslake, American wrestler and engineer (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Jean Ter-Merguerian, French-Armenian violinist (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Phil Woods, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1931)|
|2016||The death of Miriam Defensor Santiago, Filipina politician (b. 1945)|
|2017||The death of Tom Alter, Indian actor (b. 1950)|
|2018||The death of Otis Rush, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1934)|
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