Updated at December 2, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Vilis Lacis is best known as Novelist who has born on May 12, 1904 in Latvia. Currently, Vilis Lacis is 118 years, 6 months and 21 days old. Vilis Lacis will celebrate 119th birthday on Friday, 12th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Vilis Lacis upcoming birthday.
A Latvian author and Communist political figure, he is particularly known for his 1933 novel Zvejnieka dēls (Fisherman's Son). From 1940-1959, he held the high-ranking office of Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Latvian SSR.
During his youth, he worked as a manual laborer at the port of Riga.
He was under surveillance by the Latvian secret service due to his political affiliations.
He was raised in Mangali, Latvia and grew up in relative poverty.
He and Vija Celmins were both born in Latvia.
Vilis Lacis is 118 years old today.
Vilis Lacis was born on May 12, 1904 in Latvia.
Vilis Lacis zodiac sign is Taurus.
Vilis Lacis was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Vilis Lacis's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1981||Francis Hughes, Provisional IRA hunger striker, dies in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland.|
|1982||During a procession outside the shrine of the Virgin Mary in Fátima, Portugal, security guards overpower Juan María Fernández y Krohn before he can attack Pope John Paul II with a bayonet.|
|1989||The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people. A week later an underground gasoline pipeline explodes killing two more people.|
|1998||Four students are shot at Trisakti University, leading to widespread riots and the fall of Suharto.|
|2002||Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro, becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro's 1959 revolution.|
|2003||The Riyadh compound bombings, carried out by al-Qaeda, kill 26 people.|
|2006||Mass unrest by the Primeiro Comando da Capital begins in São Paulo (Brazil), leaving at least 150 dead.|
|2006||Iranian Azeris interpret a cartoon published in an Iranian magazine as insulting, resulting in massive riots throughout the country.|
|2008||An earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.|
|2008||U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts the largest-ever raid of a workplace in Postville, Iowa, arresting nearly 400 immigrants for identity theft and document fraud.|
|2010||Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 crashes on final approach to Tripoli International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, killing 103 out of the 104 people on board.|
|2015||A train derailment in Philadelphia kills eight people and injures more than 200.|
|2015||Massive Nepal earthquake kills 218 people and injures more than 3500.|
|2017||A ransomware attack attacks over 400 thousand computers worldwide, targeting computers of the United Kingdom's National Health Services and Telefónica computers.|
|2018||Paris knife attack: A man was fatally shot by police in Paris after killing one and injuring several others.|
|1986||The birth of Jonathan Orozco, Mexican footballer|
|1986||The birth of Emily VanCamp, Canadian actress|
|1987||The birth of Alex Gough, Canadian luger|
|1987||The birth of Kieron Pollard, Trinidadian cricketer|
|1988||The birth of Marcelo, Brazilian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Greek Cypriot singer, musician, and actress|
|1990||The birth of Florent Amodio, French figure skater|
|1990||The birth of Tobias Strobl, German footballer|
|1992||The birth of Malcolm David Kelley, American actor|
|1995||The birth of Luke Benward, American actor and singer|
|1995||The birth of Kenton Duty, American actor|
|1995||The birth of Irina Khromacheva, Russian tennis player|
|1997||The birth of Morgan Lake, English athlete|
|1997||The birth of Odeya Rush, Israeli actress|
|1998||The birth of Mohamed Bamba, American professional basketball player|
|2008||The death of Irena Sendler, Polish nurse and humanitarian (b. 1910)|
|2009||The death of Antonio Vega, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1957)|
|2012||The death of Jan Bens, Dutch footballer and coach (b. 1921)|
|2012||The death of Eddy Paape, Belgian illustrator (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Gerd Langguth, German political scientist, author, and academic (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Cornell Borchers, Lithuanian-German actress and singer (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Marco Cé, Italian cardinal (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of H. R. Giger, Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Lorenzo Zambrano, Mexican businessman and philanthropist (b. 1944)|
|2015||The death of Peter Gay, German-American historian, author, and academic (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of William Zinsser American journalist and critic (b. 1922)|
|2016||The death of Mike Agostini, Trinidadian sprinter (b. 1935)|
|2017||The death of Mauno Koivisto, Finnish banker and politician, 9th President of Finland (b. 1923)|
|2018||The death of Dennis Nilsen, Scottish serial killer (b. 1945)|
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