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Vint Cerf is best known as Computer Scientist who has born on June 23, 1943 in Connecticut. Currently, Vint Cerf is 79 years, 3 months and 12 days old. Vint Cerf will celebrate 80th birthday on Friday, 23rd of June 2023. Below the countdown to Vint Cerf upcoming birthday.
Telecommunications pioneer who is widely regarded as one of the "fathers of the internet" along with Donald Davies and Bob Kahn. He was elected as the President of the Association for Computing Machinery in May 2012 and has earned many prestigious honors, including the National Medal of Technology and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He was born in New Haven, Connecticut and worked at IBM after earning a B.S. Degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. He earned his PhD from UCLA in 1972 and began working for DARPA in 1976.
While working for MCI Communications, he helped to develop the first-ever commercial e-mail system connected to the internet, MCI Mail.
He married a woman named Sigrid and has sons named David and Bennett.
He was appointed to the National Science Board by President Barack Obama in 2013.
Vint Cerf is 79 years old today.
Vint Cerf was born on June 23, 1943 in Connecticut.
Vint Cerf zodiac sign is Cancer.
Vint Cerf was best known as Computer Scientist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Vint Cerf's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1969||Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.|
|1969||IBM announces that effective January 1970 it will price its software and services separately from hardware thus creating the modern software industry.|
|1972||Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation's investigation into the Watergate break-ins.|
|1972||Title IX of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 is amended to prohibit sexual discrimination to any educational program receiving federal funds.|
|1973||A fire at a house in Hull, England, which kills a six-year-old boy is passed off as an accident; it later emerges as the first of 26 deaths by fire caused over the next seven years by serial arsonist Peter Dinsdale.|
|1985||A terrorist bomb explodes at Narita International Airport near Tokyo. An hour later, the same group detonates a second bomb aboard Air India Flight 182, bringing the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.|
|1991||Sonic the Hedgehog is released to American audiences, then to PAL and Japanese audiences a month later, kickstarting the successful Sonic franchise.|
|1996||The Nintendo 64 home video game console is released in Japan, ultimately selling 32.93 million units worldwide.|
|2001||The 8.4 Mw southern Peru earthquake shakes coastal Peru with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). A destructive tsunami followed, leaving at least 74 people dead, and 2,687 injured.|
|2012||Ashton Eaton breaks the decathlon world record at the United States Olympic Trials.|
|2013||Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tight rope.|
|2013||Militants stormed a high-altitude mountaineering base camp near Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan killing ten climbers, and a local guide.|
|2014||The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons are shipped out for destruction.|
|2016||The United Kingdom votes in a referendum to leave the European Union, by 52% to 48%.|
|2017||A series of terrorist attacks took place in Pakistan resulting in 96 deaths and wounded 200 others.|
|1985||The birth of Marcel Reece, American football player|
|1986||The birth of Christy Altomare, American actress and singer songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Alessia Filippi, Italian swimmer|
|1988||The birth of Chet Faker, Australian singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast|
|1989||The birth of Jordan Nolan, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Clevid Dikamona, French footballer|
|1990||The birth of Vasek Pospisil, Canadian tennis player|
|1990||The birth of Laura Ràfols, Spanish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Katie Armiger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1992||The birth of Luiza Galiulina, Uzbekistani gymnast|
|1992||The birth of Nampalys Mendy, French footballer|
|1993||The birth of Tim Anderson, American baseball player|
|1993||The birth of Marvin Grumann, German footballer|
|2004||The birth of Alexandra Trusova, Russian figure skater|
|2012||The death of Walter J. Zable, American football player and businessman, founded the Cubic Corporation (b. 1915)|
|2013||The death of Bobby Bland, American singer-songwriter (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Gary David Goldberg, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1944)|
|2013||The death of Frank Kelso, American admiral and politician, United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1933)|
|2013||The death of Kurt Leichtweiss, German mathematician and academic (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Richard Matheson, American author and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Darryl Read, English singer-songwriter, drummer, and actor (b. 1951)|
|2013||The death of Sharon Stouder, American swimmer (b. 1948)|
|2014||The death of Nancy Garden, American author (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Euros Lewis, Welsh cricketer (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Paula Kent Meehan, American businesswoman, co-founded Redken (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Miguel Facussé Barjum, Honduran businessman (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Nirmala Joshi, Indian nun, lawyer, and social worker (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Dick Van Patten, American actor (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Ralph Stanley, American singer and banjo player (b. 1927)|
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