Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Vladimir Shukhov is best known as Architect who has born on August 28, 1853 in Russia. Currently, Vladimir Shukhov is 169 years, 1 months and 3 days old. Vladimir Shukhov will celebrate 170th birthday on Monday, 28th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Vladimir Shukhov upcoming birthday.
Engineer-polymath and scientist who was known for his designs of lightweight towers and roofs, such as Moscow's Shukhov Tower. Paved the way for such structural-engineering breakthroughs as the first hyperboloid structures, diagrid shell structures, tensile structures, gridshell structures, oil reservoirs, pipelines, boilers, ships, and barges.
He graduated from the Imperial Moscow Technical School in 1876. He was taught at Imperial by such notables as Pafnuty Chebyshev, Aleksey Letnikov, and Nikolay Zhukovsky.
He patented the Shukhov cracking process, a thermal cracking process important to the petrochemical industry.
His father, Grigory Ivanovich Shukhov, was a government official who earned some distinction for his service in the Crimean War.
He and Walter Gropius were contemporaries.
Vladimir Shukhov is 169 years old today.
Vladimir Shukhov was born on August 28, 1853 in Russia.
Vladimir Shukhov zodiac sign is Virgo.
Vladimir Shukhov was best known as Architect.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Vladimir Shukhov's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1937||Toyota Motors becomes an independent company.|
|1943||Denmark in World War II: German authorities demand that Danish authorities crack down on acts of resistance. The next day, martial law is imposed on Denmark.|
|1944||World War II: Marseille and Toulon are liberated.|
|1955||Black teenager Emmett Till is brutally murdered in Mississippi, galvanizing the nascent civil rights movement.|
|1957||U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond begins a filibuster to prevent the Senate from voting on Civil Rights Act of 1957; he stopped speaking 24 hours and 18 minutes later, the longest filibuster ever conducted by a single Senator.|
|1963||March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his I Have a Dream speech.|
|1964||The Philadelphia race riot begins.|
|1968||The police rioted during the Democratic National Convention, beating up anti-war protesters, peaceful demonstrators, innocent bystanders, and members of the press.|
|1988||Ramstein air show disaster: Three aircraft of the Frecce Tricolori demonstration team collide and the wreckage falls into the crowd. Seventy-five are killed and 346 seriously injured.|
|1990||Iraq declares Kuwait to be its newest province.|
|1990||An F5 tornado strikes the Illinois cities of Plainfield and Joliet, killing 29 people.|
|1993||The Galileo spacecraft discovers a moon, later named Dactyl, around 243 Ida, the first known asteroid moon.|
|1998||Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate.|
|1998||Second Congo War: Loyalist troops backed by Angolan and Zimbabwean forces repulse the RCD and Rwandan offensive on Kinshasa.|
|2003||In "one of the most complicated and bizarre crimes in the annals of the FBI", Brian Wells dies after becoming involved in a complex plot involving a bank robbery, a scavenger hunt, and a homemade explosive device.|
|1989||The birth of Valtteri Bottas, Finnish race car driver|
|1989||The birth of Jo Kwon, South Korean singer and dancer|
|1989||The birth of Cassadee Pope, American singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Bojan Krkić, Spanish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Felicio Brown Forbes, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Andreja Pejić Bosnian model|
|1992||The birth of Gabriela Drăgoi, Romanian gymnast|
|1992||The birth of Bismack Biyombo, Congolese basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Max Collins, American-Filipino actress and model|
|1993||The birth of Jakub Sokolík, Czech footballer|
|1994||The birth of Bobby Andonov, Australian singer|
|1994||The birth of Manon Arcangioli, French tennis player|
|1994||The birth of Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (d. 2015)|
|1995||The birth of Joshua Kalu, American football player|
|2003||The birth of Quvenzhané Wallis, American actress|
|2013||The death of John Bellany, Scottish painter and academic (b. 1942)|
|2013||The death of Lorella Cedroni, Italian political scientist and philosopher (b. 1961)|
|2013||The death of Edmund B. Fitzgerald, American businessman (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Frank Pulli, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1935)|
|2013||The death of Barry Stobart, English footballer (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Rafael Díaz Ycaza, Ecuadorian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Glenn Cornick, English bass guitarist (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Hal Finney, American cryptographer and programmer (b. 1956)|
|2014||The death of John Anthony Walker, American soldier and spy (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Al Arbour, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1932)|
|2015||The death of Mark Krasniqi, Kosovan ethnographer, poet, and translator (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Nelson Shanks, American painter and educator (b. 1937)|
|2016||The death of Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer and songwriter (b. 1950)|
|2016||The death of Mr. Fuji, American professional wrestler and manager (b. 1934)|
|2017||The death of Mireille Darc, French actress and model (b. 1938)|
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