Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
W. Eugene Smith is best known as Photographer who has born on December 30, 1918 in Wichita, KS. Currently, W. Eugene Smith is 104 years, 1 months and 10 days old. W. Eugene Smith will celebrate 105th birthday on Saturday, 30th of December 2023. Below the countdown to W. Eugene Smith upcoming birthday.
American photojournalist who became recognized for his pictures of World War II, the city of Pittsburgh and Dr. Albert Schweitzer's clinic in French Equatorial Africa. His images also helped reveal the excessive pollution in Minamata, Japan.
His photos had been published in The Wichita Eagle and The Wichita Beacon by the time he was 15 years old.
In 1948, he shot a series for Life magazine called Country Doctor that many consider to be "the first extended editorial photo story."
His mother's name is Nettie and his father's name is William. He and his wife Aileen raised 2 daughters named Juanita and Marissa and a son named Kevin.
He was portrayed by actor Johnny Depp in the 2020 film Minamata.
W. Eugene Smith is 104 years old today.
W. Eugene Smith was born on December 30, 1918 in Wichita, KS.
W. Eugene Smith zodiac sign is Capricorn.
W. Eugene Smith was best known as Photographer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with W. Eugene Smith's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1958||The Guatemalan Air Force sinks several Mexican fishing boats alleged to have breached maritime borders, killing three and sparking international tension.|
|1965||Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of the Philippines.|
|1972||Vietnam War: The United States halts heavy bombing of North Vietnam.|
|1993||Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Vatican City and also upgrades to full diplomatic relations with Ireland.|
|1996||Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers who shut down services across Israel.|
|1997||In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people from four villages are killed.|
|2000||Rizal Day bombings: A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a period of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred.|
|2004||A fire in the República Cromagnon nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina kills 194.|
|2005||Tropical Storm Zeta forms in the open Atlantic Ocean, tying the record for the latest tropical cyclone ever to form in the North Atlantic basin.|
|2006||Madrid-Barajas Airport is bombed.|
|2006||The Indonesian passenger ferry MV Senopati Nusantara sinks in a storm, resulting in at least 400 deaths.|
|2006||Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein is executed.|
|2009||A segment of the Lanzhou-Zhengzhou-Changsha pipeline ruptures in Shaanxi, China, and approximately 150,000 l (40,000 US gal) of diesel oil flows down the Wei River before finally reaching the Yellow River.|
|2009||A suicide bomber kills nine people at Forward Operating Base Chapman, a key facility of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan.|
|2013||More than 100 people are killed when anti-government forces attack key buildings in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.|
|1985||The birth of Bryson Goodwin, Australian rugby league player|
|1985||The birth of Joseph H. H. Howard, American martial artist, writer, activist, and Civil Air Patrol soldier|
|1986||The birth of Domenico Criscito, Italian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Ellie Goulding, English singer-songwriter and producer|
|1986||The birth of Gianni Zuiverloon, Dutch footballer|
|1986||The birth of Caity Lotz, American actress|
|1989||The birth of Ryan Sheckler, American skateboarder and entrepreneur|
|1989||The birth of Kateřina Vaňková, Czech tennis player|
|1990||The birth of Joe Root, English cricketer|
|1990||The birth of Bruno Henrique Pinto, Brazilian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Camila Giorgi, Italian tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Ryan Tunnicliffe, English footballer|
|1992||The birth of Carson Wentz, American football player|
|1995||The birth of V, South Korean singer and actor|
|1996||The birth of Brad Abbey, New Zealand rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Carl Woese, American microbiologist and biophysicist (b. 1928)|
|2012||The death of Dennis Ferguson, Australian sex offender (b. 1948)|
|2013||The death of Kinnaird R. McKee, American admiral (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of José María Maguregui, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Eiichi Ohtaki, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1948)|
|2013||The death of Johnny Orr, American basketball player and coach (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Paul Sally, American mathematician and academic (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Terry Becker, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Jim Galloway, Scottish-Canadian clarinet player and saxophonist (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Luise Rainer, German-born American-British actress (b. 1910)|
|2015||The death of Doug Atkins, American football player (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Howard Davis, Jr., American boxer and trainer (b. 1956)|
|2015||The death of Mangesh Padgaonkar, Indian poet, playwright, and translator (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Howard Pawley, Canadian lawyer and politician, 18th Premier of Manitoba (b. 1934)|
|2017||The death of Erica Garner, American civil rights activist (b. 1990)|
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