Updated at December 11, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wallace Stevens is best known as Poet who has born on October 02, 1879 in Pennsylvania. Currently, Wallace Stevens is 144 years, 2 months and 9 days old. Wallace Stevens will celebrate 145th birthday on Wednesday, 2nd of October 2024. Below the countdown to Wallace Stevens upcoming birthday.
Modernist poet known for such poetry collections as The Auroras of Autumn and Harmonium and for such individual poems as "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," "Anecdote of the Jar," and "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1955.
After taking classes at Harvard, he graduated from the New York Law School. He did not start publishing poetry until he was thirty-five years old.
He once got into a fist fight with author Ernest Hemingway.
Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, he later settled in Hartford, Connecticut. He married Elsie Kachel in 1909.
His poem "Dry Loaf" was featured in a song by Nick Cave.
Wallace Stevens is 144 years old today.
Wallace Stevens was born on October 02, 1879 in Pennsylvania.
Wallace Stevens zodiac sign is Libra.
Wallace Stevens was best known as Poet.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Wallace Stevens's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1970||An aircraft carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado, killing 31 people.|
|1971||South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu is re-elected in a one-man election.|
|1971||British European Airways Flight 706 crashes near Aarsele, Belgium, killing 63.|
|1980||Michael Myers becomes the first member of either chamber of Congress to be expelled since the Civil War.|
|1990||Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked and lands at Guangzhou, where it crashes into two other airliners on the ground, killing 132.|
|1992||Military police storm the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil during a prison riot. The resulting massacre leaves 111 prisoners dead.|
|1996||Aeroperú Flight 603 crashes into the ocean near Peru, killing all 70 people on board.|
|1996||The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.|
|2002||The Beltway sniper attacks begin in Washington, D.C., extending over three weeks and killing 10 people.|
|2004||The first parkrun, then known as the Bushy Park Time Trial, takes place in Bushy Park, London, UK.|
|2006||Five Amish girls are murdered in a shooting at a school in Pennsylvania, United States.|
|2007||President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea goes to North Korea for an Inter-Korean summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.|
|2016||Ethiopian protests break out during a festival in the Oromia region, killing dozens of people.|
|2018||The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is assassinated in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.|
|2019||A privately-owned Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress conducting a living history exhibition flight crashes shortly after takeoff from Windsor Locks, Connecticut, killing seven.|
|1985||The birth of Çağlar Birinci, Turkish footballer|
|1985||The birth of Brandon Jackson, American football player|
|1987||The birth of Bojana Bobusic, Australian tennis player|
|1987||The birth of Joe Ingles, Australian basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Phil Kessel, American ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Joel Reinders, American football player|
|1987||The birth of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., American race car driver|
|1988||The birth of Brittany Howard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1988||The birth of Kirara Asuka, Japanese model and adult video actress|
|1989||The birth of Aaron Hicks, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of George Nash, English rower|
|1991||The birth of Roberto Firmino, Brazilian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Joana Eidukonytė, Lithuanian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Tepai Moeroa, Cook Islands rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Tom Trbojevic, Australian rugby league player|
|2007||The death of Dan Keating, Irish Republican Army volunteer (b. 1902)|
|2010||The death of Kwa Geok Choo, Singaporean lawyer and scholar (b. 1920)|
|2012||The death of Nguyễn Chí Thiện, Vietnamese-American poet and activist (b. 1939)|
|2012||The death of Charles Roach, Trinidadian-Canadian lawyer and activist (b. 1933)|
|2012||The death of J. Philippe Rushton, English-Canadian psychologist, theorist, academic (b. 1943)|
|2013||The death of Abraham Nemeth, American mathematician and academic (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Robert Flower, Australian footballer (b. 1955)|
|2015||The death of Brian Friel, Irish author, playwright, and director (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Coleridge Goode, Jamaican-English bassist and composer (b. 1914)|
|2015||The death of Johnny Paton, Scottish footballer and coach (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of Neville Marriner, British conductor (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Tom Petty, American musician (b. 1950)|
|2018||The death of Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi journalist (b. 1958)|
|2020||The death of Anne-Marie Hutchinson, British lawyer (b. 1957)|
|2022||The death of Sacheen Littlefeather, American actress, model and Native American civil rights activist (b. 1946)|
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