Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wallace Stevens is best known as Poet who has born on October 02, 1879 in Pennsylvania. Currently, Wallace Stevens is 142 years, 11 months and 29 days old. Wallace Stevens will celebrate 143rd birthday on Sunday, 2nd of October 2022. 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 142 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.
|1959||Rod Serling's anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS. The first episode is “Where Is Everybody?”|
|1967||Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of the United States Supreme Court.|
|1968||Mexican President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz orders soldiers to suppress a demonstration of unarmed students, ten days before the start of the 1968 Summer Olympics.|
|1970||An aircraft carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado, killing 31 people.|
|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 128.|
|1992||Military police storm the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil during a prison riot. The resulting massacre leaves 111 prisoners dead.|
|1996||Improper maintenance procedures cause Aeroperú Flight 603 to crash into the ocean near Peru.|
|1996||The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.|
|2000||The Rijndael algorithm is chosen by NIST as the AES standard.|
|2002||The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.|
|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.|
|1987||The birth of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., American race car driver|
|1988||The birth of Brittany Howard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1989||The birth of Aaron Hicks, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of George Nash, English rower|
|1990||The birth of Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Roberto Firmino, Brazilian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Sirje Roops, Estonian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Michy Batshuayi, Belgian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Aaro Vainio, Finnish race car driver|
|1994||The birth of Joana Eidukonytė, Lithuanian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Te Maire Martin, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Tepai Moeroa, Cook Islands rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Tom Trbojevic, Australian rugby league player|
|1997||The birth of Hana Sugisaki, Japanese actress|
|2002||The birth of Jacob Sartorius, American singer|
|2013||The death of Jonathan Kaufer, American director and screenwriter (b. 1955)|
|2013||The death of Abraham Nemeth, American mathematician and academic (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Kaare Ørnung, Norwegian pianist and educator (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Robert Flower, Australian footballer (b. 1955)|
|2014||The death of Vaughn O. Lang, American general (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Frederic Tamler Sommers, American philosopher and academic (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Eric Arturo Delvalle, Panamanian lawyer and politician, President of Panama (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Brian Friel, Irish author, playwright, and director (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Rodolfo Frigeri, Argentinian economist and politician, Argentinian Minister of Finance (b. 1942)|
|2015||The death of Coleridge Goode, Jamaican-English bassist and composer (b. 1914)|
|2015||The death of James Mutende, Ugandan veterinarian, economist, and politician (b. 1962)|
|2015||The death of Johnny Paton, Scottish footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of Neville Marriner, British conductor (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Gary Reed, American comic book writer (b. 1956)|
|2017||The death of Tom Petty, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1950)|
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