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Walter Gilbert is best known as Biologist who has born on March 21, 1932 in Massachusetts. Currently, Walter Gilbert is 90 years, 8 months and 7 days old. Walter Gilbert will celebrate 91st birthday on Tuesday, 21st of March 2023. Below the countdown to Walter Gilbert upcoming birthday.
Molecular bioligist who won the 1980 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work in devising methods for determining the sequence of nucleotides in a nucleic acid .In 1986 he proposed the RNA world hypothesis for the origin of life, based on a concept first proposed by Carl Woese in 1967.
He attended Trinity College and Harvard University before being appointed assistant professor of physics in 1959 at Harvard.
He was made a Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London in 1987 after winning US Steel Foundation Award from the National Academy of Sciences in 1968.
He resided in Massachusetts.
He was influenced by Galileo Galilei.
Walter Gilbert is 90 years old today.
Walter Gilbert was born on March 21, 1932 in Massachusetts.
Walter Gilbert zodiac sign is Aries.
Walter Gilbert was best known as Biologist.
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|1963||Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (in California) closes.|
|1965||Ranger program: NASA launches Ranger 9, the last in a series of unmanned lunar space probes.|
|1965||Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third and finally successful civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.|
|1968||Battle of Karameh in Jordan between the Israel Defense Forces and the combined forces of the Jordanian Armed Forces and PLO.|
|1970||The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Joseph Alioto, Mayor of San Francisco.|
|1980||U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet-Afghan War.|
|1983||The first cases of the 1983 West Bank fainting epidemic begin; Israelis and Palestinians accuse each other of poison gas, but the cause is later determined mostly to be psychosomatic.|
|1986||Debi Thomas became the first African American to win the World Figure Skating Championships|
|1990||Namibia becomes independent after 75 years of South African rule.|
|1994||The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change enters into force.|
|1999||Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.|
|2000||Pope John Paul II makes his first ever pontifical visit to Israel.|
|2006||The social media site Twitter is founded.|
|2009||Four police officers are shot and killed and a fifth is wounded in two shootings at Oakland, California.|
|2019||Jiangsu Tianjiayi chemical plant in China explodes, killing at least 47 people and injuring 640 others.|
|1988||The birth of Erik Johnson, American ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Eric Krüger, German sprinter|
|1989||The birth of Jordi Alba, Spanish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Nicolás Lodeiro, Uruguayan footballer|
|1990||The birth of Mandy Capristo, German singer-songwriter and dancer|
|1990||The birth of Ryann Krais, American runner and heptathlete|
|1990||The birth of Alex Nimo, Liberian-American soccer player|
|1991||The birth of Luke Chapman, English footballer|
|1991||The birth of Antoine Griezmann, French footballer|
|1992||The birth of Lehlogonolo Masalesa, South African footballer|
|1992||The birth of Karolína Plíšková, Czech tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Jake Bidwell, English footballer|
|1993||The birth of Jesse Joronen, Finnish footballer|
|1997||The birth of Martina Stoessel, Argentine actress|
|2000||The birth of Jace Norman, American actor|
|2014||The death of Simeon Oduoye, Nigerian police officer and politician (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of James Rebhorn, American actor (b. 1948)|
|2014||The death of Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Iraqi patriarch (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Ishaya Bakut, Nigerian general and politician, Governor of Benue State (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Chuck Bednarik, American lieutenant and football player (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of James C. Binnicker, American sergeant (b. 1938)|
|2015||The death of Hans Erni, Swiss painter, sculptor, and illustrator (b. 1909)|
|2015||The death of Jørgen Ingmann, Danish singer and guitarist (Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann) (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Alberta Watson, Canadian actress (b. 1955)|
|2017||The death of Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (b. 1929)|
|2017||The death of Colin Dexter, English author (b. 1930)|
|2017||The death of Martin McGuinness, Irish republican and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland (2007-2017) (b. 1950)|
|2017||The death of Mike Hall, British cyclist (b. 1981)|
|2019||The death of Victor Hochhauser CBE, British music promoter (b. 1923)|
|2019||The death of Gonzalo Portocarrero, Peruvian sociologist (b. 1949)|
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