Updated at November 28, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Walter Knott is best known as Entrepreneur who has born on December 11, 1889 in San Bernardino, CA. Currently, Walter Knott is 132 years, 11 months and 17 days old. Walter Knott will celebrate 133rd birthday on Sunday, 11th of December 2022. Below the countdown to Walter Knott upcoming birthday.
Best remembered for founding the famous Knott's Berry Farm theme park, this California berry farmer and pie and preserves merchant also opened a popular restaurant.
Early in his career as a farmer, he grew a type of large berry known as the hybrid boysenberry.
He made an appearance in a 1950s episode of the Groucho Marx-hosted program You Bet Your Life.
He was born in San Bernardino, California, and raised in the nearby city of Pomona. His marriage to Cordelia Hornaday resulted in a son named Russell and daughters named Virginia, Toni, and Marion.
He and Walt Disney both opened successful Southern California theme parks during the middle of the Twentieth Century.
Walter Knott is 132 years old today.
Walter Knott was born on December 11, 1889 in San Bernardino, CA.
Walter Knott zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Walter Knott was best known as Entrepreneur.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Walter Knott's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1981||El Mozote massacre: Armed forces in El Salvador kill an estimated 900 civilians in an anti-guerrilla campaign during the Salvadoran Civil War.|
|1990||Demonstrations by students and workers across Albania begin, which eventually trigger the fall of communism in Albania.|
|1994||First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders Russian troops into Chechnya.|
|1994||A bomb explodes on Philippine Airlines Flight 434, en route from Manila, Philippines, to Tokyo, Japan, killing one. The captain is able to safely land the plane.|
|1997||The Kyoto Protocol opens for signature.|
|1998||Thai Airways Flight 261 crashes near Surat Thani Airport, killing 101. The pilot flying the Airbus A310-200 is thought to have suffered spatial disorientation.|
|2001||The People's Republic of China joins the World Trade Organization (WTO).|
|2005||The Buncefield Oil Depot catches fire in Hemel Hempstead, England.|
|2005||Cronulla riots: Thousands of White Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese in Cronulla, New South Wales; these are followed up by retaliatory ethnic attacks on Cronulla.|
|2006||The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust is opened in Tehran, Iran, by then-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; nations such as Israel and the United States express concern.|
|2006||Felipe Calderón, the President of Mexico, launches a military-led offensive to put down the drug cartel violence in the state of Michoacán. This effort is often regarded as the first event in the Mexican Drug War.|
|2007||Insurgency in the Maghreb: Two car bombs explode in Algiers, Algeria, one near the Supreme Constitutional Court and the other near the offices of the United Nations.|
|2008||Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.|
|2012||At least 125 people are killed and up to 200 injured in bombings in the Alawite village of Aqrab, Syria.|
|2017||A bomb detonated in the New York City Subway, in the Times Square-42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. It is known as the 2017 New York City attempted bombing.|
|1982||The birth of Pablo Pérez Companc, Argentinian race car driver|
|1984||The birth of Leighton Baines, English footballer|
|1984||The birth of Sandra Echeverría, Mexican actress and singer|
|1984||The birth of James Ellsworth, American professional wrestler|
|1985||The birth of Karla Souza, Mexican actress|
|1986||The birth of Roy Hibbert, American basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Clifton Geathers, American football player|
|1987||The birth of Alex Russell, Australian actor|
|1987||The birth of Miranda Tapsell, Australian actress|
|1988||The birth of Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer|
|1990||The birth of Derrick Nix, American basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Tiffany Alvord, American singer-songwriter|
|1992||The birth of Dalton Pompey, Canadian baseball player|
|1993||The birth of Yalitza Aparicio, Mexican actress (Roma)|
|1996||The birth of Hailee Steinfeld, American actress and singer|
|2011||The death of John Patrick Foley, American cardinal (b. 1935)|
|2012||The death of Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano and actress (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Mendel Weinbach, Polish-Israeli rabbi and scholar (b. 1933)|
|2012||The death of Ravi Shankar, Indian-American sitar player and composer (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Nadir Afonso, Portuguese painter and architect (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Barbara Branden, Canadian-American author and academic (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Javier Jauregui, Mexican boxer (b. 1973)|
|2013||The death of Sheikh Mussa Shariefi, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Hans Wallat, German conductor and director (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Abish Kekilbayev, Kazakh academic and politician (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of H. Arnold Steinberg, Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and academic (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Hema Upadhyay, Indian painter and sculptor (b. 1972)|
|2015||The death of John "Hot Rod" Williams, American basketball player (b. 1962)|
|2015||The death of Ken Woolley, Australian architect (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Keith Chegwin, British TV presenter (b. 1957)|
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