Updated at September 28, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Welton Becket is best known as Architect who has born on August 08, 1902 in Washington. Currently, Welton Becket is 120 years, 1 months and 20 days old. Welton Becket will celebrate 121st birthday on Tuesday, 8th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Welton Becket upcoming birthday.
Designed many buildings in Los Angeles, including the Capitol Records building and the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
He graduated from the University of Washington in 1927 with a degree in architecture. He and classmate Walter Wurdeman partnered with Charles F. Plummer after settling in Los Angeles in the early 1930s. The team worked on the Pan-Pacific Auditorium, leading to many other residential jobs, some of which were for celebrities like James Cagney and Robert Montgomery.
He became a fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1952.
His two sons, Welton Becket II and Bruce Becket, also became architects.
He designed the Ronald Reagan Medical Center at UCLA, where Steve Martin went to school.
Welton Becket is 120 years old today.
Welton Becket was born on August 08, 1902 in Washington.
Welton Becket zodiac sign is Leo.
Welton Becket was best known as Architect.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Welton Becket's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1974||President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day.|
|1988||The 8888 Uprising begins in Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar). Led by students, hundreds of thousands join in nationwide protests against the one-party regime. On September 18, the demonstrations end in a military crackdown, killing thousands.|
|1988||The first night baseball game in the history of Chicago's Wrigley Field (game was rained out in the fourth inning).|
|1989||Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission: Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.|
|1990||Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.|
|1991||The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.|
|1993||The 7.8 Mw Guam earthquake shakes the island with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), causing around $250 million in damage and injuring up to 71 people.|
|1998||Iranian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan is raided by Taliban leading to the deaths of ten Iranian diplomats and a journalist.|
|2000||Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence.|
|2007||An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.|
|2008||A EuroCity express train en route from Kraków, Poland to Prague, Czech Republic strikes a part of a motorway bridge that had fallen onto the railroad track near Studénka railway station in the Czech Republic and derails, killing eight people and injuring 64 others.|
|2010||China Floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.|
|2013||A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people.|
|2015||Eight people are killed in a shooting in Harris County, Texas.|
|2016||Terrorists attack a government hospital in Quetta, Pakistan with a suicide blast and shooting, killing between 70 and 94 people, and injuring around 130 others.|
|1988||The birth of Rinku Singh, Indian baseball player|
|1988||The birth of Laura Slade Wiggins, American actress and singer|
|1989||The birth of Ken Baumann, American actor and author|
|1989||The birth of Anthony Rizzo, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Hannah Miley, English-Scottish swimmer|
|1990||The birth of Vladimír Darida, Czech footballer|
|1990||The birth of Parker Kligerman, American race car driver|
|1990||The birth of Aleksandra Szwed, Polish actress and singer|
|1990||The birth of Kane Williamson, New Zealand cricket captain|
|1991||The birth of Nélson Oliveira, Portuguese footballer|
|1991||The birth of Tyrone Peachey, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Josip Drmić, Swiss footballer|
|1998||The birth of Shawn Mendes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1998||The birth of Ronan Parke, English singer-songwriter|
|2000||The birth of Félix Auger-Aliassime, Canadian tennis player|
|2013||The death of Johannes Bluyssen, Dutch bishop (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Fernando Castro Pacheco, Mexican painter, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Igor Kurnosov, Russian chess player (b. 1985)|
|2013||The death of Regina Resnik, American soprano and actress (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Menahem Golan, Israeli director and producer (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Charles Keating, English-American actor (b. 1941)|
|2014||The death of Leonardo Legaspi, Filipino archbishop (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer and conductor (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Red Wilson, American football and baseball player (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Christopher Marshall, English physician and biologist (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Sean Price, American rapper (b. 1972)|
|2015||The death of Gus Mortson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Sam S. Walker, American general (b. 1925)|
|2017||The death of Glen Campbell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1936)|
|2018||The death of Nicholas Bett, Kenyan track and field athlete (b. 1990)|
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