Updated at August 16, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wendell Berry is best known as Novelist who has born on August 05, 1934 in Kentucky. Currently, Wendell Berry is 88 years, 0 months and 11 days old. Wendell Berry will celebrate 89th birthday on Saturday, 5th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Wendell Berry upcoming birthday.
Author of novels, short stories, poems, and essays and recipient of the National Humanities Medal. His best-known works include That Distant Land, Hannah Coulter, and A World Lost.
He grew up in Kentucky and worked on a farm as a child. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the University of Kentucky and went on to attend Stanford University on a
His first novel, published in 1960, was titled Nathan Coulter.
He was born to John Marshall Berry and Virginia Erdman Berry. He married Tanya Amyx in 1957.
His poem, "Sabbaths II," inspired the film, Unforeseen, which was produced by Robert Redford.
Wendell Berry is 88 years old today.
Wendell Berry was born on August 05, 1934 in Kentucky.
Wendell Berry zodiac sign is Leo.
Wendell Berry was best known as Novelist.
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|1964||Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow: American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.|
|1965||The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.|
|1971||The first Pacific Islands Forum (then known as the "South Pacific Forum") is held in Wellington, New Zealand, with the aim of enhancing cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean.|
|1973||Mars 6 is launched from the USSR.|
|1974||Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.|
|1979||In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake the Bala Hissar uprising against the Leninist government.|
|1981||President Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.|
|1984||A Biman Bangladesh Airlines Fokker F27 Friendship crashes on approach to Zia International Airport, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing all 49 people on board.|
|1989||General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.|
|1995||Yugoslav Wars: The city of Knin, Croatia, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated in Croatia as Victory Day.|
|2003||A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.|
|2010||The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft (700 m) below the ground for 69 days.|
|2010||Ten members of International Assistance Mission Nuristan Eye Camp team are killed by persons unknown in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.|
|2012||The Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting took place in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six victims; the perpetrator committed suicide after being wounded by police.|
|2015||The Environmental Protection Agency at Gold King Mine waste water spill releases three million gallons of heavy metal toxin tailings and waste water into the Animas River in Colorado.|
|1985||The birth of Gil Vermouth, Israeli footballer|
|1985||The birth of Erkan Zengin, Swedish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Paula Creamer, American golfer|
|1986||The birth of Kathrin Zettel, Austrian skier|
|1987||The birth of Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress|
|1988||The birth of Michael Jamieson, Scottish-English swimmer|
|1988||The birth of Federica Pellegrini, Italian swimmer|
|1989||The birth of Ryan Bertrand, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Mathieu Manset, French footballer|
|1991||The birth of Esteban Gutiérrez, Mexican race car driver|
|1991||The birth of Konrad Hurrell, Tongan rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Andreas Weimann, Austrian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Danish footballer|
|1996||The birth of Takakeishō Mitsunobu, Japanese sumo wrestler|
|1997||The birth of Jack Cogger, Australian rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Chavela Vargas, Costa Rican-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1919)|
|2012||The death of Roland Charles Wagner, French author and translator (b. 1960)|
|2013||The death of Ruth Asawa, American sculptor and educator (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Shawn Burr, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1966)|
|2013||The death of Willie Dunn, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942)|
|2013||The death of Roy Rubin, American basketball player and coach (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of May Song Vang, American activist (b. 1951)|
|2013||The death of Rob Wyda, American commander and judge (b. 1959)|
|2014||The death of Harold J. Greene, American general (b. 1962)|
|2014||The death of Vladimir Orlov, Russian author (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Chapman Pincher, Indian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1914)|
|2014||The death of Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, American physician and academic, 11th Surgeon General of the United States (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Arthur Walter James, English journalist and politician (b. 1912)|
|2015||The death of Tony Millington, Welsh footballer (b. 1943)|
|2019||The death of Toni Morrison, American author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Nobel laureate (b. 1931).|
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