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|Full Name||Wernher Von Braun|
|Birthdate||March 23, 1912|
|Birth Place||Wyrzysk, Poland|
|Age (in 2023)||111 Years Old|
Wernher Von Braun is best known as Physicist who has born on March 23, 1912 in Wyrzysk, Poland. Currently, Wernher Von Braun is 111 years, 2 months and 12 days old. Wernher Von Braun will celebrate 112th birthday on Saturday, 23rd of March 2024. Below the countdown to Wernher Von Braun upcoming birthday.
One of the greatest rocket scientists ever who, early on in his career, played a key role in Germany's rocket development program. While working for NASA, he played an integral role in the development of the Saturn V booster which later helped to land the first Americans on the moon.
He was a talented musician who committed Beethoven and Bach to memory.
He is credited as being the "Father of Rocket Science" and in 1975 he received the National Medal of Science.
He married Maria Luise von Quistorp, his cousin on his mother's side, on March 1, 1947. He and Maria had three children together.
He was a rocket scientist as well as a accomplished amateur musician who could play Ludwig Van Beethoven and Bach from memory.
Wernher Von Braun is 111 years old today.
Wernher Von Braun was born on March 23, 1912 in Wyrzysk, Poland.
Wernher Von Braun zodiac sign is Aries.
Wernher Von Braun was best known as Physicist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Wernher Von Braun's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1994||At an election rally in Tijuana, Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio is assassinated by Mario Aburto Martínez.|
|1994||A United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 aircraft collides with a USAF C-130 at Pope Air Force Base and then crashes, killing 24 United States Army soldiers on the ground. This later became known as the Green Ramp disaster.|
|1994||Aeroflot Flight 593 crashed into the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, killing 75.|
|1996||Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.|
|1999||Gunmen assassinate Paraguay's Vice President Luis María Argaña.|
|2001||The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.|
|2003||Battle of Nasiriyah, first major conflict during the invasion of Iraq.|
|2008||Official opening of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India|
|2009||FedEx Express Flight 80: A McDonnell Douglas MD-11 flying from Guangzhou, China crashes at Tokyo's Narita International Airport, killing both the captain and the co-pilot.|
|2010||The Affordable Care Act becomes law in the United States.|
|2018||President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigns from the presidency amid a mass corruption scandal before certain impeachment by the opposition-majority Congress of Peru.|
|2019||The Kazakh capital of Astana was renamed to Nur-Sultan.|
|2019||The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces capture the town of Baghuz in Eastern Syria, declaring military victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant after four years of fighting, although the group maintains a scattered presence and sleeper cells across Syria and Iraq.|
|2020||Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the United Kingdom into its first national lockdown in response to COVID-19.|
|2021||A container ship runs aground and obstructs the Suez Canal for six days.|
|1989||The birth of Luis Fernando Silva, Mexican footballer|
|1990||The birth of Jaime Alguersuari, Spanish race car driver|
|1990||The birth of Robert Zickert, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Linline Matauatu, Vanuatuan beach volleyball player|
|1991||The birth of Gregg Wylde, Scottish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Tolga Ciğerci, German-Turkish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Kyrie Irving, Australian-American basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Kyle Lovett, Australian rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Aytaç Kara, Turkish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Nick Powell, English footballer|
|1995||The birth of Kevin Kauber, Estonian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Jan Lisiecki, Canadian pianist|
|1995||The birth of Ozan Tufan, Turkish footballer|
|1996||The birth of Alexander Albon, Thai-British race car driver|
|1996||The birth of Joel Kiviranta, Finnish ice hockey player|
|2013||The death of Boris Berezovsky, Russian-born Soviet-British mathematician and businessman (b. 1946)|
|2013||The death of Onofre Corpuz, Filipino economist, historian, and academic (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Virgil Trucks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Joe Weider, Canadian-American bodybuilder and publisher, co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Dave Brockie, Canadian-American singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1963)|
|2014||The death of Jaroslav Šerých, Czech painter and illustrator (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Adolfo Suárez, Spanish lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Spain (b. 1932)|
|2015||The death of Gian Vittorio Baldi, Italian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Lee Kuan Yew, Singaporean lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Bobby Lowther, American basketball player and lieutenant (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Lil' Chris, English singer-songwriter, actor, and television personality (b. 1990)|
|2016||The death of Joe Garagiola, Sr., American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Ken Howard, American actor (b. 1944)|
|2021||The death of George Segal, American actor (b. 1934)|
|2022||The death of Madeleine Albright, Czechoslovakian-born American diplomat, 64th United States Secretary of State (b. 1937)|
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