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|Full Name||Whittaker Chambers|
|Birthdate||April 01, 1901|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, PA|
|Age (in 2023)||122 Years Old|
Whittaker Chambers is best known as Journalist who has born on April 01, 1901 in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, Whittaker Chambers is 122 years, 2 months and 3 days old. Whittaker Chambers will celebrate 123rd birthday on Monday, 1st of April 2024. Below the countdown to Whittaker Chambers upcoming birthday.
American writer known for his famous book Witness, who worked as a Soviet spy in the 1930's. He later defected from the Communists and devoted his life to renouncing the movement.
He was writer and editor for the University of Columbia's literary magazine The Morningside.
Following his defection from Communism, he testified against Alger Hiss, who worked in the Department of State and was part of a secret underground Communist cell in Washington, D.C..
He married artist Esther Shemitz in the early 30's.
He was awarded a posthumous Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
Whittaker Chambers is 122 years old today.
Whittaker Chambers was born on April 01, 1901 in Philadelphia, PA.
Whittaker Chambers zodiac sign is Aries.
Whittaker Chambers was best known as Journalist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Whittaker Chambers's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1974||The Local Government Act 1972 of England and Wales comes into effect.|
|1976||Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak found Apple Computer, Inc.|
|1979||Iran becomes an Islamic republic by a 99% vote, officially overthrowing the Shah.|
|1984||Singer Marvin Gaye is shot to death by his father in his home in Arlington Heights, Los Angeles, California.|
|1986||Communist Party of Nepal (Mashal) cadres attack a number of police stations in Kathmandu, seeking to incite a popular rebellion.|
|1989||Margaret Thatcher's new local government tax, the Community Charge (commonly known as the "poll tax"), is introduced in Scotland.|
|1997||Comet Hale-Bopp is seen passing at perihelion.|
|1999||Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.|
|2001||An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Chinese pilot ejected but is subsequently lost. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, China and is detained.|
|2001||Former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on war crimes charges.|
|2001||Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first contemporary country to allow it.|
|2004||Google launches its Email service Gmail.|
|2006||Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) of the Government of the United Kingdom is enforced, but later merged into National Crime Agency on 7 October 2013.|
|2011||After protests against the burning of the Quran turn violent, a mob attacks a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, resulting in the deaths of thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.|
|2016||The 2016 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict begins along the Nagorno-Karabakh Line of Contact.|
|1985||The birth of Beth Tweddle, English gymnast|
|1986||The birth of Nikolaos Kourtidis, Greek weightlifter|
|1986||The birth of Hillary Scott, American country singer-songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Ding Junhui, Chinese professional snooker player|
|1987||The birth of Gianluca Musacci, Italian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Oliver Turvey, English racing driver|
|1988||The birth of Brook Lopez, American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Robin Lopez, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Jan Blokhuijsen, Dutch speed skater|
|1989||The birth of David N'Gog, French footballer|
|1989||The birth of Christian Vietoris, German racing driver|
|1990||The birth of Julia Fischer, German discus thrower|
|1992||The birth of Deng Linlin, Chinese gymnast|
|1995||The birth of Logan Paul, American Youtuber, actor and wrestler|
|1997||The birth of Álex Palou, Spanish racing driver|
|2010||The death of John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)|
|2010||The death of Tzannis Tzannetakis, Greek soldier and politician, 175th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1927)|
|2012||The death of Lionel Bowen, Australian soldier, lawyer, and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1922)|
|2012||The death of Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian-American soccer player and radio host (b. 1947)|
|2012||The death of Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican banker, academic, and politician, 52nd President of Mexico (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Moses Blah, Liberian general and politician, 23rd President of Liberia (b. 1947)|
|2013||The death of Karen Muir, South African swimmer and physician (b. 1952)|
|2014||The death of King Fleming, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Jacques Le Goff, French historian and author (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Rolf Rendtorff, German theologian and academic (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Nicolae Rainea, Romanian footballer and referee (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Lonnie Brooks, American blues singer and guitarist (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Soviet and Russian poet and writer (b. 1932)|
|2018||The death of Steven Bochco, American television writer and producer (b. 1943)|
|2019||The death of Vonda N. McIntyre, American science fiction author (b. 1948)|
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