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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt is best known as Poet who has born on August 17, 1840 in England. Currently, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt is 182 years, 1 months and 8 days old. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt will celebrate 183rd birthday on Thursday, 17th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt upcoming birthday.
British poet and author who is most remembered for The Quatrains of Youth. His other works include Satan Absolved: A Victorian Mystery and The Love Sonnets of Proteus.
He worked as a British diplomat for over a decade. He published his debut literary work, Sonnets and Songs, in 1875.
He was a well-known breeder of Arabian horses.
He married Lady Anne Noel in 1869. The couple separated after Lady Anne discovered Blunt's affairs with Catherine Walters (a courtesan), Jane Morris, and Dorothy Carleton.
He was a friend of British leader Winston Churchill.
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt is 182 years old today.
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was born on August 17, 1840 in England.
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt zodiac sign is Leo.
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was best known as Poet.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1970||Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).|
|1977||The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.|
|1978||Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.|
|1988||President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.|
|1991||Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.|
|1998||Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky; later that same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about the relationship.|
|1999||The 7.6 Mw İzmit earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 17,118-17,127 dead and 43,953-50,000 injured.|
|2004||The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Bože pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.|
|2005||The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israeli disengagement from Gaza, starts.|
|2005||Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh|
|2008||American swimmer Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals at one Olympic Games.|
|2009||An accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.|
|2015||A bomb explodes near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killing at least 19 people and injuring 123 others.|
|2017||Barcelona attacks: A van is driven into pedestrians in La Rambla, killing 14 and injuring at least 100.|
|2019||A bomb explodes at a wedding in Kabul killing 63 people and leaving 182 injured.|
|1986||The birth of Rudy Gay, American basketball player|
|1986||The birth of Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Jihadi John, Kuwaiti-British member of ISIS (d. 2015)|
|1988||The birth of Erika Toda, Japanese actress|
|1992||The birth of Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)|
|1992||The birth of Chanel Mata'utia, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Paige, English wrestler|
|1993||The birth of Ederson Moraes, Brazilian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Sarah Sjöström, Swedish swimmer|
|1994||The birth of Phoebe Bridgers, American singer/songwriter|
|1995||The birth of Gracie Gold, American figure skater|
|1995||The birth of Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Jake Virtanen, Canadian ice hockey player|
|2000||The birth of Lil Pump, American rapper and songwriter|
|2012||The death of John Lynch-Staunton, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Odilia Dank, American educator and politician (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Jack Harshman, American baseball player (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of John Hollander, American poet and critic (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Frank Martínez, American painter (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Gus Winckel, Dutch lieutenant and pilot (b. 1912)|
|2014||The death of Børre Knudsen, Norwegian minister and activist (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Wolfgang Leonhard, German historian and author (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Sophie Masloff, American civil servant and politician, 56th Mayor of Pittsburgh (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Miodrag Pavlović, Serbian poet and critic (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Pierre Vassiliu, French singer-songwriter (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Yvonne Craig, American ballet dancer and actress (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder, German businessman (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of László Paskai, Hungarian cardinal (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Arthur Hiller, Canadian actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)|
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