Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Will Cuppy is best known as Novelist who has born on August 23, 1884 in Indiana. Currently, Will Cuppy is 138 years, 5 months and 17 days old. Will Cuppy will celebrate 139th birthday on Wednesday, 23rd of August 2023. Below the countdown to Will Cuppy upcoming birthday.
The author of The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody, he is particularly known for his satirical work on the subjects of historical figures and nature. His humorous books include How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes and Murder Without Tears: An Anthology.
He started out as a book critic for the New York Herald Review, and was persuaded by his assistant to start writing fiction himself.
He was more comfortable writing his numerous humorous historical articles than book-length works; his magnum opus, Decline and Fall, was still unfinished at the time of his death.
His father's brother lost his life in the Union Army during the Civil War, and Will Cuppy was named in his deceased uncle's honor.
CBS's reporter Edward R. Murrow enlisted his colleague Don Hollenbeck to take turns reading Decline and Fall on the air until the announcer cracked up.
Will Cuppy is 138 years old today.
Will Cuppy was born on August 23, 1884 in Indiana.
Will Cuppy zodiac sign is Virgo.
Will Cuppy was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Will Cuppy's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1975||The Pontiac Silverdome opens in Pontiac, Michigan, 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Detroit, Michigan|
|1985||Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.|
|1989||Singing Revolution: Two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand on the Vilnius-Tallinn road, holding hands.|
|1990||Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western "guests" (actually hostages) to try to prevent the Gulf War.|
|1990||Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.|
|1990||West and East Germany announce that they will reunite on October 3.|
|1991||The World Wide Web is opened to the public.|
|1994||Eugene Bullard, the only African American pilot in World War I, is posthumously commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.|
|2000||Gulf Air Flight 072 crashes into the Persian Gulf near Manama, Bahrain, killing 143.|
|2006||Natascha Kampusch, who had been abducted at the age of ten, escapes from her captor Wolfgang Přiklopil, after eight years of captivity.|
|2007||The skeletal remains of Russia's last royal family members Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, and his sister Grand Duchess Anastasia are discovered near Yekaterinburg, Russia.|
|2011||A magnitude 5.8 (class: moderate) earthquake occurs in Virginia. Damage occurs to monuments and structures in Washington D.C. and the resulted damage is estimated at $200 million-$300 million USD.|
|2011||Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the Libyan Civil War.|
|2012||A hot-air balloon crashes near the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, killing six people and injuring 28 others.|
|2013||A riot at the Palmasola prison complex in Santa Cruz, Bolivia kills 31 people.|
|1984||The birth of Eric Tai, New Zealand rugby player and actor|
|1985||The birth of Valeria Lukyanova, Moldovan-Ukrainian model and singer|
|1986||The birth of Neil Cicierega, American comedian and musician|
|1986||The birth of Brett Morris, Australian rugby league player|
|1986||The birth of Josh Morris, Australian rugby league player|
|1988||The birth of Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player|
|1988||The birth of Carl Hagelin, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Jeremy Lin, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Trixie Mattel, American drag queen, actor, and country singer|
|1989||The birth of Heiko Schwarz, German footballer|
|1989||The birth of Lianne La Havas, British singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist|
|1990||The birth of Seth Curry, American basketball player|
|1993||The birth of Iván López, Spanish professional footballer|
|1994||The birth of August Ames, Canadian pornographic actress (d. 2017)|
|1997||The birth of Lil Yachty, American rapper and singer|
|2013||The death of Charles Lisanby, American production designer and set director (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Konstanty Miodowicz, Polish ethnographer and politician (b. 1951)|
|2013||The death of Vesna Rožič, Slovenian chess player (b. 1987)|
|2013||The death of Tatyana Zaslavskaya, Russian sociologist and economist (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Albert Ebossé Bodjongo, Cameroonian footballer (b. 1989)|
|2014||The death of Annefleur Kalvenhaar, Dutch cyclist (b. 1994)|
|2014||The death of Dan Magill, American swimmer, tennis player, and coach (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Birgitta Stenberg, Swedish author and illustrator (b. 1932)|
|2014||The death of Jaume Vallcorba Plana, Spanish philologist and publisher (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of Augusta Chiwy, Congolese-Belgian nurse (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of Guy Ligier, French rugby player and race car driver (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Enrique Reneau, Honduran footballer (b. 1971)|
|2015||The death of Paul Royle, Australian lieutenant and pilot (b. 1914)|
|2016||The death of Steven Hill, American actor (b. 1922)|
|2019||The death of David Koch, American engineer, businessman, and philanthropist (b. 1940)|
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