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William Anders

William Anders Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

William Anders Facts

Full NameWilliam Anders
BirthdateOctober 17, 1933
Birth PlaceHong Kong, China
Age (in 2021)88 Years Old
ZodiacLibra
OccupationAstronaut

William Anders Age & Birthday

William Anders is best known as Astronaut who has born on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong, China. Currently, William Anders is 88 years, 1 months and 17 days old. William Anders will celebrate 89th birthday on Monday, 17th of October 2022. Below the countdown to William Anders upcoming birthday.

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William Anders Biography

About

Apollo 8 pilot who was among the first people to travel from Earth to the Moon.

Before Fame

He was selected to join the Apollo 8 crew after one of the original astronauts had to drop out due to sickness.

Trivia

On Christmas Eve, 1968, he read a passage to his crew from the Book of Genesis while orbiting around the Moon.

Family Life

He married Valerie Hoard in 1955, and together they had four sons and two daughters.

Associated With

He and Edgar D. Mitchell were two of 24 people to reach the moon in the 50 years since the first landing.

Top Asked Questions about William Anders

How old is William Anders in 2021?

William Anders is 88 years old today.

When was William Anders born?

William Anders was born on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong, China.

What is William Anders zodiac sign?

William Anders zodiac sign is Libra.

What was William Anders best known for?

William Anders was best known as Astronaut.

Fun Facts about William Anders's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about William Anders's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • William Anders was born on Tuesday, 290th day / 42nd week of 1933
  • William Anders has Libra zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of William Anders birthday is XVII.X.MCMXXXIII
  • William Anders's birthstone is Opal
  • William Anders's birth flower is Calendula that symbolize winning grace, protection, comfort, healing & lovable
  • William Anders age in year is 88 years old
  • William Anders age in month is 1057 months old
  • William Anders age in day is 32189 days old
  • William Anders age in hour is 772536 hours old
  • William Anders age in minute is 46352160 minutes old
  • William Anders age in second is 2781129600 seconds old
  • Next William Anders birthday is on Monday, October 17th 2022
  • William Anders age in next birthday (2022) is 89 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about October 17, 1933 birthday

Historical Events on William Anders Birthday (October 17)

Below are historical events that coincided with William Anders's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1970FLQ terrorists murder Quebec Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte.
1973OPEC imposes an oil embargo against countries they deem to have helped Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
1977The hijacked Lufthansa Flight 181 lands in Mogadishu. The remaining hostages are later rescued.
1979Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1979The Department of Education Organization Act creates the US Department of Education.
1980As part of the Holy See-United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican
1989The 6.9 Mw Loma Prieta earthquake shakes the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Coast, killing Sixty-three.
1989The East German Politburo votes to remove Erich Honecker from his role as General Secretary.
1992Having gone to the wrong house, Japanese student Yoshihiro Hattori is killed by the homeowner in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
1994Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.
2000The Hatfield rail crash leads to the collapse of Railtrack.
2001Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack.
2003Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, becomes the world's tallest highrise.
2018The recreational use of cannabis is legalized in Canada.
2018Kerch Polytechnic College attack in Crimea.
1988The birth of Marina Salas, Spanish actress
1989The birth of Débora García, Spanish football midfielder
1989The birth of Oleksandr Isakov, Ukrainian swimmer
1989The birth of Sophie Luck, Australian actress
1989The birth of David Timor, Spanish footballer
1990The birth of Paolo Campinoti, Italian footballer
1990The birth of Maica García Godoy, Spanish water polo player
1990The birth of Ronald González Tabilo, Chilean footballer
1990The birth of Saki Kumagai, Japanese footballer
1990The birth of Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player
1991The birth of Brenda Asnicar, Argentine actress
1992The birth of Sam Concepcion, Filipino musician and dancer
1992The birth of Keerthy Suresh, Indian actress
1993The birth of Kenneth Omeruo, Nigerian footballer
2001The birth of Thomas Strudwick, British motorcycle road racer
2012The death of Kōji Wakamatsu, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)
2013The death of Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist (b. 1926)
2013The death of Terry Fogerty, English rugby player and coach (b. 1944)
2013The death of Arthur Maxwell House, Canadian neurologist and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador (b. 1926)
2013The death of Lou Scheimer, American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company (b. 1928)
2013The death of Rene Simpson, Canadian-American tennis player (b. 1966)
2014The death of Edwards Barham, American farmer and politician (b. 1937)
2014The death of Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and activist (b. 1943)
2014The death of Tom Shaw, American bishop (b. 1945)
2014The death of Berndt von Staden, German diplomat, German Ambassador to the United States (b. 1919)
2015The death of Danièle Delorme, French actress and producer (b. 1926)
2015The death of Howard Kendall, English footballer and manager (b. 1946)
2015The death of Anne-Marie Lizin, Belgian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2015The death of Tom Smith, American businessman and politician (b. 1947)
2017The death of Gord Downie, Canadian musician (b. 1964)

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