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.
Apollo 8 pilot who was among the first people to travel from Earth to the Moon.
He was selected to join the Apollo 8 crew after one of the original astronauts had to drop out due to sickness.
On Christmas Eve, 1968, he read a passage to his crew from the Book of Genesis while orbiting around the Moon.
He married Valerie Hoard in 1955, and together they had four sons and two daughters.
He and Edgar D. Mitchell were two of 24 people to reach the moon in the 50 years since the first landing.
William Anders is 88 years old today.
William Anders was born on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong, China.
William Anders zodiac sign is Libra.
William Anders was best known as Astronaut.
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Below are historical events that coincided with William Anders's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1970||FLQ terrorists murder Quebec Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte.|
|1973||OPEC imposes an oil embargo against countries they deem to have helped Israel in the Yom Kippur War.|
|1977||The hijacked Lufthansa Flight 181 lands in Mogadishu. The remaining hostages are later rescued.|
|1979||Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.|
|1979||The Department of Education Organization Act creates the US Department of Education.|
|1980||As part of the Holy See-United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican|
|1989||The 6.9 Mw Loma Prieta earthquake shakes the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Coast, killing Sixty-three.|
|1989||The East German Politburo votes to remove Erich Honecker from his role as General Secretary.|
|1992||Having gone to the wrong house, Japanese student Yoshihiro Hattori is killed by the homeowner in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.|
|1994||Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.|
|2000||The Hatfield rail crash leads to the collapse of Railtrack.|
|2001||Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack.|
|2003||Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, becomes the world's tallest highrise.|
|2018||The recreational use of cannabis is legalized in Canada.|
|2018||Kerch Polytechnic College attack in Crimea.|
|1988||The birth of Marina Salas, Spanish actress|
|1989||The birth of Débora García, Spanish football midfielder|
|1989||The birth of Oleksandr Isakov, Ukrainian swimmer|
|1989||The birth of Sophie Luck, Australian actress|
|1989||The birth of David Timor, Spanish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Paolo Campinoti, Italian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Maica García Godoy, Spanish water polo player|
|1990||The birth of Ronald González Tabilo, Chilean footballer|
|1990||The birth of Saki Kumagai, Japanese footballer|
|1990||The birth of Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player|
|1991||The birth of Brenda Asnicar, Argentine actress|
|1992||The birth of Sam Concepcion, Filipino musician and dancer|
|1992||The birth of Keerthy Suresh, Indian actress|
|1993||The birth of Kenneth Omeruo, Nigerian footballer|
|2001||The birth of Thomas Strudwick, British motorcycle road racer|
|2012||The death of Kōji Wakamatsu, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Terry Fogerty, English rugby player and coach (b. 1944)|
|2013||The death of Arthur Maxwell House, Canadian neurologist and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Lou Scheimer, American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company (b. 1928)|
|2013||The death of Rene Simpson, Canadian-American tennis player (b. 1966)|
|2014||The death of Edwards Barham, American farmer and politician (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and activist (b. 1943)|
|2014||The death of Tom Shaw, American bishop (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of Berndt von Staden, German diplomat, German Ambassador to the United States (b. 1919)|
|2015||The death of Danièle Delorme, French actress and producer (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Howard Kendall, English footballer and manager (b. 1946)|
|2015||The death of Anne-Marie Lizin, Belgian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of Tom Smith, American businessman and politician (b. 1947)|
|2017||The death of Gord Downie, Canadian musician (b. 1964)|
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