Updated at November 30, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
William Brodie is best known as Criminal who has born on September 28, 1741 in England. Currently, William Brodie is 281 years, 2 months and 2 days old. William Brodie will celebrate 282nd birthday on Thursday, 28th of September 2023. Below the countdown to William Brodie upcoming birthday.
18th century English criminal who famously used his job as a cabinet maker to create copies of keys and rob his clients. Due to his status as an Edinburgh City Councilor, he is often cited as an example of someone who lived a double life.
He learned the art of cabinet-making from his father and soon became one of the most respected craftsman in Edinburgh.
His secret criminal lifestyle inspired author Robert Louis Stevenson to write the classic book The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
He had five children with two different mistresses.
He was played by actor Billy Connolly in a TV movie called Deacon Brodie.
William Brodie is 281 years old today.
William Brodie was born on September 28, 1741 in England.
William Brodie zodiac sign is Libra.
William Brodie was best known as Criminal.
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Below are historical events that coincided with William Brodie's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1973||The ITT Building in New York City is bombed in protest at ITT's alleged involvement in the coup d'état in Chile.|
|1975||The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people are taken hostage, takes place in London.|
|1986||The Democratic Progressive Party becomes the first opposition party in Taiwan.|
|1991||The Strategic Air Command stands down from alert all ICBMs scheduled for deactivation under START I, as well as its strategic bomber force.|
|1992||A Pakistan International Airlines flight crashes into a hill in Nepal, killing all 167 passengers and crew.|
|1994||The cruise ferry MS Estonia sinks in the Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.|
|1995||Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of the Comoros in a coup.|
|1995||Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.|
|2000||Al-Aqsa Intifada: Ariel Sharon visits Al-Aqsa Mosque known to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.|
|2008||Falcon 1 becomes the first privately developed liquid-fuel ground-launched vehicle to put a payload into orbit.|
|2009||The military junta leading Guinea attacks a protest rally, killing or wounding 1400 people.|
|2012||Somali and African Union forces launch a coordinated assault on the Somali port of Kismayo to take back the city from al-Shabaab militants.|
|2014||The 2014 Hong Kong protests begin in response to restrictive political reforms imposed by the NPC in Beijing.|
|2016||The 2016 South Australian blackout occurs, lasting up to three days in some areas.|
|2018||The 7.5 Mw 2018 Sulawesi earthquake, which triggered a large tsunami, leaves 4,340 dead and 10,679 injured.|
|1987||The birth of Chloë Hanslip, English violinist|
|1987||The birth of Viktoria Leks, Estonian high jumper|
|1988||The birth of Marin Čilić, Croatian tennis player|
|1988||The birth of Esmée Denters, Dutch singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Aleks Vrteski, Australian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Worakls, French DJ and electronic musician|
|1989||The birth of Çağla Büyükakçay, Turkish tennis player|
|1989||The birth of Darius Johnson-Odom, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Mark Randall, English footballer|
|1990||The birth of Phoenix Battye, Australian rugby player|
|1992||The birth of Khem Birch, Canadian professional basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Adam Thompson, English-Northern Irish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Kōko Tsurumi, Japanese gymnast|
|1993||The birth of Jodie Williams, English sprinter|
|1995||The birth of Jason Williams, English footballer|
|2014||The death of Dannie Abse, Welsh physician, poet, and author (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Joseph H. Alexander, American colonel and historian (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Sheila Faith, English dentist and politician (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Tim Rawlings, English footballer and manager (b. 1932)|
|2014||The death of Petr Skoumal, Czech pianist and composer (b. 1938)|
|2015||The death of Alexander Faris, Irish composer and conductor (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of Walter Dale Miller, American rancher and politician, 29th Governor of South Dakota (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Ignacio Zoco, Spanish footballer (b. 1939)|
|2016||The death of Agnes Nixon, American television writer and director (b. 1922)|
|2016||The death of Gary Glasberg, American television writer and producer (b. 1966)|
|2016||The death of Shimon Peres, Polish-Israeli statesman and politician, 9th President of Israel (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of Gloria Naylor, American novelist (b. 1950)|
|2017||The death of Daniel Pe'er, Israeli television host and newsreader (b. 1943)|
|2018||The death of Predrag Ejdus, Serbian actor (b. 1947)|
|2019||The death of José José, 71, Mexican singer (El Principe de la Canción or The Prince of Song), pancreas cancer (b. 1948)|
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