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|Full Name||William Davies Evans|
|Birthdate||January 27, 1790|
|Age (in 2023)||233 Years Old|
William Davies Evans is best known as Chess Player who has born on January 27, 1790 in Wales. Currently, William Davies Evans is 233 years, 4 months and 11 days old. William Davies Evans will celebrate 234th birthday on Saturday, 27th of January 2024. Below the countdown to William Davies Evans upcoming birthday.
A Welsh inventor and skilled chess player who most notably invented the tri-coloured lighting on naval vessels, which helped ships avoid collisions at night.
He worked on sea vessels from a very young age.
He is remembered best for his unique strategies, including Evan's Gambit.
His family sent him to work as a sailor at the age of 14.
His methods are employed by some of the top chess stars today, including Magnus Carlsen.
William Davies Evans is 233 years old today.
William Davies Evans was born on January 27, 1790 in Wales.
William Davies Evans zodiac sign is Aquarius.
William Davies Evans was best known as Chess Player.
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Below are historical events that coincided with William Davies Evans's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1973||The Paris Peace Accords officially ends the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty.|
|1980||Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian Caper.|
|1983||The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks through.|
|1996||In a military coup, Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane.|
|1996||Germany first observes the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.|
|2002||An explosion at a military storage facility in Lagos, Nigeria, kills at least 1,100 people and displaces over 20,000 others.|
|2003||The first selections for the National Recording Registry are announced by the Library of Congress.|
|2010||The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ends when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras.|
|2010||Apple announces the iPad.|
|2011||Arab Spring: The Yemeni Revolution begins as over 16,000 protestors demonstrate in Sana'a.|
|2011||Within Ursa Minor, H1504+65, a white dwarf with the hottest known surface temperature in the universe at 200,000 K, was documented.|
|2013||Two hundred and forty-two people die in a nightclub fire in the Brazilian city of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul.|
|2014||Rojava conflict: The Kobanî Canton declares its autonomy from the Syrian Arab Republic.|
|2017||A naming ceremony for the chemical element tennessine takes place in the United States.|
|2023||Protests and public outrage spark across the U.S. after the release of multiple videos by the Memphis Police Department showing officers punching, kicking, and pepper spraying Tyre Nichols as a result of running away from a traffic stop, which resulted him dying in the hospital three days later after the incident.|
|1983||The birth of Carlo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1983||The birth of Paulo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1983||The birth of Gavin Floyd, American baseball player|
|1983||The birth of Lee Grant, English footballer|
|1984||The birth of Vince Mellars, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1987||The birth of Katy Rose, American singer-songwriter and producer|
|1987||The birth of Anton Shunin, Russian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Kerlon, Brazilian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Alberto Botía, Spanish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Christian Bickel, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Sebastine Ikahihifo, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Stefano Pettinari, Italian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Jack Stephens, English footballer|
|1995||The birth of Harrison Reed, English footballer|
|2000||The birth of Cory Paix, Australian rugby league player|
|2014||The death of Paul Zorner, German soldier and pilot (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Rocky Bridges, American baseball player and coach (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of David Landau, English-Israeli journalist (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Joseph Rotman, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Charles Hard Townes, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Larry Winters, American wrestler and trainer (b. 1956)|
|2016||The death of Carlos Loyzaga, Filipino basketball player and coach (b. 1930)|
|2017||The death of Emmanuelle Riva, French actress (b. 1927)|
|2017||The death of Arthur H. Rosenfeld, American physicist (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Ingvar Kamprad, Founder of IKEA (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Mort Walker, American cartoonist (b. 1923)|
|2019||The death of Countess Maya von Schönburg-Glauchau, German socialite (b. 1958)|
|2020||The death of Lina Ben Mhenni, Tunisian Internet activist and blogger (b. 1983)|
|2021||The death of Cloris Leachman, American actress and comedian (b. 1926)|
|2022||The death of Andy Devine, British TV actor (b. 1942)|
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