Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
William Howard Taft is best known as US President who has born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, OH. Currently, William Howard Taft is 165 years, 0 months and 10 days old. William Howard Taft will celebrate 166th birthday on Friday, 15th of September 2023. Below the countdown to William Howard Taft upcoming birthday.
The 27th president of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who famously hated being president.
He was an intramural heavyweight wrestling champion during his Yale undergraduate years.
His League to Enforce Peace sought to find solutions to world problems. Unfortunately, he was best remembered as the president who got stuck in the bathtub, despite the story not being true.
His father, Alphonso Taft, was Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant.
He was Secretary of War under President Theodore Roosevelt, his predecessor.
William Howard Taft is 165 years old today.
William Howard Taft was born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, OH.
William Howard Taft zodiac sign is Virgo.
William Howard Taft was best known as US President.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about William Howard Taft's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with William Howard Taft's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1963||Baptist Church bombing: Four children killed in the bombing of an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.|
|1967||U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.|
|1968||The Soviet Zond 5 spaceship is launched, becoming the first spacecraft to fly around the Moon and re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.|
|1971||The first Greenpeace ship sets sail to protest against nuclear testing on Amchitka Island.|
|1972||A Scandinavian Airlines System domestic flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm is hijacked and flown to Malmö Bulltofta Airport.|
|1974||Air Vietnam Flight 706 is hijacked, then crashes while attempting to land with 75 on board.|
|1975||The French department of "Corse" (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse (Upper Corsica) and Corse-du-Sud (Southern Corsica).|
|1978||Muhammad Ali outpointed Leon Spinks in a rematch to become the first boxer to win the world heavyweight title three times at the Superdome in New Orleans.|
|1981||The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.|
|1981||The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington, D.C.|
|1983||Israeli premier Menachem Begin resigns.|
|2000||The Summer Olympics, officially known as the games of the XXVII Olympiad, are opened in Sydney, Australia.|
|2004||National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman announces lockout of the players' union and cessation of operations by the NHL head office.|
|2008||Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.|
|2017||The Parsons Green bombing takes place in London.|
|1986||The birth of Jenna Marbles, American YouTuber and comedian|
|1986||The birth of George Watsky, American hip-hop artist, poet and author|
|1987||The birth of Aly Cissokho, French footballer|
|1987||The birth of Rhett Titus, American wrestler|
|1988||The birth of Michael Cooper, English rugby league player|
|1988||The birth of Clare Maguire, English singer-songwriter|
|1988||The birth of Tim Moltzen, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Oliver Gill, English footballer|
|1990||The birth of Aaron Mooy, Australian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Lee Jung-shin, South Korean rapper and bass player|
|1991||The birth of Phil Ofosu-Ayeh, German-Ghanaian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Jae Park, South Korean-American singer (Day6)|
|1995||The birth of Joe Ofahengaue, New Zealand-Tongan rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Nao Furuhata, Japanese idol and singer|
|1999||The birth of Nana Owada, Japanese idol, singer, and actress|
|2012||The death of Tibor Antalpéter, Hungarian volleyball player and diplomat, Hungarian Ambassador of Hungary to the United Kingdom (b. 1930)|
|2012||The death of Nevin Spence, Northern Irish rugby player (b. 1990)|
|2013||The death of Habib Munzir Al-Musawa, Indonesian cleric and scholar (b. 1973)|
|2013||The death of Jerry G. Bishop, American radio and television host (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Gerard Cafesjian, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of John Anderson Jr., American lawyer and politician, 36th Governor of Kansas (b. 1917)|
|2014||The death of Eugene I. Gordon, American physicist and engineer (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Jürg Schubiger, Swiss psychotherapist and author (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Wayne Tefs, Canadian anthologist, author, and critic (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Harry J. Lipkin, Israeli physicist and academic (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of Meir Pa'il, Israeli commander, historian, and politician (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Bernard Van de Kerckhove, Belgian cyclist (b. 1941)|
|2017||The death of Harry Dean Stanton, American actor (b. 1926)|
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