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William Manchester is best known as Non-Fiction Author who has born on April 01, 1922 in Massachusetts. Currently, William Manchester is 100 years, 6 months and 0 days old. William Manchester will celebrate 101st birthday on Saturday, 1st of April 2023. Below the countdown to William Manchester upcoming birthday.
An American historian and biographer, he profiled some of the Twentieth Century's most famous leaders, including John F. Kennedy and Douglas MacArthur. He received both the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award and the National Humanities Medal.
He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific theater of World War II. He detailed his wartime experiences in his 1980 memoir, Goodbye, Darkness.
His bestselling 1967 work, The Death of a President, investigated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and sold millions of copies, despite mixed critical reviews.
He grew up in Attleboro, Massachusetts and graduated from Massachusetts State College. In 1948, he married Julia Brown Marshall, with whom he subsequently had three children.
At the time of his death, Manchester was working on the third and final volume of The Last Lion: The Defender of the Realm, his biography of Winston Churchill.
William Manchester is 100 years old today.
William Manchester was born on April 01, 1922 in Massachusetts.
William Manchester zodiac sign is Aries.
William Manchester was best known as Non-Fiction Author.
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|1976||Apple Inc. is formed by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in Cupertino, California, USA.|
|1978||The Philippine College of Commerce, through a presidential decree, becomes the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.|
|1979||Iran becomes an Islamic republic by a 99% vote, officially overthrowing the Shah.|
|1986||Communist Party of Nepal (Mashal) cadres attack a number of police stations in Kathmandu, seeking to incite a popular rebellion.|
|1989||Margaret Thatcher's new local government tax, the Community Charge (commonly known as the "poll tax"), is introduced in Scotland.|
|1996||The government of Nova Scotia amalgamated the City of Halifax and the over 200 communities around the area to create the Halifax Regional Municipality.|
|1997||Comet Hale-Bopp is seen passing at perihelion.|
|1999||Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.|
|2001||An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, China and is detained.|
|2001||Former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on war crimes charges.|
|2001||Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first contemporary country to allow it.|
|2004||Google announces Gmail to the public.|
|2006||Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) of the Government of the United Kingdom is enforced, but later merged into National Crime Agency on 7 October 2013.|
|2011||After protests against the burning of the Quran turn violent, a mob attacks a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, resulting in the deaths of thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.|
|2016||Nagorno-Karabakh clashes: The Four Day War or April War, began along the Nagorno-Karabakh line of contact on April 1.|
|1985||The birth of Beth Tweddle, English gymnast|
|1986||The birth of Hillary Scott, American country singer-songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Ding Junhui, Chinese professional snooker player|
|1987||The birth of Gianluca Musacci, Italian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Oliver Turvey, English racing driver|
|1988||The birth of Brook Lopez, American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Robin Lopez, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Jan Blokhuijsen, Dutch speed skater|
|1989||The birth of David N'Gog, French footballer|
|1989||The birth of Christian Vietoris, German racing driver|
|1990||The birth of Julia Fischer, German discus thrower|
|1992||The birth of Deng Linlin, Chinese gymnast|
|1995||The birth of Logan Paul, American Youtuber and actor|
|1997||The birth of Álex Palou, Spanish racing driver|
|1997||The birth of Asa Butterfield, English actor|
|2010||The death of John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)|
|2010||The death of Tzannis Tzannetakis, Greek soldier and politician, 175th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1927)|
|2012||The death of Lionel Bowen, Australian soldier, lawyer, and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1922)|
|2012||The death of Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian-American soccer player and radio host (b. 1947)|
|2012||The death of Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican banker, academic, and politician, 52nd President of Mexico, 1982-1988 (b. 1934)|
|2013||The death of Moses Blah, Liberian general and politician, 23rd President of Liberia (b. 1947)|
|2013||The death of Karen Muir, South African swimmer and physician (b. 1952)|
|2014||The death of King Fleming, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Jacques Le Goff, French historian and author (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Rolf Rendtorff, German theologian and academic (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of Nicolae Rainea, Romanian footballer and referee (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Lonnie Brooks, American blues singer and guitarist (b. 1933)|
|2017||The death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Soviet and Russian poet and writer (b. 1932)|
|2018||The death of Steven Bochco, American television writer and producer (b. 1943)|
|2019||The death of Vonda N. McIntyre, American science fiction author (b. 1948)|
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