William Shepherd Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at September 24, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

William Shepherd Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

William Shepherd Facts

Full NameWilliam Shepherd
BirthdateJuly 26, 1949
Birth PlaceOak Ridge, TN
Age (in 2022)73 Years Old

William Shepherd Age & Birthday

William Shepherd is best known as Astronaut who has born on July 26, 1949 in Oak Ridge, TN. Currently, William Shepherd is 73 years, 1 months and 29 days old. William Shepherd will celebrate 74th birthday on Wednesday, 26th of July 2023. Below the countdown to William Shepherd upcoming birthday.

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William Shepherd Biography


Commanded Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station.

Before Fame

He completed Basic Underwater Demolition, or SEAL training.


He served on three Space Shuttle missions and received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

Family Life

He married Beth Stringham.

Associated With

Kathryn D. Sullivan was also a NASA astronaut.

Top Asked Questions about William Shepherd

How old is William Shepherd in 2022?

William Shepherd is 73 years old today.

When was William Shepherd born?

William Shepherd was born on July 26, 1949 in Oak Ridge, TN.

What is William Shepherd zodiac sign?

William Shepherd zodiac sign is Leo.

What was William Shepherd best known for?

William Shepherd was best known as Astronaut.

Fun Facts about William Shepherd's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about William Shepherd's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • William Shepherd was born on Tuesday, 207th day / 30th week of 1949
  • William Shepherd has Leo zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of William Shepherd birthday is XXVI.VII.MCMXLIX
  • William Shepherd's birthstone is Ruby
  • William Shepherd's birth flower is Water Lily that symbolize joyful, fickleness, sweet & magic
  • William Shepherd age in year is 73 years old
  • William Shepherd age in month is 877 months old
  • William Shepherd age in day is 26723 days old
  • William Shepherd age in hour is 641352 hours old
  • William Shepherd age in minute is 38481120 minutes old
  • William Shepherd age in second is 2308867200 seconds old
  • Next William Shepherd birthday is on Wednesday, July 26th 2023
  • William Shepherd age in next birthday (2023) is 74 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about July 26, 1949 birthday

Historical Events on William Shepherd Birthday (July 26)

Below are historical events that coincided with William Shepherd's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1968Vietnam War: South Vietnamese opposition leader Trương Đình Dzu is sentenced to five years hard labor for advocating the formation of a coalition government as a way to move toward an end to the war.
1971Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.
1974Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis forms the country's first civil government after seven years of military rule.
1977The National Assembly of Quebec imposes the use of French as the official language of the provincial government.
1989A federal grand jury indicts Cornell University student Robert T. Morris, Jr. for releasing the Morris worm, thus becoming the first person to be prosecuted under the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
1990The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.
1993Asiana Airlines Flight 733 crashes into a ridge on Mt. Ungeo on its third attempt to land at Mokpo Airport, South Korea. Sixty-eight of the 116 people onboard are killed.
1999Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. The Indian Army announces the complete eviction of Pakistani intruders.
2005Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission: Launch of Discovery, NASA's first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.
2005Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, resulting in floods killing over 5,000 people.
2008Fifty-six people are killed and over 200 people are injured, in the Ahmedabad bombings in India.
2009The militant Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram attacks a police station in Bauchi, leading to reprisals by the Nigeria Police Force and four days of violence across multiple cities.
2016The Sagamihara stabbings occur in Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. Nineteen people are killed.
2016Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for President of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
2016Solar Impulse 2 becomes the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the Earth.
1985The birth of Gaël Clichy, French footballer
1985The birth of Audrey De Montigny, Canadian singer-songwriter
1985The birth of Mat Gamel, American baseball player
1986The birth of Leonardo Ulloa, Argentinian footballer
1986The birth of John White, English footballer
1987The birth of Panagiotis Kone, Greek footballer
1987The birth of Jordie Benn, Canadian ice hockey player
1987The birth of Fredy Montero, Colombian footballer
1988The birth of Yurie Omi, Japanese female announcer
1988The birth of Sayaka Akimoto, Filipino-Japanese actress and singer
1991The birth of Tyson Barrie, Canadian ice hockey player
1992The birth of Marika Koroibete, Fijian rugby player
1993The birth of Raymond Faitala-Mariner, New Zealand rugby league player
1994The birth of Ella Leivo, Finnish tennis player
1996The birth of Olivia Breen, British sprinter
2013The death of George P. Mitchell, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1919)
2014The death of Oleh Babayev, Ukrainian businessman and politician (b. 1965)
2014The death of Charles R. Larson, American admiral (b. 1936)
2014The death of Richard MacCormac, English architect, founded MJP Architects (b. 1938)
2014The death of Sergei O. Prokofieff, Russian anthropologist and author (b. 1954)
2014The death of Roland Verhavert, Belgian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927)
2015The death of Bijoy Krishna Handique, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Mines (b. 1934)
2015The death of Flora MacDonald, Canadian banker and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Communications (b. 1926)
2015The death of Leo Reise, Jr., Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
2015The death of Ann Rule, American police officer and author (b. 1931)
2017The death of June Foray, American voice actress (b. 1917)
2017The death of Patti Deutsch, American voice artist and comedic actress (b. 1943)
2017The death of Ronald Phillips, American criminal (b. 1973)
2018The death of Adem Demaci, Kosovo Albanian politician and writer (b. 1936)
2018The death of John Kline, American basketball player (b. 1931)

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