Updated at September 24, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
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.
Commanded Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station.
He completed Basic Underwater Demolition, or SEAL training.
He served on three Space Shuttle missions and received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.
He married Beth Stringham.
Kathryn D. Sullivan was also a NASA astronaut.
William Shepherd is 73 years old today.
William Shepherd was born on July 26, 1949 in Oak Ridge, TN.
William Shepherd zodiac sign is Leo.
William Shepherd was best known as Astronaut.
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Below are historical events that coincided with William Shepherd's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1968||Vietnam 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.|
|1971||Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.|
|1974||Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis forms the country's first civil government after seven years of military rule.|
|1977||The National Assembly of Quebec imposes the use of French as the official language of the provincial government.|
|1989||A 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.|
|1990||The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.|
|1993||Asiana 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.|
|1999||Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. The Indian Army announces the complete eviction of Pakistani intruders.|
|2005||Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission: Launch of Discovery, NASA's first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.|
|2005||Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, resulting in floods killing over 5,000 people.|
|2008||Fifty-six people are killed and over 200 people are injured, in the Ahmedabad bombings in India.|
|2009||The 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.|
|2016||The Sagamihara stabbings occur in Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. Nineteen people are killed.|
|2016||Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for President of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.|
|2016||Solar Impulse 2 becomes the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the Earth.|
|1985||The birth of Gaël Clichy, French footballer|
|1985||The birth of Audrey De Montigny, Canadian singer-songwriter|
|1985||The birth of Mat Gamel, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Leonardo Ulloa, Argentinian footballer|
|1986||The birth of John White, English footballer|
|1987||The birth of Panagiotis Kone, Greek footballer|
|1987||The birth of Jordie Benn, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Fredy Montero, Colombian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Yurie Omi, Japanese female announcer|
|1988||The birth of Sayaka Akimoto, Filipino-Japanese actress and singer|
|1991||The birth of Tyson Barrie, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1992||The birth of Marika Koroibete, Fijian rugby player|
|1993||The birth of Raymond Faitala-Mariner, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1994||The birth of Ella Leivo, Finnish tennis player|
|1996||The birth of Olivia Breen, British sprinter|
|2013||The death of George P. Mitchell, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Oleh Babayev, Ukrainian businessman and politician (b. 1965)|
|2014||The death of Charles R. Larson, American admiral (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Richard MacCormac, English architect, founded MJP Architects (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Sergei O. Prokofieff, Russian anthropologist and author (b. 1954)|
|2014||The death of Roland Verhavert, Belgian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Bijoy Krishna Handique, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Mines (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Flora MacDonald, Canadian banker and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Communications (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Leo Reise, Jr., Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Ann Rule, American police officer and author (b. 1931)|
|2017||The death of June Foray, American voice actress (b. 1917)|
|2017||The death of Patti Deutsch, American voice artist and comedic actress (b. 1943)|
|2017||The death of Ronald Phillips, American criminal (b. 1973)|
|2018||The death of Adem Demaci, Kosovo Albanian politician and writer (b. 1936)|
|2018||The death of John Kline, American basketball player (b. 1931)|
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