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William Webb Ellis Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at December 10, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

William Webb Ellis Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

William Webb Ellis Facts

Full NameWilliam Webb Ellis
BirthdateNovember 24, 1806
Birth PlaceEngland
Age (in 2022)216 Years Old
ZodiacSagittarius
OccupationInventor

William Webb Ellis Age & Birthday

William Webb Ellis is best known as Inventor who has born on November 24, 1806 in England. Currently, William Webb Ellis is 216 years, 0 months and 16 days old. William Webb Ellis will celebrate 217th birthday on Friday, 24th of November 2023. Below the countdown to William Webb Ellis upcoming birthday.

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William Webb Ellis Biography

About

Anglican priest who allegedly invented the sport of rugby. The winner of the Rugby World Cup receives the William Webb Ellis Cup, a prize named in Ellis' memory.

Before Fame

He was a cricketer while studying at the Rugby School in Warwickshire, England. He went on to play the sport at Brasenose College, Oxford.

Trivia

One of Ellis' Rugby School classmates, Matthew Bloxam (an amateur historian and archaeologist), claimed that Ellis had been the originator of the game of rugby.

Family Life

His father died in combat during the Peninsular War of 1811.

Associated With

Like Abner Doubleday, who possibly invented baseball, Ellis was a potential founder of a popular sport.

Top Asked Questions about William Webb Ellis

How old is William Webb Ellis in 2022?

William Webb Ellis is 216 years old today.

When was William Webb Ellis born?

William Webb Ellis was born on November 24, 1806 in England.

What is William Webb Ellis zodiac sign?

William Webb Ellis zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

What was William Webb Ellis best known for?

William Webb Ellis was best known as Inventor.

Fun Facts about William Webb Ellis's Birthday

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

  • William Webb Ellis was born on Monday, 328th day / 48th week of 1806
  • William Webb Ellis has Sagittarius zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of William Webb Ellis birthday is XXIV.XI.MDCCCVI
  • William Webb Ellis's birthstone is Topaz
  • William Webb Ellis's birth flower is Chrysanthemum that symbolize cheerfulness, friendship & abundance
  • William Webb Ellis age in year is 216 years old
  • William Webb Ellis age in month is 2592 months old
  • William Webb Ellis age in day is 78909 days old
  • William Webb Ellis age in hour is 1893816 hours old
  • William Webb Ellis age in minute is 113628960 minutes old
  • William Webb Ellis age in second is 6817737600 seconds old
  • Next William Webb Ellis birthday is on Friday, November 24th 2023
  • William Webb Ellis age in next birthday (2023) is 217 years old

Historical Events on William Webb Ellis Birthday (November 24)

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

YearEvent
1963Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is killed by Jack Ruby.
1965Joseph-Désiré Mobutu seizes power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes President; he rules the country (which he renames Zaire in 1971) for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.
1966Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.
1969Apollo program: The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to land on the Moon.
1971During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (aka D. B. Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found.
1973A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasts only four months.
1974Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy" (after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.
1976The Çaldıran-Muradiye earthquake in eastern Turkey kills between 4,000 and 5,000 people.
1992China Southern Airlines Flight 3943 crashes on approach to Guilin Qifengling Airport in Guilin, China, killing all 141 people on board.
2012A fire at a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills at least 112 people.
2013Iran signs an interim agreement with the P5+1 countries, limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
2015A Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet is shot down by the Turkish Air Force over the Syria–Turkey border, killing one of the two pilots; a Russian marine is also killed during a subsequent rescue effort.
2015A terrorist attack on a hotel in Al-Arish, Egypt, kills at least seven people and injures 12 others.
2015An explosion on a bus carrying Tunisian Presidential Guard personnel in Tunisia's capital Tunis leaves at least 14 people dead.
2016The government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army sign a revised peace deal, bringing an end to the country's more than 50-year-long civil war.
1983The birth of José López, Venezuelan baseball player
1983The birth of Karine Vanasse, Canadian actress and producer
1984The birth of Maria Höfl-Riesch, German skier
1985The birth of Julia Alexandratou, Greek model, actress, and singer
1985The birth of Tony Hunt, American football player
1986The birth of Pedro León, Spanish footballer
1986The birth of Mohamed Massaquoi, American football player
1990The birth of Sarah Hyland, American actress
1990The birth of Tom Odell, English singer-songwriter
1990The birth of Michael Oldfield, Australian rugby league player
1990The birth of Mario Gaspar, Spanish footballer
1992The birth of Sergei Kulbach, Ukrainian figure skater
1993The birth of Ivi Adamou, Cypriot-Greek singer-songwriter
1993The birth of Joe Pigott, English footballer
1994The birth of Nabil Bentaleb, Algerian footballer
2013The death of June Keithley, Filipino actress and journalist (b. 1947)
2013The death of Jean King, American politician, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii (b. 1925)
2013The death of Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown, English banker and politician, Governor of the Bank of England (b. 1927)
2014The death of Jorge Herrera Delgado, Mexican engineer and politician (b. 1961)
2014The death of Murli Deora, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Corporate Affairs (b. 1937)
2014The death of Peter Henderson, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1926)
2014The death of Nenad Manojlović, Serbian water polo player and manager (b. 1957)
2014The death of Viktor Tikhonov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)
2015The death of Robert Ford, English general (b. 1923)
2015The death of John Forrester, English historian and philosopher (b. 1949)
2015The death of Quincy Monk, American football player (b. 1979)
2015The death of Heinz Oberhummer, Austrian physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1941)
2015The death of Douglas W. Shorenstein, American businessman (b. 1955)
2016The death of Paul Futcher, footballer, Luton Town, Barnsley, Grimsby Town (b.1956)
2016The death of Florence Henderson, American actress, singer and television personality (b. 1934)

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