Wilma Rudolph Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at July 3, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Wilma Rudolph Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Wilma Rudolph Facts

Full NameWilma Rudolph
BirthdateJune 23, 1940
Birth PlaceSaint Bethlehem, TN
Age (in 2022)82 Years Old

Wilma Rudolph Age & Birthday

Wilma Rudolph is best known as Runner who has born on June 23, 1940 in Saint Bethlehem, TN. Currently, Wilma Rudolph is 82 years, 0 months and 10 days old. Wilma Rudolph will celebrate 83rd birthday on Friday, 23rd of June 2023. Below the countdown to Wilma Rudolph upcoming birthday.

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Wilma Rudolph Biography


American athlete who won three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics, winning the 100m, 200m, and 4 x 100m relay, becoming the first American woman to take home three gold medals in track and field at a single Games.

Before Fame

She wore braces on her legs until she was nine due to complications from infantile paralysis. She played basketball in high school and first competed in the Olympics in 1956.


She was named the AP's Woman Athlete of the Year in 1960 and 1961 and is a member of the US Olympic Hall of Fame. She later worked as a teacher.

Family Life

She had four children with Robert Eldridge.

Associated With

She competed in the 1960 Olympics with Muhammad Ali.

Top Asked Questions about Wilma Rudolph

How old is Wilma Rudolph in 2022?

Wilma Rudolph is 82 years old today.

When was Wilma Rudolph born?

Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940 in Saint Bethlehem, TN.

What is Wilma Rudolph zodiac sign?

Wilma Rudolph zodiac sign is Cancer.

What was Wilma Rudolph best known for?

Wilma Rudolph was best known as Runner.

Fun Facts about Wilma Rudolph's Birthday

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

  • Wilma Rudolph was born on Sunday, 175th day / 25th week of 1940
  • Wilma Rudolph has Cancer zodiac sign and Water element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Wilma Rudolph birthday is XXIII.VI.MCMXL
  • Wilma Rudolph's birthstone is Pearl
  • Wilma Rudolph's birth flower is Rose that symbolize love, gratitude & appreciation
  • Wilma Rudolph age in year is 82 years old
  • Wilma Rudolph age in month is 984 months old
  • Wilma Rudolph age in day is 29960 days old
  • Wilma Rudolph age in hour is 719040 hours old
  • Wilma Rudolph age in minute is 43142400 minutes old
  • Wilma Rudolph age in second is 2588544000 seconds old
  • Next Wilma Rudolph birthday is on Friday, June 23rd 2023
  • Wilma Rudolph age in next birthday (2023) is 83 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about June 23, 1940 birthday

Historical Events on Wilma Rudolph Birthday (June 23)

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

1969Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.
1969IBM announces that effective January 1970 it will price its software and services separately from hardware thus creating the modern software industry.
1972Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation's investigation into the Watergate break-ins.
1972Title IX of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 is amended to prohibit sexual discrimination to any educational program receiving federal funds.
1973A fire at a house in Hull, England, which kills a six-year-old boy is passed off as an accident; it later emerges as the first of 26 deaths by fire caused over the next seven years by serial arsonist Peter Dinsdale.
1985A terrorist bomb explodes at Narita International Airport near Tokyo. An hour later, the same group detonates a second bomb aboard Air India Flight 182, bringing the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
1991Sonic the Hedgehog is released to American audiences, then to PAL and Japanese audiences a month later, kickstarting the successful Sonic franchise.
1996The Nintendo 64 home video game console is released in Japan, ultimately selling 32.93 million units worldwide.
2001The 8.4 Mw  southern Peru earthquake shakes coastal Peru with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). A destructive tsunami followed, leaving at least 74 people dead, and 2,687 injured.
2012Ashton Eaton breaks the decathlon world record at the United States Olympic Trials.
2013Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tight rope.
2013Militants stormed a high-altitude mountaineering base camp near Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan killing ten climbers, and a local guide.
2014The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons are shipped out for destruction.
2016The United Kingdom votes in a referendum to leave the European Union, by 52% to 48%.
2017A series of terrorist attacks took place in Pakistan resulting in 96 deaths and wounded 200 others.
1985The birth of Marcel Reece, American football player
1986The birth of Christy Altomare, American actress and singer songwriter
1987The birth of Alessia Filippi, Italian swimmer
1988The birth of Chet Faker, Australian singer-songwriter
1988The birth of Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
1989The birth of Jordan Nolan, Canadian ice hockey player
1990The birth of Clevid Dikamona, French footballer
1990The birth of Vasek Pospisil, Canadian tennis player
1990The birth of Laura Ràfols, Spanish footballer
1991The birth of Katie Armiger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1992The birth of Luiza Galiulina, Uzbekistani gymnast
1992The birth of Nampalys Mendy, French footballer
1993The birth of Tim Anderson, American baseball player
1993The birth of Marvin Grumann, German footballer
2004The birth of Alexandra Trusova, Russian figure skater
2012The death of Walter J. Zable, American football player and businessman, founded the Cubic Corporation (b. 1915)
2013The death of Bobby Bland, American singer-songwriter (b. 1930)
2013The death of Gary David Goldberg, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1944)
2013The death of Frank Kelso, American admiral and politician, United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1933)
2013The death of Kurt Leichtweiss, German mathematician and academic (b. 1927)
2013The death of Richard Matheson, American author and screenwriter (b. 1926)
2013The death of Darryl Read, English singer-songwriter, drummer, and actor (b. 1951)
2013The death of Sharon Stouder, American swimmer (b. 1948)
2014The death of Nancy Garden, American author (b. 1938)
2014The death of Euros Lewis, Welsh cricketer (b. 1942)
2014The death of Paula Kent Meehan, American businesswoman, co-founded Redken (b. 1931)
2015The death of Miguel Facussé Barjum, Honduran businessman (b. 1924)
2015The death of Nirmala Joshi, Indian nun, lawyer, and social worker (b. 1934)
2015The death of Dick Van Patten, American actor (b. 1928)
2016The death of Ralph Stanley, American singer and banjo player (b. 1927)

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