Updated at February 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Yusof Bin Ishak is best known as World Leader who has born on August 12, 1910 in Malaysia. Currently, Yusof Bin Ishak is 112 years, 5 months and 27 days old. Yusof Bin Ishak will celebrate 113th birthday on Saturday, 12th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Yusof Bin Ishak upcoming birthday.
From 1965 until his death in 1970, he served as the first President of Singapore. Also notable as a journalist, he established a Malay-language newspaper titled Utusan Melayu.
Before heading the then-newly-formed Republic of Singapore, he served in the Singapore National Cadet Corps and held office as Head of State of Malaysian-controlled Singapore.
In his youth, he was educated at the Victoria Bridge School and the Raffles Institution.
Born to a Malay mother and a Minangkabau father, he grew up with a younger brother (freedom fighter Aziz Ishak) in Terong, Federated Malay States (located in modern-day Malaysia). His wife was Toh Puan Noor Aishah.
While bin Ishak held office as President of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew served as the country's Prime Minister.
Yusof Bin Ishak is 112 years old today.
Yusof Bin Ishak was born on August 12, 1910 in Malaysia.
Yusof Bin Ishak zodiac sign is Leo.
Yusof Bin Ishak was best known as World Leader.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Yusof Bin Ishak's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1953||The 7.2 Ms Ionian earthquake shakes the southern Ionian Islands with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). Between 445 and 800 people are killed.|
|1960||Echo 1A, NASA's first successful communications satellite, is launched.|
|1964||South Africa is banned from the Olympic Games due to the country's racist policies.|
|1969||Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside.|
|1976||Between 1,000 and 3,500 Palestinians are killed in the Tel al-Zaatar massacre, one of the bloodiest events of the Lebanese Civil War.|
|1977||The first free flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise.|
|1977||The Sri Lanka Riots:, targeting the minority Sri Lankan Tamils, begin, less than a month after the United National Party came to power. Over 300 Tamils are killed.|
|1981||The IBM Personal Computer is released.|
|1985||Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashes into Osutaka ridge in Gunma Prefecture, Japan, killing 520, to become the worst single-plane air disaster.|
|1990||Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton found to date, is discovered by Sue Hendrickson in South Dakota.|
|1992||Canada, Mexico and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).|
|1994||Major League Baseball players go on strike, forcing the cancellation of the 1994 World Series.|
|2000||The Russian Navy submarine Kursk explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea during a military exercise, killing her entire 118-man crew.|
|2015||At least two massive explosions kill 173 people and injure nearly 800 more in Tianjin, China.|
|2018||Thirty-nine civilians, including a dozen children, are killed in an explosion at a weapons depot in a rebel-held town in northwest Syria.|
|1989||The birth of Sunye, South Korean singer|
|1990||The birth of Mario Balotelli, Italian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Marvin Zeegelaar, Dutch footballer|
|1990||The birth of Martin Zurawsky, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Jesinta Campbell, Australian model|
|1991||The birth of Sam Hoare, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Cara Delevingne, English model and actress|
|1992||The birth of Isabella Escobar, Guatemalan tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Jacob Loko, Australian rugby player|
|1992||The birth of Teo Gheorghiu, Swiss pianist and actor|
|1993||The birth of Ewa Farna, Czech singer-songwriter|
|1993||The birth of Luna, South Korean singer, actress and presenter|
|1996||The birth of Julio Urías, Mexican baseball player|
|1998||The birth of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis player|
|1999||The birth of Matthijs de Ligt, Dutch footballer|
|2013||The death of Tereza de Arriaga, Portuguese painter (b. 1915)|
|2013||The death of Hans-Ekkehard Bob, German soldier and pilot (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Pauline Maier, American historian and academic (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of David McLetchie, Scottish lawyer and politician (b. 1952)|
|2013||The death of Vasiliy Mihaylovich Peskov, Russian ecologist and journalist (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Lauren Bacall, American model, actress, and singer (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Futatsuryū Jun'ichi, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1950)|
|2014||The death of Kongō Masahiro, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Jaakko Hintikka, Finnish philosopher and academic (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Stephen Lewis, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Meshulim Feish Lowy, Hungarian-Canadian rabbi and author (b. 1921)|
|2015||The death of John Scott, English organist and conductor (b. 1956)|
|2016||The death of Juan Pedro de Miguel, Spanish handball player (b. 1958)|
|2017||The death of Bryan Murray, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1942)|
|2019||The death of DJ Arafat, Ivoirian DJ and singer (b. 1986)|
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