William L. Shirer Birthday, Date of Birth

William L. Shirer

William Lawrence Shirer (; February 23, 1904 – December 28, 1993) was an American journalist and war correspondent. He wrote The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, a history of Nazi Germany that has been read by many and cited in scholarly works for more than 50 years. Originally a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and the International News Service, Shirer was the first reporter hired by Edward R. Murrow for what would become a CBS radio team of journalists known as "Murrow's Boys". He became known for his broadcasts from Berlin, from the rise of the Nazi dictatorship through the first year of World War II (1940). With Murrow, he organized the first broadcast world news roundup, a format still followed by news broadcasts.

Shirer wrote more than a dozen books besides The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, including Berlin Diary (published in 1941); The Collapse of the Third Republic (1969), which drew on his experience living and working in France from 1925 to 1933; and a three-volume autobiography, 20th Century Journey (1976 to 1990).

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Tuesday, February 23, 1904
Place of Birth
Chicago
Age
117
Star Sign

The February 23, 1904 was a Tuesday under the star sign of . It was the 53 day of the year. President of the United States was Theodore Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 117 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 3 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in 361 days. You have lived for 42,738 days, or about 1,025,732 hours, or about 61,543,933 minutes, or about seconds.

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23rd of February 1904 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on February 23, 1904

TWENTY HURT IN ELEVATED CRASH; Two Brooklyn Trains in Collision at Van Siclen Avenue Station.

Date: 24 February 1904

Van Siclen Av. station collision

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BARGES WITH CREWS ADRIFT.; Ocean-Going Tug Start to Rescue the Imperiled Men.

Date: 24 February 1904

Another

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FLOOD OF NEWS FROM RUSSIA.; Removal of the Censorship Not Regarded as an Auspicious Sign.

Date: 23 February 1904

LONDON TIMES -- NEW YORK TIMES

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THE FINANCIAL MARKETS; Stocks Weak; Call Money Easy 1 1-2@1 3-4.

Date: 24 February 1904

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Latest Shipping News.

Date: 23 February 1904

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PRINTED IN BALTIMORE AGAIN.; The News Gets Out an Issue at Home Two Weeks After the Fire.

Date: 23 February 1904

Special to The New York Times

At home again

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LAWSON TELLS BOSTON WHY.; Three Reasons Assigned for Its Stock Business Decadence.

Date: 23 February 1904

Special to The New York Times

Tells Boston why its stock business dwindles

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THE NEWS FROM CHE-MUL-PHO.

Date: 23 February 1904

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TENNIS CHAMPIONS WON; Grant and Le Roy Captured Indoor Title for Third Time.

Date: 24 February 1904

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Article 7 -- No Title

Date: 24 February 1904

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