Gert Fredriksson Birthday, Date of Birth

Gert Fredriksson

Gert Fridolf Fredriksson (21 November 1919 – 5 July 2006) was a Swedish sprint canoeist. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won eight medals including six golds (1948: K-1 1000 m, K-1 10000 m; 1952: K-1 1000 m, 1956: K-1 1000 m, K-1 10000 m; 1960: K-2 1000 m), one silver (1952: K-1 10000 m), and one bronze (K-1 1000 m). At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Fredriksson was head coach of the Swedish team.

He was the most successful male canoeist ever, having gained medals in a succession of Swedish, Nordic, World and Olympic championships from 1942 to 1960. With six gold medals Fredriksson remains the most successful Swede at the Olympics.

He also won seven gold medals at the World Championships and 71 medals in the Swedish championships.

Fredriksson was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1949. In 1956 he was awarded the Mohammad Taher trophy by the International Olympic Committee as the number one sportsman in the world, the only canoeist to be presented with this trophy.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, November 21, 1919
Place of Birth
Nyköping
Age
101
Star Sign

The November 21, 1919 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 324 day of the year. President of the United States was Woodrow Wilson.

If you were born on this day, you are 101 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, November 21, 2020, 9 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in 355 days. You have lived for 36,900 days, or about 885,616 hours, or about 53,137,005 minutes, or about seconds.

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21st of November 1919 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 21, 1919

Police and Fire News.

Date: 22 November 1919

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Date: 21 November 1919

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HELD IN FRAUD INDICTMENT.; Jersey City Man Charged with Misrepresenting News Services.

Date: 22 November 1919

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GOOD TRADE TURNS COTTON UPWARD; News from Washington Causes Depression at Opening, but Market Recovers Quickly. ADVANCE 120 TO 148 POINTS Improvement in Stock Market and Sterling Rates Has Effect-- Exports 436,878 Bales.

Date: 21 November 1919

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DANSEY BOY'S BODY FOUND NEAR HOME; Hunter Discovers Skeleton of Child Who Disappeared from Hammonton Oct. 8. CLOTHING A FEW FEET AWAY Little Bones in Clump of Pine Trees on Farm Three Miles from Parents' Residence. "MURDER," SAYS CORONER Evidence, He Declare, Shows That Baby Could Not Have Wandered to the Place Unnoticed. Thinks Child Was Murdered. News Spreads in Hammonton. They Murdered Him," Cried Mother.

Date: 22 November 1919

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