Bernard Cornwell Birthday, Date of Birth

Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell, (born 23 February 1944) is an English author of historical novels and a history of the Waterloo Campaign. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe. He has written historical novels primarily on English history in five series, and one series of contemporary thriller novels. A feature of his historical novels is an end note on how they match or differ from history, and what one might see at the modern sites of the battles described. One series is set in the American Civil War. He wrote a nonfiction book on the battle of Waterloo, in addition to the fictional story of the famous battle in the Sharpe Series. Two of the historical novel series have been adapted for television: the Sharpe television series by ITV and The Last Kingdom by BBC. He lives in the US with his wife, alternating between Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Charleston, South Carolina.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, February 23, 1944
Place of Birth
London
Age
77
Star Sign

The February 23, 1944 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 53 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 77 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in 357 days. You have lived for 28,132 days, or about 675,184 hours, or about 40,511,089 minutes, or about seconds.

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23rd of February 1944 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on February 23, 1944

OWI SEEKS 450 MEN FOR DUTY OVERSEAS; Newsmen, Radio Announcers, Language Specialists Wanted

Date: 24 February 1944

seeks 450 men for overseas duty

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Advertising News

Date: 24 February 1944

ANPA Ad Bur rept on ad in support of govt-endorsed war theme campaigns, Aug-Dec

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Advertising News

Date: 23 February 1944

Elected Amer Assn of Ad Agencies member

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Ship Named Keith Palmer

Date: 24 February 1944

12th Liberty ship named in hon of war correspondents

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CHURCHILL IMPOSED ITALY NEWS CHECK; Tells Commons He Ordered Censorship When Fighting Was Termed 'Desperate'

Date: 23 February 1944

By Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Churchill imposed Anzio beachhead news curb; scores US press for alarmist attitude

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BYRD ASKS REPORT ON BRITISH CIRCULAR; Senator Tells Davis of 'Propaganda' Given to Soldiers

Date: 24 February 1944

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Sen Byrd asks OWI rept on alleged Brit propaganda among US troops arriving in Eng; cites alleged circulation of newspaper with story that Roosevelt enemies will spend $50,000,000 to defeat him in '44 election

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Barkley's Address in Senate Assailing President's Tax Bill Veto

Date: 24 February 1944

By The Associated Press

Mayor LaGuardia foresees tax propaganda use of Roosevelt-Barkley split over tax bill veto

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News of Food; Cottage Cheese Good in Main Dishes as Well as in Salads and Sandwiches

Date: 24 February 1944

By JANE HOLT

Jane HOLT

use urged

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News of Food; Many Meat Substitutes Are Available to Provide Variety in Diet for Lent

Date: 23 February 1944

By JANE HOLT

Jane HOLT

Meat substitutes for Lent discussed; illus

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SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD; Alice Faye to Be 'Aunt Sissy' in 'Tree Grows in Brooklyn' -- 'No Greater Love' Opens

Date: 24 February 1944

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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