John Wooden Birthday, Date of Birth

John Wooden

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball coach and player. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood," he won ten National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championships in a 12-year period as head coach for the UCLA Bruins, including a record seven in a row. No other team has won more than four in a row in Division I college men's or women's basketball. Within this period, his teams won an NCAA men's basketball record 88 consecutive games. Wooden won the prestigious Henry Iba Award as national coach of the year a record seven times and won the AP award five times.

As a 5'10" guard, Wooden was the first player to be named basketball All-American three times, and the 1932 Purdue team on which he played as a senior was retroactively recognized as the pre-NCAA Tournament national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll. Wooden was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player (1960) and as a coach (1973), the first person ever enshrined in both categories.

One of the most revered coaches in the history of sports, Wooden was beloved by his former players, among them Lew Alcindor (later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) and Bill Walton. Wooden was renowned for his short, simple inspirational messages to his players, including his "Pyramid of Success." These often were directed at how to be a success in life as well as in basketball. Wooden's 29-year coaching career and overwhelmingly positive critical acclaim have created a legacy of great interest in not only sports, but in business, personal success, and organizational leadership as well.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, October 14, 1910
Place of Birth
Hall
Age
111
Star Sign

The October 14, 1910 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 286 day of the year. President of the United States was William Howard Taft.

If you were born on this day, you are 111 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, October 14, 2021, 12 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, October 14, 2022, in 352 days. You have lived for 40,555 days, or about 973,321 hours, or about 58,399,319 minutes, or about seconds.

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14th of October 1910 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 14, 1910

INDORSEMENTS FOR SALE.; Chairman of Hearst Party In Brooklyn Investigating the Report.

Date: 15 October 1910

Bklyn chmn W Taylor probes repts of trafficking in League endorsements

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THE EUROPEAN MARKETS.; Happenings of a Day In London, Paris, and Berlin.

Date: 15 October 1910

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FINANCIAL MARKETS; Stocks in Further Advance -- Call Money Rates, 2@3 3/4 Per Cent.

Date: 15 October 1910

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HAMMERSTEIN READY TO BUILD IN LONDON; Begins Work on Opera House on Monday, and Will Make First Production on Nov. 1.

Date: 15 October 1910

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TIBETANS SAVE AGED ABBOT.; Chinese Authorities Had Sentenced Dalai Lama's Representative to Death.

Date: 15 October 1910

Tibetans save Dalai Lama's repr from Chinese authorities who intended to behead him

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GIRL WED WHILE HE WAITED.; Romance of the Switchboard Which Leaves a Bachelor Manager.

Date: 15 October 1910

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LITERARY NOTES FROM LONDON; Mr. W.J. Locko's Second Visit to America -- Other News of Authors and Books in England

Date: 15 October 1910

JAMES MILNE

James MILNE

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TOPICS OF THE TIMES.

Date: 15 October 1910

Editorial reply to critics of city

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T0PICS IN WALL STREET.; Heavy Decline in Bank Clearings.

Date: 15 October 1910

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TO DEFEND AVIATION CUP.; Many Americans Will Be Entered In Belmont Park Meet.

Date: 15 October 1910

Curtiss still undecided about entering internatl cup race; many Amers enter meet to defend aviation cup

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