McWhirter, Ross

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McWhirter, Ross Gender: M
born on 12 August 1925 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°31' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 05°39 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°58'


British journalist who, along with his 20-minute older twin brother, authored "The Guinness Book Of World Records." On November 27, 1975 at 18:45 GMT, he was shot by the IRA at his front door in Enfield, Middlesex, England; he was taken to a local hospital but died shortly thereafter.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Homicide 27 November 1975 (Shot by IRA, age 50)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Philip Lucas quotes B.C. in MH, 10/1980. Dana Holliday same from People magazine


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Brother)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Same location lifetime
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Shot)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twin)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Published Guiness Book of World Records)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Originated Guiness Book Of World Records)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book