Celebrating a century – or more – of birthdays!

Governor Herbert Celebrates Utah's Centenarians

Each year, at the Centenarian Celebration, our Governor honors some of Utah's finest - those 100 years of age and older. The celebration includes lunch, music, an opportunity to shake hands with our State's leader and time for us younger Utahns to gain a bit of wisdom. Learn more about Governor Herbert

Governor’s Century Club of Utah

Utah’s people truly enhance Utah’s beauty. Chief among these are our Centenarians – remarkable people who have reached the incredible milestone of their 100th birthday.

– Governor Herbert

Centenarians Share their wisdom

  • Outstanding memories
  • Impressive changes
  • Secret to longevity
  • Best life advice

Experience the Yearbook

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Featured Centenarian

Eleanor Piacitelli Dalpiaz

104 Years Young

Favorite Accomplishments

“Being in a loving marriage, having good and hard-working children, and caring family and friends are what I count as my most cherished accomplishments.” She believes next to being a wife and a parent, nursing was the most important thing in her life.

Hobbies and Activities

Nora enjoys reading the newspaper every day and especially loves working on the daily puzzles. She attends church almost every Sunday and cherishes frequent visits with her family.


In 1933, Nora decided to pursue her dream and went into training at Holy Cross Hospital School of Nursing. She graduated in 1937 as a Registered Nurse and began a long, successful nursing career including positions at Holy Cross and Carbon Hospitals.

1st Birthday

Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic.

April 10, 1912

Titanic, largest ship afloat, leaves Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City.
Four days later, Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic.

44th Birthday

Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California!

July 1955

After years of planning, Walt Disney's first theme park opens its gates at 2:30 pm on Sunday July 17, 1955 in Anaheim, California.

30th Birthday

December 1941 - Pearl Harbor is attacked by Japan.

December 1941

Arguably the most important date of the last 100 years in American history continues to be Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a date that will forever live in “infamy,”

91st Birthday

XIX Olympic Winter Games opens in Salt Lake City, Utah

February 2002

Olympics come to Utah! The opening ceremony was held on February 8, 2002, and sporting competitions were held up until the closing ceremony on February 24, 2002