Glendale in History

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

1986-03-16 Christa Johnson wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1987-03-08 Jane Geddes wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • 2005-01-26 Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1925-10-27 Mary Kay Steans, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • 1931-12-11 Richard Devon, actor (Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California
  • 1935-05-11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • 1938-04-07 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California
  • 1942-01-05 Cliff Potts, actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • 1944-09-03 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945-09-23 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945-11-08 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • 1947-04-18 Lori Martin, actress (Velvet-National Velvet), born in Glendale, California
  • 1947-06-06 Robert Englund, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street), born in Glendale, California
  • 1948-09-27 A Martinez, American actor (L.A. Law, Santa Barbara), born in Glendale, California
  • 1949-04-14 Michael Shea, American actor (Lucas in The New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Glendale, New York
  • 1950-10-03 Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • 1951-02-10 Roxanne Pulitzer, author (Prize Pulitzer), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-07-26 Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-09-09 Bonnie Large, playmate (March 1973), born in Glendale, California
  • 1954-10-24 Doug Davidson, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless), born in Glendale, California
  • 1956-01-09 Kimberly Beck Hilton, actress (Kim-Peyton Place), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-08-01 Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-11-12 Gail Castro, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Oly-96), born in Glendale, California
  • 1958-09-15 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1959-06-12 Jenilee Harrison, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas), born in Glendale, California
  • 1962-05-04 Tracy Vaccaro, playmate (October, 1983), born in Glendale, California
  • 1963-05-20 Brian Nash, actor (Joel-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-06-04 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-06-17 Mike Magnante, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • 1969-09-29 Erika Eleniak, playmate (Jul, 1989)/actress (Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • 1971-03-02 Donna Perry, playmate (Nov, 1994), born in Glendale, California
  • 1971-04-14 Gregory Zaun, catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-13 Nicole Eggert, actress (Charles in Charge, Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-18 Mike Lieberthal, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-11-07 Emily Porter Lesueur, synchronized swimmer (Oly-gold-96), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1973-09-12 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Glendale, California

  • 1974-09-09 Jennie Kwan, actress (Samantha Woo-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • 1974-10-05 Douglas Emerson, actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug), born in Glendale, California
  • 1975-01-29 Kelly Packard, actress (Tiffani Smith-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • 1984-03-27 Emily Ann Lloyd, actress (Apollo 13), born in Glendale, California

Famous Weddings


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1940-01-26 Actor Ronald Raegan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California

Actress Jane Wyman
Actress
Jane Wyman
  • 2006-06-25 Wyatt Earp actor Hugh O'Brian (81) weds Viginia Barber at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California

Famous Deaths

  • 1975-09-29 Casey Stengel, NY Yankee manager (1949-60), dies in Glendale at 85