Californian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 310 of 310

  • 2014-05-03 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66
  • 2014-05-17 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84

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2015-03-05 Harrison Ford crash-lands his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California

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2015-09-13 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 2015-10-05 Governor Jerry Brown of California signs a bill giving terminally ill patients the "right to die"
  • 2015-10-19 US scientists from University of California find evidence life on earth may have begun 4.1 billion years ago, 300 million earlier than previously thought
  • 2015-12-02 Attack on a social services centre in San Bernardino, California kills 14 and wounds 17
  • 2016-01-06 Californian Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over methane gas leak on outskirts of Los Angeles
  • 2016-04-11 Updated "Tree of Life" published in "Nature Microbiology" by scientists from Berkeley University in California
  • 2016-08-16 Wildfire breaks out in San Bernardino County, California, engulfing 15,000 acres, prompting evacuation of 82,000 people

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,672

  • 1930-09-24 John Watts Young, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1930-09-29 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)
  • 1930-10-30 Marilyn Alex, actress (Molly-Young & Restless), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1930-11-08 Bob Harris, actor (Jim-Troubleshooters), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1930-11-17 Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) and congressman, born in Tulare, California (d. 2006)
  • 1930-11-30 William H Dana, test pilot (X-15), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1930-12-22 Larry Stevenson [Richard], skateboard innovator (kicktail), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2012)

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1931-01-05 Robert Duvall, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver), born in San Diego, California

  • 1931-02-18 Bob St. Clair "The Geek", American football player, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1931-03-06 John Smith, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1931-04-08 John Gavin, actor ( Imitation of Life, Psycho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1931-04-11 Johnny Sheffield, actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1931-05-31 Steve Horn, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1931-06-24 Billy Casper, American golfer and three time PGA Player of the Year (1966, 1968 and 1970), born in San Diego, California (d. 2015)
  • 1931-07-28 Darryl Hickman, American actor (Human Comedy, Tea & Sympathy), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1931-08-14 Frederic Raphael, writer (After the War, California Time)
  • 1931-08-21 Nancy Hadley, actress (Love That Jill, Joey Bishop Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1931-10-30 Dick Gautier, stage and screen actor (Get Smart, Mr Terrific), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)

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1931-11-30 Bill Walsh, NFL coach (San Francisco 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)

American Football Coach Bill Walsh
American Football Coach
Bill Walsh
  • 1931-12-02 Edwin Meese III, US attorney General (1985-88), born in Oakland, California
  • 1931-12-11 Richard Devon, actor (Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California
  • 1932-01-03 Mara Corday, actress (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1932-01-16 Dian Fossey, American zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1932-01-28 W Parry O'Brien, California, shot putter (Oly-2 gold/silver-52, 56, 60, 64)
  • 1932-03-03 Mara Corday, American playmate (Oct, 1958), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1932-05-05 Will Hutchins, Atwater California, actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord)
  • 1932-06-04 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • 1932-07-29 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], Los Angelas California, playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956)
  • 1932-09-03 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1932-10-16 Henry Jay Lewis, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1932-10-26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York
  • 1932-11-08 Richard E Lawyer, astronaut, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1932-12-18 Roger Smith, South Gate California, actor (77 Sunset Strip)
  • 1932-12-22 Joe Clark, WLAF off coordinator coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933-03-11 Terry J Hatter Jr, US judge in California
  • 1933-04-14 Morton Subotnick, composer (Wild Bull), born in Los Angeles, California

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1933-04-15 Elizabeth Montgomery, actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1933-04-16 Joseph Bottoms, actor (Blind Date, Braker), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1933-04-29 Rod McKuen, American singer/composer (Alone, Beatsville), born in Oakland, California
  • 1933-06-20 Brett Halsey, Santa Ana California, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun)
  • 1933-06-25 Gary Crosby, California, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
  • 1933-07-27 Nick Reynolds, folk musician (The Kingston Trio), born in San Diego, California
  • 1933-08-16 Julie Newmar, actress (Catwoman-Batman, Living Doll), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1933-08-17 Glenn Corbett [Glen Edwin Rothenburg], El Monte, California, American actor (Route 66, Shenandoah)
  • 1933-09-14 Harve Presnell, Modesto California, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown)

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1933-10-31 Hobart "Hobie" Alter, American surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, born in Ontario, California (d. 2014)

  • 1933-11-25 Rene Enriquez, actor (Ray Calletano-Hill Street Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1934-01-03 Carla Hills, American lawyer and politician (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1975-77), born in Los Angeles, California

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1934-01-22 Bill Bixby, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
  • 1934-02-18 Skip Battin, singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1934-03-31 Richard Chamberlain, American actor (Dr Kildare), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1934-06-26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in New York City
  • 1934-07-28 Norman D Shumway, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-08-08 Julian C Dixon, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-09-06 Jody McCrea, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1934-10-21 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-11-19 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • 1934-12-04 Victor French, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1934-12-05 Joan Didion, US author and journalist (The year of Magical Thinking), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1934-12-30 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California

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1935-02-14 [Mary] Mickey Wright, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ), born in San Diego, California

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1935-02-16 Kenneth Price, ceramic artist and print maker (Hot Bottoms, Tamed), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1935-05-11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • 1935-05-27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-06-24 Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
  • 1935-06-25 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935-08-23 Loren Rush, American composer, born in Richmond, California
  • 1935-08-30 John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
  • 1935-11-10 Pippa Scott, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-11-14 Jakusho Kwong, Santa Rosa California, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center
  • 1935-11-24 Ronald V Dellums, (Rep-D-California, 1971- ), born in Oakland, California

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1936-01-06 Darlene Hard, American tennis player, born in Los Angeles, California

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1936-02-13 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1936-02-27 Roger M Mahoney, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- ), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-03-05 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • 1936-06-02 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1936-07-23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988- ), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1936-07-23 Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • 1936-08-16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California

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1936-08-18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1936-10-20 Larry Mowry, PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior), born in San Diego, California
  • 1936-11-02 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice
  • 1936-11-11 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-11-14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-12-06 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1936-12-08 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-12-23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1937-01-15 Margaret O'Brien, actress (Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis), born in San Diego, California
  • 1937-02-27 Barbara Babcock, actress (Dr Quinn, Dallas, Hill St Blues), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1937-03-16 David Del Tredici, American composer and pioneer of the Neo-Romantic movement (1980 Pulitzer), born in Cloverdale, California
  • 1937-03-21 Tom Flores, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders), born in Fresno, California
  • 1937-03-23 Craig Breedlove, American race car champion (613 MPH-Spirit of America), born in Los Angeles, California

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1937-04-06 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

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1937-04-20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-06-05 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • 1937-07-05 Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-07-23 Bruce Surtees, cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1937-08-03 Diane Wakoski, Whittier, California, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal)

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1937-08-08 Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California

Famous Weddings

Weddings 301 - 308 of 308

  • 2016-07-17 Actress and model Tatyana Ali (37) weds Vaughn Rasberry in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2016-07-23 Actor Corbin Bleu (27) weds actress Sasha Clements (26) at Hummingbird Nest in Santa Susana, California
  • 2016-07-31 Herjavec Group CEO Robert Herjavec (53) weds former "Dancing with the Stars" Kym Johnson (39) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2016-07-31 Ballet dancer Misty Copeland (33) weds attorney Olu Evans in Laguna Beach, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2016-08-13 Comedian Kevin Hart (37) weds Eniko Parrish near Santa Barbara, California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2016-08-20 Stand-up comedian Chris Hardwick (31) weds actress Lydia Hearst (44) in Pasadena, California
  • 2016-09-10 Actress and singer Anna Camp (33) weds Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin (29) in a vineyard wedding at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California
  • 2016-11-13 The Office actress Angela Kinsey (45) weds Days of Our Lives actor Joshua Snyder in Topanga, California

Famous Deaths