Norwalk in History

Historical Events

  • 1853-05-06 1st major US rail disaster kills 46 (Norwalk, Connecticut)

Famous Birthdays

  • 1864-01-06 Ban Johnson, baseball founder (American League), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1907-05-17 Horace McMahon, South actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1920-05-08 Sloan Wilson, novelist (Man in the Gray Flannal, born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1935-01-01 B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • 1943-05-27 Bruce Weitz, actor (Hill St Blues, Death of a Centerfold), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1953-12-30 Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1966-11-03 Todd Reynolds, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1967-12-15 Mo Vaughn, American MLB first baseman (Boston Red Sox, MVP-1995), born in Norwalk, Connecticut