Illinois in History

Illinois: Chicago - Springfield, IL

Historical Events

  • 1805-06-05 1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)
  • 1809-02-03 Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)
  • 1810-03-06 Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
  • 1818-12-03 Illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day)
  • 1832-06-16 Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Illinois
  • 1832-08-02 Battle of Bad Axe, Wisconsin: 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sauk & Fox Native Americans ending the Black Hawk War in the US
  • 1837-11-07 In Alton, Illinois, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy shot dead (age 34) by pro-slavery mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time.
  • 1841-04-06 Cornerstone laid for 2nd Mormon temple, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • 1846-02-04 Mormons leave Nauvoo, Illinois, for settlement in the west
  • 1850-05-27 Mormon Temple in Nauvoo, Illinois, destroyed by tornado

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1854-10-04 Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln
  • 1858-06-16 Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand" accepting Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the Senate
  • 1858-08-21 1st Lincoln-Douglas debate (Illinois)
  • 1866-04-06 Grand Army of the Republic forms in Decatur, Illinois, by Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson
  • 1868-03-02 University of Illinois opens
  • 1872-03-22 Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment
  • 1879-01-22 James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois & Minnesota
  • 1887-08-10 Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)
  • 1892-02-02 Longest boxing match under modern rules; 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe & Frank Crosby
  • 1908-08-14 Race riot in Springfield Illinois
  • 1909-11-13 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry, Illinois
  • 1912-11-25 American College of Surgeons incorporates in Springield, Illinois
  • 1917-05-27 Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed
  • 1917-07-01 Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)
  • 1918-06-22 Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe Illinois)
  • 1922-06-22 Herrin massacre, 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.
  • 1926-11-12 The first recorded aerial bombing on US soil took place in Williamson County, Illinois, during a feud between rival liquor gangs, the Sheltons and the Birgers
  • 1927-01-07 Harlem Globetrotters play 1st game (Hinckley, Illinois)
  • 1930-01-22 -35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
  • 1930-02-15 Weona beats Toluca in Illinois Basketball Tournament in 10 overtimes
  • 1937-03-24 Bus blew a tire, going out of control, killing 18 (Salem Illinois)
  • 1938-10-15 Robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" premieres in NYC
  • 1942-06-05 Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54
  • 1946-04-25 "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
  • 1947-01-01 33rd Rose Bowl: #5 Illinois beats #4 UCLA, 45-14
  • 1949-04-05 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital n Effingham, Illinois, catches fire, 77 people killed
  • 1951-08-11 100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi River in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois
  • 1952-01-01 38th Rose Bowl: #4 Illinois beats #7 Stanford, 40-7

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1953-01-19 Jesse Owens named Illinois Athletic Commission secretary

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens
  • 1954-07-14 117°F (47°C), East St Louis, Illinois (state record)

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1955-04-15 Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • 1955-06-27 1st automobile seat belt legislation enacted (Illinois)
  • 1957-06-14 42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record)
  • 1960-08-18 1st commercial oral contraceptive, Enovid 10 debuts in Skokie, Illinois
  • 1964-01-01 50th Rose Bowl: #3 Illinois beats Washington, 17-7
  • 1966-08-27 Race riot in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1967-07-17 Race riots in Cairo Illinois
  • 1969-09-23 Northern Star and Illinois Univ newspaper start rumors that Paul McCartney is dead
  • 1970-12-15 Illinois State Constitution is adopted at a special election.
  • 1971-01-06 Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate
  • 1972-09-15 A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shakes Northern Illinois.
  • 1973-04-09 Otto Kerner, former governor of Illinois, convicted for his role in an illegal racetrack scheme
  • 1977-11-02 Microbiologist Carl R. Woese and scientists from the University of Illinois announce the identification of methanogens, a form of microbial life (Archaea) dating back some 3.5 billion years
  • 1978-06-22 Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois
  • 1983-10-22 Two correctional officers are killed by inmates in Marion, Illinois. The incident inspired the Supermax model of prisons.
  • 1984-01-02 70th Rose Bowl: UCLA beats #4 Illinois, 45-9
  • 1985-09-22 Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1989-04-15 Then largest lottery in North America ($69M) drawn in Illinois
  • 1990-04-22 1990 NFL Draft: Jeff George from University of Illinois first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • 1990-07-14 Sara Martin, of Illinois, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • 1993-11-29 "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1994-01-02 "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 performances
  • 1997-10-04 Farm Aid 10 concert in Texas cancelled due to weak ticket sales and moved to Illinois
  • 1997-10-30 Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured
  • 2002-01-01 68th Sugar Bowl: #12 LSU beats #7 Illinois, 47-34
  • 2005-04-04 67th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Illinois 75-70
  • 2008-01-01 94th Rose Bowl: #6 Southern California beats #13 Illinois, 49-17
  • 2008-02-14 Northern Illinois University shooting: a gunman opened fire in a lecture hall of the DeKalb County, Illinois university resulting in 24 casualties; 6 fatalities (including gunman) and 18 injured.

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2008-12-09 The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2009-01-29 Rod Blagojevich, the Governor of Illinois, is removed from office after being convicted of corruption charges
  • 2012-09-30 39th Ryder Cup: Europe wins 14.5-13.5 at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, U.S
  • 2013-01-01 79th Orange Bowl: #13 Florida State beats #16 Northern Illinois, 31-10

Famous Birthdays

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1837-05-27 "Wild Bill" Hickok [James Butler], American cowboy and scout, born in Troy Grove, Illinois (d. 1876)

Folk Hero of the American Old West Wild Bill Hickok
Folk Hero of the American Old West
Wild Bill Hickok

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1841-09-08 Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of US President James A. Garfield, born in Freeport, Illinois (d. 1882)

  • 1843-09-25 Thomas Chrowder Cham Mattoon Illinois, American Geologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany

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1848-03-19 Wyatt Earp, American sheriff (OK Corral), born in Monmouth, Illinois (d. 1929)

OK Corral Sheriff Wyatt Earp
OK Corral Sheriff
Wyatt Earp

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1860-03-19 William Jennings Bryan, American orator and statesman known as "The Great Commoner", born in Salem, Illinois (d. 1925)

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan

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1860-09-06 Jane Addams, American pacifist, social worker and feminist (Nobel 1931), born in Cedarville, Illinois (d. 1935)

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams

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1866-11-28 Henry Bacon, American architect (Lincoln Memorial), born in Watseka, Illinois (d. 1924)

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon

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1868-03-22 Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923), born in Morrison, Illinois (d. 1953)

  • 1879-10-04 Edward Murray East, Du Quoin Illinois, American Botanist and Geneticist who developed hybrid corn
  • 1880-12-24 Johnny Gruelle, Arcola Illinois, American cartoonist, children's book writer and creator of Raggedy Ann (d. 1939)
  • 1890-09-06 Clara Kimball Young, Illinois, actress (Return of Chandu)
  • 1891-11-12 Seth Barnes Nicholson, Springfield Illinois, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter
  • 1894-06-20 Lloyd A Hall, Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry
  • 1896-04-04 Robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight)
  • 1897-02-20 Ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window)

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1899-07-21 Ernest Hemingway, American author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)

  • 1900-08-02 Helen Morgan [Riggins], Danville, Illinois, American singer/actress (Applause, Show Boat)

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1902-10-05 Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1984)

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc

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1903-06-13 Harold "Red" Grange, American "Galloping Ghost" of football (University of Illinois, Chicago Bears), born in Forksville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • 1905-01-01 Charles Melvin Price, East St. Louis, Illinois, a longtime member of the US House of Representatives
  • 1905-02-12 Harry Bellaver, Illinois, US, actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)

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1906-04-22 Eddie Albert [Heimberger], American actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 2005)

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1906-05-03 Mary Astor, American actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor
  • 1908-08-30 Fred MacMurray, Kankakee, Illinois, American actor (Double Indemnity, My Three Sons)
  • 1913-01-02 Gardner Read, Evanston, Illinois, composer
  • 1918-03-17 Mercedes McCambridge, actress (All the King's Men), born in Joliet, Illinois

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1918-04-17 William Holden, American actor (Stalag 17, Bridge Over River Kwai, SOB), born in O'Fallon, Illinois (d. 1981)

  • 1918-12-20 Audrey Totter, actress (Carpetbaggers, Set-Up), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1920-04-20 John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )

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1921-02-04 Betty Friedan, American feminist and writer (Feminine Mystique), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2006)

  • 1921-11-06 James Jones, novelist (From Here to Eternity), born in Robinson Illinois (d. 1977)

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1921-12-06 Otto Graham, American NFL Quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2003)

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham

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1922-01-17 Betty White, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls), born in Oak Park Illinois

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White
  • 1922-06-04 Irwin Bazelon, Evanston Illinois, composer (Duo for Viola)
  • 1922-09-01 Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)

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1923-10-04 Charlton Heston, actor (10 Commandments, Ben-Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008), born in Illinois (d. 2008)

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1924-06-18 George Mikan, American NBA center (6-time all-pro), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2005)

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • 1924-10-17 Bonnie Lou [Mary Joan Okum] Rockabilly musician, born in Towanda, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1926-05-19 Paul Cooper, American composer, born in Victoria, Illinois (d. 1996)

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1926-05-26 Miles Davis, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer, born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1991)

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • 1928-03-10 James Earl Ray, American assassin of Martin Luther King Jr., born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • 1928-11-15 William Heirens, Evanston, Illinois, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), (d. 2012)
  • 1929-12-14 Ron Nelson, American composer, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1930-09-19 Bullett Bob Turley, Troy, Illinois, MLB pitcher (World Series MVP, 1958), (d. 2013)
  • 1931-02-16 George E Sangmeister, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • 1931-02-26 Robert D Novak, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1931-07-15 Clive Cussler, Aurora Illinois, American writer (Raise The Titanic, Sahara)
  • 1931-08-16 Forrest E. Mars Jr., Candy Manufacturer (Mars), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1931-09-24 Cardiss Collins, (Rep-D-Illinois, 1973-97), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-12-28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • 1934-09-05 Carol Lawrence, Illinois, dancer/actress (West Side Story)
  • 1935-01-10 Sherrill Milnes, Hinsdale Illinois, baritone
  • 1935-09-19 Thomas W Ewing, (Rep-R-Illinois)

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1936-12-29 Ray Nitschke, Elmwood Park Illinois, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers)

NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke
NFL Middle Linebacker
Ray Nitschke
  • 1937-02-20 David Ackles, Illinois, vocalist/songwriter (American Gothic)
  • 1937-05-16 Yvonne Craig, actress (Batgirl-Batman, Kissin Cousin), born in Taylorville Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1939-01-21 Mary Ellen McAnally, Illinois, poet (Dance of the Zygotes)

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1940-12-01 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Pecoria, Illinois (d. 2005)

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 1941-05-04 George Will, Champaign, Illinois, American political analyst (Night Line)

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1942-05-22 Ted Kaczynski, American serial killer and terrorist known as the "Unabomber", born in Evergreen Park, Illinois

Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist
Ted Kaczynski

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1942-09-11 Tom Dreesen, American comedian (Tim Ried's partner), born in Harvey, Illinois

Comedian Tom Dreesen
Comedian
Tom Dreesen
  • 1943-03-26 Robert "Bob" Woodward, Geneva Illinois, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)
  • 1943-08-09 Ken Norton, American heavyweight boxer, born in Jacksonville, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1943-11-30 Terrence Malick, film director (Badlands, The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1945-10-30 Glenn Poshard, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • 1946-11-23 Bobby L Rush, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • 1947-08-16 Carol Moseley-Braun, (Sen-D Illinois)
  • 1948-02-20 Billy Zoom, American guitarist (X), born in Savanna, Illinois
  • 1949-09-20 John W. Henry, American businessman and owner of sports teams (Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • 1949-09-25 Jerry F Costello, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • 1949-10-18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)

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1950-09-21 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • 1950-12-25 Barry Pearson, American NFL player, born in Geneseo, Illinois
  • 1951-10-05 Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)

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1952-08-24 Mike Shanahan, American football coach (Denver Broncos), born in Oak Park, Illinois

NFL Head Coach Mike Shanahan
NFL Head Coach
Mike Shanahan

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1952-09-02 Jimmy Connors, American tennis champion (US Open-1978, 82, 83 Wimbledon-1974, 82), born in St. Louis, Illinois

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • 1955-05-26 Candace L Collins, Dupo Illinois, playmate (Dec, 1979)
  • 1955-06-16 Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
  • 1955-11-14 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois
  • 1956-09-20 Gary Cole, Park Ridge, Illinois, American actor (Pineapple Express, Midnight Caller)
  • 1957-12-22 Lynne Thigpen, actress (Nancy-Love Sidney), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1960-01-13 Kevin Anderson, American actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy), born in Gurnee Illinois
  • 1961-05-19 Lisa Rathgber Wagner, bowler (3-time LPBT Player of Year, Bowler of Decade), born in Hillsboro Illinois
  • 1961-09-13 Peter Roskam, Republican Congressman from Illinois
  • 1962-10-11 Joan Cusack, Evanston Illinois, actress (SNL, Addams Family Values)
  • 1962-11-10 Cathy Boswell, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Joliet, Illinois

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1964-01-17 Michelle Obama, 1st African-American US First Lady (2009-16), born in DeYoung, Illinois

US First Lady Michelle Obama
US First Lady
Michelle Obama
  • 1964-01-26 Cathy Podewell, American actress (Cally Harper Ewing-Dallas), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1964-12-23 Eddie Vedder, Evanston, Illinois, American heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine)

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1965-08-24 Marlee Matlin, American actress and the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award (Children of Lesser God), born in Morton Grove, Illinois

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • 1966-03-04 Mike Small, Aurora Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast)
  • 1968-06-04 Stacy Leigh Arthur, playmate (Jan, 1991), born in Naperville, Illinois
  • 1969-04-19 James Westphal, Oak Park Illinois, 10k runner

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1970-06-26 Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois

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1970-07-08 Todd Martin, American tennis star (1988 USTA Boys' 18), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin
  • 1970-08-26 Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 1971-11-29 Bernadette Przybycien, Miss Illinois USA (1996)
  • 1973-02-08 Dave Dopek, Bolingbrook Illinois, 200m runner
  • 1973-04-26 Tracy Kathleen Hayes, Wheaton Ill, Miss America (Illinois-5th-1996)

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1973-12-28 Seth Meyers, actor, comedian, writer and producer ("Saturday Night Live") Evanston, Illinois

Comedian and Writer Seth Meyers
Comedian and Writer
Seth Meyers

Famous Weddings


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1842-11-04 U.S. first lady Mary Todd Lincoln (23) weds US president Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois

First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln
First Lady of the United States
Mary Todd Lincoln
US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln

HeartWedding of Interest

1949-03-11 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-01-28 Science student later astronaut Neil Armstrong marries fellow student Janet Elizabeth Shearon in Wilmette, Illinois

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong

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1975-12-30 Director Martin Scorsese (33) weds teacher and author Julia Cameron (27) in Libertyville, Illinois

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-10-25 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (38) weds news anchor Jane Skinner (30) at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Forest, Illinois

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)
Roger Goodell
  • 2006-05-29 "America's Next Top Model" first winner Adrianne Curry (23) weds "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (48) in Joliet, Illinois
  • 2008-12-31 Former American Idol finalist Gina Glocksen (24) weds teacher Joe Ruzicka (32) at the Century Memorial Chapel at Naperville Settlement in Naperville, Illinois

HeartWedding of Interest

2010-01-02 Actor Vince Vaughn (39) weds realtor Kyla Weber in Lake Forest, Illinois

  • 2014-08-31 Model and TV host Jenny McCarthy (41) weds singer Donnie Wahlberg (45) at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • 1881-09-22 Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois (b. 1831)
  • 1902-03-12 John Peter Altgeld, German/US governor of Illinois, dies at 54
  • 1955-11-14 Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
  • 1992-02-12 Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies

BattleExecution

1994-05-10 John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • 2003-12-09 Paul Simon, U.S. Senator from Illinois (b. 1928)