Chicago in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 304 of 304

  • 2015-06-15 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2
  • 2015-11-24 Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder of 17 year old African American Laquan McDonald in 2014
  • 2017-04-09 Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
  • 2017-07-05 101 people reported shot, 15 killed in Chicago, Illinois over 4th July weekend

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 476

  • 1946-09-11 Dennis Tufano, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-10-21 Lee Loughnane, rocker (Chicago)
  • 1946-10-26 Pat Sajak, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-12-30 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-01-24 Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-02-18 Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-03-31 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-05-14 Al Ciner, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-05-28 Patti Reynolds, playmate (Sept, 1965), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-06-21 Michael Gross, American actor (Family Ties, FBI murders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-20 James Pankow, rocker (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-21 Carl Giammarese, rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-20 Chuck Panozzo [John], rocker (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-10-12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1947-10-26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • 1947-11-08 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-13 Joe Mantegna, actor (House of Games, Weeds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-30 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-12-07 Vincent Baggetta, actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1948-04-04 Berry Oakley, rocker (Allman Brothers-Ramblin' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-07-25 Steve Goodman, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-08-28 Daniel Seraphine, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-10-17 George Wendt, American actor (Norm in Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-11-14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-01-24 John Belushi, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-05-31 Tom Berenger, actor (Big Chill, Someone to Watch Over Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-10-10 Jessica Harper, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-10-25 Brian Kerwin, actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-11-29 Garry Shandling, comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1950-02-26 Jonathan Cain, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-04-15 Amy Wright, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-05-14 Jill Stein, American physician, activist and Green Party nominee for President (2016), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-06-02 Toni Alessandrini, actress (Vice Academy Part 2), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-06-15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-08-03 John Landis, American director (Animal House, Michael Jackson's Thriller video), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-09-11 Amy Madigan, actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-05-09 Alley Mills, actress (Norma Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-13 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-21 Nils Lofgren, guitarist/singer/songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1951-07-21 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 1951-09-02 Michael Gray, actor (Ronnie-Brian Keith Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-02-03 Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-04-06 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-04-29 Nora Dunn, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-05-14 Robert Zemeckis, American film director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1952-05-21 Mr. T, [Lawrence Tureaud], American actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T & T), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actor Mr. T
Actor
Mr. T
  • 1952-07-14 Stan Shaw, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-10-31 Bernard Edwards, bassist (Chicago-Addicted to Love), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1952-11-30 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-03-25 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-03-14 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-04-10 Peter MacNicol, actor (Chicago Hope, Sophie's Choice), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1954-06-15 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-06-30 Ken Olin, actor (Thirtysomething, Det Quinn-EZ Street), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-07-02 Wendy Schaal, actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-07-30 Ken Olin, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-08-12 Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-09-29 Cindy Morgan, [Cichorski], actress (Tron), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-10-26 D W Moffett, Highland Park IL, actor (Fine Things, Lisa, Chicago Sons)
  • 1954-11-08 Rickie Lee Jones, singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-19 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-20 Steve Dahl, California, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM)
  • 1955-09-10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-11-06 Maria Shriver, newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-01-07 Rosalyn Bryant, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-02-14 Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-04-27 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-07 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-19 Scott Jacoby, actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-02-06 Robert Townsend, comedian/actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-02-18 Bruce Rauner, American politician, Governor of Illinois (2015-), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-11-10 Jodi Anderson, US long jump champ (1978-81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-12-19 Liz Glazowski, playmate (April, 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1958-07-16 Michael Flatley, Irish choreographer (Lord of Dance), born in Chicago, Illinois

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • 1958-09-12 Gregg Edelman, actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-09-20 Marty Schiene, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-09-25 Michael Madsen, actor (Reservoir Dogs, Straight Talk), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-10-10 John M Grunsfeld, PhD/astronaut (STS 67, 81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-12-10 John J York, actor (Mac Scorpio-General Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-12-13 Lynn-Holly Johnson, actress (Ice Castles), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1958-12-25 Rickey Henderson, MLB outfielder (stolen base king, A's, Yanks), born in Chicago, Illinois

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1959-08-13 Danny Bonaduce, actor (Danny-Partridge Family)/Chicago DJ (WLUP)

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1960-03-14 [Anthony] Kirby Puckett, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • 1960-04-29 Joseph Guzaldo, actor (Stir Crazy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960-11-04 Kathy Griffin, American comedienne (Suddenly Susan, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960-12-03 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-01-25 Michele Tobin, actress (Fitzpatricks), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-03-17 Casey Siemaszko, actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-04-01 Jennifer Runyon, American actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1961-04-30 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP), born in Chicago, Illinois

NBA Point Guard and Head Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Head Coach
Isiah Thomas
  • 1961-08-06 Mary Lou, Daniels Chicago lL, tennis star
  • 1961-09-11 Virginia Madsen, actress (Dune, Hot Spot, Class), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-12-11 Darryl Jones, American musician (Rolling Stones), born Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-02-02 Michael T Weiss, actor (Jarod-Pretender, Days of our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-05-30 Tonya Pinkins, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-07-01 Andre Braugher, American actor (Homicide: Life on the Street, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-07-03 Thomas Gibson, actor (Dr Daniel Nyland-Chicago Hope)
  • 1962-09-22 Rob Stone, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-10-05 Mike Conley, triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1984), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Famous Deaths