Iowa in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 141 of 141

  • 1958-05-27 Linnea Quigley, Davenport Iowa, actress (Night of Demons, Virgin High)
  • 1959-03-06 Tom Arnold, Iowa, [Mr Roseanne Barr Arnold], actor (Tom, True Lies)
  • 1960-01-29 Matthew Ashford, American actor (Jack Devaraux-Days of Our Lives), born in Davenport Iowa
  • 1960-02-09 Peggy A Whitson, Mt Ayr Iowa, PhD/astronaut
  • 1960-06-27 Jim Nussle, (Rep-R-Iowa)
  • 1961-01-05 Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
  • 1961-03-10 Laurel B Clark, Ames Iowa, Lt cmdr USN/astronaut
  • 1962-02-25 Cammy Ciarelli, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-2nd-1995), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1962-04-17 Nancy Hogshead, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)/model (jockey), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1963-03-09 Kent Ferguson, diver (Olympics-92, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1963-10-26 Kerri Lynne Rosenberg, Burlington Ia, Miss Iowa-America (1991-top 10)
  • 1963-11-19 Terry Farrell, actress (Paper Dolls, Jadzia Dax-STDS9), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1964-02-18 Kevin Tapani, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1964-05-14 James M Kelly, Burlington Iowa, Capt USAF/astronaut
  • 1966-01-25 Chet Culver, American politician, governor of Iowa
  • 1967-05-14 Natasha Elaine Kaiser-Brown, 400m runner, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1968-07-24 Laura Leighton [Miller], American actress (Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1969-07-05 John Oostendorp, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1970-02-11 Jason Allyn Scott, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1970-03-01 Lisa Eagen, Harlan Iowa, team handball wing/back court (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-03-03 Shawn Marie Brogan, Miss USA-Iowa (1997)
  • 1970-03-24 Lara Flynn Boyle, Davenport Iowa, actress (Donna Hayward-Twin Peaks)
  • 1970-06-13 Lance Ringnald, US gymnist (Olympic-92), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1970-09-29 Luke Bodensteiner, cross country skier (Olympics-1994), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1971-02-15 Jim Butler, table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1971-07-09 Jill Simon, Miss Iowa USA (1996)
  • 1972-10-24 Natasha Ann Courter, Davenport Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1997)
  • 1973-10-26 Brian Smith, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1974-07-10 Jennifer Montica Curry, Muscatine Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1996)
  • 1975-04-10 Eric Den Besten, Bettendorf Iowa, rower (Olympics-1996)

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1978-02-07 Ashton Kutcher, American actor (That 70s Show), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • 1978-06-13 Allison Dickey, Miss Iowa Teen USA (1996)
  • 1980-09-29 Sarah Sucher, Miss Iowa Teen USA (1997)

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1981-01-28 Elijah Wood, American actor (Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • 1997-11-19 Alexis May McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (2)
  • 1997-11-19 Brandon James McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (5)
  • 1997-11-19 Joel Steven McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (7)
  • 1997-11-19 Kelsey Ann McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (4)
  • 1997-11-19 Kenneth Robert McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (1)
  • 1997-11-19 Natalie Sue McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (3)
  • 1997-11-19 Nathaniel Roy McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets (6)

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Famous Deaths