Kentucky in History (Part 2)

Kentucky: Lexington - Louisville - Paducah

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 122 of 122

  • 1965-08-09 Ezra Polley, Georgetown Kentucky, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1966-08-16 Terry Shumpert, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • 1967-08-23 Nancy Jane Cox, Campbellsville Kentucky, Miss Kentucky-America-1991
  • 1968-02-15 Kurt Robin McKinney, actor (Ned-General Hospital), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1968-11-02 Melissa Evridge, playmate (Aug, 1990), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1968-11-06 Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown Kentucky, actress (Generations)
  • 1969-04-25 Travis Fryman, infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1969-08-01 Kevin Jarvis, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1970-10-30 Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1970-12-03 Paul Byrd, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1970-12-05 Susan Sloane, tennis star, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1972-01-09 Kristie Hicks, Bardstown Kentucky, Miss America-Kentucky (1996)
  • 1972-10-19 Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics-96), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1973-10-17 Lorie Bennett West, Miss Kentucky USA (1996)
  • 1974-10-12 Rachyl Hoskins, Miss USA-Kentucky (1997)
  • 1975-07-14 Matthew Kessinger, figure skater (1995 Gt Lakes Jr champ), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1979-06-25 Kelli Jones, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1997)
  • 1980-02-04 Kelly Marie Sodan, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1996)
  • 1981-07-30 Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • 1989-03-25 Chicken Kentucky, 1st partial birth in space (chicken)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1990-08-15 Jennifer Lawrence, American actress (Winter's Bone, Silver Linings Playbook), born in Louisville, Kentucky

  • 1992-10-12 Josh Hutcherson, American actor (Hunger Games films), born in Union, Kentucky

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths