Massachusetts in History (Part 4)

Massachusetts: Boston - Lowell - Springfield, MA - Worcester

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 478

  • 1940-02-04 John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1940-05-15 Paul Rudd, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1940-05-17 Alan Kay, American computer scientist (GUI design and object-oriented programming), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Computer scientist Alan Kay
Computer scientist
Alan Kay
  • 1940-11-15 Sam Waterson, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1941-01-04 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • 1941-04-18 Walter Francis Sweeney, Cohasset, Massachusetts, NFL Guard (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2013)
  • 1941-05-28 Beth Howland, actress (Vera - Alice, Company), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

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1941-06-05 Robert Kraft, American owner of the New England Patriots, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

Business Magnate and NFL Owner Robert Kraft
Business Magnate and NFL Owner
Robert Kraft
  • 1942-07-13 Stephen Jo Bladd, rocker (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1942-08-06 George Jung [Boston George], American convicted drug felon whose story was portrayed in the biopic "Blow", born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1942-09-29 Madeline Kahn, actress (Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943-01-14 Ronald Hunter, actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943-03-25 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1943-05-02 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1992)
  • 1943-10-14 Noreen Corcoran, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1944-02-03 Stephen Ross, American economist (arbitrage pricing theory), born in Boston, Massachusetts, (d. 2017)
  • 1944-07-07 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1944-09-25 Eugenia Zukerman, flutist/novelist (Deceptive Cadence), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1945-10-16 Paul Monette, American writer and LBT activist, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • 1946-01-22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1946-05-07 Bill Danoff, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1946-06-06 Tony [Anthony Frederick] Levin, American bassist (King Crimson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1946-06-22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1946-12-10 Thomas Lux, American poet (Split Horizon), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1947-02-15 John Adams, composer (Nixon in China), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1947-03-07 Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1947-03-12 Mitt Romney, 70th Republican Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate, born in Detroit, Michigan

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney
  • 1947-03-27 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1947-09-06 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin
  • 1947-10-10 Alan Rachins, actor (Douglas-LA Law), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1948-03-12 James Taylor, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1948-04-24 Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
  • 1948-06-11 Stephen Schnetzer, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1948-09-02 Christa McAuliffe, American teacher who died in Challenger space shuttle disaster, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1948-12-21 Barry Gordon, actor (Gary-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

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1948-12-31 Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer
  • 1949-02-14 Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • 1949-03-26 Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-04-28 Jerome "Jay" Apt, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1949-05-03 Albert Sacco Jr, PhD/astronaut (STS 73), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1949-06-22 Elizabeth Warren, American academic and US Senator (D-Massachusetts), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
  • 1949-08-15 Kate Taylor, American singer-songwriter (It's in His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-17 Sib Hashian, rock drummer (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-01-29 Ann Jillian, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1950-08-11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-09-10 Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way)
  • 1950-10-30 Louise Duart, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 1950-11-03 James Rothman, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate (2013) for work on vesicle vesicle trafficking, born in Haverhill Massachusetts
  • 1950-11-21 Livingston Taylor, rocker (I Will be in Love With You), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1951-03-17 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

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1951-03-24 Pat Bradley, LPGA golfer (1981 US Women's Open), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1951-06-07 Anne Twomey, actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951-06-12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1951-11-29 Barry Goudreau, rock guitarist (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1952-06-14 Eddie Mekka, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1952-09-24 Joseph P Kennedy II, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • 1953-06-20 Brian J Duffy, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1953-06-27 Kent Bostick, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1953-09-16 Lenny Clarke, actor (Officer Hampton-John Larroquette Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1953-12-14 Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1953-12-31 James Remar, actor (48 Hours, Rent-a-Cop, Cotton Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1954-05-05 Angelo Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1954-10-15 Jere Burns, actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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1954-10-25 Mike Eruzione, American ice hockey player (Olympic Gold Medal 1980), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Mike Eruzione
Ice Hockey Player
Mike Eruzione
  • 1955-02-07 Rolf Benirschke, NFL place kicker/TV host (Wheel of Fortune), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1955-03-02 Dale Bozzio, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Unknown), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1955-05-11 Mark Herndon, country drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1955-08-30 Richard "Butch" Johnson, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1956-01-21 Geena Davis, American actress (Beetlejuice, Fly), born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1956-03-31 Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brothers Keeper), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1956-07-31 Deval Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts
  • 1957-05-25 Hillary Bailey Smith, actress (Nora-One Life to Live), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1957-08-18 Denis Leary, american actor/comic (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1957-09-19 Richard M Linnehan, astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1958-02-17 Karen Lende O'Connor, equestrian 3-day (Oly-silver-96), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1958-02-24 Susan Scannell, actress (Nicole-Dynasty), born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • 1958-04-07 Alexandra Neil, actress (Rose-Guiding Light), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1959-05-06 Kate Collins, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1960-01-06 Paul Azinger, American PGA golfer, born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 1960-08-03 Tim Mayotte, tennis player (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1960-09-17 Terry Nihen, playmate (December, 1983), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1960-11-22 Tommy Masters, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Carolina-50th), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • 1961-07-26 Gary Cherone, heavy metal vocalist (Extreme-More Than Words), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1962-03-25 Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • 1962-08-13 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1963-03-10 Jasmine Guy, actress (Whitley-Different World), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1963-04-14 Meg Mallon, American LPGA golfer (1991 US Women's Open), born in Natick, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon

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1963-04-18 Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • 1963-07-01 Edward Tsang Lu, astronaut (STS 84), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1963-07-24 Paul Geary, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1963-08-30 Michael Chiklis, American actor (Commish, The Shield), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1963-09-05 Kristian Alfonso, Brockton, Massachusetts, American actress (Days of Lives, Falcon Crest)
  • 1963-11-19 Justine Greiner, playmate (February, 1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1964-01-25 Bob Sweeney, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1964-08-17 Pete McCutcheon, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Quebec Open), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1965-02-03 Maura Tierney, actress (Lisa-Newsradio), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1965-02-24 Jane Swift, former acting Governor of Massachusetts
  • 1965-03-17 Caitlin Bilodeaux, US fencer (Olympic-92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1965-03-31 Tom Barrasso, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1965-04-04 Black Francis [Charles Thompson], American singer/songwriter (Pixies), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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