Michigan in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 311

  • 1955-06-06 Sandra Bernhard, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1955-11-22 Sue Novara-Reber, cyclist (1975 World sprint champ), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1956-03-09 Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University American football coach
  • 1956-07-14 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1957-06-12 Timothy Busfield, actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1957-08-16 Laura Innes, Pontiac, Michigan, American actress and director (ER, The Event)
  • 1957-10-23 Sue Ertl, American LPGA golfer, born in Ionia, Michigan
  • 1958-06-06 Elaine Crosby, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-06-22 Bruce Campbell, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-08-06 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan

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1958-08-16 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1958-08-27 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], body modifier (world record holder in body modification), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1959-03-16 Michael J Bloomfield, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1959-06-19 Mark DeBarge, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1959-06-29 Edward F Humenik, PGA golfer (1994 Kmart Greater-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan

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1959-08-14 Earvin "Magic" Johnson, American NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic-gold-92), born in Lansing, Michigan

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 1959-08-28 Mary Murphy, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1959-09-21 David Coulier, actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-01-07 Tierre Turner, American actor (Waverly Wonders, Cop & the Kid), born in Detroit Michigan
  • 1960-03-12 Courtney B Vance, actor (Hamburger Hill), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-11-03 [Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson, Michigan, American volleyball player (Oly-3 g-84, 88, 96)
  • 1960-12-10 Paul Assenmacher, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-06-04 El Debarge, rocker (Debarge-All this Love), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1961-07-04 Connie Paraskevin-Young, sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-10-10 Brian Lee Diemer, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1961-11-04 Edward Knight, Ann Arbor, Michigan, composer
  • 1961-12-24 Mary Barra, American CEO of General Motors (1st woman to head a global automotive company), born in Waterford, Michigan
  • 1962-01-19 Chris Sabo, third baseman (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-22 Lenda Murray, body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-27 Grant Show, actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-05-25 Amy Read, golfer (1994 Healthsouth Palm Beach-15th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1962-08-22 James Debarge, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1962-09-09 Aleta Rzepecki Sill, bowler (1983 WIBC single), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-01-23 Gail O'Grady, actress (Hitman, Nobody's Perfect, NYPD Blue), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-03-03 Kelly Miller, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Detroit, Michigan

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1963-03-04 Jason Newsted, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Nothing Else Matters), born in Battle Creek, Michigan

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
  • 1963-06-27 Stephen Peterson, Conn, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-09-04 John Vanbiesbrouck, NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-10-10 Mike Donnelly, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-03-03 Lisa Ann Poggi, actress (Jolie-Loving), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1964-04-04 Gregory Thomas Kraft, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-06-28 Susan Mascarin, American tennis player, born in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • 1964-11-25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic-bronze-1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1964-12-30 Kris Tschetter, LPGA golfer (1992 Northgate Computer), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-01-03 Mark Dewey, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1965-02-01 Sherilyn Fenn, actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-02-26 Matt Jackson, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Payless), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1965-03-23 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-11-04 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1966-02-04 Barry Klein, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1966-04-29 John VanderWal, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1966-07-31 Dean Cain, actor (Clark-Lois & Clark), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • 1966-09-09 Kevin Hatcher, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1966-10-18 Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1966-10-24 F P Santangelo, outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1967-02-28 Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-03-17 Chris Luongo, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-04-15 Suzy Green, LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon-26th), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-05-15 John Smoltz, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, 1996 Cy Young), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-08-02 Aaron Krickstein, tennis player (Tel Aviv 1983), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1967-09-19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967-09-27 Jason Dungjen, pairs skater (& Kyoko Ina), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-09-28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-12-20 Wendy Hamilton, playmate (Dec, 1991), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-06-12 Scott Aldred, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-06-23 Kent Steffes, beach volleyballer (Olympics-gold-96), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1968-07-30 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-11-13 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-11-23 John O'Neill, US field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Detroit, Michigan

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1968-11-24 Todd Beamer, passenger and hero on United Airlines Flight 93, born in Flint, Michigan

Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd Beamer
Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93
Todd Beamer
  • 1969-01-01 Verne Troyer, American actor (Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies), born in Sturgis, Michigan
  • 1969-01-15 Adam Burt, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-01-25 Kina [Cosper], American singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-02-27 Victoria Fair, Jackson Michigan, Miss Michigan-America (1991)
  • 1969-06-24 Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan

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1969-09-29 Kelly Robbins, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • 1969-10-13 Tim Crabtree, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1970-05-13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1970-06-07 Mike Modano, NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1970-06-19 Quincy Dushawn Watts, 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-01-23 Mark Grimmette, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1971-04-21 Jennifer Reed, Miss USA-Michigan (1997)

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1971-06-22 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1971-06-30 Ann Marsh, fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-10-05 Coni Lyn Hull, Jackson Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1996)
  • 1971-10-15 Roland McGhee, long jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1972-04-29 Gwendolyn Wentland, high jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1972-05-09 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan

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1972-06-23 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde) born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1972-12-25 Fantasia, [Tonya Manley], dancer/actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-02-21 Brian Rolston, NHL left wing (Olympics-1994, NJ Devils), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1973-03-01 Chris Webber, American NBA forward (Washington Bullets, Wizards), born in Detroit, Michigan

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1973-03-26 Larry Page, American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Sergey Brin), born in East Lansing, Michigan

Computer Scientist, Google Co-founder Larry Page
Computer Scientist, Google Co-founder
Larry Page
  • 1973-05-28 Todd Sweeris, table tennis player (Olympics-96), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-03-19 Jennifer Lynn Drayton, Saginaw Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1997)
  • 1974-05-24 Natalie Neaton, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1974-06-06 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper (Follow Me, Drift Away), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • 1974-12-10 Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • 1975-08-11 Natasha Bell, Miss Michigan USA (1996)

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