Hackensack in History

New Jersey: Jersey City - Newark - Ridgewood

Historical Events

  • 1909-06-09 Alice Huyler Ramsey, 22-year-old housewife from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the 1st woman to drive across the US, in a Maxwell 30, drives 3,800 miles from Manhattan to San Francisco in 59 days
  • 1987-01-05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • 1923-03-12 Walter M Schirra Jr, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1925-07-15 Phil Carey, American actor (One Life to Live), born in Hackensack, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1946-12-15 Harry Ray, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1947-09-28 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1956-09-22 Debby Boone, singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1970-07-13 Steven J Brown, guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1970-08-25 Doug Glanville, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1972-06-08 P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)