New York in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 324

  • 1920-01-07 Five duly elected Socialist assemblymen are denied by the New York State Assembly
  • 1920-09-16 Bomb explosion in Wall Street, New York, kills 30
  • 1920-11-27 "The Mask of Zorro" directed by Fred Niblo and starring Douglas Fairbanks is shown in New York - 1st American superhero film
  • 1924-07-01 Dircet regular transcontinental airmail service between New York and San Francisco forms
  • 1925-02-21 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published

Sport awardGolf Major

1926-09-25 9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Salisbury Golf Club in Westbury, New York

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen

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1927-05-20 At 7:40 AM, Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross the Atlantic for Paris, aboard Spirit of St Louis (1st non-stop flight)

  • 1928-01-13 RCA and GE install three test television sets in homes in Schenectady, New York allowing American inventor E.F.W. Alexanderson to demonstrate the first home television receiver which delivered a poor and unsteady 1.5 square inch picture
  • 1928-06-29 The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York both opened.
  • 1930-04-25 "All Quiet on the Western Front", based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Louis Wolheim and Lew Ayres premieres in New York (Outstanding Production 1930)
  • 1931-01-26 "Cimarron" directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne premieres in New York. 1st western to win Best Outstanding Production/Picture (1931)
  • 1931-10-01 The second (and current) Waldorf-Astoria Hotel is opened in New York.
  • 1932-03-29 Jack Benny debuts on radio, on Ed Sullivan's New York interview program
  • 1932-04-12 "Grand Hotel" directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Greta Gabo and John Barrymore premieres in New York, includes the line "I want to be alone" (Best Picture/Production 1932)
  • 1933-01-05 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noel Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)
  • 1934-07-10 2nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-7 at Polo Grounds, New York

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1935-11-08 "Mutiny on the Bounty" directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1936)

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1936-04-01 Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York

  • 1937-08-11 "The Life of Emile Zola" directed by William Dieterle and starring Paul Muni premieres in New York (Best Picture 1938)
  • 1938-09-21 The Great Hurricane of 1938 makes landfall on Long Island in New York. The death toll is estimated at 500-700 people.
  • 1938-10-31 Great Depression: In an effort to try restore investor confidence, the New York Stock Exchange unveils a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public.
  • 1939-04-29 Whitestone Bridge connecting the New York boroughs of Bronx & Queens opens
  • 1939-04-30 New York World's Fair opens
  • 1939-07-11 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees

MurderMurder of Interest

1941-05-09 Louis Buchalter is arraigned in New York state court on the 1936 Joseph Rosen murder along with three other murders

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1941-10-28 "How Green Was My Valley" based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn, directed by John Ford and starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara premieres in New York (Best Picture 1942)

Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford
  • 1942-07-06 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
  • 1942-08-01 Race riots in Harlem, New York
  • 1943-08-31 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island
  • 1943-12-16 "Tamiami Champion" (New York to Florida) trains collide, kills 73 & injures 200

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1944-05-03 "Going My Way", directed by Leo McCary and starring Bing Crosby premieres in New York (Best Picture 1945)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

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1946-11-21 "Best Years of Our Lives", directed by William Wyler and starring Fredric March and Dana Andrew premieres in New York (Best Picture 1947)

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1946-12-20 Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" starring James Stewart and Donna Reed premieres in New York

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra

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1947-05-16 Billie Holiday is arrested in her New York apartment for possession of narcotics

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

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1947-11-11 "Gentlemen's Agreement" directed by Elia Karan and starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire premieres in New York (Best Picture 1948)

  • 1948-01-02 WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins
  • 1948-08-10 WABC TV channel 7 in New York, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1948-08-20 US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin
  • 1949-10-24 Contruction begins on the United Nations headquaters in New York
  • 1949-11-08 "All The King's Men" based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulizer winning novel, directed by Robert Rossen and starring Broderick Crawford premieres in New York (Best Picture 1950)

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1949-12-21 "Samson and Delilah", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature, premieres in New York

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1951-01-18 1951 NFL Draft: Kyle Rote from SMU first pick by New York Giants
  • 1951-05-21 The opening of the Ninth Street Show, otherwise known as the 9th Street Art Exhibition - a gathering of a number of notable artists, and the stepping-out of the post war New York avant-garde, collectively know as the New York School.

Film release premierFilm Premier

1952-01-10 "The Greatest Show on Earth", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Carlton Heston, premieres in New York (Best Picture 1953)

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1952-08-29 New York premiere of history-based film "The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima"
  • 1952-09-23 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant with a record of 96-57 over the New York Giants 92-62
  • 1952-10-14 UN General Assembly first meets at its new headquarters in New York
  • 1952-12-01 The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation

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1953-12-08 Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "Atoms for Peace" speech at the UN in New York.

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1954-01-07 Georgetown-IBM experiment, the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
  • 1954-08-10 At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the St. Lawrence Seaway is held.
  • 1955-04-11 "Marty" directed by Delbert Mann and starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair premieres in New York (Best Picture 1956)
  • 1956-01-21 William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of New Yorker
  • 1956-01-24 6th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 108-94 at Rochester, New York

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1956-10-17 "Around the World in 80 Days", based on the book by Jules Verne, directed by Michael Anderson and starring David Nivon and Cantinflas premieres in New York

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne

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1957-09-05 "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac is published by Viking Press in new York

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • 1957-11-14 The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.

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1958-05-15 "Gigi" based on the story by Colette, directed by Vincent Minnelli and starring Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier premieres in New York (Best Picture 1959)

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
Colette
  • 1958-10-26 PanAm flies first transatlantic jet from New York to Paris

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1958-12-14 Pat Summerall kicks game winning field goal for the New York Giants against the Cleveland Browns at Yankee Stadium

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • 1958-12-28 "The Greatest Game Ever Played", Baltimore Colts beat New York Giants 23-17 in the first every sudden-death overtime game in NFL history (17 future members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame were involved in the game)
  • 1960-04-28 Elena Kagan, New York, US Supreme Court Judge

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1960-06-15 "The Apartment" directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine premieres in New York (Best Picture 1961)

  • 1960-07-13 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 1961-01-17 11th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-131 at Syracuse, New York
  • 1961-03-30 The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed at New York.
  • 1961-11-11 "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller is published by Simon and Schuster in New York
  • 1962-04-11 New York Mets make a losing debut
  • 1962-10-20 Musical "Mr President" opens at St James Theater New York for 265 performances
  • 1963-06-20 1st Mayor's Trophy Game (New York), Mets beat Yankees 6-2
  • 1963-12-29 Chicago Bears win NFL championship, defeating New York Giants 14-10 in Chicago
  • 1964-01-22 World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured in Wisconsin for New York's World Fair
  • 1964-04-23 New York State Theater opens

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1964-06-28 Organization for Afro-American Unity formed in New York by Malcolm X

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
  • 1964-07-07 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
  • 1964-07-24 -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed

Film release premierFilm Premier

1964-10-21 Film version of "My Fair Lady" directed by George Cukor and starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn premieres in New York (Best Picture 1965)

  • 1964-11-28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from University of Auburn first pick by New York Giants

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1965-03-20 Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"

Civil Rights and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height
Civil Rights and Women's Rights Activist
Dorothy Height
  • 1965-04-21 New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season

Music concertMusic Concert

1965-08-28 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guiter at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • 1966-09-16 Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York
  • 1966-12-12 "A Man for All Seasons" based on the play by Robert Bolt, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Paul Scofield premieres in New York (Best Picture 1967)
  • 1967-08-02 "In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison and starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1968)
  • 1967-11-22 Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
  • 1968-03-08 New York rock venue Fillmore East opens in Manhattan
  • 1968-05-24 American boxer Bob Foster defeats holder Dick Tiger for the world light-heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Gardens, New York (goes on to defend title 14x)

MurderAssassination

1968-06-07 The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1968-08-04 WXTV TV channel 41 in New York-Paterson, NY (UNI) begins broadcasting

Music concertMusic Concert

1968-08-30 John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "One on One" benefit for children at Madison Square Garden, New York

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

1969-08-15 Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York State on Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm

  • 1969-09-02 The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.
  • 1969-10-06 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0

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1970-02-04 "Patton" directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring George C. Scott premieres in New York (Best Picture 1971)

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
  • 1970-09-21 New York Times starts first modern op-ed page.
  • 1971-02-10 American Mensa Ltd incorporates in New York
  • 1971-04-08 1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York)
  • 1971-06-13 The New York Times begin publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam
  • 1972-07-21 In New York 57 murders occur in 24 hours

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 909

  • 1904-05-20 Russell Hardie, actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1904-09-25 Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, New Rochelle, New York, American oceanographer

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1904-10-24 Moss Hart, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart
  • 1904-11-29 Kay Johnson, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1904-12-20 Albert Van Dekker, actor (Dr Cyclops, Beau Gesture), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1905-01-18 Chick Chandler, actor (Barney-One Happy Family), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1905-01-29 Barnett Newmann, New York, US painter, (postpainterly abstraction)
  • 1905-07-17 William Gargan, American actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1905-07-29 Clara Bow, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • 1906-04-16 Marion Lloyd Vince, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1906-07-01 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in New York City

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • 1906-07-04 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, Schenectady New York, American Chemist and Meteorologist (cloud seeding)
  • 1907-02-17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1907-03-17 Sonny Werblin, former owner of the New York Jets (d. 1991)
  • 1907-04-23 Lee (Elizabeth) Miller, Poughkeepsie New York, American photographer
  • 1907-07-01 Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1907-07-21 Ross Alexander, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1907-12-25 Cab[ell] Calloway, bandleader (Minnie the Moocha, Jazzball), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1908-03-26 Hank Sylvern, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1908-04-15 Eden Ahbez, American songwriter (Nature Boy), born in Brooklyn, New York (d.1995)
  • 1908-07-23 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1978)
  • 1908-09-10 Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, American composer ('The Toy Trumpet'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1908-09-16 Beecher Moore, British sailor, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1909-10-07 Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1909-12-22 Alan Carney, [David Boughal], actor (Zombies on Broadway), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-02-01 Michael Kanin, director/writer/actor (Woman of the Year), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1910-08-08 Sylvia Sidney, actress (WKRP, Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1910-10-23 Hayden Rorke, American actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-12-18 Abe Burrows, American Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-01-06 Joey Adams, American comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-04-24 Robert Joseph Kane, President of US Olympic Committee (1977-80), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1911-05-18 Sigrid Gurie, actor (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-05-20 Gardner Fox, American sci-fi author (Atom, Hawkman, Zatanna), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-07-04 Mitch Miller, sing along with Mitch (Yellow Rose of Tx), born in Rochester, New York

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1911-08-06 Lucille Ball, American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1989)

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
  • 1911-12-23 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1912-01-07 Charles Addams, cartoonist (New Yorker, Addams Family)
  • 1912-01-29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-05-11 Phil Silvers, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-06-19 Jerry Jerome, American saxophonist (Words & Music), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1912-07-31 Milton Friedman, economist (Nobel 1976), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

Economist Milton Friedman
Economist
Milton Friedman
  • 1912-08-08 Daniel Mann, director (Willard, Butterfield 8), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-11-23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1912-11-24 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1913-01-18 Danny Kaye, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-02-06 John Lund, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1913-03-29 Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-06-02 Bert Farber, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1913-06-11 Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1913-07-01 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1913-08-01 Jerome Moross, composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-08-08 Axel Stordahl, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1913-08-28 Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], Tenor (NY Met Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-10-10 Johnny Downs, American actor (Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-11-13 Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-03-28 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1914-04-30 Sid Weiss, jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1914-06-12 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1914-06-14 Winifred Milius Lubell, New York, American illustrator and writer (The Outer Lands) (d. 2012)
  • 1914-06-15 Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)
  • 1914-08-02 Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury, New York, American actress (Network, Poltergeist)
  • 1914-09-16 Allen Funt, American TV host & creator (Candid Camera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-10-04 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1914-10-07 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-01-19 Alvy West, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-02-07 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1915-02-28 Zero "Samuel" Mostel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-06-02 Robert Moffat Palmer, American composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1915-06-10 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1915-07-09 David Leo Diamond, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1915-08-27 Walter Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1915-11-23 John Dehner, [Forkum], actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1915-12-07 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1916-01-09 Vic Mizzy, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-02-14 Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1916-02-20 Jackie Gleason, American comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-03-26 Vic Schoen, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-04-21 Sidney Clute, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-05-15 Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-08-14 Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005)
  • 1916-09-17 Oswald Garrison Villard Jr., Dobbs Ferry New York, American Engineer (electronics) who invented the over-the-horizon radar that could detect objects thousands of miles away and peer around the Earth's curvature

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1916-12-09 Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York

  • 1917-01-12 Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor
  • 1917-04-28 Robert Woodruff Anderson, New York, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
  • 1917-05-24 Theodore Hesburgh, president (Notre Dame), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1917-05-28 Barry Commoner, biologist (Science & Survival), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917-06-04 Robert Merrill, American baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917-06-30 Lena Horne, American actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1917-09-20 [Arnold] Red Auerbach, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Head Coach Red Auerbach
NBA Head Coach
Red Auerbach

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1917-09-30 Buddy Rich, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich
  • 1917-10-04 Jan Murray, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1917-10-07 June Allyson, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1917-10-26 Mario Biaggi, American politician (Rep-D&R-NY, 1969-88), born in New York (d. 2015)
  • 1917-11-04 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (d. 2012)
  • 1917-11-27 "Buffalo" Bob Smith, TV host (Howdy Doody), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1918-02-03 Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], talk show host (Joey Bishop Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1918-03-09 Mickey Spillane, [Frank], mystery writer (I the Jury), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1918-04-07 Peanuts Hucko, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1918-06-14 Carter Harman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-08-12 Sid Bernstein, music producer/promoter (Beatles, Rolling Stones), born in New York City (d. 2013)

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