New York in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 324 of 324

  • 2012-10-26 China blocks the New York Times from searches and social media in response to an investigation into Premier Wen Jiabao
  • 2012-10-29 Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in New Jersey resulting in 110 deaths and $50 billion in damage and forces the New York stock exchange to close
  • 2012-10-31 The New York stock exchange opens after being closed for two days after Hurricane Sandy
  • 2012-11-26 The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion
  • 2012-12-20 Intercontinental Exchange purchases the New York Stock Exchange, the largest in the world, for $8 billion
  • 2013-07-16 84th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-0 at Citi Field, New York
  • 2013-08-05 Alex Rodriquez, New York Yankee MLB player, is banned for 211 games for using human growth hormones
  • 2013-09-20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees

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2013-11-03 Bobby Orr's autobiography "Orr: My Story" debuts at the #8 position on The New York Times best seller list for nonfiction

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 2014-03-12 8 people are killed, 70 are injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York

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2014-03-18 Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks

  • 2014-06-13 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat the New York Rangers in 5 games

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2014-11-03 New York's 104-storey One World Trade Center officially opens 13 years after the September 11 attacks

  • 2014-12-20 Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley kills 2 NYPD officers in Brooklyn, New York, supposedly in revenge for the killing of Eric Garner, before killing himself

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2015-05-11 Record price for a work of art at auction: Picasso's The Women of Algiers (Version ‘O’) sells for US$179.3 million at Christies in New York

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • 2015-06-06 Convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat break out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York
  • 2015-07-08 The New York Stock Exchange stops trading for nearly four hours due to a technical error
  • 2015-08-11 Largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York - 12 dead, with over 100 cases in the South Bronx
  • 2015-08-14 Most extensive face transplant surgery ever performed on Patrick Hardison by Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez at New York University Langone Medical Center
  • 2015-10-28 Longest ever 1st game of Baseball World Series (5h 9min), Kansas City Royals defeat New York Mets 5-4, also joint longest by innings
  • 2015-12-17 Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals is arrested on fraud charges in New York by the FBI
  • 2016-01-23 Blizzard delivers record snow to 80 US states, New York 30 inches of snow. Washington 28 inches at least 15 killed
  • 2016-02-05 Computer hackers try to steal 1 billion from Federal Reserve Bank of New York using Bangladesh banking codes, steal 81 million before a typo alerts authorities
  • 2016-09-17 Terror bomb in Chelsea, New York injures 29

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 909

  • 1928-04-04 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-06-19 Nancy Marchand, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1928-06-20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-06-22 Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
  • 1928-07-09 Vince Edwards, American actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1928-08-09 Bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP), born in Manhattan, NYC

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • 1928-09-01 George Maharis, Astoria New York, actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game)
  • 1928-09-18 Phyllis Kirk, actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1929-01-16 Francesco Scavullo, celebrity photographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1929-02-20 Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1929-03-13 Peter Breck, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929-03-13 Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1929-03-21 James Coco, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1929-03-30 Shirley Stoler, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1929-04-07 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Joe Gallo
Gangster
Joe Gallo
  • 1929-05-25 Beverly Sills, [Belle "Bubbles" Miriam Silverman], American soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-06-28 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1929-07-28 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)

  • 1929-08-14 Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1929-09-20 Anne Meara, Brooklyn New York comedian/actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place)

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1929-11-20 Dick Clark, American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012)

Radio and Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television Personality
Dick Clark
  • 1929-12-01 Dick Shawn, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1930-01-02 Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1930-01-03 Robert Loggia, actor (Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1930-01-04 Sorrell Booke, actor (Bye Bye Braverman, Black Like Me), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1930-01-06 Vic Tayback, American actor (Mel-Alice, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-01-16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-02-28 Frank Malzone, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1930-04-16 Herbie Mann, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-04-25 Paul Mazursky, American writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1930-05-11 Stanley L Elkin, American writer/professor (Living End), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1930-05-22 Harvey Milk, American politician and gay activist, born in Woodmere, New York (d. 1978)

American Politician Harvey Milk
American Politician
Harvey Milk
  • 1930-06-03 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • 1930-06-30 June Valli, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1930-08-01 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-08-14 Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
  • 1930-11-05 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-01-06 E. L. Doctorow, American author (Ragtime, Billy Bathgate), born in The Bronx, New York (d.2015)
  • 1931-06-09 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-25 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee), born in The Bronx, New York

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1931-09-17 Anne Bancroft, actress (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • 1931-11-16 Bob Gibson, folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1932-04-11 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), born in New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-04-12 Tiny Tim [ Herbert Khaury], New York, musician, (d. 1996)
  • 1932-07-02 Ken McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-08-16 Eydie Gorme [Edithe Gormezano], American singer (Bossa Nova), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1932-08-23 Mark Russell, political satirist/pianist (Real People), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1932-08-28 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)
  • 1932-11-13 Richard Mulligan, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-02-22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)

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1933-03-16 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Brooklyn, New York

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • 1933-04-10 Ron Murphy, Hamilton, ON, NHL player (New York Rangers), (d. 2014)
  • 1933-05-28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1933-07-07 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-08-10 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-09-04 Richard Castellano, actor (The Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1934-01-17 Shari Lewis, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1934-02-16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1934-03-09 Joyce Van Patten, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-07-21 Edolphus Towns, (Rep-D-New York, 1983- )
  • 1934-09-07 Bill Giles, baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1934-11-12 Ann Flood, Jamaica, New York, American actress (Edge of Night)
  • 1934-12-30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1935-01-09 Bob Denver, New Rochelle, New York, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1935-02-15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-03-15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-06-24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-17 Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-10-20 Jerry Ohrbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-05 Dick Davalos, actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York

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1935-12-01 Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter & Director
Woody Allen
  • 1935-12-05 Calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)
  • 1936-01-17 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-03-09 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936-05-14 Bobby Darin, [Walden Waldo Cassotto], singer (Mack the Knife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1936-05-27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-09-22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-10-01 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-10-19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-11-08 Edward George Gibson, astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Buffalo, New York

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1936-12-29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1937-01-31 Steve Karmen, jingle writer (I Love NY, This Bud's for You), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-02-05 Stuart Damon, American actor (Alan Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-03-01 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York

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1937-04-05 Colin Powell, general/asst to president (Nat Sec Affairs), born in The Bronx, New York

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • 1937-05-02 Lorenzo Music, American writer/actor/voice (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-05-08 Thomas Pynchon, novelist (V, Gravity's Rainbow), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1937-05-10 Arthur Kopit, US playwright ('Wings', 'Nine'), born in New York City
  • 1937-05-12 George Carlin, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-06-16 Erich Segal, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-07-05 Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1937-07-09 Marty Springstead, Nyack, New York, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor
  • 1937-08-01 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-08-06 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York

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