New York in History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 909

  • 1968-05-13 PMD [Parrish J. Smith], American rapper (EPMD), from Brentwood, New York
  • 1968-05-15 James "Jim" Neil, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1968-05-28 Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Oly-92, 96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-07-23 Beth Ehlers, actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light, Hunger), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-09-26 Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-01-15 Marsha Miller, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Colin Keely, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Anne Marie Lauck, marathoner (Olympics-10th-96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-04-30 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-05-01 Carrie Stevens, playmate (June 1997), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-05-16 David Boreanaz, American actor (Angel, Bones), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-06-28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-07-04 David Wittman 1.5k runner, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-07-15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York

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1969-07-24 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, writer, director and independent filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-12-09 Allison Smith, actress (Jennie-Cagney & Lacey, Kate & Allie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1969-12-27 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1970-01-07 Doug E Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor (Cosby, Cool Runnings), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-01-20 Thomas "Tom" Murray, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-01-27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-06-03 Lanee Butler, mistral sailboat sailor (Olymp-11th-1996), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Ralph Adkins, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-04 Louise Van Voorhis, 470 sailor (Olympics-4th-1992, 96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1970-07-20 Tom Sherrer, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Cleveland Open-2nd), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-08-31 Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-09-11 Dan Hackett, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-10-10 Helen Louise Goldsby, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-22 Steve Campbell, tennis star, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-10-30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-03 Doug Zmolek, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Allen Watson, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-11-20 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor] American rapper (A Tribe called Quest), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016
  • 1971-01-09 Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Oly-15-94), born in Syracuse, New York

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1971-01-11 Mary Jane Blige, New York, American R&B singer-songwriter

Singer-Songwriter Mary Jane Blige
Singer-Songwriter
Mary Jane Blige
  • 1971-02-23 Jason Keller, actor (Jason-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971-02-23 Shane Keller, actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971-03-09 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1971-05-30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer born in Queens, New York

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel

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1971-06-16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • 1971-08-11 Aaron Miller, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-02 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-10-18 Tammy Harris, Williamstown NY, Miss America-New York State (1997)
  • 1971-11-27 Kirk Acevedo, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-08 Garvin Alston, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1971-12-29 Jay Fiedler, Long Island, New York, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1972-01-19 Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-05-08 Keelin Curnuck, Miss New York USA (1996)/Ms Venus Swimwear (1994)
  • 1972-05-28 Cheryl Demkowski, dance skater (& Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1972-12-11 Francisco Rodriguez, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-12-19 Alyssa Jane Milano, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-01-19 Chris Stynes, infielder (KC Royals), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-02-23 Robert Pipkins, luger (Olympics-1994), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1973-03-30 Kareem Streete-Thompson, 100m/long jumper, born in Ithaca, New York
  • 1973-03-30 [Kirk] Kareem Streete-Thompson, long jumper, born in Ithaca, New York
  • 1973-05-28 Pat Peake, NHL center (Washington Capitals), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1973-06-29 George Hincapie, road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-07-22 Rufus Wainwright, Canadian American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • 1973-07-28 Scott Bloom, actor (Keys, Stuff), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1973-08-12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973-08-22 Kristen Wiig, American comedian and actress (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters), born in Canandaigua, New York
  • 1973-12-15 Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics-96), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1974-03-05 Kevin Connolly, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus), born in Patchogue, New York

  • 1974-04-04 Dave Mirra, American BMX rider, born in Chittenango, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1974-08-21 Amy Fisher, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1974-10-19 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1975-01-11 Rory Fitzpatrick, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1975-06-17 Frederick Koehler, actor (Chip-Kate & Allie), born in Queens, New York
  • 1975-08-16 Felicia Zimmermann, fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1975-10-09 Sean Ono Lennon, Son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's, born in NYC, New York

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1976-04-18 Melissa Joan Hart, american actress (Clarissa, Sabrina), born in Smithtown, New York

  • 1976-11-30 Cypher Zero, American circus innovator (New York Circus Arts)
  • 1977-01-31 Kerry Washington, American actress (Scandal), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1977-03-28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-05-08 Joe Bonnamassa, American singer-songwriter (SeeSaw), born in New Hartford, New York
  • 1977-05-29 Danny Gerard, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1977-07-27 Jason Michael Zimbler, actor (Clarissa Explains it All), born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-10-18 Chris McKenna, actor (Joey-One Live to Live), born in Queens, New York

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1977-11-16 Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-27 Jessica Lynn Ferdinand, Miss New York Teen USA (1997)
  • 1979-02-22 David Lopez, actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York

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1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American singer and pianist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer & Pianist Norah Jones
Singer & Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 1979-08-21 Aiesha Lee Hendrick, Miss New York Teen USA (1996)
  • 1979-11-04 Daisy Eagan, American actresss (Secret Graden), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1980-06-02 Abby Wambach, American Soccer player (world record for international goals), born in Rochester, New York

Soccer Player Abby Wambach
Soccer Player
Abby Wambach
  • 1980-10-31 Alondra de la Parra, Mexican founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas

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1980-12-18 Christina Aguilera, American singer (Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants), born in Staten Island, New York

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1981-01-25 Alicia Keys [Cook], singer-songwriter (Fallin, Where Do We Go From Here), born in New York City

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter
Alicia Keys
  • 1981-02-08 Tommy Michaels, actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children), born in Staten Island, New York

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1981-06-01 Amy Schumer, American comedian, writer ad producer (Inside Amy Schumer), born in New York

Comedian Amy Schumer
Comedian
Amy Schumer

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1981-08-29 Brian Chesky, American internet entrepreneur (CEO of Airbnb), born in Niskayuna, New York

Co-founder of Airbnb Brian Chesky
Co-founder of Airbnb
Brian Chesky
  • 1981-09-19 Scott Bradlee, American musician and arranger (Postmodern Jukebox), born on Long Island, New York
  • 1982-08-29 A+ [Andre Levins], American rapper, born in Hempstead, New York

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