Norristown in History

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - Pittsburgh

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-05-24 Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in a sexual assault case in Norristown

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1927-09-22 Tom Lasorda [Thomas], baseball manager (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Baseball Manager Tom Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tom Lasorda

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1935-10-18 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

  • 1951-11-13 Beth Anders, field hockey sweeper (Oly-bronze-1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-12-01 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1968-09-04 Mike Piazza, catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-08-10 Lisa Raymond, tennis star (1995 Indian Wells doubles), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-02-28 Debbie Koegel, dance skater (& Oleg Fediukov), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania