Today in United States of America History (Part 14)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 8,877

  • 1910-05-03 Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
  • 1910-05-12 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • 1910-05-23 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
  • 1910-05-30 Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
  • 1910-06-07 Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
  • 1910-06-13 Mary Wickes, American actress (Dennis the Menace, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1910-06-17 Red Foley, American musician (d. 1968)
  • 1910-06-23 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
  • 1910-07-30 Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
  • 1910-08-01 Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
  • 1910-08-04 Anita Page, American actress (d.2008)

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1910-08-12 Jane Wyatt, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek), (d. 2006)

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt
  • 1910-09-03 Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007)
  • 1910-10-07 Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
  • 1910-10-08 Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1910-10-08 Gus Hall, American union organizer and head of the U.S. Communist Party (d. 2000)
  • 1910-10-12 Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator (d. 1985)
  • 1910-10-12 Bob Sheppard, American baseball announcer
  • 1910-10-25 William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
  • 1910-11-13 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
  • 1910-12-02 Russell Lynes, American art historian, photographer, author and managing editor of Harper's Magazine (d. 1991)
  • 1910-12-07 Louis Prima, New Orleans Luisiana, American musician (That Old Black Magic)
  • 1910-12-15 John H. Hammond, American rock/jazz musician (I Can Tell, So Many Roads), born in NYC, New York
  • 1910-12-17 Sy Oliver, American jazz arranger and bandleader (d. 1988)
  • 1910-12-27 Charles Olson, American poet (d. 1970)
  • 1911-02-03 Robert Earl Jones, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1911-02-09 William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)
  • 1911-02-12 Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (d. 1968)
  • 1911-03-26 T. Hee, American animator (d. 1988)
  • 1911-04-21 Ivan Combe, American inventor (d. 2000)
  • 1911-04-28 Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
  • 1911-05-10 Bel Kaufman, American author, born in Berlin, Germany, (d. 2014)
  • 1911-05-13 Robert Middleton, American film and TV actor (Barney-Monroes), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1911-06-26 Babe Didrikson Zaharias [Mildred Ella], Port Arthur, Texas, American athlete (U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame)
  • 1911-06-30 Czeslaw Milosz, Polish/American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980)
  • 1911-07-09 John A. Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008)
  • 1911-07-29 Iakovos, Archbishop of America (d. 2005)
  • 1911-08-01 Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
  • 1911-08-09 Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer (d. 2001)
  • 1911-09-02 Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
  • 1911-09-03 Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
  • 1911-09-09 Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972)
  • 1911-09-15 Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • 1911-09-23 Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)
  • 1911-10-02 Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
  • 1911-10-09 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)
  • 1911-10-30 Ruth Hussey, American actress (d. 2005)
  • 1911-12-14 Hans von Ohain, German/American aerospace engineer (d. 1998)
  • 1911-12-15 Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (d. 1991)
  • 1912-01-20 Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (d. 1970)
  • 1912-01-30 Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
  • 1912-02-17 Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
  • 1912-02-19 Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
  • 1912-02-25 Brenda Joyce, American actress
  • 1912-03-04 Carl Marzani, American documentarian (d. 1994)
  • 1912-03-22 Karl Malden, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1912-04-12 Walt Gorney, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1912-04-16 Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996)
  • 1912-04-16 Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
  • 1912-04-19 Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951)
  • 1912-05-03 Virgil Fox, American organist (d. 1980)
  • 1912-05-13 Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
  • 1912-05-21 John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (d. 1986)
  • 1912-06-05 Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
  • 1912-06-08 Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
  • 1912-06-19 Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
  • 1912-07-01 Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • 1912-07-31 Irv Kupcinet, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1912-08-23 Gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way)
  • 1912-09-05 Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
  • 1912-09-22 Martha Scott, Jamesport, Missouri, American actress (Our Town, Ben-Hur)
  • 1912-09-23 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1912-10-22 Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1912-10-31 Ollie Johnston, American animator (d. 2008)
  • 1912-11-11 Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
  • 1912-11-22 Doris Duke, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912-11-23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (d. 1989)
  • 1912-12-04 Pappy Boyington, American pilot (d. 1988)
  • 1912-12-15 Ray Eames, American designer (d. 1988)
  • 1912-12-18 Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002)
  • 1912-12-22 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), born in NYC, New York

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1913-01-09 Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1913-01-14 Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • 1913-01-22 Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • 1913-01-25 Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • 1913-01-29 Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1913-02-14 Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1913-03-04 Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
  • 1913-03-22 Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • 1913-03-30 Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)

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1913-04-04 Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983)

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • 1913-04-07 Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • 1913-04-27 Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
  • 1913-05-01 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • 1913-05-29 Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
  • 1913-06-06 Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
  • 1913-07-11 Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
  • 1913-07-12 Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)
  • 1913-07-15 Cowboy Copas, American country singer (d. 1963)
  • 1913-07-15 Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 3,920

  • 1989-10-11 M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
  • 1989-10-12 Jay Ward, American cartoonist (Rocky & His Friends), dies at 69 of kidney cancer
  • 1989-10-23 Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911)
  • 1989-10-26 Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)
  • 1989-11-17 Gus Farace, American gangster (b. 1960)
  • 1989-11-22 C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
  • 1989-11-25 Alva R. Fitch, American World War II and Korean soldier (b. 1907)
  • 1989-12-06 John Payne, American movie actor ("Miracle on 34th St") dies aged 77
  • 1989-12-11 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (b. 1895)
  • 1990-01-03 Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
  • 1990-01-04 Harold Edgerton, American electrical engineer (b. 1903)
  • 1990-01-18 Rusty Hamer, American actor (b. 1947)
  • 1990-01-26 Lewis Mumford, American historian (b. 1895)
  • 1990-02-08 Del Shannon, American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway), commits suicide at 55
  • 1990-02-27 Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)
  • 1990-03-13 Bruno Bettelheim, American psychiatrist (b. 1903)
  • 1990-03-19 Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
  • 1990-04-14 Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
  • 1990-05-27 Robert B. Meyner, American politician (b. 1908)
  • 1990-06-03 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
  • 1990-07-27 Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)
  • 1990-08-02 Norman Mclean, American writer (b. 1902)
  • 1990-08-12 B. Kliban, American cartoonist (b. 1935)
  • 1990-10-03 Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano dies in Langhorne, PA
  • 1990-10-10 Tom Murton, American penologist (b. 1928)
  • 1990-10-16 Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)
  • 1990-11-15 Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)

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1990-11-17 Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)

  • 1990-12-16 Douglas Campbell, American pilot (b. 1896)
  • 1990-12-21 Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, American aeronautical engineer (Lockheed Skunk Works; b. 1910)

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1991-01-11 Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 85

Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson
Nobel Laureat Physicist
Carl David Anderson

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1991-01-30 John Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)

Physicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen
Physicist and Electrical Engineer
John Bardeen
  • 1991-01-30 Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (b. 1907)
  • 1991-02-01 Carol Dempster, actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
  • 1991-02-03 Harry Ackerman, American TV executive producer (b. 1912)
  • 1991-02-09 James Cleveland, American gospel singer, dies at 59
  • 1991-02-11 Robert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1922)
  • 1991-02-26 Slim Gaillard [Bulee], American Jazz singer/songwriter, dies at 75
  • 1991-02-28 Wassily Hoeffding, American statistician (b. 1914)
  • 1991-03-22 Dave Guard, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio), dies of cancer at 56
  • 1991-04-04 Forrest Towns, American hurdler (b. 1914)
  • 1991-04-23 Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
  • 1991-04-26 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
  • 1991-04-28 Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (b. 1905)
  • 1991-06-15 Happy Chandler, American politician and Commissioner of Baseball (b. 1898)
  • 1991-06-24 Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (b. 1917)
  • 1991-06-27 Milton Subotsky, American screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • 1991-08-08 Julissa Gomez, American gymnast (b. 1972)
  • 1991-08-11 J. D. McDuffie, American NASCAR driver (b. 1939)
  • 1991-09-14 Russell Lynes, American art historian and magazine editor (b. 1910)
  • 1991-09-26 Billy Vaughn, American singer and bandleader (Sail Along Sil'vry Moon), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1991-10-11 Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
  • 1991-10-28 Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
  • 1991-10-31 Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 1991-11-10 William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 1991-11-26 Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
  • 1991-12-05 Robert Karvelas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 1991-12-10 Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
  • 1991-12-19 Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
  • 1992-01-24 Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (b. 1950)
  • 1992-02-02 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • 1992-03-21 Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
  • 1992-04-04 Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
  • 1992-04-28 Iceberg Slim, American writer (b. 1918)
  • 1992-05-01 Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
  • 1992-05-12 Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 1992-05-20 Roger Keith Coleman, American convict
  • 1992-05-22 Zellig Harris, American linguist (b. 1909)
  • 1992-05-27 Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (b. 1890)
  • 1992-06-10 Zak Hern├índez, American soldier (b. 1973)
  • 1992-07-09 Eric Sevareid, American reporter (b. 1912)
  • 1992-08-15 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • 1992-08-26 Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
  • 1992-10-07 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • 1992-10-21 Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
  • 1992-10-27 David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
  • 1992-12-13 Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (b. 1899)
  • 1992-12-25 Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66
  • 1992-12-27 Kay Boyle, American writer (Scottsboro: An American Tragedy), dies at 90
  • 1993-01-03 Johnny Most, American sports announcer (b. 1923)
  • 1993-01-15 Sammy Cahn, American songwriter (b. 1913)
  • 1993-02-18 Kerry Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
  • 1993-03-31 Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (b. 1900)
  • 1993-05-08 Avram Davidson, American writer (b. 1923)
  • 1993-05-31 Spuds Mackenzie, American advertisement dog
  • 1993-06-08 Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (b. 1945)
  • 1993-06-26 William H. Riker, American political scientist (b. 1920)
  • 1993-06-28 GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956)
  • 1993-07-07 Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
  • 1993-07-10 Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • 1993-08-28 William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
  • 1993-09-28 Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)
  • 1993-10-06 Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (b. 1949)
  • 1993-10-11 Jess Thomas, American tenor (b. 1927)
  • 1993-10-17 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage) (b. 1963)
  • 1993-10-28 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80
  • 1993-11-13 Carey Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones), American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 1993-12-16 Charizma, American Hip-Hop MC (b. 1973)
  • 1993-12-18 Charizma, American rapper (b. 1973)
  • 1994-01-05 Tip O'Neill, American politician (b. 1912)