Alabama in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 324

  • 1949-11-14 Terry Lee Johnson, Alabama, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1950-05-02 Randy Colley (Moondog Rex), American pro wrestler (WWF Tag Team champion 1981), born in Alexander City, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • 1950-09-04 Doyle Alexander, American baseball player, born in Cordova, Alabama
  • 1951-02-14 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1951-10-25 Ransom Wilson, American conductor and flutist (Soliste NY)
  • 1952-07-17 Robert R. McCammon, American sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1952-07-18 James Forbes, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • 1952-08-17 Kathryn C Thornton, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1952-10-07 Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1953-02-07 Robert Brazile "Dr. Doom", NFL player (Houston Oilers), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1953-06-21 Charlie Moore Jr., American baseball player, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1954-01-25 Condredge Holloway, American CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1954-05-04 Doug Jones, American attorney and politician (Rep-D-Alabama 2017-), born in Fairfield, Alabama

Person of interestCondoleezza Rice

1954-11-14 Condoleezza Rice, 1st female African-American U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09), born in Birmingham, Alabama

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • 1954-12-26 Ozzie Smith, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1955-04-06 Michael Rooker, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Jasper, Alabama
  • 1955-05-11 Mark Herndon, country drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1955-07-09 Willie Wilson, American baseball player, born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1955-10-17 Kerry James Marshall, American artist whose works seek to challenge the marginalization of African-Americans, born in Birmingham, Alabama

Person of interestMichael Biehn

1956-07-31 Michael Biehn, American actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss), born in Anniston, Alabama

Person of interestMae Jemison

1956-10-17 Mae Jemison, 1st African American woman in space (STS 47), born in Decatur, Alabama

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison
  • 1956-10-26 Regina Benjamin, 18th US Surgeon General (2009-13), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1957-01-19 Mickael Virtue, American rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1957-02-14 Alan Hunter, one of the original MTV VJs, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1957-03-28 Harvey Glance, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Phenix City, Alabama
  • 1958-01-30 Brett Butler, American comedian (Grace-Grace Under Fire), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1958-02-08 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • 1958-06-04 Julie Gholson, American actress (Where the Lilies Bloom), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1958-07-16 Mike Rogers, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1958-08-14 Bobby Eaton, American wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1958-08-18 Reginald "Reg" E. Cathey, American actor (The Wire, Oz, House of Cards), born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • 1958-10-27 Lee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
  • 1959-07-04 Bill McCorvey, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1959-07-26 Rick Bragg, American journalist and writer, born in Piedmont, Alabama
  • 1959-08-26 Kathryn P Hire, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1959-12-29 Paula Poundstone, American stand-up comedian (Emmy Awards), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1960-08-14 Broderick Thompson, American NFL offensive lineman (Denver Broncos), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1960-08-25 Ashley Crow, American actress (Heroes-Sandra Bennet), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1960-10-12 Steve Lowery, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2001 3rd), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Person of interestTim Cook

1960-11-01 Tim Cook, American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama

CEO of Apple Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
Tim Cook
  • 1961-04-22 Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)
  • 1961-06-28 Jeff Malone, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Miami Heat), born in Mobile, Alabama

Person of interestCarl Lewis

1961-07-01 Carl Lewis, American sprinter and long jumper (9 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • 1961-08-02 Ed West, American NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons), born in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 1961-10-31 Alonzo Babers, 400m/4X400m relay (Olympic gold 1984), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1962-07-18 Jensen Buchanan, American actress (Vicky/Marley-Another World), born in Montgomery, Alabama

Person of interestEvander Holyfield

1962-10-19 Evander Holyfield, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

Person of interestCharles Barkley

1963-02-20 Charles Barkley, American basketball forward (NBA MVP 1993, 11-time All Star, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • 1963-08-06 Kimberley Conrad, American Playboy model (January 1988, Playmate of the year 1989) who married Hugh Hefner, born in Moulton, Alabama
  • 1963-09-05 Dave Brantley, American MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1963-12-10 Michael Lofton, fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1963-12-12 Teresa Blake, American actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1964-02-21 Willie Pless, American CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • 1964-05-06 Kim Oden, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Person of interestCourteney Cox

1964-06-15 Courteney Cox, American actress (Monica Geller on Friends), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Actress Courteney Cox
Actress
Courteney Cox
  • 1964-06-27 Chuck Person, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • 1964-07-06 Lillie Leatherwood, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1965-04-09 Hal Morris, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • 1965-08-25 Cornelius Bennett, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1966-02-11 Anthony Parker, American NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams, TB Bucs), born in Sylacauga, Alabama
  • 1966-02-22 Resha Riggins, Miss Alabama (1990), born in Trussville Alabama
  • 1966-04-05 Scott Dill, American NFL tackle and guard (Tampa Bay Bucs, Minnesota Vikings), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1966-08-07 Jimmy Wales, American internet entrepreneur and cofounder of Wikipedia, born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1966-09-14 Mike Cooley, American guitarist (Drive-By Truckers), born in Tuscumbia, Alabama
  • 1966-10-19 Dave Veres, pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1967-04-25 Angel Martino, American 50m/100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold/2 br-92, 96), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1967-05-05 Brad Baxter, American NFL fullback (NY Jets), born in Dothan, Alabama
  • 1967-10-11 Rob Selby, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1967-12-13 Mike Mordecai, American baseball infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1967-12-29 Tony Tolbert, American NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys), born in Tuskegee, Alabama
  • 1968-03-30 Donna D'Errico, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Sep, 1995), born in Dothan, Alabama
  • 1968-04-10 Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian (MADtv, 7 Up spokesman), born in Toulminville, Alabama
  • 1968-04-19 Keith McCants, American NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1968-04-20 DeDee Nathan, American heptathlete, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1968-07-04 Mark Lenzi, American 3m spring diver (Olympic gold 1992), born in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1968-08-22 Michael Curry, American basketball forward and coach (Detroit Pistons), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • 1968-10-12 Leon Lett, American NFL defensive tackle and coach (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1969-06-12 Kevin Turner, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles) and plaintiff against NFL (concussion case), born in Prattville, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • 1969-07-27 Linda Burgess, American basketball forward (LA Sparks), born in Madison, Alabama
  • 1969-11-07 Michelle Morse, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • 1970-05-24 Nick Castaneda, American pairs skater (& Dawn Piepenbrink), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1970-06-11 Bill Selby, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Monroeville, Alabama
  • 1970-09-05 Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • 1970-09-16 Anthony Marshall, American NFL safety (Chicago Bears), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1970-09-20 John Copeland, American NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals), born in Lanett, Alabama
  • 1971-02-14 Lonnie Johnson, American NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1971-04-09 Anthony Redmon, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • 1971-06-14 Fred Baxter, American NFL tight end (NY Jets), born in Brundidge, Alabama
  • 1971-07-29 Johnny Ruffin, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Butler, Alabama
  • 1971-10-08 Nate Miller, American NFL and WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1971-11-05 Erick Walder, American triple jumper, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1971-12-13 Mike Pelton, American NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts), born in Goshen, Alabama
  • 1972-03-17 Mia Hamm, Selma Alabama, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-11-19 David Palmer, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings 1994-2002), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1972-12-06 James Logan, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Opp, Alabama
  • 1973-01-16 Willie Whitehead, American CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Tuskegee, Alabama
  • 1973-03-06 Terry Adams, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1973-04-17 Theo Ratliff, American NBA forward and center (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Demopolis, Alabama
  • 1973-06-12 Jason Caffey, American NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1973-08-13 Sherman Williams, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama

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