Riverside in History

Historical Events

  • 1983-12-16 Riverside, California; judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital

Famous Birthdays

  • 1948-05-31 Duncan L Hunter, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- 2009), born in Riverside, California
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California
  • 1956-07-26 Dorothy Hamill, Riverside Ct, figure skater (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1964-01-03 Cheryl Miller, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Riverside, California
  • 1964-02-07 Cynthia "Sippy" Woodhead, swimmer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Riverside, California

Person of interestBarry Bonds

1964-07-24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • 1966-04-14 Greg Myers, Riverside CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1975-10-16 Kellie Martin, Riverside CA, actress (Life Goes On, Cristy)
  • 1987-02-01 Ronda Rousey American athlete (UFC Champion), born in Riverside, California

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

1940-06-21 37th US President Richard Nixon (27) weds Pat Ryan (28) at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon