Santa Ana in History

Historical Events

  • 1820-11-03 Cuenca (Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca), Ecuador, declares independence

Famous Birthdays

  • 1893-09-10 Al "Fuzzy" St John, American actor (Lash of the West), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 1963)
  • 1917-01-29 John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 2005)
  • 1924-10-14 Robert Webber, American actor (12 Angry Men, Moonlighting, 79 Park Avenue), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 1989)
  • 1933-06-20 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1940-09-19 Bill Medley, American singer and songwriter (The Righteous Brothers), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1943-04-17 Roy Estrada, American rocker (Mothers Of Invention), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1952-03-09 William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1957-07-22 Dave Stieb, American MLB pitcher (7-time All Star, Blue Jays), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1958-04-29 Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress (Scarface, Batman Returns, Hairspray), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1963-02-10 Lenny Dykstra, American MLB centerfielder (NY Met, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1965-09-02 Doug Linton, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1968-12-21 Khrystyne Haje, American actress (Simone-Head of the Class), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1969-07-13 Kim Braatz, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1971-09-10 Chris Oeding, water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1982-07-16 Michael Umaña, Costa Rican footballer (Pars Jonoubi), born in Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • 1987-02-09 Michael B. Jordan, American actor (Black Panther), born in Santa Ana, California