Californian History (Part 21)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 3,064

  • 1967-04-20 J. D. Roth, American TV host (Fun House), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • 1967-04-23 Brent Muscat, American hard rock musician (Faster Pussycat - "Wake Me When It's Over"), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1967-04-30 John Robert "J. R." Richards, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and TV and film composer (Dishwalla), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967-05-24 Steve McDonald, American rocker (Redd Kross), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1967-06-05 Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1967-06-17 Eric Stefani, American musician (No Doubt, 1986-95 - "Don't Talk"; "Spiderwebs"), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1967-07-05 Tim Worrell, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1967-07-14 Robin Ventura, American infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santa Maria, California
  • 1967-07-16 Will Ferrell, American comedian (Step Brothers), born in Irvine, California

Vin Diesel

1967-07-18 Vin Diesel [Mark Sinclair], American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Alameda County, California

  • 1967-07-25 Ed Sprague Jr., American baseball infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Castro Valley, California
  • 1967-07-25 Wendy Raquel Robinson, American actress (The Steve Harvey Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-07-26 Tim Schafer, American computer game designer, born in Sonoma, California
  • 1967-07-27 Sasha Mitchell, American actor (Spike of Bensonhurst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-08-01 Gregg Jefferies, American infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies), born in Burlingame, California
  • 1967-08-02 Derek Wells, American actor (Fitzpatricks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-08-04 Michael Lawrence Marsh, American sprinter (Olympic 200m gold 1992, silver 1996), born in Los Angeles, California

Reid Hoffman

1967-08-05 Reid Hoffman, American entrepreneur (co-founder of LinkedIn), born in Stanford, California

  • 1967-08-09 Debbie Spence, American tennis player, born in San Jose, California
  • 1967-08-13 Quinn Cummings, American actress (Annie-Family, Goodbye Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-08-13 Tracy Rogers, American NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs), born in Taft, California
  • 1967-08-16 Bret Barberie, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1967-08-21 Michael Bendetti, American actor (Officer Tony McCann-21 Jump Street), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1967-08-29 Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1967-09-08 Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967-09-20 Gunnar Nelson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1967-09-20 Martin Harrison, American NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Livermore, California
  • 1967-09-20 Matthew Nelson, American rock vocalist, bass and guitar player (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1967-09-26 Martha Nix, American actress (Serena in The Waltons), born in Orange County, California
  • 1967-10-01 Mike Pringle, American Canadian Football Hall of Fame running back (CFL MOP 1995, 98; Montreal Alouettes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-10-04 Liev Schreiber, American actor (Spotlight), born in San Francisco, California

Gavin Newsom

1967-10-10 Gavin Newsom, American politician (Governor of California 2019-), born in San Francisco, California

  • 1967-10-13 Trevor Hoffman, American Baseball Hall of Fame closer (first pitcher to 500 & 600 saves milestone), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1967-10-13 Kate Walsh, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in San Jose, California
  • 1967-10-14 Dave Hajek, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Roseville, California
  • 1967-10-17 Marianne Werdel-Witmeyer, American professional tennis player, 1986-97 (ranked 21st in 1995), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-10-20 Harvey Pulliam, American MLB outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1967-10-26 Shelly Stokes, American softball catcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1967-10-27 Scott Weiland, American rock singer-songwrite (Stone Temple Pilots; Velvet Revolver), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)
  • 1967-10-29 Greg Gohr, American pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1967-10-29 Joely Fisher, American actress (Paige-Ellen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-11-06 Dennis Brown, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-11-08 Courtney Thorne-Smith, American actress (Melrose Place, Two and a Half Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1967-11-08 Jay Taylor, American NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs), born in San Diego, California
  • 1967-11-15 E-40 [Earl Stevens], American rapper, born in Vallejo, California
  • 1967-11-16 Lisa Bonet, actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1967-11-17 Sheila Lussier, actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1967-11-20 Jeff Cotler, American actor (Brian-Struck by Lightning), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1967-11-25 Curtis Baldwin, actor (Calvin-227), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-12-05 Gary Allan, American country musician (Used Heart For Sale), born in La Mirada, California
  • 1967-12-06 Kevin Appier, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1989-94 (Kansas City Royals, and three others), born in Lancaster, California
  • 1967-12-06 Spanky Marcus [Marcus Issoglio], American actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Jimmy Joe"), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1967-12-11 DJ Yella, American DJ and music producer (N.W.A), born in Compton, California
  • 1967-12-13 Chris O'Loughlin, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-12-20 Duncan Kennedy, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, California
  • 1967-12-31 Brad Daluiso, American NFL placekicker (NY Giants), born in San Diego, California
  • 1968-01-06 John Singleton, American director and screenwriter (Boyz in the Hood), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1968-01-08 Ami Dolenz, American actress (General Hospital, Can't Buy Me Love), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-01-08 Brian Johnson, American catcher (San Diego Padres), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-01-14 Fred Honebein, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-01-19 Whitfield Crane [William Whitfield Crane IV], American rock musician (Ugly Kid Joe - "Mad Man"; "Too Bad"), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1968-01-21 Tom Urbani, pitcher (St Louis Cards, Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1968-01-24 Scott Mercier, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Harbor City, California
  • 1968-01-25 Heinrich "Haini" Wolfgramm, Polynesian-American actor & musician (The Jets), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-01-30 Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle; Fantômas; Secret Chiefs 3), born in Eureka, California
  • 1968-02-01 Pauly Shore, American comedian (Totally Pauly, Encino Man), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-02-02 Scott Erickson, pitcher (Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968-02-08 Joy Fawcett, American football (soccer) defender (Olympics 1996), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1968-02-12 Chynna Phillips, American pop vocalist (Wilson Philips - "Hold On"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-02-12 Christopher McCandless, American nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild, born in El Segundo, California (d. 1992)
  • 1968-02-18 Molly Ringwald, American actress (16 Candles, Pretty in Pink), born in Roseville California
  • 1968-02-21 Pellom McDaniels, American professor & NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968-02-22 Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1996)
  • 1968-02-26 Tim Commerford, American bass player (Rage Against the Machine), born in Irvine, California
  • 1968-03-07 Jeff Kent, American MLB infielder (NY Mets), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1968-03-28 Teee Williams, volleyball outside hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-04-19 Ashley Judd, American actress (Kuffs, Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-04-19 Brent Mayne, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Loma Linda, California
  • 1968-04-29 Carnie Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips - "Hold On"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-05-03 Shane Minor, American country music singer, born in Modesto, California
  • 1968-05-10 Julie Smith, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Glendora, California

Tony Hawk

1968-05-12 Tony Hawk, American skateboarder, born in Carlsbad, California

  • 1968-05-19 Jeanne Basone, Brubank California, wrestler (Hollywood-GLOW)
  • 1968-05-22 Mike Harbold, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-05-25 Nathalie Schneyder, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-05-30 Amy Fuller, Westlake California, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • 1968-06-07 Melissa Coombes, American female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1968-06-12 Patty Armstrong, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • 1968-06-16 Patrick Stuart, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-06-22 Paula Irvine, actress (Lily Blake-Santa Barbara), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-07-04 Derek Kevin Loville, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-07-05 Molly Brock, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California

Susan Wojcicki

1968-07-05 Susan Wojcicki, American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube "the most important person in advertising", born in Santa Clara County, California

  • 1968-07-19 Robert Flynn, American musician (Machine Head), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-07-21 Brandi Chastain, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968-07-23 Amy Fruwirth, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 1997 3rd), born in Cypress, California
  • 1968-07-23 Elden Campbell, American NBA forward and center (LA Lakers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-07-23 Gary Payton, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996, 2000; NBA All-Star 1994–98, 2000–03; Seattle SuperSonics), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-07-23 Stephanie Seymour, American model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover-1988), born in San Diego, California
  • 1968-07-27 Tom Goodwin [Thomas Jones], American MLB player (1994-1997 KC Royals), born in Fresno, California

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths