Californian History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 3,131

  • 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, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1968-02-12 Chynna Phillips, American vocalist (Wilson Philips-Hold On), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-02-12 Christopher McCandless, US 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)
  • 1968-02-23 Stephanie Seymour, American actress/model (Sunny Side Up), born in San Diego, California
  • 1968-02-26 Tim Commerford, American bass player (Rage Against the Machine), born in Irvine, California
  • 1968-03-07 Jeff Kent, 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
  • 1968-04-23 Charles Stanton "Stan" Frazier, American musician, record producer, songwriter and restauranteur (Sugar Ray), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1968-04-29 Carnie Wilson, American rock vocalist (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

Person of interestTony Hawk

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

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk
  • 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

Person of interestSusan Wojcicki

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

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki
  • 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
  • 1968-07-29 Kristen Babb-Sprague, California, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1968-08-01 Stacey Augmon, American NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers, Hawks), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1968-08-03 Rod Beck, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 94, 97; San Francisco Giants), born in Burbank, California (d. 2007)
  • 1968-08-04 Darcy Arreola, 1.5k runner, born in La Mesa, California
  • 1968-08-31 Jolene Watanabe, tennis star (1994 Futures-Evansville), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-09-01 Michelle Buckingham, Canadian 61 kg judoka (Olymp-20-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-09-04 Rick McNair, American water polo 2m defender (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1968-09-11 Paul Mayeda Berges, American film writer and director, born in Torrance, California
  • 1968-09-12 [Reid Laurence] Larry LaLonde, American guitarist (Primus-Frizzle Fry), born in Richmond, California
  • 1968-09-16 Walt Becker, American writer and film director (Van Wilder), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-09-17 Suzy Cote, actress (Samantha in Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1968-09-20 Eric Turner, American NFL safety (Cleveland Browns), born in Ventura, California
  • 1968-10-02 Mark Crear, American athlete (Olympic 110m hurdles silver 1996, bronze 2000), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-10-03 Greg Foster, American basketball center and coach (NBA C'ship 2001 LA Lakers), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-10-07 Erick Anderson, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968-10-12 Bill Auberlen, American race car driver, born in Redondo Beach, California
  • 1968-10-26 Chris Oldham, American NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1968-10-31 Antonio Davis, American NBA forward-center (Indiana Pacers), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-11-02 Brandi Brandt, American Playboy playmate (October, 1987). convicted of drug smuggling , born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1968-11-05 Sam Rockwell, American actor (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in Daly, California
  • 1968-11-12 Nick D'Virgilio, American drummer (Spock's Beard), born in Whittier, California
  • 1968-11-20 Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1968-11-24 Dave Hansen, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968-12-02 Darryl Kile, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 97, 2000; no-hitter 1993; Houston Astros), born in Garden Grove, California (d. 2002)
  • 1968-12-02 Rena Sofer, American actress (Rocky-Loving, Lois Cerullo-General Hospital), born in Arcadia, California
  • 1968-12-04 Mike Barrowman, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1992, World C'ship gold 1991), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • 1968-12-05 Margaret Cho, American actress and comedienne (Face/Off), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-12-05 Rhett Hall, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morgan Hill, California
  • 1968-12-12 Ray Ethridge, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in San Diego, California
  • 1968-12-21 Khrystyne Haje, American actress (Simone-Head of the Class), born in Santa Clara, California

Person of interestChristy Turlington

1969-01-02 Christy Turlington, American model (Calvin Klein Eternity), born in San Francisco, California

Supermodel Christy Turlington
Supermodel
Christy Turlington
  • 1969-01-04 Corie Blount, NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Monrovia, California
  • 1969-01-07 Todd Kinchen, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-01-14 Martin Bicknell, American cricketer (England pace bowler 1993), born in Guildford, California
  • 1969-01-14 Rico Smith, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns), born in Compton, California
  • 1969-01-19 Junior Seau, American NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2012)
  • 1969-01-20 Patrick K. Kroupa, American hacker & activist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-02-01 Joshua Redman, American jazz saxophonist & composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-02-01 Brian Krause, American actor (Charmed), born in El Toro, California
  • 1969-02-01 Andrew Breitbart, American conservative blogger & publisher, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1969-02-06 David Hayter, Canadian-American Voice actor & screenwriter (Solid Snake), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJennifer Aniston

1969-02-11 Jennifer Aniston, American actress (Rachel-Friends), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1969-02-20 Tommy Vardell, El Cajon, California, American NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions)
  • 1969-02-20 Vaginal Davis, American drag queen, author and performance artist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-02-20 Jason Blum, American producer, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions (Whiplash, The Reader, Split), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-02-21 Eric Wilson, American musician, born in Long Beach, California
  • 1969-02-21 J. D. Gibbs, American auto racer, team owner (Joe Gibbs Rcaing), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1969-03-04 Chaz Bono [Chastity Sun Bono], American actress (Sonny & Cher Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-03-24 Yoko Zetterlund, volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1969-03-28 Craig Paquette, infielder (KC Royals), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1969-04-06 Bret Boone, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in El Cajon, California
  • 1969-04-15 Jeromy Burnitz, American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Westminster, California
  • 1969-04-16 Fernando Viña, Cuban-American infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1969-04-19 Jesse James, American television personality (Jesse James Is a Dead Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1969-04-24 Melinda Clarke, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Dana Point, California
  • 1969-05-03 Karen Kraft, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1969-05-03 Daryl F. Mallett, American writer and editor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-05-05 Bryan Ivie, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Torrance, California
  • 1969-05-09 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969-05-12 Kim Fields Freeman, actress (Tootie-Facts of Life), born in Los Angeles, California

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