Californian History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 3,054

  • 1971-02-22 Lisa Fernandez, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Lakewood, California
  • 1971-02-25 Sean Astin, American actor (Goonies, The Lord of the Rings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-02-27 Rich Tylski, American football player (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-03-06 Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California
  • 1971-03-12 Greg Hansell, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1971-03-12 Isaiah Rider, American NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers), born in Oakland, California
  • 1971-03-13 Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, SD Chargers) and broadcaster (Compass Media Networks, Pac-12 Network), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-03-20 Chad Michaels, American drag queen and Cher impersonator (RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars winner), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-04-03 Anthony McClanahan, American football linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1971-04-09 James Hundon, American football wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971-04-12 Nicholas Brendon, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-04-13 Cory Yothers, American actor (Off the Rock), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-04-14 Gregory Zaun, American baseball analyst & catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • 1971-04-23 Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades California, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys), born in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 1971-04-27 James Burton, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Torrance, California
  • 1971-05-02 Greg Bishop, American NFL guard (NY Giants), born in Stockton, California
  • 1971-05-05 Harold Miner, American NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1971-05-12 Jamie Luner, American actress (Cindy-Just the 10 of Us), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1971-05-14 Raphael Wiggins, American rapper (Lifelines), born in Oakland, California
  • 1971-05-22 Troy Barnhart, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in Hanford, California

Noah WyleNoah Wyle (51 years old)

1971-06-04 American actor (Dr John Carter-ER), born in Hollywood, California

  • 1971-06-12 Ryan Klesko, American MLB outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Westminster, California
  • 1971-06-13 David Mendenhall, American actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire), born in Oceanside, California
  • 1971-06-14 Bruce Bowen, American NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Merced, California
  • 1971-06-16 Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-06-22 Brant Brown, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Porterville, California
  • 1971-06-29 Wendee Espinosa, American baseball outfielder (Silver Bullets), born in Stockton, California
  • 1971-07-01 Steven W. Bailey, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-07-06 Adam Laurent, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1971-07-12 Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
  • 1971-07-16 Chris Thomas, American NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers), born in Burbank, California
  • 1971-07-16 Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California
  • 1971-07-19 Russell Allen, American rock vocalist (Symphony X; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971-07-24 Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California
  • 1971-07-25 Tracy Murray, American NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-07-29 Bryan Dattilo, American actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives), born in Kankakee, Illinois
  • 1971-08-09 Scott Karl, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Fontana, California
  • 1971-08-14 Mark Loretta, American baseball infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1971-08-28 Janet Evans, American swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 800m, 400m medley 1988; 800m 1992; WR 400m, 800m, 1,500m), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1971-09-02 Shauna Sand, actress (Renegade), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-09-06 Kathi Wolfgramm, American rocker (Jets), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-09-27 Patrick Muldoon, American actor (Austin-Days of Our Lives, Melrose Place), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1971-09-30 Jenna Elfman, American actress (Townies, Dharma & Greg), born in Los Angeles, California

Tiffany DarwishTiffany Darwish (51 years old)

1971-10-02 American pop and rock singer ("I Think We're Alone Now"), born in Norwalk, California

  • 1971-10-07 Johnnie Morton, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1971-10-18 Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons), born in Carson, California
  • 1971-10-20 Kimberly Po, American tennis player (1991 Futures-Evansville IN), born in Los Angeles, California

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg (51 years old)

1971-10-20 American rapper ("What's My Name"; "Drop It Like It's Hot"), born in Long Beach, California

  • 1971-11-12 Heidi Burge, WNBA forward (LA Sparks), born in Harbor City, California
  • 1971-11-23 Lisa Arch, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California

Christina ApplegateChristina Applegate (51 years old)

1971-11-25 American actress (Married With Children, Dead to Me), born in Hollywood, California

  • 1971-11-28 William Simas Jr, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Hanford, California
  • 1971-12-11 Willie McGinest, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971-12-23 Steve Stenstrom, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Lake Forest, California
  • 1971-12-29 Margot Thien, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1972-01-08 Brandie Burton, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1993, 98), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1972-01-13 Nicole Eggert, Amercan actress (Charles In Charge: Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-14 Michael Davis, American NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-15 Ernie Reyes Jr., American actor & martial artist (Ernie-Sidekicks), born in San Jose, California
  • 1972-01-18 Mike Lieberthal, American MLB catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-24 Beth Hart, American singer-songwriter (LA Song, Screamin' for My Supper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-01-31 Pulu Poumele, American football guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2016)
  • 1972-02-06 David Binn, American NFL safety (San Diego Chargers), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1972-02-12 Latrice Royale [Timothy Wilcots], American drag queen and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Compton, California

Billie Joe ArmstrongBillie Joe Armstrong (50 years old)

1972-02-17 American singer and musician (Green Day - "Basket Case"; "American Idiot"), born in Oakland, California

  • 1972-02-24 Larry Amar, Camarillo California, field hockey midfielder/captain (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-03-11 Carl Greenwood, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets), born in Fort Ord, California
  • 1972-03-13 Trent Dilfer, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1972-04-01 Mike McCoy, American football coach (NFL: San Diego Chargers 2013-16), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1972-04-17 Tony Boselli, American NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Modesto, California
  • 1972-04-27 Alison McKnight, 100m hurdler and heptathlete, born in Bakersfield, California

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson (50 years old)

1972-05-02 American pro wrestler (WCW C'ship x 2; WWE C'ship x 8; Royal Rumble 2000), actor and producer (Baywatch, Jumanji), born in Hayward, California

Mike DirntMike Dirnt (50 years old)

1972-05-04 American Rock Bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

  • 1972-05-12 Paul Stout, American actor (Phillip-Scarecrow & Mrs King), born in Saugus, California
  • 1972-05-13 Josh Taves, American football defensive end (New England Patriots), born in Watsonville, California
  • 1972-06-12 Inger Miller, American 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-07-05 Michael Bays, American actor (Bronx Zoo; Days of Our Live), born in Enrico, California
  • 1972-07-06 Greg Norton, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in San Leandro, California
  • 1972-07-07 Lisa Leslie, American WNBA center (LA Sparks)/forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gardena, California
  • 1972-07-12 Brett Reed, American rock drummer (Rancid, 1991-2006 - "Time Bomb"), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972-07-22 Keyshawn Johnson, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 2002; Pro Bowl 1998-99, 2001; ESPN), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-07-26 Tydus Winans, American NFL and CFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins, Roughriders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-07-29 Wil Wheaton, American actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me), born in Burbank, California
  • 1972-08-01 Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Mt View, California
  • 1972-08-12 Del The Funky Homosapien [Teren Delvon Jones], American rapper (Mistadobalina), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972-08-14 Ed O'Bannon, American NBA forward (NJ Nets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-08-14 Evan Pilgrim, American NFL guard (Chicago Bears), born in Pittsburg, California

Ben AffleckBen Affleck (50 years old)

1972-08-15 American Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Good Will Huntng), actor (Armageddon; Pearl Harbor), and BAFTA Award-winning director (Argo), born in Berkeley, California

  • 1972-08-22 Marliece Andrada, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (March 1998), born in Manteca, California
  • 1972-08-24 Ava DuVernay, American director, writer and producer (13th, Selma, Queen Sugar), born in Long Beach, California

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz (50 years old)

1972-08-30 American actress (Shrek, The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding), born in Long Beach, California

  • 1972-09-04 Jason Fisk, American football defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Davis, California
  • 1972-09-05 Dirk Copeland, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-09-07 Willy Tate, American NFL tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Montana, California
  • 1972-09-16 Shalane McCall, American child actress (Charlie Wade-Dallas), born in North Hollywood, California

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow (50 years old)

1972-09-27 American actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1972-10-11 Cherokee Parks, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1972-10-13 Summer Sanders, American butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Roseville, California
  • 1972-10-19 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1972-10-24 Scott Peterson, American murderer, born in San Diego, California

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