Californian History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 410

  • 1967-01-10 17th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-120 at Daly City, California
  • 1967-06-10 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire and Magic Mountain Music Festival, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967-06-15 Governor Reagan signs liberalized California abortion bill

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1967-06-18 Monterey International Pop Festival rocks Southern California
  • 1968-01-02 KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, California (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968-04-01 KEMO (now KOFY) TV channel 20 in San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1968-05-15 1st AL game played in Milwaukee, is a 4-2 California win against Chicago
  • 1968-06-17 KQEC TV channel 32 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1968-07-18 The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California
  • 1968-08-04 100,000 attend Newport Pop Festival, Costa Mesa, California
  • 1968-12-20 The Zodiac Killer kills Betty Lou Jenson and David Faraday in Vallejo, California.
  • 1968-12-21 David Crosby, Stephen Stills & Graham Nash (CSN) premiere together in California
  • 1968-12-28 KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1969-10-15 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated

Music concertMusic Concert

1969-12-06 300,000 attend Altamont free concert in California, featuring The Rolling Stones. Marred by violence and four deaths.

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • 1970-01-23 Australia's 1st amateur radio satellite (Oscar 5) launched (California)

  • 1970-07-06 California passes 1st "no fault" divorce law
  • 1970-08-07 Shootout at Marin Courthouse in San Rafael, California, kills 4, including the presiding judge
  • 1970-09-12 US LSD professor Timothy Leary escapes from California jail
  • 1970-09-26 The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acres (710 km²).
  • 1970-10-19 Amdahl Corp forms at Sunnyvale, California
  • 1970-11-04 Genie, a 13 year old feral child found in Los Angeles, California, having been locked in her bedroom for most of her life.
  • 1970-11-19 Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Californian state historical landmark
  • 1971-01-08 29 pilot whales beach themselves & die at San Clemente Island, California
  • 1971-08-06 3rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Muir College, University of California
  • 1972-02-18 California Supreme Court abolishes death penalty

Sport awardGolf Major

1972-06-18 72nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 290 at Pebble Beach, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-11-29 Co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell releases Pong, first commercially successful video game in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Nolan Bushnell
  • 1973-01-14 Grateful Dead bass player, Phil Lesh, busted on drugs in California
  • 1973-04-28 Over 6000 Mk. 82 500 pound bombs detonate over 18 hrs in a railyard in northern California. 5500 structures damaged, town of Antelope destroyed, with every building reduced to foundations. Leads to Transportation Safety Act (1974)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-05-13 Bobby Riggs beats Margaret Smith Court in Mother's Day match in California

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
Tennis Legend Margaret Smith Court
Tennis Legend
Margaret Smith Court

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-05-15 California Angel Nolan Ryan's 1st no-hitter beats KC Royals, 3-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1973-05-29 Thomas Bradley elected 1st African American mayor of Los Angeles, California
  • 1973-07-15 California Angel Nolan Ryan 2nd no-hitter beats Detroit Tigers, 6-0
  • 1974-02-05 Randolph Hearst’s 19-year-old daughter, Patty Hearst, is kidnapped from their home in California
  • 1974-04-06 200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" in Ontario
  • 1974-09-28 California Angel Nolan Ryan 3rd no-hitter beats Minn Twin, 4-0
  • 1974-10-30 California Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)
  • 1975-01-28 1975 NFL Draft: Steve Bartkowski from University of California first pick by Atlanta Falcons
  • 1975-06-01 California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0
  • 1975-06-05 The California Agricultural Labor Relations Act (CALRA), which establishes collective bargaining for farmworkers, becomes law

  • 1975-06-30 University of California reports galaxy 3C123 at 8 billion light years distance

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1976-04-01 Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs' parents house in Cupertino, California

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak
Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • 1976-05-24 In the Judgment of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world's best wines
  • 1976-07-15 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California
  • 1976-08-07 Scientists in Pasadena, California, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars
  • 1976-09-17 NASA publicly unveils space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California, named after Star Trek Enterprise with cast attending
  • 1977-02-28 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles California)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977-06-16 Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates

Entrepreneur and Founder of Oracle Larry Ellison
Entrepreneur and Founder of Oracle
Larry Ellison
  • 1977-10-12 US Supreme Court heard arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Med School

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1978-01-08 Harvey Milk becomes the 1st openly gay person elected to public office in California

American Politician Harvey Milk
American Politician
Harvey Milk
  • 1978-02-23 20th Grammy Awards: Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone wins
  • 1978-03-05 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California
  • 1978-03-18 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978-03-22 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, San Francisco, dedicated

  • 1978-06-06 Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57%
  • 1979-02-03 Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players
  • 1979-09-18 Steven Lachs, appointed as California's first openly gay judge
  • 1979-11-14 California's Don Baylor, wins AL MVP
  • 1979-12-03 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB)
  • 1980-05-08 1st non-stop trans-North American balloon flight departs Fort Baker, California. Maxie Anderson and son Kristian pilot the Kitty Hawk for five days.

Music concertMusic Concert

1980-06-01 Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in California

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1980-07-30 American swimmers Mary T Meagher (2.06.37) and Craig Beardsley (1.58.21) both set 200m butterfly world records at the US National Swimming Championships at Irvine, California
  • 1981-01-23 1st Richard Nixon museum opens in San Clemente California
  • 1981-06-18 The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California
  • 1981-07-01 Laurel Canyon California murders (4 die, 1 wounded)
  • 1981-10-15 Professional cheerleader Krazy George Henderson leads what is thought to be the first audience wave in Oakland, California.
  • 1982-01-01 11th Fiesta Bowl: #7 Penn State beats #8 Southern California, 26-10
  • 1982-02-19 Sharie Langford, California, sets women's bowling series record of 853
  • 1982-06-20 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-07-27 California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1982-09-11 Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
  • 1983-01-26 Dutch British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
  • 1983-02-13 33rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-123 at Inglewood, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983-02-13 Marvin Gaye sings "The Star Spangled Banner" at NBA All Stars Game at The Forum, Inglewood, California

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • 1983-05-02 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga, California
  • 1983-05-12 Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
  • 1983-06-11 Don Genalo needs just 3 of 5 pins to win Southern California Open bowling tournament, miscalculates his score & intentionally gutters his ball
  • 1983-07-30 Official speed record for a piston-driven aircraft, 832 kph, California
  • 1983-09-04 Californian skier Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed record; 119.36 mph
  • 1983-11-06 Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, California
  • 1983-12-16 Riverside, California; judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital
  • 1984-01-19 California Supreme Court rejects the request of quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia's to starve herself to death in a public hospital
  • 1984-03-22 Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
  • 1984-07-18 21 people are killed and 19 are injured in a massacre in a McDonalds restaurant in San Ysidro, California; it ends with the shooting of its perpetrator, James Oliver Huberty
  • 1984-08-09 Daley Thompson of Great Britain scores 8,797 points to win the Olympic decathlon in Los Angeles; later recognised as a world record
  • 1984-09-30 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
  • 1984-10-20 The Monterey Bay Aquarium opens in Monterey Bay, California.
  • 1985-08-31 Night Stalker suspect that terrorized California captured in East Los Angeles
  • 1985-09-08 7 die in a car & train crash in San Jose, California
  • 1985-11-06 Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • 1985-12-11 Computer store owner in Sacramento California killed by package bomb

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1986-04-08 Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel, California. Makes his day.

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • 1986-05-12 Fred Markham (US), unpaced & unaided by wind, is 1st to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat, California
  • 1986-05-25 Hands Across America - 6.5 million people hold hands from California to NY
  • 1986-12-14 Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan & Jeana Yeager, took off from Edwards AFB, California on 1st non-stop, non-refueled flight around world
  • 1987-01-06 Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy
  • 1987-03-08 FBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr in California
  • 1987-04-19 Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve
  • 1987-12-07 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 2,445

  • 1914-06-19 Alan Cranston, American politician (Sen-D-CA, 1969-1993), born in Palo Alto, California (d. 2000)

Person of interestWoody Strode

1914-07-25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode

Person of interestJackie Coogan

1914-10-26 Jackie Coogan, American actor (Addams Family, The Kid, Oliver Twist), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)

Person of interestJoe DiMaggio

1914-11-25 Joe DiMaggio, American Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder (MLB record 56-game hitting streak), born in Martinez, California (d. 1999)

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 1914-11-29 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • 1915-01-06 Don Edwards, American politician and civil rights champion (Rep-D-CA, 1963-94), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)
  • 1915-02-23 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • 1915-05-01 Archie Williams, American athlete (400m gold medal 1936 Olympics), born in Oakland, California (d. 1993)
  • 1915-06-13 Don Budge, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles, Grand Slam 1938), born in Oakland, California (d. 2000)
  • 1915-06-25 Peter Lind Hayes, American comedian and singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1998)
  • 1915-09-08 Frank Cady, American actor (Rear Window, Green Acres), born in Susanville, California (d. 2012)
  • 1915-10-18 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1980)
  • 1915-12-22 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (Leave it to Beaver), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • 1915-12-29 Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, Cinderella, East of Eden), born in Oakland, California (d. 1996)
  • 1916-02-12 Joseph L Alioto, American politician (Mayor-San Francisco), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1998)
  • 1916-02-13 James Griffith, actor (Sheriff of Cochise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1916-04-03 Herb Caen, American columnist (SF Chronicle), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1997)

Person of interestGregory Peck

1916-04-05 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), born in San Diego, California (d. 2003)

  • 1916-04-30 Robert Shaw, American chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale), born in Red Bluff, California (d. 1999)
  • 1916-06-09 Robert McNamara, American United States Secretary of Defense (1961-8), who played a major role in US escalation in Vietnam, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2009)
  • 1916-07-01 Bob Prince, American sportscaster (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1985)
  • 1916-07-11 Howard Brubeck, American composer (Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra), born in Concord, California (d. 1993)
  • 1916-08-19 Marie Wilson, American actress (The Story of Mankind, My Friend Irma), born in Anaheim, California (d. 1972)
  • 1916-08-25 Erich Von Stroheim Jr, American actor and director (Napoleon, Sunset Boulevard), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1968)
  • 1916-08-28 Jack [Holbrook] Vance, American sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2013)
  • 1916-10-10 Benson Fong, American actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1987)
  • 1916-11-29 Frances "Fran" Ryan, American actress (Stripes, The Long Riders), born n Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)

Person of interestShirley Jackson

1916-12-14 Shirley Jackson, writer (Road Through the Wall), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1965)

  • 1917-01-29 John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 2005)
  • 1917-03-23 Kenneth Tobey, American actor (The Thing from Another World, Innerspace, Whirlybirds), born in Oakland, California (d. 2002)
  • 1917-03-30 Herbert Anderson, American character actor (Dennis The Menace, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1994)
  • 1917-04-16 Barry Nelson, American actor, first actor to play James Bond, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1917-05-01 Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder and actor (General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • 1917-05-25 Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), born in Eureka, California (d. 1965)
  • 1917-05-28 Marshall Reed, American actor (The Madmen of Mandoras, Mysterious Island), born in Englewood, Colorado (d. 1980)
  • 1917-06-06 Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), born in Fresno, California (d. 2015)
  • 1917-06-18 Richard Boone, American actor (The Richard Boone Show, Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1917-08-27 Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player, born in Culver City, California (d. 1986)
  • 1917-09-22 Peter Adams [James H Adams II], American actor (Zorro, Kraft Mystery Theater, Alternative), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1987)
  • 1917-10-28 Jack Soo [Goro Suzuki], Japanese-American actor (Flower Drum Song, Barney Miller), born in Oakland, California (d. 1979)
  • 1917-11-07 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)
  • 1917-11-12 Jo Stafford, Coalinga California, singer (You Belong to me, Never Smile Again)
  • 1917-11-17 Jack Lescoulie, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1917-12-13 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • 1917-12-13 John Hart, American actor (The Lone Ranger, The Adventures of Captain Africa), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1918-01-13 George "Bud" Hamilton, American film make-up artist (Westmore family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1973)
  • 1918-01-28 Vito Scotti [Scozarri], American actor (The Godfather, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1996)

Person of interestBobby Riggs

1918-02-25 Bobby Riggs, American tennis player ("The Battle of the Sexes", US Open 1939, 41), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
  • 1918-04-26 Stafford Repp, American actor (Playhouse 90, Batman, Plunder Road), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)

Person of interestFlorence Chadwick

1918-05-19 Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), born in San Diego, California (d. 1995)

  • 1918-06-08 John D. Roberts, American chemist, received American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal (2013), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1918-06-25 Ken Mayers, American actor (Little Big Man, Dick Tracey, Space Patrol), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1918-07-24 Ruggiero Ricci, American composer and violinist (Paganini), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2012)
  • 1918-07-26 Marjorie Lord [Wollenberg], American actress (Make Room for Daddy, Sherlock Holmes in Washington), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • 1918-08-06 Norman Granz, American record producer (Jazz at the Philharmonic; Verve Records), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • 1918-08-10 Eugene Wilkinson, naval officer (first nuclear sub commander), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2013)

Person of interestTed Williams

1918-08-30 Ted Williams, American baseball player and last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47), born in San Diego, California (d. 2002)

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 1918-09-21 Rand Brooks [Arlington Rand Brooks Jr.], American actor (Gone with the Wind, Rin Tin Tin), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1918-09-24 Audra Lindley, American actress (Three's Company, The Relic, Ropers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1918-12-02 Milton Delugg, orchestra leader (Tonight Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918-12-13 Bill Vukovich, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1953-4), born in Fresno, California (d. 1955)
  • 1919-01-13 Robert Stack, American actor (The Untouchables, Unsolved Mysteries, Written on the Wind), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1919-01-27 David Seville, [Ross Bagdasarian], (Alvin & Chipmunks), born in Fresno, California
  • 1919-02-05 Tim Holt [Charles John Holt III], American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1973)
  • 1919-04-18 Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (Meet the People Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • 1919-05-01 Al Zarilla, American MLB outfielder (All Star 1948), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • 1919-06-29 Slim Pickens [Louis Burton Lindley Jr], American rodeo performer and actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles), born in Kingsburg, California (d. 1983)
  • 1919-07-26 Virginia Gilmore, American actress (Jennie, Western Union), born in El Monte, California (d. 1986)
  • 1919-09-02 Marge Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1919-09-16 Andy Russell, singer (Andy & Della Russell Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1919-09-26 Barbara Britton [Brantingham], American actress (Captain Kidd, Young & Willing, Mr. and Mrs. North), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1980)
  • 1919-11-15 Joseph Wapner, American judge (People's Court), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1919-11-18 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2005)
  • 1920-01-06 Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, born in Dinuba, California (d. 1998)
  • 1920-01-24 Don Saddler, Van Nuys California, dancer (Holiday Hotel)
  • 1920-02-29 James Mitchell, American dancer and actor (All My Children, Bloomer Girl), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2010)
  • 1920-03-28 Eugene A. Chappie, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1992)
  • 1920-04-02 Jack Webb, American screenwriter, director and actor (Dragnet, Sunset Boulevard), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1920-04-22 Hal March [Harold Mendelson], American comedian, actor and TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • 1920-06-29 Ray Harryhausen, American movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1920-07-03 John Lessard, American composer, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2003)
  • 1920-07-10 Owen Chamberlain, American physicist (antiproton, Nobel-1959), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2006)
  • 1920-08-01 Sammy Lee, American doctor and platform diver, 1st Asian American to win Olympic Gold (1948, 52), born in Fresno, California (d. 2016)
  • 1920-09-01 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • 1920-09-13 Carole Mathews [Jean Deifel], American actress (The Californians, Swamp Women), born in Montgomery, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • 1920-09-14 Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • 1920-09-22 Robert Granville "Bob" Lemon, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 2000)
  • 1920-10-27 Nanette Fabray [Ruby Fabares], American actress and singer (Love Life, Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California
  • 1920-11-09 Byron de la Beckwith, American white supremacist, born in Colusa, California (d. 2001)
  • 1920-12-06 Dave Brubeck, jazz pianist/composer (Gates of Justice), born in Concord, California (d. 2012)
  • 1920-12-11 Eddy Firestone, American radio, television, and film actor (Mixed Doubles), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1921-01-03 John Russell, American actor (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)
  • 1921-03-08 Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • 1921-03-21 Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2000)
  • 1921-04-01 William L Bergsma, American composer (Fortunate Island), born in Oakland, California
  • 1921-04-14 Thomas Schelling, American economist, (Nobel Prize 2005 - game-theory analysis), born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
  • 1921-04-19 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • 1921-05-16 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), born in Saugus, California (d. 2012)
  • 1921-07-29 Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1987)
  • 1921-08-08 Roger Nixon, American composer, born in Tulare, California (d. 2009)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 201 - 300 of 325

  • 2010-10-10 Actor Dave Annable (31) weds actress Odette Yustman (25) at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, California
  • 2010-11-13 Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Kendrick (26) married three-time "Survivor" contestant Stephanie LaGrossa (30) at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California
  • 2010-12-11 "Good Charlotte" lead vocalist Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California
  • 2011-01-01 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli weds financial planner Tom Vitale at their home in Malibu, California
  • 2011-01-02 Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer (34) weds author Neil Gaiman (50) in Berkley, California
  • 2011-01-30 "Chuck" actress Sarah Lancaster (30) weds attorney Matthew Jacobs in Southern California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-03-26 Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon (36) weds talent agent Jim Toth (34) at Libbey Ranch in Ojai, California

  • 2011-04-02 Former Alias star Michael Vartan (42) weds Lauren Skaar at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California
  • 2011-04-22 American actor Eddie Cibrian (37) weds American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (28) at a private home in California
  • 2011-05-12 Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge (25) weds Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill (29) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • 2011-05-15 Actress Tamera Mowry (32) weds Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley (39) at Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa, California
  • 2011-05-21 TV actress Sara Rue (33) weds Kevin Price (35) at Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-08-20 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (30) weds basketball player Kris Humphries (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • 2011-09-17 Actor and film producer David Clayton Rogers (34) weds actress Sally Pressman (31) at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2011-09-24 Model and actress Molly Sims (38) weds film producer Scott Stuber at Frank Caferatta Vineyards in Napa, California
  • 2011-10-01 Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-10-02 Canadian stand-up comedian and actor Seth Rogen (30) weds screenwriter Lauren Miller at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • 2011-10-16 Actress, screenwriter and model Nikki Reed (24) weds singer-songwriter Paul McDonald (27) at a private ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-10-22 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 2011-12-17 Backstreet Boys member A. J. McLean (34) weds model Rochelle Karidis (30) in an outdoor wedding at Beverly Hills, California
  • 2011-12-31 "American Idol" alum and rocker James Durbin (22) weds Heidi Lowe at the edge of a redwood and oak forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California
  • 2012-04-08 American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewerly designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California
  • 2012-05-10 Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-05-19 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-06-02 Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

  • 2012-06-16 "Superbad" actress Aviva Farber (27) weds actor Ken Baumann (22) in Malibu, California
  • 2012-06-16 "Think Like a Man" and "Jumping the Broom" actress Meagan Good (30) weds Columbia Pictures VP DeVon Franklin (33) in Malibu, California
  • 2012-07-21 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California
  • 2012-07-28 "Franklin & Bash" actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (38) weds advertising executive Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-08-04 Actress Natalie Portman (31) weds ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied (35) in Big Sur, California

  • 2012-08-18 "Melrose Place" actor Grant Show (50) weds "The Campaign" actress and former ballet dancer Katherine LaNasa (45) at The Oak Grove at Ribbit Tree & Plant Nursery in Topanga, California
  • 2012-08-26 "The Campaign" actress Kate Lang Johnson (28) weds musician Justin Miner at La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, California
  • 2012-09-08 "How I Met Your Mother" actress Cobie Smulders (30) weds "Saturday Night Live" actor Taran Killam (30) at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California
  • 2012-09-24 "Sugar Ray" singer Mark McGrath (44) weds longtime love Carin Kingsland (39) at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-09-29 Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) in Big Sur, California

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-09-29 Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress & Singer Holly Valance
Actress & Singer
Holly Valance
  • 2012-10-12 Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California
  • 2012-10-13 "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (41) weds Angela Unkrich (31) in California
  • 2012-10-20 "Clueless" actress Elisa Donovan (41) weds Charlie Bigelow (36) on a outdoor ceremony on the Vineyard Lawn at The Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California
  • 2012-10-30 Actress Evan Rachel Wood (25) weds "Billy Elliott" actor Jamie Bell (26) in California
  • 2012-11-09 Tennis player James Blake (32) weds publicist Emily Snider (37) Del Mar, California
  • 2012-12-01 Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (32) weds Lauren Anne Birchfield (28) at the Community Church in Corona del Mar, California
  • 2012-12-01 "The Bachelorette" reality star Ashley Hebert weds J.P. Rosenbaum at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California
  • 2012-12-15 "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (38) weds CaCee Cobb (35) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2012-12-29 "The Glades" actress Kiele Sanchez (36) weds "Friday Night Lights" actor Zach Gilford (31) in Napa Valley, California
  • 2013-01-19 "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California
  • 2013-03-24 Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California
  • 2013-03-30 ER actor Mekhi Phifer (38) weds long time girlfriend Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2013-04-24 Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-05-26 "Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul (33) weds Lauren Parsekian at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

Actor Aaron Paul
Actor
Aaron Paul
  • 2013-06-01 Napster founder Sean Parker (33) weds singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas at the Ventana Inn in Big Sur, California
  • 2013-06-07 "Client List" actress Alicia Lagano (34) weds manager Hector Rendon at the Malibu Lake Mountain Club in Agoura Hills, California
  • 2013-06-13 Model and actress Joanna Krupa (34) weds businessman Romain Zago in Southern California
  • 2013-06-14 90210 actor Matt Lanter (30) weds longtime girlfriend Angela Stacy at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-06-22 Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation Mellody Hobson
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation
Mellody Hobson
  • 2013-06-22 Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland (45) weds photographer Jamie Wachtel in Los Angeles, California
  • 2013-07-02 Actor John Barrowman (46) weds longtime boyfriend Scott Gill in California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-07-13 TV host Jimmy Kimmel (45) weds co-head writer Molly McNearney in Ojai, California

TV Host Jimmy Kimmel
TV Host
Jimmy Kimmel
  • 2013-07-26 Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik (47) weds Melina Gallo at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-08-18 Actress Rosanna Arquette (54) weds investment banker Todd Morgan at a private ceremony in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-09-14 NBA player LeBron James (28) weds longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson at the Capella Chapel in San Diego, California

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • 2013-09-21 Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California
  • 2013-09-29 Actor and musician Jackson Rathbone (28) weds burlesque dancer Sheila Hafsadi in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-10-12 "Charmed" tv actress Rose McGowan (40) weds artist Davey Detail at the Paramour Mansion in Los Angeles, California

Actress and Activist Rose McGowan
Actress and Activist
Rose McGowan
  • 2013-10-12 Former Guns N' Roses Matt Sorum (52) weds singer and dancer Adriane Harper in Palm Springs, California
  • 2013-10-12 Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis (53) weds paralegal Johnny Chaillot in Malibu, California
  • 2013-10-16 Actress and singer Kristen Bell (30) weds actor Dax Shepard (38) at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office in California
  • 2013-12-22 Actress Lacey Chabert (31) weds longtime boyfriend David Nehdar in Los Angeles, California
  • 2013-12-31 "The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco (28) weds professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting (26) at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California
  • 2013-12-31 Actress-comedian Lily Tomlin (74) weds screenwriter Jane Wagner (78) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-01-26 "The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe (30) weds graphic designer Catherine Giudici (27) at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-03 Who's the Boss actor Danny Pintauro (38) weds partner Wil Tabares in Dana Point, California
  • 2014-04-04 TV personality Taylor Armstrong (42) weds attorney John Bluher at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 2014-04-11 Actor and painter Titus Welliver (53) weds former model Jose Stemkens at Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, California
  • 2014-04-12 Actress Ginnifer Goodwin (35) weds actor Josh Dallas (32) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-04-12 Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter (34) weds long term girlfriend Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-19 Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Joe Lo Truglio (43) weds Beth Dover in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-26 Actor Brian Baumgartner (41) weds Celeste Ackelson in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-05-25 Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California
  • 2014-05-31 Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge (53) weds tv actress Linda Wallem (53) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • 2014-07-27 Actress and model Scheana Marie (29) weds longtime boyfriend Michael Shay at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California
  • 2014-09-06 Actress Katie Leclerc (27) weds long-time boyfriend Brian Stuart Habecost in Palm Springs, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2014-09-08 Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French at a private ceremony in Santa Barbara, California

Actress and Singer Ashley Tisdale
Actress and Singer
Ashley Tisdale
  • 2014-09-13 Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad (28) weds musician William Tell (34) in California
  • 2014-12-05 Actress and model Amber Stevens (28) weds "The Walking Dead" actor Andrew J. West (28) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-12-31 Olympic gold medalist soccer player Alex Morgan (25) weds Houston Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco (26) in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2015-01-05 Actress Cameron Diaz (42) weds Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden (35) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz
  • 2015-02-04 Actress Riley Keough (25) weds stuntman Ben-Smith Petersen in Napa, California
  • 2015-04-12 Fashion designer Tina Knowles (61) weds actor Richard Lawson (68) in Newport Beach, California
  • 2015-04-25 Heart's lead singer Ann Wilson (64) weds multi-generational community developer Dean Wetter in her manager's California backyard
  • 2015-04-26 "The Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder (36) weds Twilight actress Nikki Reed (26) in Malibu, California
  • 2015-05-02 Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds longtime love Darren Le Gallo in California
  • 2015-05-16 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California
  • 2015-05-30 Actor Eric Balfour (38) weds fashion designer Erin Chiamulon (31) in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 2015-07-11 Actress Jennie Garth (43) weds actor David Abrams in Los Olivos, California
  • 2015-09-05 Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness in Palm Springs, California
  • 2015-11-07 TV personality and fashion designer Whitney Port weds boyfriend Tim Rosenman in Palm Springs, California
  • 2016-01-16 Actress and singer Jamie-Lynn Sigler (35) weds baseball player Cutter Dykstra (53) in Palm Springs, California
  • 2016-02-14 Model and actress Liberty Ross (37) weds producer Jimmy Iovine (62) in Malibu, California
  • 2016-02-20 TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California

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