Californian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 392 of 392

  • 1988-12-06 STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission
  • 1989-01-17 Gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded
  • 1989-02-26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
  • 1989-03-18 California Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
  • 1990-02-07 Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24
  • 1990-05-24 A car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both
  • 1990-07-19 Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, California
  • 1991-01-14 Tyne Daly arrested for drunk driving in Van Nuys, California
  • 1991-06-26 Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss

Film release premierFilm Premier

1991-07-01 "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong premieres at Century City, California

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 1991-09-22 California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991-10-21 Former California Governor Jerry Brown announces his run for the US Presidency

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 1992-02-07 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
  • 1992-04-12 Lynn Gunther of California threatens to blow herself up in front of UN
  • 1992-04-21 Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders
  • 1992-04-22 6.0 earthquake in California
  • 1992-04-22 Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists
  • 1992-05-01 Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior
  • 1992-06-21 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California
  • 1992-06-28 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993-02-03 Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in Los Aangeles, California

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • 1993-08-28 Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
  • 1993-11-20 Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.

Film release premierFilm Premier

1993-12-14 "Philadelphia" directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington premieres in Century City, California

  • 1994-01-25 US space probe Clementine launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
  • 1994-01-28 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose California, 1 dead
  • 1994-04-25 14" of snow in Southern California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994-04-27 Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1994-06-26 126°F (52.2°C) in Death Valley, California
  • 1994-08-16 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • 1994-12-06 Orange County California files for bankruptcy
  • 1995-07-20 The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.
  • 1995-09-02 Southern California begins using new area code 562

MurderMurder of Interest

1995-10-03 O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Film release premierFilm Premier

1996-06-25 "Independence Day" directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

  • 1996-12-18 The Oakland, California school board passes a resolution officially declaring "Ebonics" a language or dialect.
  • 1997-11-03 California law ends affirmative action
  • 1998-01-01 All California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1998-05-04 A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.

Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist
Ted Kaczynski
  • 1999-03-20 Legoland, California, the first Legoland outside of Europe, opens in Carlsbad, California
  • 2000-01-31 Alaska Airlines flight 261 MD-83, experiencing horizontal stabilizer problems, crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Mugu, California, killing all 88 persons aboard.

Sport awardGolf Major

2000-06-18 100th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Pebble Beach, California

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2001-02-20 The United States Supreme Court declines to consider an appeal by five major oil companies against Unocal's patent on production of cleaner "reformulated" gasoline sold in California

Film release premierFilm Premier

2001-12-05 "Ocean's Eleven" directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts premieres in Westwood, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001-12-12 Winona Ryder is arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Winona Ryder
Actress
Winona Ryder
  • 2002-02-02 52nd NHL All-Star Game: World beats North America 8-5 at Los Angeles, California
  • 2002-12-18 Governor of California Gray Davis announces the state faces a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2003-05-01 In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2003-10-07 American gubernatorial recall election is held in California. Governor Gray Davis is recalled and Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor.
  • 2003-10-26 The Cedar Fire, the second-largest fire in Californian history, kills 15 people, consumes 250,000 acres (1,000 km²), destroys 2,200 homes around San Diego
  • 2003-12-22 A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits near San Simeon, California.

  • 2004-02-12 The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.
  • 2005-01-10 A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.
  • 2005-01-26 Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005-06-13 A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 2005-12-03 XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.
  • 2007-06-24 The Angora Fire starts near South Lake Tahoe, California destroying 200+ structures in its first 48 hours
  • 2008-05-15 California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
  • 2008-06-17 First day of legal same-sex marriage in California
  • 2010-08-04 California's Proposition 8, the ballot initiative prohibiting same-sex marriage passed by the state's voters in 2008, is overturned by Judge Vaughn Walker in the case Perry v. Schwarzenegger

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011-06-22 After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger
  • 2012-04-26 Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California
  • 2012-08-24 A US jury in California finds that Samsung is guilty of patent infringement and awards over US$1 billion in damages to Apple
  • 2012-10-01 California becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors
  • 2012-10-24 3 people are shot dead and two critically wounded after being shot by an unknown gunman in Downey, California
  • 2012-11-06 5 people are shot at a poultry processing plant in Fresno, California
  • 2013-02-04 8 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus collides with two vehicles and flips in Yucaipa, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-04-14 Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2013-05-05 5 people are killed after a limousine catches fire in Hayward, California
  • 2014-05-03 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66
  • 2014-05-17 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-03-05 Harrison Ford crash-lands his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California

  • 2015-09-13 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties
  • 2015-10-05 Governor Jerry Brown of California signs a bill giving terminally ill patients the "right to die"
  • 2015-10-19 US scientists from University of California find evidence life on earth may have begun 4.1 billion years ago, 300 million earlier than previously thought
  • 2015-12-02 Attack on a social services centre in San Bernardino, California kills 14 and wounds 17
  • 2016-01-06 Californian Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over methane gas leak on outskirts of Los Angeles
  • 2016-04-11 Updated "Tree of Life" published in "Nature Microbiology" by scientists from Berkeley University in California
  • 2016-08-16 Wildfire breaks out in San Bernardino County, California, engulfing 15,000 acres, prompting evacuation of 82,000 people
  • 2017-02-12 Emergency spillway at Oroville Dam, California threatens to collapse, 180,00 residents ordered to evacuate
  • 2017-09-03 Californian governor Jerry Brown issues state of emergency due to La Tuna brush fire near Los Angeles
  • 2017-10-08 Wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017-10-10 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California

  • 2017-12-04 Thomas fire begins and spreads to city of Ventura, California
  • 2017-12-10 Governor Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal"
  • 2017-12-11 Six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined
  • 2018-01-01 California becomes largest US state to legalise cannabis for recreational use
  • 2018-01-09 Mudslides sweep away 100 houses in Montecito, California, killing at least 20, on land stripped bare by recent fires
  • 2018-03-18 African American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation
  • 2018-03-22 The "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" between Hawaii and California has 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and increasing rapidly according to new research
  • 2018-04-26 Serial killer "Golden State Killer" identified after 40 years as a former police officer, responsible for 12 killings, 50 rapes in California
  • 2018-05-04 California overtakes Great Britain to become the worlds fifth largest economy

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,241

  • 1923-04-09 Dann Cahn, American film editor (I Love Lucy, Beverly Hillbillies), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1923-04-13 Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1970)
  • 1923-08-10 Rhonda Fleming [Marilyn Louis], American actress and singer nicknamed the "Queen of Technicolor" (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1923-08-21 Arthur "Art" Janov, American psychologist, psychotherapist, creator of primal therapy (The Primal Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1923-08-24 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • 1923-09-03 Terry Wilson, American actor (Wagon Train, Escape to Witch Mountain), born in Huntington Park, California (d. 1999)

Person of interestCliff Robertson

1923-09-09 Clifford "Cliff" Robertson, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, born in La Jolla, California (d. 2011)

  • 1923-10-27 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1923-11-28 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Crossfire, Sudden Fear, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1923-12-04 Charles Keating, district attorney (Los Angeles California)
  • 1924-01-17 Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
  • 1924-03-08 Sean McClory, Irish actor (The Californians, My Chauffeur), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2003)
  • 1924-03-22 Paul Fussell, Pasadena, California, historian (The Great War and Modern Memory), (d. 2012)
  • 1924-03-24 Lois Andrews [Lorraine Gourley], American actress (Dixie Dugan, Meet Me After the Show, The Desert Hawk), born in Huntington Park, California (d. 1968)
  • 1924-03-31 Leo Buscaglia, "Dr Hug", psycholigist (Love), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1924-04-13 Jack Chick, American religious cartoonist (Chick tracts), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924-05-03 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1924-07-07 Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist, guitarist and actress (Les Paul, Queen of Outer Space), born in l Monte, California (d. 1977)
  • 1924-07-29 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924-08-01 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (Frankie Darro, The Cisco), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)
  • 1924-08-19 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1924-08-21 Arthur Janov, American psychologist, and psychotherapist notable for creating primal therapy (the Primal Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1924-08-22 James Kirkwood, American actor, author and playwright (A Chorus Line, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1989)
  • 1924-08-28 Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan, American dancer and actress (Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2004)
  • 1924-10-14 Robert Webber, American actor (12 Angry Men, Moonlighting, 79 Park Avenue), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 1989)
  • 1924-10-18 Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • 1924-11-16 Mel Patton, American sprinter & Olympic champion, born in Los Angeles, California, (d. 2014)
  • 1924-11-23 Paul Richards, American actor (Kiss Daddy Goodnight, Breaking Point), born in Los Angeles California (d. 1974)
  • 1924-11-23 Paula Raymond, American actress and model (The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2003)
  • 1925-01-12 Bill Burrud, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1925-01-12 Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Glendale, California
  • 1925-01-13 Gwyneth “Gwen” Verdon, American actress, singe and dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity), born in Culver City, California (d. 2000)
  • 1925-01-15 Ruth Slenczynska, pianist, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1925-01-23 Marty Paich, American musician, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), born in Oakland, California (d. 1995)
  • 1925-01-24 William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
  • 1925-02-21 Sam Peckinpah, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California
  • 1925-03-13 Bertha Tickey, American softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973), born in Dinuba, California (d. 2014)
  • 1925-04-20 Elena Verdugo, American actress (Little Giant, Cavalier of the West), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2017)
  • 1925-04-25 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (Green Acres), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1925-04-30 Johnny Horton, country music and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)
  • 1925-05-25 Jeanne Crain, American actress (Man Without a Star, Pinky), born in Barstow California (d. 2003)
  • 1925-07-01 Farley Granger, actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), born in San Jose, California
  • 1925-07-06 Merv Griffin, TV host (Merv Griffin Show), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1925-07-23 Gloria DeHaven, American musical actress (Step Lively), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1925-07-25 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1925-08-15 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], American actor (Mannix), born in Fresno, California (d. 2017)
  • 1925-09-01 Art Pepper, American alto saxophonist and clarinetist, born in Gardena, California (d. 1982)
  • 1925-09-12 Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1925-10-27 Jane Connell, American actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • 1925-10-27 Mary Kay Stearns, American actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • 1925-10-29 Zoot Sims, jazz saxophonist, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1926-02-01 Stuart Whitman, American actor (Capt Apache, Ransom, Cimarron Strip), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestPete Rozelle

1926-03-01 Pete Rozelle [Alvin Rozelle], American NFL commissioner (1960-89), born in South Gate, California (d. 1996)

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • 1926-03-21 Virginia Weidler, American child actress (Babes on Broadway, All This & Heaven Too), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1968)
  • 1926-03-31 Sydney Chaplin, American actor and son of Charles Chaplin (Adding Machine, Psycho Sisters), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2009)

Person of interestMarilyn Monroe

1926-06-01 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1962)

  • 1926-06-04 Nan Leslie [Nan Coppage], American actress (Kings Row, The Californians), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • 1926-07-01 Delmar Watson, American child actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Heidi, Annie Oakley), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • 1926-08-02 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)
  • 1926-08-07 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-08-12 John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • 1926-09-26 Julie London, American singer and actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 2000)
  • 1926-10-06 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-10-07 Diana Lynn, American actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • 1926-10-17 Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), born in Santa Cruz, California (d. 2008)
  • 1926-10-31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1926-11-11 Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1926-11-13 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1926-11-30 Richard Crenna, American actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1927-02-25 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1993)
  • 1927-03-09 Jackie Jensen, American baseball player (AL MVP 1958), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1982)
  • 1927-04-08 Oliver "Ollie" Mitchell, American musician and bandleader (The Wrecking Crew), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1927-06-28 Frank Rowland, Newport Beach, California, Nobel laureate in chemistry, (d. 2012)

Person of interestJanet Leigh

1927-07-06 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1927-07-27 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-30 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2001)
  • 1927-09-29 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • 1927-10-25 Franklin "Bud" Held, American javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1928-02-08 Jack Larson, American playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)

Person of interestShirley Temple

1928-04-23 Shirley Temple, American actress, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi) and diplomat, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2014)

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • 1928-04-28 Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist and geologist (Shoemaker-Levy comet), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1928-04-29 Big Jay McNeely, R&B saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1928-05-03 Jeanne Bal, American actress (Pat-Love & Marriage, Star Trek- The Man Trap), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1996)
  • 1928-05-09 Richard A "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis star (US 1948-49), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1928-05-16 Billy Martin, American baseball 2nd baseman and manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's), born in Berekeley, California (d. 1989)
  • 1928-06-05 Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), born in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire (d. 2013)
  • 1928-06-07 James Ivory, American producer, director and screenwriter (Howard's End, Remains of the Day), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1928-06-20 Eric Dolphy, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1964)
  • 1928-07-07 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1928-07-23 Leon Fleisher, pianist and conductor (Annapolis Symph 1973-77), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1928-07-23 Cy Young, American athlete and only US male to win gold in javelin throwing (1952 Olympics), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1928-08-06 Janice-Lee York Romary, California, fencer (Olympics 1948-68)
  • 1928-11-14 Kathleen Hughes, American actress (It Came From Outer Space), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1929-01-07 Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford], American actress (Little Sheba), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1929-02-03 Russell Arms, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1929-02-22 Marni Nixon, American singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), born in Altadena, California (d. 2016)
  • 1929-07-31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1929-10-04 Scotty Beckett, actor (Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California
  • 1929-10-21 Ursula K. Le Guin, American sci-fi author (The Left Hand of Darkness, Tombs of Atuan), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2018)
  • 1929-11-26 Betta St John [Betty Jean Striegler], American actress, singer and dancer (Dream Wife, Corridors of Blood), born in Hawthorne, California

Famous Weddings

Weddings 301 - 325 of 325

  • 2016-02-20 TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California
  • 2016-05-06 Actress Kaitlin Doubleday (31) weds DJ Devin Lucien in an outdoor ceremony in Big Sur, California
  • 2016-05-07 Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star Morgan Stewart (27) weds cast-mate and real estate agent Brendan Fitzpatrick at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California
  • 2016-05-29 Actor Topher Grace (37) weds actress and model Ashley Hinshaw in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2016-06-13 Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (30) weds former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson (30) in Paradise Valley, Arizona

  • 2016-07-09 Fashion model Hannah Davis (26) weds former Yankees player Derek Jeter (42) at Meadowood Napa Valley Resort in St. Helena, California
  • 2016-07-17 Actress and model Tatyana Ali (37) weds Vaughn Rasberry in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2016-07-23 Actor Corbin Bleu (27) weds actress Sasha Clements (26) at Hummingbird Nest in Santa Susana, California
  • 2016-07-31 Herjavec Group CEO Robert Herjavec (53) weds former "Dancing with the Stars" Kym Johnson (39) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2016-07-31 Ballet dancer Misty Copeland (33) weds attorney Olu Evans in Laguna Beach, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2016-08-13 Comedian Kevin Hart (37) weds Eniko Parrish near Santa Barbara, California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2016-08-20 Stand-up comedian Chris Hardwick (31) weds actress Lydia Hearst (44) in Pasadena, California
  • 2016-09-10 Actress and singer Anna Camp (33) weds Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin (29) in a vineyard wedding at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California
  • 2016-11-13 The Office actress Angela Kinsey (45) weds Days of Our Lives actor Joshua Snyder in Topanga, California
  • 2016-12-10 Actress Troian Bellisario (31) weds actor and director Patrick J. Adams (35) in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2017-02-11 Actor Bug Hall (32) weds Jill Marie DeGroff in Encino, California
  • 2017-03-03 Bachelorette TV personality Ali Fedotowsky (32) weds TV and radio host Kevin Manno (33) at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles, California
  • 2017-03-25 Orange Is the New Black actress Samira Wiley (30) weds writer Lauren Morelli (34) in Palm Springs, California
  • 2017-03-26 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Beth Johnston (25) weds NFL player Zach Ertz (26) in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2017-04-21 Actor David Henrie (27) weds former Miss Delaware Maria Cahill in Southern California
  • 2017-05-19 Roller derby skater Bonnie Thunders weds NFL player Larry English (31) at The Montage in Laguna Beach, California
  • 2017-05-27 Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel (27) weds Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (34) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2017-05-28 Actress Maggie Grace (33) weds entrepreneur Brent Bushnell in La Jolla, California
  • 2017-06-03 Actress, singer and Broadway star Bell Bundy (36) weds TBS executive Thom Hinkle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California
  • 2018-02-03 Actor John Stamos (Full House) weds model Caitlin Mchugh at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California

Famous Deaths