Stamford, CT in History

Historical Events

  • 1920-11-16 1st postage stamp meter is set in Stamford Conn

Famous Birthdays

  • 1924-08-28 Dick Mayer, American golfer (US Open 1957), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • 1925-12-06 Andy Robustelli, American NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • 1926-01-11 Grant Tinker, American TV executive (NBC), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • 1938-10-22 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1941-10-07 John Ford Noonan, American playwright (A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1957-08-28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1958-05-12 Kim Greist, actress (CHUD, Brazil, Payoff, Manhunter), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1965-02-22 Chris Dudley, American NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1968-05-17 Dave Abbruzzese, American drummer (Pearl Jam), born in Stamford, Connecticut