Connecticut in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 329

  • 1943-10-17 Susan Davenny Wyner, soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1944-09-03 Sherwood C. Spring, American astronaut (STS 61B), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1945-03-10 Katharine Houghton, actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1945-05-13 Magic Dick [Richard Salwitz], American harmonicaist and musician (J Geils Band- "Centerfold"), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1945-10-18 Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • 1945-12-06 James Naughton, American actor (Stranger is Watching, Trauma center), born in Middletown, Connecticut
  • 1946-06-16 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut

Person of interestGeorge W. Bush

1946-07-06 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 1946-10-15 Richard Carpenter, American vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1947-01-21 Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1947-03-19 Glenn Close, American actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1947-04-06 John Ratzenberger, American actor (Cliff Clavin in Cheers), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1947-04-26 Donna Elizabeth De Varona, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-64), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1947-07-26 Al Anderson, American songwriter and guitarist (NRBQ), born in Windsor, Connecticut
  • 1947-07-30 William Atherton, American actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44), born in Orange, Connecticut
  • 1948-05-20 Samuel Gejdenson, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1981- )
  • 1948-06-29 Bill Kirchen, American singer and guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1948-12-15 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in West Haven Connecticut
  • 1949-04-01 Paul Manafort, American political consultant (Trump campaign chairman), born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • 1949-07-06 Shelley Hack, actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Person of interestAnnie Leibovitz

1949-10-02 Annie Leibovitz, American photographer (Rolling Stone), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
Annie Leibovitz
  • 1949-11-06 Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1950-03-02 Karen Carpenter, vocalist/drummer (We Only Just Begun), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1950-06-08 Elmar Oliveira, American violinist (Naumburg 1978), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1950-08-22 I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney and convicted felon, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1951-02-13 David Naughton, actor (My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1951-07-04 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, American Democratic politician and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (1995-2003), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1951-11-06 John Falsey, American television writer and producer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1952-04-23 Terry Moor, tennis star, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1952-06-04 Carlene Watkins, actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1952-06-04 Catherine Watkins, actress (It's Not Easy, Mary), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1952-07-06 Grant Goodeve, US actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in Middlebury, Connecticut
  • 1953-01-05 Pamela Sue Martin, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1953-02-09 Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • 1953-04-27 Arielle Dombasle, American-French singer and actress, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1953-09-06 Katherine Cannon, American actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1953-11-18 Kevin Nealon, actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1953-12-30 Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1954-03-23 Geno Auriemma, Italian-born American basketball coach (Connecticut Huskies), born in Montella, Italy
  • 1954-04-02 Ron Palillo, American actor (Arnold Horshack-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • 1955-01-13 Jay McInerney, American novelist (Bright Lights, Big City), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1955-03-13 Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1955-05-19 Pierre J Thuot, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62), born in Groton, Connecticut
  • 1955-05-29 Michael "Mike" Porcaro, American rock bassist affiliated with Toto (Stranger In Town), born in South Windsor, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-07-09 Fred Norris, American comedy writer and singer (Howard Stern Show), born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • 1955-09-02 Linda Purl, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1955-11-30 Kevin Conroy, actor (Tour of Duty, Another World), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1957-03-31 Mary Cadorette, East actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1957-08-28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1957-09-08 Heather Thomas, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1957-09-17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • 1958-05-12 Kim Greist, actress (CHUD, Brazil, Payoff, Manhunter), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1958-07-23 Ken Green, American PGA golfer (1985 Buick Open), born in Danburry, Connecticut
  • 1958-10-15 Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1959-08-21 Bud Schultz, American tennis star, born in Meriden, Connecticut
  • 1959-11-03 Timothy Patrick Murphy, American actor (Dallas, Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1960-02-11 Richard A Mastracchio, astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1961-07-27 Daniel C. Burbank, American astronaut, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • 1961-10-07 Tony Sparano, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins 2008-11), born in West Haven, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • 1961-10-26 Dylan McDermott, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Person of interestMeg Ryan

1961-11-19 Meg Ryan, American actress (When Harry Met Sally, As the World Turns), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

Actress Meg Ryan
Actress
Meg Ryan
  • 1962-01-22 Robert Mailhouse, actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1962-04-14 James Carpenter, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • 1962-07-23 Eriq La Salle, American actor (Dr Peter Benton-ER), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-04 Linda Muri, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • 1963-02-23 Debbie Kruck, Ms. Fitness USA (1994), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • 1963-06-07 Gordon Gano, American musician (Violent Femmes), born in Connecticut
  • 1963-08-09 Lonnie Quinn, actor (Will Cooley in All My Children), born in Cheshire, Connecticut
  • 1963-09-05 John Elliott, American professional golfer (1994 NIKE Miss Gulf Coast), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-10 Karen Josephson, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-10 Sarah Josephson, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-24 Rob Dibble, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1964-04-20 John Carney, American football placekicker (San Diego Chargers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1964-06-22 Amy Brenneman, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1965-03-27 Johnny April, American bass guitarist and vocalist (Staind), born in Enfield, Connecticut
  • 1965-04-27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1965-06-23 Dawn Whiteham, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1965-07-05 Lucy Han, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1965-07-16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1965-10-27 Krista Blomquist, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1965-12-14 Lawrence Clay-Bey, super heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1966-04-02 Bill Romanowski, NFL linebacker (Eagles, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Rockville, Connecticut
  • 1966-11-03 Todd Reynolds, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-05 Charles Nagy, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-28 Kari Wuhrer, American actress (Eight Legged Freaks), born in Brookfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-06-07 Sarah Malin, actress (Stephane Prescott-Another World), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1967-09-26 Craig Janney, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1967-12-15 Mo Vaughn, American MLB first baseman (Boston Red Sox, MVP-1995), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1968-03-15 Mark McGrath, American musician (Sugar Ray), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1968-05-17 Dave Abbruzzese, American drummer (Pearl Jam), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1968-08-02 Sean Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • 1969-04-14 Brad Ausmus, catcher (Detroit Tigers), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1969-07-18 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-09-07 Darren Bragg, American outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-09-28 Jack O'Keffe, Australian golfer, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-11-05 Jennifer Guthrie, actress (Dawn-General Hospital), born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • 1970-07-21 Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1970-08-25 Katherine "Katie" Scanlon, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

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