Connecticut in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 291 of 291

  • 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, 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
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, 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, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1957-09-08 Heather Thomas, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1958-05-12 Kim Greist, actress (CHUD, Brazil, Payoff, Manhunter), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1958-10-15 Jayne Modean, 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, actor (Dallas, Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1960-02-11 Richard A Mastracchio, astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1961-07-27 Daniel C Burbank, Lt cmdr USCG/astronaut, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • 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, 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
  • 1965-10-27 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
  • 1968-08-02 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, 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
  • 1972-04-10 Sue Merz, American ice hockey defenseman (Olympics 1998), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1972-04-27 Ethan Brooks, American football offensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1972-05-04 Gretchen Ulion, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Marlborough, Connecticut
  • 1972-12-06 Sarah Rafferty, American actress (Suits), born in New Canaan, Connecticut
  • 1973-05-30 Christine Pavone, Miss USA-Connecticut (1997)

Person of interestSeth MacFarlane

1973-10-26 Seth MacFarlane, American animator, television producer (American Dad!, Family Guy) and filmmaker (Ted), born in Kent, Connecticut

  • 1973-11-11 Stacy Perrone, Wolcott Conn, Meet Miss America-Connecticut (1997)

Person of interestStephenie Meyer

1973-12-24 Stephenie Meyer, American author (Twilight Saga), born in Hartford, Connecticut,

  • 1974-02-06 Nathan Davis, American NFL defensive linemen (Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1974-04-05 Mike DuHaney, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1974-05-16 Conal Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • 1974-08-01 Chris Shinn, American singer-songwriter (Live, Unified Theory), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1975-04-10 Chris Carrabba, American singer and guitarist (Dashboard Confessional), born in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1976-04-03 Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Person of interestJonathan Brandis

1976-04-13 Jonathan Brandis, American actor (Lucas Wolenczak-seaQuest DSV), born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 2003)

  • 1976-08-11 Will Friedle, actor (Eric-Boy Meets World, Gift of Love), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1977-01-06 Amy Zappone, Wolcott Connecticut, Miss America-Connecticut (1996)

Person of interestJames Van Der Beek

1977-03-08 James Van Der Beek, American actor (Dawson's Creek), born in Cheshire, Connecticut

  • 1977-05-02 Jenna Von Oy, American actress (Seven-Blossom), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • 1978-03-13 Tom Danielson, American road racing cyclist, born in East Lyme, Connecticut

Person of interestCasey Neistat

1981-03-25 Casey Neistat, American filmmaker and YouTube star, born in Gales Ferry, Connecticut

YouTube Star and Filmmaker Casey Neistat
YouTube Star and Filmmaker
Casey Neistat
  • 1985-09-16 Madeline Zima, American actress (The Nanny, Californication), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1986-07-04 Terrance Knighton, American NFL Player, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1988-10-21 Hope Hicks, American political operative, White House Communications Director (2017-), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

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