Florida in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 622

  • 1963-10-31 Fred McGriff, American baseball infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1963-11-08 Dwight Smith, American outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1963-11-18 Dante Bichette, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1964-01-05 Tracy Ham, CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1964-01-27 Woody Austin, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2007 runner-up; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1964-03-06 Madonna Wayne Gacy [Stephen Bier, Jr.], American musician (Marilyn Manson), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1964-04-07 Joe Durant, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1964-06-28 Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
  • 1964-09-09 Willie Broughton, American NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1964-10-04 Matthew Cetlinski, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x200m freestyle relay 1988), born in Fort Worth, Florida
  • 1964-10-28 Lenny Harris, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Miami, Florida

Person of interestDwight Gooden

1964-11-16 Dwight Gooden, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • 1965-01-05 Rick Tuten, American NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perry, Florida
  • 1965-01-11 Olivia Barash, actress (Laura-Out of the Blue), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965-01-14 Dave Lowry, American NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1965-01-15 Michael Clemons, American CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • 1965-04-05 Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
  • 1965-04-09 Jeff Zucker, American television executive (CEO of NBC Universal), born in Homestead, Florida
  • 1965-05-13 Lari White, American country music singer and actress (You Can Be a Star winner- 1988), born in Dunedin, Florida (d. 2018)
  • 1965-06-30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Person of interestDavid Robinson

1965-08-06 David Robinson, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic gold 1992), born in Key West, Florida

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • 1965-08-29 Will Perdue, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • 1965-09-05 Tony Martin, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965-09-07 Bruce Armstrong, American NFL offensive tackle (NE Patriots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965-09-12 Vernon Maxwell, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1965-10-02 Jill Powell, American actress (Marcy-As The World Turns), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1965-10-10 Brett Perriman, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965-12-11 Jay Bell, American infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Eglin AFB, Florida
  • 1965-12-24 Winston Moss, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1966-01-06 Chris Antley, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby 1991, 1999; Preakness 1999), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (d. 2000)
  • 1966-01-09 Jimmie Jones, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1966-03-07 Terry Carkner, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Smiths Falls, Canada
  • 1966-03-09 Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins), born in Belle Glade, Florida
  • 1966-04-05 Michael "Mike" McCready, American musician and lead guitarist (Pearl Jam), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1966-04-12 Lorenzo White, American football running back (Cleveland Browns), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1966-05-27 Ray Sheppard, Pembroke, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • 1966-06-11 Scott Mellanby, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1966-06-14 Traylor Howard, American actress (Joy Byrnes-Boston Common), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1966-07-17 Michael Bradley, American golfer (4 PGA Tour wins), born in Largo, Florida
  • 1966-08-02 Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • 1966-08-20 Greg Jackson, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers), born in Hialeah, Florida
  • 1966-09-04 Jearl A. Miles, American 400m/long jumper (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1966-09-19 Eric Robert Rudolph, American criminal (domestic terrorist convicted with series of bombings), born in Merritt Island, Florida
  • 1966-10-18 Alan Mills, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1966-10-21 Tommy Tolles, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1996 3rd, Masters 1997 3rd), born in Ft Myers, Florida
  • 1966-11-25 Mark Whiten, American baseball outfielder (4 home runs in one game 1993; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1966-12-05 Joseph Barbara, American actor (Joe Carlino-Another World), born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • 1966-12-14 Anthony Mason, American NBA forward (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1966-12-31 Paula Barbieri, American model & actress (Dangerous), born in Panama City, Florida
  • 1967-02-23 Gord Murphy, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-02-26 David Howard, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1967-02-27 Dallas Eakins, American-Canadian NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets), born in Dade City, Florida
  • 1967-03-27 Tom Hammonds, American NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • 1967-04-18 Kenneth Gant, American NFL safety (Super Bowl 1992, 93; Dallas Cowbpys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Bartow, Florida
  • 1967-04-27 Bridgette Gordon, American basketball forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic gold 1988), born in DeLand, Florida
  • 1967-06-04 Rick Wilkins, American baseball catcher (Houston Astros), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Person of interestDeion Sanders

1967-08-09 Deion Sanders, American College/Pro Football Hall of Fame corner-back (Super Bowl 1995, 96; 8 x Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys) and MLB outfielder (NY Yankees; Atlanta Braves), born in Fort Myers, Florida

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • 1967-09-03 Luis Gonzalez, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999, 2001-03, 05; Houston, Arizona), born in Tampa, Florida

Person of interestVanilla Ice

1967-10-31 Vanilla Ice [Robert Van Winkle], American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice), born in Miami, Florida

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice
  • 1967-11-10 Donya Fiorentino, American model, born in Key Largo, Florida
  • 1967-12-07 Tino Martinez, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 97; World Series 1996, 98–2000; Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-03-21 Johan Garpenlov, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1968-04-13 Ted Washington, American NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-04-18 Mary Birdsong, American actress (Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), born in Florida
  • 1968-05-02 Reggie Slack, American CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Milton, Florida
  • 1968-07-06 Alvin Harper, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • 1968-07-30 Charles Gordon, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-07-30 Michael Brandon, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1968-08-28 Tom Fitzgerald, American NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Billerica, Massachusetts
  • 1968-09-25 Reggie Jefferson, American baseball player (Cin, Cleve, Sea, Bos), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1968-11-13 Mark Fitzpatrick, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-11-21 Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1968-11-29 Dee Brown, NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1968-12-11 Derek Bell, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-12-13 Shaun Stafford, American tennis star (1992 Taipei), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1968-12-26 Mideon [Dennis Knight], American professional wrestler, born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1968-12-27 Dean Palmer, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1969-01-02 Róbert Švehla, Slovak NHL defenceman (Florida Panthers 573 games; Slovakia 44 games), born in Martin, Slovakia
  • 1969-01-05 Shaun Micheel, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2003), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1969-01-06 Norman Reedus, American model & actor (The Walking Dead), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1969-01-16 Roy Jones Jr., American boxer (4 x weight divisions world champion), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1969-01-18 Marvin Pope, American CFL defensive end (Calgary Stampeders), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1969-02-02 Jody Hull, Cambridge, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • 1969-02-06 James Jones, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-02-22 Shawn Jefferson, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1969-03-07 Geoff Smith, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Edmonton
  • 1969-03-28 Brett Ratner, American film director (Rush Hour), born in Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1969-03-29 Jeff Blackshear, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1969-04-04 Carlos Reyes, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-04-23 Martín López-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1969-04-25 Joe Buck, American sports broadcaster, born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1969-04-30 Dexter Rogers, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in St Petersburg, Florida

Person of interestEmmitt Smith

1969-05-15 Emmitt Smith, American NFL Running Back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader), born in Pensacola, Florida

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
  • 1969-06-13 Robert Harris, American former NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Riviera Beach, Florida
  • 1969-07-06 Sophia Witherspoon, American WNBA guard (NY Liberty), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1969-07-27 Jason Woolley, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-08-13 Alex Fernandez, Cuban-American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-08-14 DJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ, born in Miami, Florida (d. 2001)
  • 1969-09-11 Gidget Gein, American musician (Marilyn Manson band), born in Hollywood, Florida (d. 2008)
  • 1969-10-11 Cal Dixon, American NFL center and guard (NY Jets), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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