Florida in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 605

  • 1970-07-05 Doug Bochtler, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1970-08-03 Darren Mickell, American NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1970-08-17 Jim Courier, American tennis player, analyst (4-time Grand Slam singles winner), born in Sanford, Florida
  • 1970-08-21 Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1970-08-23 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1970-09-06 Torrance Small, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1970-09-26 Paul Laus, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Beamsville, Canada
  • 1970-10-12 Charlie Ward, American basketball guard (NBA: NY Knicks) and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1993, Florida State), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1970-10-29 Dan Ratushny, Canadian NHL player (Florida Panthers) and coach, born in Nepean, Ontario
  • 1970-12-04 Jeff Blake, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1995; Cincinnati Bengals), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1970-12-11 Errict Rhett, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pembroke Pines, Florida
  • 1971-02-10 Wayne Gandy, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Haines City, Florida
  • 1971-03-02 Amber Smith, actress (Faithful, Funeral, Mirror Has 2 Faces), born in Tampa, Florida

Pavel Bure

1971-03-31 Pavel Bure, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Moscow, Russia

  • 1971-04-26 Ryan Yarbrough, American NFL wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1971-04-30 Ryan Hawblitzel, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-05-04 Derrick Clark, American football fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1971-05-17 Bill Lindsay, Big Fork, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
  • 1971-05-28 Marco Rubio, American politician (Senate-R-Florida, 2011-), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1971-06-03 Carl Everett, American MLB outfielder (NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1971-06-17 Tripp Schwenk, American 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1971-08-07 Chris T. Jones, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-08-14 James Folston, American NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders), born in Cocoa, Florida
  • 1971-08-18 Kevin Bouie, American football running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals), born in Pahokee, Florida
  • 1971-08-21 Shayne Edge, American NFL/WLAF punter (Steelers, Barcelona Dragons), born in Lake City, Florida
  • 1971-08-22 Bernard Carter, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Jaguars, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1971-08-29 Carla Gugino, American actress, born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1971-09-04 Monty Grow, American football safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Inverness, Florida
  • 1971-09-06 Anthony Goldwire, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-10-08 Terry Richardson, American WLAF running back (Rhein Fire), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1971-11-09 David Duval, American golfer (British Open 2001), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1971-11-09 Steve Rhem, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1971-11-23 Vin Baker, American NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • 1971-12-08 James Stewart, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Vero Beach, Florida
  • 1971-12-16 Kristen Kane, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-01-12 Dominique Ross, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-01-22 Toddrick McIntosh, American NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 2014)
  • 1972-01-23 Gary Harrell, American football player (NY Giants, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-02-11 Kelly Slater, American surfer (11 x WSL champion; Triple Crown 1995, 98, 2019, born in Cocoa Beach, Florida
  • 1972-02-28 Melisa Moses, diver (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-03-29 Alex Ochoa, Cuban-American MLB and NPB baseball outfielder, 1995-2008 (NY Mets, Cincinnati Reds, and 7 other teams), born in Hialeah, Florida
  • 1972-03-29 John Rothell, American 400m hurdler, born in Titusville Florida
  • 1972-04-24 Chipper Jones, American MLB infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in DeLand, Florida
  • 1972-04-25 Percell Gaskins, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1972-05-02 Jill Savery, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1972-05-24 Tito Paul, American NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kissimmee, Florida
  • 1972-06-17 James McKnight, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1972-06-28 Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-07-27 Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian (Bridemaids), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1972-07-31 Chris Weinke, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2000, Florida State; Carolina Panthers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1972-08-28 John Buchanan, American actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1972-09-03 Martin Straka, Czech NHL forward (Team Czech Rep), born in Plzeň, Czechoslavakia
  • 1972-09-05 Tom Carter, American NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1972-09-06 Eric Zeier, American NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1972-09-07 Cedric Davis, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brandon, Florida
  • 1972-09-09 Mike Hampton, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1999, 2001; Gold Glove Award 2003; 5 × Silver Slugger Award; NL wins leader 1999; Houston Astros), born in Brooksville, Florida
  • 1972-09-14 Donnell Bennett, American NFL fullback (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1972-09-19 Fred McCrary, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Naples, Florida
  • 1972-12-19 Warren Sapp, American NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1972-12-25 Josh Freese, American session and touring rock drummer(Devo; Sting; Nine Inch Nails; Kelly Clarkson), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1973-03-06 Brian Olson, middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1973-04-08 Alex Gonzalez, American infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1973-04-18 Derrick Brooks, American NFL linebacker (11×Pro Bowl 1997–2006, 08; Super Bowl 2002; Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1973-05-11 Patrick Sapp, American NFL offensive linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1973-05-31 Marty Janzen, American pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1973-06-03 Charles Emanuel, American NFL safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Indiantown, Florida
  • 1973-07-07 Matt Mantei, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1973-07-09 Enrique Murciano, American actor (Without a Trace), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1973-08-22 Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys - "I Want It That Way"), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1973-10-09 Terry Balsamo, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1973-10-13 Brian Dawkins, American NFL safety (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1973-11-29 Sarah Jones, American playwright, born in Winter Springs, Florida
  • 1973-12-12 Reinard Wilson, American football linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1973-12-26 Ryan Berube, American 800m freestyle relay (Olympic gold 1996), born in Tequesta, Florida
  • 1974-01-20 Calvin Harrison, American athlete (Olympic gold medalist), born in Orlando, Florida

Eva Mendes

1974-03-05 Eva Mendes, American actress (Training Day, 2 Fast 2 Furious), born in Miami, Florida

  • 1974-04-25 Twan Russell, American football linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1974-07-10 (Idalmis) Marina Vidal, American actress, journalist and beauty queen (Miss Florida 1996), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1974-08-14 Chucky Atkins, American basketball player, born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1974-08-25 Chris Mantilla, diver (Olympics 1996), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1974-11-23 Tyrus McCloud, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1974-12-17 Sarah Paulson, American actress (American Horror Story), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1974-12-28 Rob Niedermayer, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Cassiar, British Columbia
  • 1975-01-20 David Eckstein, American baseball player, born in Sanford, Florida
  • 1975-01-31 Kenard Lang, American football defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1975-04-10 Steve Washburn, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1975-04-11 Terry Cousin, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1975-04-14 Amy Dumas, American professional wrestler, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ray Lewis

1975-05-15 Ray Lewis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker (13 × Pro Bowl; Super Bowl MVP 2000; Baltimore Ravens), born in Bartow, Florida

  • 1975-06-26 KJ-52 [Jonah Kirsten Sorrentino], American hip hop artist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1975-07-05 Hernán Crespo, Argentine soccer striker, coach (Argentina 64 caps, 35 goals; Parma, Chelsea, Banfield), born in Florida Este, Argentina
  • 1975-10-23 Jessicka [Jessica Fodera], American goth-rock, alt-pop singer-songwriter and artist, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1976-01-27 Rhett Warrener, Shaunavon, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • 1976-02-18 Jason Podollan, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Vernon, Canada
  • 1976-04-03 Drew Shirley, American Christian-rock guitarist (All Together Separate; Switchfoot, 2003-present), born in Key West, Florida
  • 1976-05-04 Jason Michaels, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1976-06-07 Cassidy Rae, American actress (Sarah-Models Inc, Clarissa), born in Clermont, Florida
  • 1976-06-26 Ed Jovanoski, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1976-08-01 David Nemirovsky, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976-09-30 Aida Linares, Spanish actress (Clueless; Cookie), born in Miami, Florida

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