Florida in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 622

  • 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

Person of interestRay 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

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis
  • 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 Adita Linares, spanish actress (Clueless, Cookie), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1977-01-11 Nadia Turner, American singer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1977-01-26 Vince Carter [Vinsanity], American basketball player who famously made "Le dunk de la mort" (the Dunk of Death), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1977-03-09 Radek Dvorak, Czech NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Tábor, Czech Republic
  • 1977-05-28 Ashley Ryan Ruiz Offord, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1977-10-12 Christie Kerr, American golfer (US Open 2007, PGA Championship 2010), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1978-01-09 Chad Johnson, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1978-01-09 A.J. McLean, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1978-02-03 Adrian R'Mante, American actor (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), born in Tampa, Florida

Person of interestPerez Hilton

1978-03-23 Perez Hilton [Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr], American television personality and blogger, born in Miami, Florida

Blogger & TV Personality Perez Hilton
Blogger & TV Personality
Perez Hilton
  • 1978-05-15 Krissy Taylor, American model, born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)
  • 1978-06-21 Matt Kuchar, American golfer (British Open 2017 runner-up), born in Winter Park, Florida
  • 1978-06-25 Luke Scott, American baseball player (Tampa Bay Rays), born in DeLeon Springs, Florida
  • 1978-07-25 Gerard Warren, American football player, born in Lake City, Florida
  • 1978-08-01 Edgerrin James, American football player (Indianapolis Colts), born in Immokalee, Florida
  • 1978-11-05 Bubba Watson Jr., American golfer (US Masters 2012, 2014), born in Bagdad, Florida
  • 1978-12-23 Andra Davis, American football player, born in Live Oak, Florida
  • 1979-01-18 Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1979-05-24 Tracy McGrady, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 2001–07; NBA scoring champion 2003, 04; Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets), born in Bartow, Florida
  • 1979-06-08 Derek Trucks, American guitarist and founder of Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band (Tedeschi Truck Band), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1979-08-04 Brandi Siegel, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1979-08-29 Ryan Shealy, American baseball player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1979-09-17 Flo Rida [Tramar Dillard], American rapper, born in Carol City, Florida
  • 1979-11-19 Barry Jenkins, American director and writer (Medicine for Melancholy, Moonlight), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1980-01-04 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida
  • 1980-01-11 Deanna Wright, American actress, born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1980-01-14 Cory Gibbs, American soccer player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1980-01-25 Michelle McCool, American professional wrestler, born in Palatka, Florida
  • 1980-01-30 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1980-02-13 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • 1980-04-09 Yoanna House, American model, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1980-05-17 Dallas Taylor, American Christian metal singer (Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Underoath), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1980-07-12 Tina Tharp, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1980-07-25 Shawn Riggans, American baseball player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1981-01-06 Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1981-01-07 Marquis Daniels, American basketball player, born in Jasper, Florida
  • 1981-01-15 Pitbull [Armando Christian Perez], American rapper, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1981-01-22 Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • 1981-03-09 Antonio Bryant, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1981-04-02 Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1981-04-17 Ryan Raburn, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1981-04-18 Brian Buscher, American MLB third baseman, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1981-06-15 Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)
  • 1981-08-04 Abigail Spencer, Gulf Breeze, Florida, American actress (Cowboys & Aliens)
  • 1981-08-18 Jon Schneck, American musician (Relient K), born in Eustis, Florida
  • 1981-08-27 Demetria McKinney, American actress (House of Payne), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • 1981-09-04 Lacey Sturm, American rock singer (Flyleaf), born in Homestead, Florida
  • 1981-11-20 Jilen Siroky, American 200m breaststroke (Olympics 1996), born in Winter Park, Florida
  • 1982-01-06 Gilbert Arenas, American basketball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1982-01-12 Chris Ray, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1982-04-16 Jonathan Vilma, American football player, born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 1982-05-11 Jonathan Jackson, actor (Lucky-General Hospital), born in Orlando Florida
  • 1982-09-13 Rickie Weeks, American baseball player, born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • 1982-10-07 Robby Ginepri, American tennis player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1982-11-16 Amar'e Stoudemire, American basketball player, born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • 1983-02-26 Kara Monaco, American model, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1983-04-01 Sean Taylor, American NFL free safety (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; All Pro 2007; Washington Redskins), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2007)
  • 1983-07-17 Sarah Jones, American actress, born in Winter Springs, Florida
  • 1984-02-05 Nate Salley, American football player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1984-02-11 Matt Good, American musician, born in Valrico, Florida
  • 1984-03-31 Eddie Johnson, American soccer striker (63 caps; FC Dallas, Seattle Sounders), born in Bunnell, Florida
  • 1984-04-25 Robert Andino, Cuban-American baseball player, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1984-06-26 Elijah Dukes, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Homestead, Florida
  • 1984-09-14 Melissa McGhee, American rock singer (American Idol, season 5), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1984-12-28 Beverly Mullins, American wrestler & model, born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1985-02-05 Crystal Hunt, American actress, born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1985-05-02 Jarrod Saltalamacchia, American baseball player, born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1985-06-03 Detox Icunt [Matthew Sanderson], American drag queen, recording artist and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1985-06-11 Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • 1985-06-12 Blake Ross, American software developer (co-creator of the Mozilla Firefox internet browser), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1985-07-01 Chris Perez, American MLB reliever (All Star 2011-12), born in Bradenton, Florida
  • 1985-08-26 Brian Kelley, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Ormond Beach, Florida
  • 1985-09-14 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1985-09-19 Brittany Lincicome, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2009, 15), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1985-12-21 Bubba Stewart, American motocross racer (FIM World Supercross Champion 2009; FIM World Supercross GP Champion 2006, 07), born in Bartow, Florida
  • 1986-04-18 Billy Butler, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Orange Park, Florida
  • 1986-08-16 Shawn Pyfrom, American actor, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1986-09-07 Spectacular Blue Smith, American musician (Pretty Ricky), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1986-09-08 Matt Grothe, American football player, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1986-12-07 Billy Horschel, American golfer (FedEx Cup 2014, 5 PGA Tour titles), born in Grant, Florida
  • 1987-01-31 Tyler Hubbard, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Monroe, Georgia
  • 1987-02-21 Ashley Greene, American model & actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1987-03-01 Sammie Bush, American R&B singer ("I Like It"), born in Boyton Beach, Florida
  • 1987-10-15 Jesse Levine, American Canadian tennis player, born in Boca Raton, Florida

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