Chicago in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 309 of 309

  • 2012-09-16 Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, seeks a court order to resolve a week long teachers strike
  • 2012-09-18 The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach a deal that ends an 8-day strike.
  • 2013-06-24 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Boston Bruins 4-2
  • 2013-07-04 12 people are killed and 60 are injured in a wave of shootings across Chicago
  • 2014-10-20 Laquan McDonald (17) is shot dead by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke while jaywalking, the murder caught on video footage
  • 2015-06-15 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2
  • 2015-11-24 Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder of 17 year old African American Laquan McDonald in 2014
  • 2017-04-09 Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
  • 2017-07-05 101 people reported shot, 15 killed in Chicago, Illinois over 4th July weekend

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 522


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1943-03-09 Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • 1943-07-28 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1943-08-18 Martin Mull, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1943-08-28 David Soul, [Solberg] actor (Starsky & Hutch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1943-11-09 Lee Graziano, American rock drummer (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-02-29 Dennis Farina, actor (Get Shorty, Law & Order, Crime Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2013)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1944-04-18 Robert Hanssen, FBI agent and Soviet spy, born in Chicago Illinois

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen
  • 1944-07-31 Sherry Lansing, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-08-19 Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
  • 1944-08-30 Charles Colbert, rocker (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-09-13 Peter Cetera, lead singer (Chicago-25 or 6 to 4, Old Days), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-09-18 Charles Lacy Veach, astronaut (STS 39, STS 52), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1944-10-04 Tony La Russa, MLB manager (Chicago, Oakland, St. Louis), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa
  • 1944-10-13 Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-10-23 Warren Burton, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-11-07 James Dashow, American/Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-11-21 Harold Ramis, actor and director (SCTV, Stripes), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • 1945-02-28 Mimsy Farmer, actress (Devil's Angel, Road to Salina), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-03-14 Walt Parazaider, rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-08-16 Bob Balaban, American actor and director (2010, Girlfriends, Gosford Park), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-08-16 Gary Loizzo, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-10-01 Donny Hathaway, singer-songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • 1945-10-04 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-01-31 Terry Kath, rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)
  • 1946-05-01 Nick Fortune, [Nicholas Fortuna], rock bassist (Buckinghams Chicago)
  • 1946-06-06 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1946-07-03 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-09-02 Marty Grebb, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-09-07 Alfa Anderson, rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-09-11 Dennis Tufano, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-10-21 Lee Loughnane, rocker (Chicago)
  • 1946-10-26 Pat Sajak, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-12-30 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-01-24 Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-02-18 Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-03-31 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-05-14 Al Ciner, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-05-28 Patti Reynolds, playmate (Sept, 1965), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-06-21 Michael Gross, American actor (Family Ties, FBI murders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-20 James Pankow, rocker (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-21 Carl Giammarese, rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-20 Chuck Panozzo [John], rocker (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-10-12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1947-10-26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • 1947-11-08 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-13 Joe Mantegna, American actor (House of Games, Weeds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-30 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-12-07 Vincent Baggetta, actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1948-04-04 Berry Oakley, American rocker (Allman Brothers Band), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972)
  • 1948-07-25 Steve Goodman, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-08-28 Daniel Seraphine, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-10-17 George Wendt, American actor (Norm in Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-11-14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-01-24 John Belushi, comedian and actor (SNL, Blues Brothers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-05-31 Tom Berenger, actor (Big Chill, Someone to Watch Over Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-10-10 Jessica Harper, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-10-25 Brian Kerwin, actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-11-29 Garry Shandling, comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1950-02-26 Jonathan Cain, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-04-15 Amy Wright, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-05-14 Jill Stein, American physician, activist and Green Party nominee for President (2016), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-06-02 Toni Alessandrini, actress (Vice Academy Part 2), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-06-15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-07-26 Rich Vogler, American race car driver, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1950-08-03 John Landis, American director (Animal House, Michael Jackson's Thriller video), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-09-11 Amy Madigan, actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-05-09 Alley Mills, actress (Norma Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-13 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-21 Nils Lofgren, guitarist/singer/songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1951-07-21 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 1951-09-02 Michael Gray, actor (Ronnie-Brian Keith Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-02-03 Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-04-06 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-04-29 Nora Dunn, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-05-14 Robert Zemeckis, American film director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1952-05-21 Mr. T, [Lawrence Tureaud], American actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T & T), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actor Mr. T
Actor
Mr. T
  • 1952-07-14 Stan Shaw, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-10-31 Bernard Edwards, bassist (Chicago-Addicted to Love), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1952-11-30 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-03-23 Chaka Khan [Yvette Marie Stevens], American singer and songwriter (Rufus, I am Every Woman), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-03-25 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-09-20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-03-14 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-04-10 Peter MacNicol, actor (Chicago Hope, Sophie's Choice), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1954-06-15 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-06-30 Ken Olin, actor (Thirtysomething, Det Quinn-EZ Street), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-07-02 Wendy Schaal, actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-07-30 Ken Olin, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-08-12 Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-09-29 Cindy Morgan, [Cichorski], actress (Tron), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-10-26 D. W. Moffett, American actor (Fine Things, Lisa, Chicago Sons), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1954-11-08 Rickie Lee Jones, singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-19 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-20 Steve Dahl, California, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM)
  • 1955-09-10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-11-06 Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-01-07 Rosalyn Bryant, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-02-14 Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-04-27 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois

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