Indiana in History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 300

  • 1949-08-23 Shelley Long, American actress (Diane in Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1950-03-26 Ernest Thomas, American actor (What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1950-05-29 (Maureen) "Rebbie" Jackson, American singer (R U Tuff Enuff), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1950-06-03 Deniece Williams [Chandler], American pop singer ("Love Won't Let Me Wait"; "Let's Hear It For The Boy"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1951-05-04 (Sigmund) "Jackie" Jackson, American pop singer and songwriter (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "I Want You Back"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1951-05-04 Mick Mars [Robert Alan Deal], guitarist (Mötley Crüe), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (alternative date 4 April 1955)
  • 1951-08-21 Harry Smith, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show), born in Hammond, Indiana

John Mellencamp

1951-10-07 John Mellencamp, American rock singer-songwriter ("Jack & Diane"; "Small Town"; "Pink Houses"), co-founder of Farm Aid, and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

  • 1951-11-11 Fuzzy Zoeller, American golfer (US Masters 1981, US Open 1984), born in New Albany, Indiana
  • 1952-01-13 Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1952-07-06 Greg Ladanyi, Hungarian-American record producer and recording engineer, born in Elkhart, Indiana (d. 2009)
  • 1952-07-15 Jill Long, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • 1952-08-20 John Hiatt, American singer and songwriter ("Have a Little Faith in Me"), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1953-04-24 John P. Hiler, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1981-91), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-09-29 Drake Hogestyn, American actor (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • 1953-10-15 Tito Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "Never Can Say Goodbye"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1953-11-03 Kate Capshaw [Nail], American actress (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1953-12-06 Kin Shriner, American actor (Scott-General Hospital, Rituals), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-12-06 Wil Shriner, American talk show host (Wil Shriner Show), born in NYC, New York

David Lee Roth

1954-10-10 David Lee Roth, American rock singer (Van Halen - "Jump!"; solo -"Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody"), born in Bloomington, Indiana

  • 1954-12-11 Jermaine Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; solo - "Let's Get Serious"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1954-12-25 Steve Wariner, American country singer (Small Town Girl), born in Noblesville, Indiana
  • 1955-02-14 Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler, born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 1955-05-07 Peter Reckell, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • 1955-06-15 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1955-06-28 Thomas Hampson, American lyric baritone, born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • 1955-12-26 Evan Bayh, American politician, born in Shirkieville, Indiana
  • 1956-05-29 LaToya Jackson, American singer ("If You Feel the Funk"), and model, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956-06-27 Ted Haggard, American evangelical preacher (New Life Church, Colorado), born in Yorktown, Indiana
  • 1956-10-08 Janice Voss, American astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • 1956-10-08 Larry Crane, American rock guitarist (John Mellencamp band), born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 1956-10-30 Tim Roemer, American politician (Rep-D-Indiana), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1956-12-09 Sylvia, American country singer (Nobody), born in Kokoma, Indiana
  • 1957-03-12 Marlon D Jackson, singer (Jackson 5 - "Stop! The Love You Save May Be Your Own"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet, born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • 1958-06-27 Lisa Germano, American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Geek the Girl), born in Mishawaka, Indiana

Michael Jackson

1958-08-29 Michael Jackson, American recording artist, dancer, and King of Pop ("Thriller"; Billie Jean"; "Bad"), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2009)

  • 1958-11-26 Steve Buyer, American politician (Rep-R-Indiana), born in Rensselaer, Indiana
  • 1959-02-14 Renée Fleming, American opera singer & soprano, born in Indiana, Pennsylvania

Mike Pence

1959-06-07 Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States (Republican: 2017-21) and Governor of Indiana (2013-16), born in Columbus, Indiana

  • 1959-06-16 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], American professional wrestler, born in Crawfordsville, Indiana (d. 2014)
  • 1959-12-14 Bob Paris, Canadian-American bodybuilder and gay rights advocate, born in Columbus, Indiana
  • 1960-07-07 Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut, born in Portland, Indiana
  • 1960-07-26 LaTaunya Pollard, American baseball player (Olympics 1980, 84), born in East Chiacgo, Indiana

Don Mattingly

1961-04-20 Don Mattingly, American baseball 1st baseman (6 x MLB All-Star; AL MVP 1985; 9 x Gold Glove; 3 x Silver Slugger; AL batting champion 1984; NY Yankees) and manager (LA Dodgers, Miami Marlins), born in Evansville, Indiana

  • 1961-04-28 Cathy Gerring, American golfer (Solheim Cup 1990), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1961-10-29 Randy Jackson, American singer and musician, ninth Jackson brother (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1962-02-04 Dan Plesac, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Gary, Indiana

Axl Rose

1962-02-06 Axl Rose [William Bailey], American rock singer-songwriter (Guns & Roses - "Welcome to the Jungle"), born in Lafayette, Indiana

  • 1962-03-09 Brian Green, American actor (Another World - "Sam Fowler"), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • 1963-06-17 Greg Kinnear, American actor and talk show host (Talk Soup, Sabrina, Later), born in Logansport, Indiana
  • 1964-06-23 Joey Allen [Cagle], American glam-metal rock guitarist (Warrant, 1987-94, 2004–present) - "Cherry Pie"), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1964-07-30 Vivica A. Fox, American actress (Kill Bill: Vol. 1), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1964-12-26 Jeff King, American baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Marion, Indiana
  • 1965-08-11 Embeth Davidtz, American actress (Bicentennial Man, Schindler's List), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1965-09-20 Robert Rusler, American actor (Game of Love, Vamp, Thrashin'), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1965-10-11 Sean Patrick Flanery, American actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Janet Jackson

1966-05-16 Janet Jackson, American pop singer (Control, "Nasty"), sister of Michael, born in Gary, Indiana

  • 1967-02-01 Meg Cabot, American author, born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1967-05-31 Kenny Lofton, American MLB outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in East Chicago, Indiana
  • 1967-08-20 Andy Benes, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1967-09-26 Shannon Hoon, American rock singer (Blind Melon - "No Rain"), born in Lafeyette, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • 1968-11-06 Chad Curtis, American outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers), born in Marion, Indiana
  • 1970-09-11 Ted Leo, American musician (Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1970-10-08 David Doster, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1970-10-18 Bob Kennedy, Bloomington Indiana, 5k runner
  • 1970-11-02 Sharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1971-01-21 Tommy Puett, actor (Tyler-Life Goes On, America's Top 10), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1971-03-23 Karen McDougal, American Playboy model (Playmate of the Year 1998), alleged affair with Donald Trump, born in Merrillville, Indiana
  • 1971-05-16 Khari Jones, Canadian American football player (BC Lions, Scottish Claymores) and coach (Montreal Alouettes), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1971-07-20 William Deering Jr, South Bend Indiana, pole vaulter
  • 1972-01-07 Donald Brashear, American NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Bedford, Indiana
  • 1972-02-08 Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana
  • 1972-02-17 Lloy Ball, American volleyball setter (Olympics 1996), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • 1972-07-12 Travis Best, American basketball player (1995-2002 Indiana Pacers), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-07-17 Melissa "Missy" Schwen, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1972-12-21 Latroy Hawkins, American baseball player, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1973-01-30 Jalen Rose, American basketball player (Indiana Pacers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-06-22 Lacy Goranson, actress (Becky-Roseanne), born in Evanston, Indiana
  • 1973-09-19 Jeremy Jordan, American singer and actor, born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1973-10-15 Dax Riggs, American musician (Acid Bath), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1973-12-22 Jamel Williams, American football safety (Washington Redskins), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1974-03-07 Jenna Fischer, American actress (The Office), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1974-04-24 Jared Tomich, American football defensive end (New Orleans Saints), born in St. John, Indiana
  • 1975-03-03 Albert Fields, American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1975-05-01 Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Indiana Pacers) and broadcaster (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976-04-12 Brad Miller, American basketball player, born in Kendallville, Indiana
  • 1976-05-30 Omri Hairi Katz, actor (Marshall Teller-Eerie Indiana), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977-07-30 Jayme Dickman, American 3x20 rifle shooter (Olympics 1996), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1977-11-20 Rudy Charles [Dan Engler], American professional wrestling referee, born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1978-01-12 Jeremy Camp, American musician, born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1978-01-12 Kris Roe, American musician (The Ataris), born in Anderson, Indiana
  • 1978-07-20 Jen Grubb, Elk Hart Indiana, soccer defender (Olympics 1996)
  • 1980-08-20 Corey Carrier, American actor (Young Indiana Jones), born in Middleborough, Massachusetts
  • 1980-08-23 Rex Grossman, American football player, born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1982-01-19 Pete Buttigieg, American politician, Mayor of South Bend, 1st openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1982-05-24 DaMarcus Beasley, American footballer (Houston Dynamo), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1983-07-17 Adam Lind, American baseball player, born in Muncie, Indiana
  • 1990-07-27 Indiana Evans, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1994-08-18 Jessie Flower [Michaela Murphy], American actress (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Southern Indiana

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