New Orleans in History (Part 2)

Louisiana: Baton Rouge - Shreveport

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 147 of 147

  • 1948-12-25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1949-11-17 Thomas Lionel Hill, American 110m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1972), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1952-07-14 Eric Laneuville, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1954-02-15 Pamela Theresa Jiles, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1954-04-05 Christopher S. Nelson, American actor (Sons & Daughters), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-02-16 Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-29 Earl Campbell, NFL running back (Houston, 1977 Heisman), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1956-11-12 Rhonda Shear, comedian (Up All Night), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1957-03-21 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1957-10-14 Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958-01-07 Donna Rice, model/Gary Hart's lover, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestEllen DeGeneres

1958-01-26 Ellen DeGeneres, comediene (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres
  • 1958-08-25 Christian LeBlanc, American actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1959-09-30 Kim Bauer, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1960-04-15 Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1960-06-23 Donald Harrison, American jazz saxophonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-05-03 David Vitter, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana (1999-2005), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-10-18 Wynton Marsalis, jazz trumpeter (Grammy 1983), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-10-31 Kate Campbell, American musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1962-03-13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestClyde Drexler

1962-06-22 Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • 1963-02-10 Bennie Thompson, American football safety (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1964-03-13 Will Clark, American MLB first baseman (San Francisco Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1964-05-02 Kelly Michael Gibson, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-7th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1965-02-10 Lenny Webster, American catcher (Montreal Expos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1965-07-28 Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1965-08-21 Jim Bullinger, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-04-10 Neil Smith, American football defensive end (KC Chiefs, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-08-10 Gerald Williams, outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestHarry Connick Jr

1967-09-11 Harry Connick Jr, singer (We Are in Love), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • 1967-10-27 Jaren Jackson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1968-01-29 Aeneas Williams, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-02-15 Birdman [Bryan Williams], US record executive and rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-02-17 Traci Adell, playmate (July, 1994), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-03-27 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet and writer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-09-13 Tyler Perry, American filmmaker (Tyler Perry's House of Payne), author and songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1972-01-06 Shae Marks, playmate (May, 1994), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1972-02-23 Jamie Watson, NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1975-06-27 Bianca del Rio [Roy Haylock], American drag queen , comedian, actor and costume designer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 winner), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestReese Witherspoon

1976-03-22 Reese Witherspoon, American actress (Pleasantville, Legally Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestPeyton Manning

1976-03-24 Peyton Manning, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • 1976-03-25 Juvenile [Terius Gray], American rapper (The Hot Boys), born in Magnolia, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1977-06-19 Peter Warrick, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1980-06-17 Andee Pickens, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1981-01-03 Eli [Elisha] Manning, American football quarterback (NY Giants - MVP Super Bowls XLII, XLVI), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1981-08-21 Collie Buddz [Colin Patrick Harper], American Reggae & Dancehall artist (Come Around), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Famous Deaths