Baltimore in History (Part 2)

Maryland: Bethesda - Silver Spring

Historical Events

  • 1993-07-13 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore

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1994-08-01 Baltimore shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. becomes only the second player after Lou Gehrig to appear in 2,000 consecutive MLB games, in a 1-0 win vs Twins

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1994-11-27 CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: BC Lions beat Baltimore FC, 26-23; first-ever championship in pro football history featuring a US v Canada matchup; Lions win on last second Lui Passaglia field-goal
  • 1994-12-31 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
  • 1995-07-28 Art Modell's rep begins secrets talks to move team to Baltimore
  • 1995-11-19 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • 1996-07-14 NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time
  • 2006-07-07 Cleveland Indians first baseman Travis Hafner becomes first player in MLB history to hit 5 grand slams before the All-Star break when he homers off Baltimore's Kris Benson

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2016-02-03 US President Barack Obama visits his first US mosque - the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Maryland

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2017-08-16 Baltimore city council removes confederate statues under cover of darkness in response to Charlottesville violence
  • 2018-03-26 US soldier receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2018-06-07 Baltimore ex-police sergeant Wayne Earl Jenkins, head of a rogue police unit sentenced to 25 years for robbery and racketeering
  • 2018-09-13 Amazon live streams “Thursday Night Football” Cincinnati beats Baltimore 34-23; first all-female broadcast booth in NFL history; Andrea Kremer calls game with Hannah Storm
  • 2018-09-20 Woman shoots seven people, killing three and herself at a Rite Aid distribution center near Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2019-05-02 Drone delivers a kidney for transplant surgery in Baltimore, Maryland, for the first time
  • 2019-05-07 Hackers seize control of the computer system of the US city of Baltimore, demanding a ransom in Bitcoins to unlock them

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2019-07-27 US President Trump, calls Baltimore a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," calls Congress Rep Elijah Cummings responsible

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 196 of 196

  • 1943-04-18 Lesley Miller, American singer and songwriter (He Wore A Green Beret), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1943-10-05 Ben Cardin, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1944-02-06 Michael Tucker, American actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1944-03-23 Ric Ocasek [Otcasek], American songwriter, guitarist, singer, and producer (The Cars - "Best Friend's Girl"; "Shake It Up"; "You Are The Girl"), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • 1944-06-30 Ron Swoboda, American baseball outfielder and sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1945-04-22 Donald E. Graham, American businessman (Graham Holdings Company, Facebook), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1945-10-19 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1988)

Person of interestElvin Hayes

1945-11-17 Elvin Hayes, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 1969–1980; NBA scoring champion 1969), born in Rayville, Louisiana

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes
NBA Forward
Elvin Hayes
  • 1946-03-14 Wes Unseld, American Basketball Hall of Fame center and coach (NBA C'ship, Finals MVP 1978; NBA MVP 1969; 5 x NBA All-Star; Washington Bullets), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2020)
  • 1946-04-22 John Waters, American director (Hairspray), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1946-12-29 Paul Trible, American attorney & politician (Sen-R-Va), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1947-01-02 Calvin Hill, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 1969, 72–74; All-Pro 1969, 73; Super Bowl 1971; Dallas Cowboys), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1947-04-12 Tom Clancy, American author (Rainbow Six, The Hunt for Red October), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2013)
  • 1947-05-14 Tamara Dobson, actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1947-11-18 Jameson Parker, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1947-11-24 Dwight Schultz, American actor (A-Team - "Murdock"; Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Barclay"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1948-04-02 Joan D. Vinge, American sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Dune), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1948-10-24 Kweisi Mfume, American (Rep-D-Maryland) and CEO of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1948-11-20 John Bolton, American security advisor and diplomat (US Ambassador to UN), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949-02-15 Christopher Rouse, American composer (1993 Pulitzer Prize for Music), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • 1949-07-10 Greg Kihn, American pop musician and radio personality, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949-08-15 Beverly Burns, American pilot and 1st woman to captain a Boeing 747, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-05-17 Howard Ashman, American playwright and lyricist (Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1991)
  • 1950-07-03 Damon Harris, African-American soul singer (The Temptations-My Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2013)
  • 1950-08-15 Billy Griffin, American singer (Miracles - "Love Machine"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-10-17 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-11-24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-01-18 Elijah Cummings, American politician (Rep-Maryland (D) 1996-2019), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • 1951-01-30 Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-04-15 Marsha S. Ivins, American astronaut (STS 32, 46, 62, 81), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1952-01-27 Brian Gottfried, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1976, French Open doubles 1975, 77), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1952-02-03 Fred Lynn, American baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestDavid Hasselhoff

1952-07-17 David Hasselhoff, American actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1952-08-29 Karen Hesse, American children's book writer (Out of the Dust), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1953-12-11 Bess Armstrong, American actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1955-01-22 Thomas David Jones, United States astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1955-01-22 Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956-02-06 Linda Grovenor, American actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956-07-03 Montel Williams, American TV talk show host (Montel), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956-10-16 Marin Alsop, American conductor and 1st woman to head a major American orchestra (Baltimore Symphony, 2007-present), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-09-13 John G. Trueschler, American politician (member of the Maryland House of Delegates), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1957-10-24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1958-02-16 Michael W. Burns, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1958-05-03 Kevin Kilner, American actor (Earth:Final Conflict), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1959-07-31 Mike Bielecki, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1959-08-06 Grant Aleksander, actor (Guiding Light, All My Children), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1959-12-04 Susan W. Krebs, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1960-07-05 James M. Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • 1960-10-17 Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-01-06 Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker (NY Giants), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-03-05 Elise Burgin, tennis star, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-03-05 Robert L Curbeam Jr, astronaut (STS 85, sk: 99), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-07-04 Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1963-09-06 Bryan Simonaire, American politician (Maryland State Senator), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1964-03-20 Ruth Davidon, rower (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1964-08-01 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1965-01-09 Muggsy Bogues, American NBA guard and the shortest player ever to play in the NBA (Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-01-06 Donnell Woolford, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-01-10 Steve Kramer, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-11-17 Jeff Nelson, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-03-29 Brian Jordan, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-06-17 Keith Sims, American NFL offensive guard (Pro Bowl 1993–95; Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1968-11-08 Parker Posey, American actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1968-11-16 Chris Haney, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1968-12-14 Noelle Beck, American actress (Trisha-Loving, Fletch Lives), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-02-22 Thomas Jane, American actor, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-07-31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-11-12 Ian Bremmer, American political scientist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-11-18 Sam Cassell, American NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-12-27 Suzanne Paxton, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Baltimore Maryland
  • 1970-02-24 Jonathan Ward, American actor (Doug-Charles in Charge; Beans Baxter), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970-06-12 Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971-09-09 Jill Sudduth, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestJada Pinkett Smith

1971-09-18 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1971-12-10 Brian Nichols, American spree killer (on trial for rape when he escaped from custody and murdered the judge presiding over his trial, a court reporter, a sheriff's deputy and later a federal agent), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-06-10 Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-08-28 Jay Witasick, American baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-12-03 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder (10 x Summer X Games gold), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-04-11 Reggie Tongue, American football safety (KC Chiefs), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-10-10 Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1974-10-09 Keith Booth, American NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1975-04-04 Kisha Ford, American WNBA guard and forward (NY Liberty), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1975-08-03 N. D. Kalu, American defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1976-11-29 Anna Faris, American actress (Mom), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1977-11-03 Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2015)
  • 1978-09-13 Megan Henning, American actress (I Know Who Killed Me), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-10-09 Juan Dixon, American basketball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-11-09 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1979-11-10 Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1980-08-22 Christi Shake, American model and actress, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1983-06-27 Evan Taubenfeld, American musician (Welcome to the Blacklist Club), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1984-10-21 Kenny Cooper, American soccer forward (10 caps), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestMichael Phelps

1985-06-30 Michael Phelps, American swimmer (record 23 Olympic gold medals), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1986-11-01 Penn Badgley, American actor (Dan Humphrey - Gossip Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1987-04-13 Brandon Hardesty, American internet entertainer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1987-04-20 John Patrick Amedori, American actor (The Butterfly Effect), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths