Maryland in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 225

  • 1937-12-21 Donald F. Munson, American politician (former Maryland Senator), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • 1937-12-30 Paul Stookey, singer and musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1938-02-03 Randolfe "Randy" Wicker [Charles Gervin Hayden Jr.], American author, LGBT and pro-cloning activist and blogger, born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestJack Fisher

1939-03-04 Jack Fisher, MLB Pitcher, born in Frostburg, Maryland

MLB Pitcher Jack Fisher
MLB Pitcher
Jack Fisher
  • 1939-07-03 Jay Tarses, actor/writer (Open All Night, Duck Factory), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1940-05-06 Murray Sidlin, American conductor (National Symphony 1973-77), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1940-12-21 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993)
  • 1941-09-19 "Mama" Cass Elliot, rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), born in Baltimore Maryland,
  • 1942-04-06 Barry Levinson, director (Rainman), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1943-10-05 Benjamin L Cardin, (Rep-D-Maryland)
  • 1944-02-06 Michael Tucker, actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1945-07-26 Linda Harrison, American actress (Bracken's World, Planet of Apes), born in Berlin, 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)
  • 1946-04-15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • 1946-10-02 Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
  • 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
  • 1947-07-24 Robert Hays, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1947-11-18 Jameson Parker, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1947-11-24 Dwight Schultz, actor (A-Team), 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, (Rep-D-Maryland)/CEO (NAACP)
  • 1948-11-20 John Bolton, American security advisor and diplomat (US Ambassador to UN), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949-03-23 Ric Ocasek [Richard Otcasek], American rocker (The Cars - Best Friend's Girl; Shake It Up), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949-08-15 Beverly Burns, American pilot and 1st woman to captain a Boeing 747, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949-11-30 Margaret Whitton, actress (Good & Evil, Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • 1950-02-09 Richard F. Colburn, American politician, Senator (R) Maryland (1995-2015), born in Easton, Maryland
  • 1950-06-22 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1950-07-03 Damon Harris, musician (The Temptations-My Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2013)
  • 1950-10-17 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-10-26 Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • 1950-11-24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-01-30 Charles S Dutton, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-02-23 Patricia Richardson, American actress (Double Trouble, Home Improvement), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1951-04-15 Marsha S Ivins, astronaut (STS 32, 46, 62, 81), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-07-04 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, American Democratic politician and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (1995-2003), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1951-09-10 Albert R Wynn, (Rep-D-Maryland)
  • 1951-10-27 Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1952-01-27 Brian Gottfried, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestDavid Hasselhoff

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

  • 1952-08-14 Debbie Meyer, 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Olympic 3 gold-68), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1953-12-11 Bess Armstrong, actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1955-01-22 Thomas David Jones, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1955-05-27 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1956-02-06 Linda Grovenor, actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956-12-20 Guy Babylon, American keyboard player (Elton John) and arranger, born in New Windsor, Maryland (d. 2009|)
  • 1957-03-06 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease, I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1957-07-24 Dorothy Mays, playmate (Jul, 1979), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1957-11-25 Bob Ehrlich, Jr., former Maryland governor
  • 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
  • 1959-10-31 Neal Stephenson, American author, born in Fort Meade, Maryland
  • 1960-05-08 Eric Brittingham, American rock bassist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station), born in Salisbury, Maryland
  • 1960-05-21 Mark Kevin Carnevale, PGA golfer (1992 Chattanooga), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1960-07-05 James M Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland

Person of interestCal Ripken Jr

1960-08-24 Cal Ripken Jr, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB record consecutive game streak, Baltimore Orioles), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1960-10-17 Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1960-11-06 Michael Cerveris, American actor (Fun Home), born in Bethesda, 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
  • 1962-12-28 Melissa R. Kelly, former Maryland politician
  • 1963-01-18 Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland
  • 1963-03-23 Kim Williams, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-26th), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1964-01-18 Brady Anderson, American MLB outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1964-02-23 Dana Katherine Scully, American fictional character (The X-Files), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1964-03-20 Ruth Davidon, rower (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1964-03-29 Michael A. Jackson, Maryland politician, born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • 1964-06-12 Paula Marshall, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1964-09-29 Julie Peterson, playmate (Feb, 1987), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1964-10-05 Warren E. Miller, Maryland politician
  • 1964-11-17 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1964-12-16 Billy Ripken, 2nd baseman (Bal Orioles, Texas Rangers), born in Havre de Grace, 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
  • 1965-08-04 Crystal Chappell, actress (Carly-Days of our Lives), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1966-01-10 Steve Kramer, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-10-27 Matt Drudge, American political commentator and blogger (Drudge Report), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • 1966-11-17 Jeff Nelson, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-01-26 Katie Peterson-Parker, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile-5th), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1967-03-29 Brian Jordan, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-08-22 Alfred Gough, American screenwriter and producer, born in Leonardtown, Maryland
  • 1968-09-05 Dennis Scott, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • 1968-11-02 Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1968-11-08 Parker Posey, 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, US actress (Trisha-Loving, Fletch Lives), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-03-22 Russell Maryland, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oak Raiders)
  • 1969-07-31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-09-11 Laura Sisk, Maryland, actress (Allison Rescott-Loving)
  • 1969-10-22 Spike Jonze [Adam Spiegel], American director and film producer (Her, Three Kings, Where the Wild Things Are), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1969-12-27 Suzanne Paxton, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Baltimore Maryland
  • 1970-02-24 Jonathan Ward, actor (Doug-Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970-06-11 Chris Rice, American singer-songwriter, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • 1970-06-12 Damon Buford, outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970-07-23 Sam Waters, singer (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • 1971-06-03 Mark Parrish, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1971-09-09 Jill Sudduth, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971-09-13 Richie Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Jets), born in Olney, Maryland

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