Maryland in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 329

  • 1952-01-27 Brian Gottfried, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles, 1976; French Open doubles, 1975, 77), born in Baltimore, Maryland

David Hasselhoff

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

  • 1952-08-14 Debbie Meyer, American 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Olympic 3 gold-68), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1952-08-29 Karen Hesse, American children's book writer (Out of the Dust), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1953-08-30 Ron George, American politician (Member of the Maryland House of Delegates), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1953-12-11 Bess Armstrong, American actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1954-07-01 Mike Reid, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2005, The Tradition 2009), born in Bainbridge, 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
  • 1955-05-27 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1956-02-06 Linda Grovenor, American actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956-06-14 Fred Funk, American golfer (The Tradition 2008, 10; US Senior Open 2009), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • 1956-07-03 Montel Williams, American TV talk show host (Montel), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Linda Hamilton

1956-09-26 Linda Hamilton, American actress (Beauty & the Beast, Terminator films), born in Salisbury, 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
  • 1957-04-01 Donnie Hammond, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • 1957-09-13 John G. Trueschler, American politician (member of the Maryland House of Delegates), 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
  • 1959-12-04 Susan W. Krebs, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1960-05-08 Eric Brittingham, American rock bassist (Cinderella - "Heartbreak Station"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Salisbury, Maryland
  • 1960-07-05 James M. Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland

Cal 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

  • 1960-09-17 Kevin Clash, American puppeteer (Sesame Street, 1984-2012 - "Elmo"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1960-11-06 Michael Cerveris, American actor (Fun Home), born in Bethesda, 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
  • 1963-01-18 Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1963-04-16 John Delaney, American politician (Rep (D) Maryland 2013-19), born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1963-09-06 Bryan Simonaire, American politician (Maryland State Senator), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1963-11-18 Len Bias, American basketball player (Boston Celtics pick for 1986 draft), born in Landover, Maryland (d. 1986)
  • 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, American politician, born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • 1964-06-12 Paula Marshall, American actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1964-08-01 Adam Duritz, American rock singer-songwriter, and keyboardist (Counting Crows - "Mr. Jones"; "Accidentally in Love"), born in Baltimore, 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
  • 1966-01-06 Donnell Woolford, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-01-10 Steve Kramer, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-06-27 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, 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
  • 1967-03-29 Brian Jordan, American baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-06-17 Keith Sims, American football offensive guard (Pro Bowl 1993–95; Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-08-22 Alfred Gough, American screenwriter and producer, born in Leonardtown, Maryland
  • 1967-10-07 Toni Braxton, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Un-Break My Heart"), born in Severn, Maryland
  • 1968-03-20 Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1968-09-05 Dennis Scott, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • 1968-09-13 Denny Neagle, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1995, 97; NL wins leader 1997; Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves), born in Gambrills, 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
  • 1969-01-18 Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • 1969-01-22 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1969-02-22 Thomas Jane, American actor, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-03-22 Russell Maryland, American NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oak Raiders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969-06-14 Eugene Chung, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts), born in Prince George's County, Maryland
  • 1969-07-31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-09-11 Laura Sisk, American actress (Allison Rescott-Loving), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-10-22 Spike Jonze [Adam Spiegel], American director and film producer (Her, Three Kings, Where the Wild Things Are), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1969-11-12 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
  • 1970-06-11 Chris Rice, American contemporary Christian and folk music singer-songwriter ("When Did You Fall (In Love With Me)"), poet, and visual artist, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • 1970-06-12 Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970-07-23 Sam Watters, American R&B singer and songwriter (Color Me Badd - "Wanna Sex You Up"), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • 1970-09-11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1971-03-17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • 1971-09-09 Jill Sudduth, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971-09-13 Richie Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Jets), born in Olney, Maryland

Jada Pinkett Smith

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

  • 1972-06-10 Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-07-27 Bryce Bevill, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Hyattsville, Maryland
  • 1972-08-01 Matt Dyson, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in La Plata, Maryland
  • 1972-08-13 Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland
  • 1972-08-28 Jay Witasick, American baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-10-05 Thomas Roberts, American news anchor, born in Towson, Maryland
  • 1973-04-11 Reggie Tongue, American football safety, 1996-2005 (Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, and 2 other teams), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-09-08 Jason Downs, American actor (KC Undercover, Hairspray), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1973-09-16 Clint Peay, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1973-10-10 Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-10-11 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot; Limp Bizkit), born in Middle River, 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
  • 1975-12-22 Chris Adler, American writer, born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • 1976-04-18 Justin Ross, American politician (Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 22nd district 2003-12), born in Bowie, Maryland

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