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

Person of interestDavid 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

Person of interestLinda 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), born in Salisbury, 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
  • 1962-01-06 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, Maryland 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 musician (Counting Crows), 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, 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
  • 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 singer-songwriter, 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

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

  • 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 (KC Chiefs), 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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