Massachusetts in History (Part 10)

Massachusetts: Boston - Lowell - Newton - Springfield, MA - Worcester

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,004

Matt Damon

1970-10-08 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • 1970-10-10 Glenn Foley, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • 1970-10-12 Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1970-11-09 Bill Guerin, American NHL right wing, 1991-2010 (NJ Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, and 5 other teams), and general manager (Minnesota Wild, 2019-), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts
  • 1970-11-09 Susan Tedeschi, American musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-01-19 Jeff Juden, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants), born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • 1971-04-03 Peter Schwab, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Mark Wahlberg

1971-06-05 Mark Wahlberg, American singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 1971-07-01 Julianne Nicholson, American actress (Megan Wheeler-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Medford, Massachusetts
  • 1971-07-09 Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1971-08-28 Todd Eldredge, American figure skater (1996 World champion and a six-time U.S. national champion), born in Chatham, Massachusetts
  • 1971-09-13 Ted Drury, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Amy Poehler

1971-09-16 Amy Poehler, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation), born in Newton, Massachusetts

  • 1971-09-19 Colleen Coyne, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1971-10-30 Edward "Ted" Murphy, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-13 John Francis Zingg, American rocker (4 Fun - "Unbelievable Fun Boys"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-21 Dahlia Salem, actress (Sofia Carlino-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-23 Jim Pyne, American NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Milford, Massachusetts
  • 1971-12-05 Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end (BC Lions), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 1971-12-31 Erin Warren, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Winchester Massachusetts
  • 1972-02-10 Sara Simmons, US rower (Olympics 1996), born in Belmont, Massachusetts
  • 1972-03-28 Jonathan Edwards, doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-16 Tracey K. Smith, American poet (Pulitzer prize 2011, Poet Laureate), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-17 Gordon Laro, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-18 Eli Roth, American film director (Cabin Fever) and actor, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-27 Maura West, American actress (As the World Turns), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-06-28 Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-07-12 Travis Best, American basketball player (1995-2002 Indiana Pacers), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-08-03 John Lilley, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-08-16 Emily Strayer (formerly Robison), American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • 1972-09-04 Danny Ponce, American actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • 1972-10-14 Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-10-24 Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-11-06 Vicki Movessian, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympic-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1972-12-31 Joey McIntyre, American singer-songwriter (New Kids On The Block - "Lovin' You Forever"), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • 1973-01-12 Dan Haseltine, American singer (Jars of Clay), born in Hampton, Massachusetts
  • 1973-02-03 Jim Campbell, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1973-02-24 James Michael Kennedy, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1973-02-26 Jenny Thompson, American 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • 1973-06-02 Kevin Feige, American producer, President of Marvel Studios (2007-), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1973-06-25 Whitney Post, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • 1973-07-17 Liam Kyle Sullivan, American comedian and actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1973-07-31 Andy MacDonald, American skateboarder (8-time X Games Vert & Vert Doubles champion), born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • 1973-08-03 Jay Cutler, American bodybuilder (4x Mr. Olympia winner - 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010), born in Sterling, Massachusetts
  • 1974-01-25 Jonathan Bryan Colling, American pop singer (4 Fun - Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Elizabeth Banks

1974-02-10 Elizabeth Banks, American actress (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Man on a Ledge), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • 1974-05-02 Miles Joseph, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1974-08-20 Misha Collins, American actor (Supernatural), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1974-08-30 Rich Cronin, American singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1974-12-08 Nick Zinner, American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Massachusetts
  • 1975-01-10 Shannon Kavanaugh, American rocker (Ivory Soul), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1975-06-14 A J Mleczko, American ice hockey forward, broadcaster (Olympics gold 1998; NBC), born in Nantucket, Massachusetts

Casey Affleck

1975-08-12 Casey Affleck, American actor (Manchester by the Sea, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts

  • 1975-08-21 Alicia Witt, American actress (Cybill, Fun), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1975-12-25 Rob Mariano, American reality show contestant, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1976-02-26 Chad Urmston, American rock-ska-reggae singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Dispatch; State Radio), born in Sherborn, Massachusetts
  • 1976-11-06 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1976-11-06 Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx), born in Bremerton, Massachusetts
  • 1976-12-13 Josh Fogg, American baseball player, born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1977-03-18 Devin Lima [Harold Lima], American singer (LFO), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • 1977-04-04 Adam Dutkiewicz, American guitarist (Killswitch Engage), born in Westhampton, Massachusetts
  • 1977-04-18 Dan LaCouture, American NHL hockey player, born in Hyannis, Massachusetts

John Cena

1977-04-23 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts

  • 1977-05-02 Amy D'Entremont, American figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts
  • 1977-08-25 Jonathan Togo, American actor (CSI: Miami), born in Rockland, Massachusetts
  • 1978-01-20 Joy Giovanni, American actress & glamour model, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1978-05-11 Richard Spencer, American white supremacist, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Maria Menounos

1978-06-08 Maria Menounos, American actress, TV star (Today, Access Hollywood, WWE) and 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, born in Medford, Massachusetts

  • 1978-08-19 Chris Capuano, American baseball player (Pitcher), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1979-04-14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • 1979-04-18 Michael Bradley, American basketball player, born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1979-06-24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • 1979-07-31 B. J. Novak, American actor (Inglourious Basterds), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1979-11-16 Tony Frias, American footballer, born in Hudson, Massachusetts
  • 1980-01-12 Amerie [Rogers] American pop singer-songwriter, born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • 1980-05-16 Michael Ryan, American ice hockey player and coach (Springfield Thunderbirds), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1980-08-20 Corey Carrier, American actor (Young Indiana Jones), born in Middleborough, Massachusetts
  • 1980-12-30 Eliza Dushku, American actress (True Lies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1981-02-20 Adri├ín Lamo, American threat analyst and hacker (NYT, Yahoo!, Microsoft) who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)

Chris Evans

1981-06-13 Chris Evans, American actor (Captain American, Human Torch-Fantastic Four), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 1981-09-19 Rick DiPietro, American ice hockey player, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • 1981-09-25 Van Hansis, American actor, born in North Adams, Massachusetts
  • 1982-05-01 Katya [Brian McCook] American drag queen, comedian and TV performer (The Trixie and Katya Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1982-05-25 Ryan Gallant, American professional skateboarder, born in Southboro, Massachusetts
  • 1982-11-11 Lil' Dave [Davis Shelton], American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1982-12-25 Shawn Andrews, American football offensive lineman (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; First-team All-Pro 2006; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Littleton, Massachusetts
  • 1983-04-27 Ari Graynor, American actress (The Sopranos), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1983-09-08 Will Blalock, American basketball player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1983-12-30 Kevin Systrom, American CEO and co-founder of Instagram, born in Holliston, Massachusetts
  • 1984-02-22 Venetian Princess [Jodie-Amy Rivera], YouTube Internet personality, born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 1984-02-28 Ben Fagan, American musician, songwriter, and reality show contestant, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1984-05-05 Eve Torres, American actress and professional wrestler (3 times WWE Divas Champion), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1984-06-21 Jujubee [Airline Inthyrath], American drag queen and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1984-08-03 Jon Foster, American actor (Stay Alive), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1985-02-22 Sean Garballey, American politician, born in Arlington, Massachusetts
  • 1985-07-28 Tynisha Keli, American singer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1986-06-26 Casey Desmond, American pop singer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1986-08-23 Neil Cicierega, American cartoonist and musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1987-04-11 Michelle Phan, American Vietnamese make-up vlogger and entrepreneur, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1988-05-05 Jessica Dubroff, American aviator (attempting to become the youngest person to fly a light utility aircraft across the United States), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts (d. 1996)

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