Detroit in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 262 of 262

  • 1959-09-21 David Coulier, American actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-01-07 Tierre Turner, American actor (Waverly Wonders, Cop & the Kid), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-03-12 Courtney B Vance, actor (Hamburger Hill), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-12-10 Paul Assenmacher, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-01-03 Lynn Hill, American rock climber (IFSC Climbing World Cup gold 1990), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-07-04 Connie Paraskevin-Young, American sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-01-19 Chris Sabo, American baseball 3rd baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-22 Lenda Murray, American body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-27 Grant Show, American actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-09-09 Aleta Rzepecki Sill, bowler (1983 WIBC single), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-01-23 Gail O'Grady, American actress (Hitman, Nobody's Perfect, NYPD Blue), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-06-27 Stephen Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-10-08 CeCe Winans [Priscilla Marie Winans Love], American gospel singer (won 12 Grammy Awards), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-12-30 Kris Tschetter, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-02-01 Sherilyn Fenn, American actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-07-12 Robin Wilson, American rocker (Gin Blossoms), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-02-28 Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-03-07 Randel "Randy" Guss, American musician and drummer (Toad the Wet Sprocket), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-04-12 Bobby Abrams, American football outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-05-15 John Smoltz, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1995; NL Cy Young Award 1996; Atlanta Braves), born in Warren, Michigan
  • 1967-09-09 B. J. Armstrong, American basketball guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-09-27 Jason Dungjen, pairs skater (with partner Kyoko Ina), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-09-28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-08-22 Michael Curry, American basketball forward and coach (Detroit Pistons), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • 1968-11-13 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-11-23 John O'Neill, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-01-25 Kina Cosper, American rock and R&B singer (Brownstown), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-09-06 Ben Finegold, American chess player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-12-23 Rodney Culver, American football running back (San Diego Chargers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1970-06-19 Quincy Dushawn Watts, 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-04-20 Allan Houston, American basketball player (NY Knicks, Detroit Pistons), born in Louisville, Kentucky

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1971-06-22 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1971-08-10 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-04-28 Violent J [Joseph Bruce], American rapper (Insane Clown Posse), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-12-25 Fantasia [Tonya Manley], American dancer & actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-01-25 Geoff Johns, American comic book writer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-01-30 Jalen Rose, American basketball player (Indiana Pacers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-08-28 DJ Assault [Craig De Shan Adams], American musician, born in Detroit
  • 1973-10-07 Gerald McBurrows, American safety (St Louis Rams), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-01-04 Carl Powell, American football defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-04-18 Mark Tremonti, American musician (Creed), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-06-26 Jeff Frankenstein, American musician (Newsboys), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-09-18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-10-14 Shaggy 2 Dope [Joseph Utsler], American rapper (Psychopathic Records), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-07-01 Sufjan Stevens, American musician (Illinois), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-07-09 Jack White [Gillis], American musician (The White Stripes; Racontuers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-08-16 George Stults, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-09-05 Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-10-07 Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-07-05 Bizarre, American rapper (D12), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-07-24 Rashida Tlaib, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan 2018-), one of the first Muslim women elected to US House, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-11-23 Page Kennedy, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1977-07-05 Royce Da 5'9" [Ryan Daniel Montgomery], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978-02-14 Dwele [Andwele Gardner], American soul singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1979-10-22 Eve Chalom, dance skater (with partner Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1980-06-12 Larry Foote, American football linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1982-06-12 Ben Blackwell, American musician (The Dirtbombs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1983-02-21 Braylon Edwards, American football player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1985-06-20 Darko Miličić, Serbian basketball player (Detroit Pistons), born in Novi Sad, Serbia, Yugoslavia
  • 1987-12-02 Teairra Marí, American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1988-04-27 Lizzo [Melissa Jefferson], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan

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