Michigan in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 478

  • 1955-06-06 Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1955-11-22 Sue Novara-Reber, cyclist (1975 World sprint champ), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1955-12-31 Michigan J. Frog, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "One Froggy Evening"
  • 1956-03-09 Mark Dantonio, American football coach for Michigan State University, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1956-03-14 Patrick Leonard, American songwriter, film composer and music producer (Madonna), born in Crystal Falls, Michigan
  • 1956-07-14 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1957-06-12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1957-07-30 Clint Hurdle, American baseball player and manager, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • 1957-08-16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1957-10-23 Sue Ertl, American LPGA golfer, born in Ionia, Michigan
  • 1958-06-06 Elaine Crosby, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-06-22 Bruce Campbell, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-08-06 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan

Person of interestMadonna

1958-08-16 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1958-08-27 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], body modifier (world record holder in body modification), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1958-10-05 Brent W. Jett Jr, American naval officer and NASA astronaut (STS 72, sk:81), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1959-03-16 Michael J Bloomfield, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1959-03-28 Todd Curtis, American actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959-06-19 Mark DeBarge, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1959-06-29 Edward F Humenik, PGA golfer (1994 Kmart Greater-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959-07-09 Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestMagic Johnson

1959-08-14 Earvin "Magic" Johnson, American NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic gold 1992), born in Lansing, Michigan

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 1959-08-28 Mary Murphy, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 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
  • 1960-02-23 Cindy Figg-Currier, American golfer (1994 British Open-6th), born in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • 1960-03-12 Courtney B Vance, actor (Hamburger Hill), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960-04-20 Rodney Holman, American football tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1960-11-03 Karch Kiraly, American indoor & beach volleyball player (3 x Olympic gold 1984, 88, 96), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1960-12-10 Paul Assenmacher, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-03-09 Rick Steiner [Robert Rechsteiner], American professional wrestler, born in Bay City, Michigan
  • 1961-06-04 El Debarge, rocker (Debarge-All this Love), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1961-07-04 Connie Paraskevin-Young, American sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961-10-10 Brian Lee Diemer, American steeplechase athlete (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1961-11-04 Edward Knight, Ann Arbor, Michigan, composer
  • 1961-12-24 Mary Barra, American CEO of General Motors (1st woman to head a global automotive company), born in Waterford, Michigan
  • 1962-01-19 Chris Sabo, American baseball 3rd baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-22 Lenda Murray, body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-27 Grant Show, actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-05-25 Amy Read, golfer (1994 Healthsouth Palm Beach-15th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1962-08-22 James Debarge, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1962-08-29 Carl Banks, American NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, NY Giants), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1962-09-09 Aleta Rzepecki Sill, bowler (1983 WIBC single), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-01-23 Gail O'Grady, actress (Hitman, Nobody's Perfect, NYPD Blue), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-03-03 Kelly Miller, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestJason Newsted

1963-03-04 Jason Newsted, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Nothing Else Matters), born in Battle Creek, Michigan

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
  • 1963-06-27 Stephen Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-06-27 Johnny Benson Jr., American NASCAR driver, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1963-08-07 Marcus Lewis, American singer (Sing me a Song), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1963-09-04 John Vanbiesbrouck, NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-10-10 Mike Donnelly, American NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-03-03 Lisa Ann Poggi, actress (Jolie-Loving), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1964-04-04 Gregory Thomas Kraft, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964-06-28 Susan Mascarin, American tennis player, born in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • 1964-07-04 Mark Whiting, American filmmaker and actor, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1964-11-06 Kerry Conran, American filmmaker (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1964-11-25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1964-12-30 Kris Tschetter, LPGA golfer (1992 Northgate Computer), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-01-03 Mark Dewey, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1965-02-01 Sherilyn Fenn, actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-02-26 Matt Jackson, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Payless), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1965-03-23 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-07-12 Robin Wilson, American rocker (Gin Blossoms), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965-09-05 Chris Gore, American filmmaker, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • 1965-11-02 Chuck Klingbeil, American football NFL nose tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Houghton, Michigan
  • 1965-11-04 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1966-02-04 Barry Klein, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1966-04-29 John VanderWal, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1966-07-31 Dean Cain, actor (Clark-Lois & Clark), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • 1966-08-01 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • 1966-08-01 James St. James, American author and nightlife personality, born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • 1966-09-09 Kevin Hatcher, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1966-10-18 Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1966-10-24 F P Santangelo, outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Livonia, 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
  • 1967-03-17 Chris Luongo, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-04-11 Wendel Suckow, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • 1967-04-12 Bobby Abrams, American football outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-04-15 Suzy Green, American LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon-26th), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-05-15 John Smoltz, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, 1996 Cy Young), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-07-27 Craig Wolanin, American NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1967-08-02 Aaron Krickstein, tennis player (Tel Aviv 1983), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1967-09-19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967-09-27 Jason Dungjen, pairs skater (& Kyoko Ina), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-09-28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-12-20 Wendy Hamilton, playmate (Dec, 1991), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-02-13 Matt Mieske, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Midland, Michigan
  • 1968-04-24 Stacy Haiduk, American actress (Lana Lang-Superboy), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1968-06-12 Scott Aldred, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-06-23 Kent Steffes, beach volleyballer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1968-07-30 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-08-23 Scott Kowalkowski, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1968-11-13 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-11-23 John O'Neill, US field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestTodd Beamer

1968-11-24 Todd Beamer, passenger and hero on United Airlines Flight 93, born in Flint, Michigan

Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd Beamer
Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93
Todd Beamer
  • 1969-01-01 Verne Troyer, American actor (Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies), born in Sturgis, Michigan
  • 1969-01-15 Adam Burt, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-01-25 Kina [Cosper], American singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1969-03-27 Tom Beer, American NFL running back (Detroit Lions), born in Detroit, Michigan

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