Michigan in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 434

  • 1960-04-20 Rodney Holman, American football tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1960-11-03 [Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson, Michigan, American volleyball player (Olympic 3 g-84, 88, 96)
  • 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, steeplechase (Olymp-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, third baseman (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles), 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
  • 1962-09-09 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
  • 1963-08-07 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
  • 1964-11-06 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
  • 1965-09-05 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
  • 1966-09-09 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
  • 1967-08-02 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
  • 1968-11-13 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
  • 1969-06-24 Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan

Person of interestKelly Robbins

1969-09-29 Kelly Robbins, American golfer (LPGA C'ship 1995), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • 1969-10-13 Tim Crabtree, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1970-05-04 Gregg Alexander, American musician (New Radicals), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1970-05-13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1970-06-07 Mike Modano, NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1970-06-19 Quincy Dushawn Watts, 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-01-17 Kid Rock [Robert James Ritchie], American rapper, songwriter, musician and actor (Devil Without a Cause), born in Romeo, Michigan
  • 1971-01-23 Mark Grimmette, doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1971-04-10 Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan
  • 1971-04-21 Jennifer Reed, Miss USA-Michigan (1997)

Person of interestMary Lynn Rajskub

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

  • 1971-06-30 Ann Marsh, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-07-31 John Lowery, American guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1971-08-10 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-10-05 Coni Lyn Hull, Jackson Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1996)
  • 1971-10-15 Roland McGhee, long jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1971-11-06 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-12-28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1972-04-28 Violent J [Joseph Bruce], American rapper (Insane Clown Posse), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-04-29 Gwendolyn Wentland, high jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1972-05-09 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan

Person of interestSelma Blair

1972-06-23 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde), born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1972-07-28 Elizabeth Berkley, American actress (Jessie-Saved by the Bell, Showgirl), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • 1972-12-25 Fantasia, [Tonya Manley], dancer/actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-02-21 Brian Rolston, NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, NJ Devils), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1973-03-01 Chris Webber, American NBA forward (Washington Bullets, Wizards), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestLarry Page

1973-03-26 Larry Page, American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Sergey Brin), born in East Lansing, Michigan

Computer Scientist, Google Co-founder Larry Page
Computer Scientist, Google Co-founder
Larry Page
  • 1973-04-12 J. Scott Campbell, American comic book artist, born in East Tawas, Michigan
  • 1973-05-28 Todd Sweeris, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-02-15 Erik Schulz, US pairs skater (& Ilana Goldfogel), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • 1974-03-19 Jennifer Lynn Drayton, Saginaw Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1997)
  • 1974-04-27 Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-05-24 Natalie Neaton, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan

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