Michigan in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 619

  • 1969-10-13 Tim Crabtree, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1969-12-23 Rodney Culver, American football running back (San Diego Chargers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1970-04-13 Monty Brown, American professional wrestler and NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • 1970-04-14 Steve Avery, American pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Trenton, Michigan
  • 1970-05-04 Gregg Alexander, American pop-rock musician, songwriter, and producer (New Radicals- "You Get What You Give"), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1970-05-13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1970-06-01 Alexi Lalas, American soccer defender (96 caps; NE Revolution, LA Galaxy), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1970-06-07 Mike Modano, Hockey Hall of Fame center (Dallas Stars; 8-time NHL All Star), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1970-06-19 Quincy Dushawn Watts, American 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1970-06-26 Matt Letscher, American actor (The Mask of Zorro-Captain Harrison Love), born in Grosse Pointe, 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, American doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1971-02-06 Carlos Rogers, American NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-04-10 Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan

Mary Lynn Rajskub

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

  • 1971-06-30 Ann Marsh, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-07-31 John 5 [Lowery], American heavy metal guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name; Rob Zombie), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1971-08-02 Fernando Smith, American NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1971-08-10 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-10-09 Pete Mitchell, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-10-15 Roland McGhee, American long jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1971-11-06 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-12-24 Christopher Daniels, American professional wrestler, born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1971-12-28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1972-01-19 Tyrone Wheatley, American NFL running back (NY Giants), born in Inkster, Michigan
  • 1972-02-06 Shawn Respert, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-04-28 Violent J [Joseph Bruce], American rapper (Insane Clown Posse), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-04-29 Gwendolyn Wentland, American high jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1972-05-09 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1972-06-04 Derian Hatcher, American hockey defenseman (NHL All Star 1997, Dallas Stars), born in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Selma Blair

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

  • 1972-07-07 Michael Westbrook, American NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-07-17 Donny Marshall, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-07-28 Elizabeth Berkley, American actress (Jessie-Saved by the Bell, Showgirl), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • 1972-10-15 Matt Keeslar, American actor 9The Last Days of Disco), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1972-11-29 Larry Joe Campbell, American actor, born in Cadillac, Michigan
  • 1972-12-25 Fantasia [Tonya Manley], American dancer & actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-01-20 Jalen Rose, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), 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
  • 1973-02-21 Brian Rolston, American NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, NJ Devils), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1973-03-01 Chris Webber, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1997, 2000–2003; Washington Bullets/Wizards, Sacramento Kings) and broadcaster (NBA Gametime Live; TNT), born in Detroit, Michigan

Larry Page

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

  • 1973-04-12 J. Scott Campbell, American comic book artist, born in East Tawas, Michigan
  • 1973-05-05 Muhsin Muhammad, American football wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1973-05-28 Todd Sweeris, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1973-06-01 Derek Lowe, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2000, 02; no-hitter 2002; Boston Red Sox), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • 1973-06-26 Reggie Brown, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks), born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-10-07 Gerald McBurrows, American safety (St Louis Rams), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-10-09 A. J. Ofodile, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-02-15 Erik Schulz, US pairs skater (with partner Ilana Goldfogel), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • 1974-04-18 Mark Tremonti, American rock guitarist (Creed - "With Arms Wide Open"; Alter Bridge -"Isolation"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-04-23 Barry Watson, American actor (What About Brian), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • 1974-04-27 Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-05-24 Natalie Neaton, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1974-06-06 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper ("Follow Me"; "Drift Away"), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • 1974-06-26 Jeff Frankenstein, American musician (Newsboys), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-08-02 Paul Grasmanis, American defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Grand Rapids, 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
  • 1974-11-09 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), born in Taylor, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • 1974-12-10 Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • 1975-01-09 Kimberley Ann Scott [Kim Mathers], Former wife of Eminem, born in Warren, 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
  • 1975-10-07 Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-11-05 Jamie Madrox [Spaniolo], American horrorcore rapper (Twizted), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-07-05 Bizarre [Rufus Johnson], 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
  • 1976-07-28 Huma Abedin, American political staffer to Hillary Clinton, born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1976-08-23 Kate Sobrero, American soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1976-09-15 Matt Thornton, American baseball pitcher (all-time AL leader in holds; MLB All-Star 2010; CWS), born in Three Rivers, Michigan
  • 1976-11-23 Page Kennedy, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1977-01-19 Annie Miller, American tennis player (1995 Darmstadt Germany), born in Midland, Michigan

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

1977-02-24 Floyd Mayweather Jr., American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • 1977-07-05 Royce Da 5'9" [Ryan Daniel Montgomery], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978-01-06 Steve Hartsell, American pairs skater (with partner Danielle Hartsell), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1978-02-14 Dwele [Andwele Gardner], American soul singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978-06-07 Adrienne Frantz, (Tiffany Thorne-Sunset Beach), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • 1978-09-09 Shane Battier, American basketball player, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1979-01-29 Christina Koch, American NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-12), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1979-08-03 Kris Jenkins, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl (20-03, 06, 08; All-Pro 2002-03; Carolina Panthers, New York Jets), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1980-04-24 Austin Nichols, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1980-06-12 Larry Foote, American football linebacker (Super Bowl 2005, 08 Pittsburgh Steelers) and assistant coach (Super Bowl 2021 TB Buccaneers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1980-07-17 Ryan Miller, American hockey player, born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1980-07-28 Stephen Christian, American singer (Anberlin), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1980-11-14 Margot Contois, American dance skater (with Robert Peal), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • 1980-11-21 Danielle Hartsell, pairs skater (with partner Steve Hartsell), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1981-09-02 Katie Teft, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan

Serena Williams

1981-09-26 Serena Williams, American tennis player (23 Grand Slam titles), born in Saginaw, Michigan

  • 1982-03-31 Jessica Joseph, American ice dancer (World Junior champion 1998), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1982-06-12 Ben Blackwell, American musician (The Dirtbombs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1982-09-07 Andre Dirrell, American boxer (IBF interim super middleweight 2017-18), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1982-12-28 Kevin Pereira, American television host, born in Rochester, Michigan
  • 1983-02-06 Melrose Bickerstaff, American fashion model, born in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan
  • 1983-02-12 Carlton Brewster, NFL player, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1983-02-21 Braylon Edwards, American football player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1983-09-19 Charlie Haeger, American baseball player, born in Livonia, Michigan

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