Minnesota History (Part 2)

Minnesota: Minneapolis - St. Paul

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 200


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1949-01-30 Peter Agre, American biologist and Nobel laureate, born in Northfield, Minnesota

Molecular biologist Peter Agre
Molecular biologist
Peter Agre

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1949-04-20 Jessica Lange, American actress (King Kong, Tootsie, American Horror Stories), born in Cloquet, Minnesota

Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange
  • 1950-01-23 Richard Dean Anderson, actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-03-05 Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-03-26 Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-12-02 Merrill Ashley, ballerina (NYC Ballet), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1951-05-21 Al Franken, US politician (Senate-D-Minnesota 2009-) comedian, writer, actor (SNL), born in New York City
  • 1951-06-27 Julia Duffy [Julia Margaret Hinds], American actress (Newhart, Baby Talk), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-07-15 Jesse Ventura, [James Janos], wrestler, actor and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-08-14 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1953-06-23 Roberta Leighton, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1953-08-22 Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager, born in Melrose, Minnesota
  • 1953-11-15 Alexander O'Neal, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1954-11-29 Joel Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1955-02-22 Tim Young, Scarborough, Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars)
  • 1955-05-16 Jack Morris, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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1955-05-30 Brian Kobilka, American Nobel Prize winning chemistry professor (G protein-coupled receptors), born in Little Falls, Minnesota

Professor Brian Kobilka
Professor
Brian Kobilka
  • 1956-04-18 John James, actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1956-08-22 Paul Molitor, infielder (Mn Twins, 1993 World Series MVP), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1956-09-08 David Carr, American journalist (New York Times), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • 1957-04-30 Duane G Carey, American major USAF/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1957-07-30 Mark Tymchyshyn, actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1957-09-21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1958-02-26 Tim Kaine, US Senator (D-Vir) and 2016 Democratic nominee for Vice President, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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1958-06-07 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • 1958-07-31 Bill Berry, American drummer (R.E.M.), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1959-01-31 Kelly Lynch, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy), born in Golden Walley Minnesota
  • 1959-10-31 Ann Henricksson, tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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1960-02-08 Dino Ciccarelli, Canadian NHL right wing (Minnesota North Stars, Washington Capitals), born in Sarnia, Ontario

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • 1960-03-09 Mike Leach, tennis star, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1960-05-25 Amy Klobuchar, American politician, junior senator from Minnesota
  • 1960-09-15 Scott Thompson Baker, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1960-11-25 Mary Ostergren, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1961-02-17 Deb[ra] Richardson, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-05-29 Todd Boonstra, cross country skier (Olympics-1994), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-11-18 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1962-04-27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963-02-07 Heidemarie M Stefanyshyn-Piper, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1963-05-01 Robert Seguso, tennis star, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1964-03-09 Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Oly-98), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1964-11-12 Dave Ellefson, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)
  • 1965-08-22 Tom Gibis, American voice actor (Shikamaru Nara-Naruto), born in West St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1966-02-21 Edie Boyer, discus thrower, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-18 Bob Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-18 Robert Kempainen, marathoner (Oly-1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-21 Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator, born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1966-08-12 Gordy Morgan, 163 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-04-17 Kimberly Elise, American actress (Beloved), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-06-03 William "Bill" Carlucci, rower (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-08-21 Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings), born in Tonga
  • 1967-11-08 Rhonda Kottke, WPVA volleyballer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-12-08 Ron George, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1968-04-13 Tami Lyn Jameson, team handball goalie (Olympics-92, 96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-04-13 Toni Lee Jameson, team handball back court (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-10-01 Jay Underwood, American actor (The Boy Who Could Fly), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1969-02-02 Jeff Christy, corner (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1969-04-07 Peggy Clasen, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1969-05-28 Damian Rhodes, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1969-06-02 David Wheaton, tennis star (1987 US junior boys), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1969-09-16 Kathi Wolfgram, rocker (Jets-You Got it All), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1969-12-08 Bobby Phillips, WLAF running back (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969-12-15 Sean Briscombe, diver (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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1970-03-28 Vince Vaughn, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • 1970-06-25 Aaron Sele, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • 1971-06-04 Tanya Beyer, playmate (Feb, 1992), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1971-07-01 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-09-07 Briana Scurry, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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1971-10-29 Winona Ryder, American actress (Heathers, Edward Scissorhand), born in Winona, Minnesota

Actress Winona Ryder
Actress
Winona Ryder
  • 1971-12-18 Joe Dziedzic, NHL left wing (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1972-01-24 Jay Walker, quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972-03-08 Craig Johnson, NHL left wing (LA Kings/Oly-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1972-06-24 Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972-10-04 Rusty Fitzgerald, NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1972-10-10 Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972-12-17 Dewayne Washington, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972-12-29 Melissa Hall, Miss USA-Minnesota (1997)
  • 1973-01-03 Paula Knoll, Moorhead Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)
  • 1973-02-24 Harold Morrow, full back (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973-03-12 Antonio Banks, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973-07-05 Christy Rowe, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1973-10-19 Robert Tate, wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973-11-29 Duane Butler, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1974-02-09 Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1974-03-18 Torrian Gray, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1974-04-10 Sherry Johnson, Owatonna Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)
  • 1974-05-23 Duane Clemons, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1974-05-29 Robyn Petroskey, figure skater (1996 Midwest champ), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1976-02-03 Dwayne Rudd, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1976-08-18 Tom Malchow, American 200m swimmer (Olympics-silver-96), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1976-10-03 Seann William Scott, American actor (Role Models), born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota
  • 1978-04-28 Nate Richert, actor (Harvey-Sabrina), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1978-07-21 Josh Hartnett, American actor and movie producer, born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1979-05-05 Vincent Kartheiser, American actor (Mad Men), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979-06-21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota
  • 1980-10-19 Benjamin Salisbury, actor (Brighton Sheffield-Nanny), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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1982-03-03 Jessica Biel, American actress (Mary Camden in 7th Heaven), born in Ely, Minnesota

Actress Jessica Biel
Actress
Jessica Biel
  • 1984-04-27 Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota Wild, New York Islanders), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1984-07-28 Zach Parise, American ice hockey player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1992-06-18 Bob Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics-66), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 2000-02-10 Yara Shahidi, American actress ( Black-ish), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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