Minnesota History (Part 3)

Minnesota: Minneapolis - St. Paul

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 350

Dave Winfield

1951-10-03 Dave Winfield, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (12 x MLB All Star, 7 x Gold Glove; 6 x Silver Slugger; SD Padres; NY Yankees), born in St. Paul, Minnesota

  • 1951-11-19 Timothy J. Penny, American politician (Rep-D-MN, 1983-95), born in Albert Lea, Minnesota
  • 1952-07-31 Helmuts Balderis, Latvian International Hockey Hall of Fame right wing, coach (Latvia, Soviet Union, Minnesota North Stars), born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1953-03-24 Louie Anderson, American comedian, Emmy Award-winning actor (Baskets; Life With Louie; Coming To America), TV game show Host (Family Feud, 1999-2002), and writer, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2022)
  • 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, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Criticize"), born in Natchez, Mississippi
  • 1954-06-07 Louise Erdrich, American author (Love Medicine, The Bingo Palace), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • 1954-11-29 Joel Coen, American filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1955-02-22 Tim Young, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1955-05-16 Jack Morris, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; World Series 1984 Detroit Tigers, 1991 Minnesota Twins, 1992-93 Toronto Blue Jays), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Brian Kobilka

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

  • 1955-12-02 Paul Holmgren, American NHL right wing, 1975-85 (Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota North Stars), coach, 1988-96 (Philadelphia, Hartford Whalers), and executive (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1956-04-18 John James, American actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Paul Molitor

1956-08-22 Paul Molitor, American baseball infielder (7 x MLB All-Star Milwaukee Brewers; World Series MVP 1993 Toronto Blue Jays), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

  • 1956-09-08 David Carr, American journalist (New York Times), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • 1957-01-26 Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1957-04-30 Duane G Carey, American major USAF/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1957-07-30 Mark Tymchyshyn, American 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
  • 1957-12-13 Morris Day, American funk-R&B singer (The Time), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1958-02-26 Tim Kaine, US Senator (D-Vir) and 2016 Democratic nominee for Vice President, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1958-03-28 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1958-04-11 Brynn Hartman, American actress and murderer, born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota (d. 1998)

Prince Rogers Nelson

1958-06-07 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American funk, rock, R&B singer-songwriter and musician ("1999"; "Purple Rain"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • 1958-07-31 Bill Berry, American drummer (R.E.M., 1980-97 - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1958-09-24 Kevin Sorbo, American actor (Hercules Legendary Journeys, Andromeda), born in Mound, Minnesota
  • 1958-11-06 Trace Beaulieu, American actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1958-12-07 "Ravishing" Rick Rude, American professional wrestler, born in St. Peter, Minnesota (d. 1999)
  • 1958-12-12 Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas), born in Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1959-01-31 Kelly Lynch, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy), born in Golden Walley, Minnesota
  • 1959-04-18 Jim Eisenreich, American MLB outfielder (Tourette syndrome, Florida Marlins WS 1997), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 1959-06-27 Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer (The Death of Superman), born in Ortonville, Minnesota
  • 1959-08-13 Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1959-10-31 Ann Henricksson, American tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1959-11-08 Chi Chi LaRue [Larry David Paciotti], American gay alternative film director and drag queen, born in Hibbing, Minnesota
  • 1959-12-12 Scott D. Vangen, American astronaut, born in Granite Falls, Minnesota
  • 1959-12-17 Bob Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements - "Pleased To Meet Me"), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • 1959-12-31 Paul Westerberg, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements), born in Edina, Minnesota

Dino Ciccarelli

1960-02-08 Dino Ciccarelli, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (most goals for NHL undrafted player, 608), born in Sarnia, Ontario

  • 1960-05-25 Amy Klobuchar, American politician (D), senator for Minnesota (2007-), born in Plymouth, Minnesota
  • 1960-09-15 Scott Thompson Baker, American actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1960-11-25 Mary Ostergren, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1960-11-27 Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota
  • 1960-12-03 Mike Ramsey, American ice hockey defenceman (Olympic gold 1980; NHL All-Star 1982-83, 85-86), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-03-09 Mike Leach, American college football coach (Washington State University), born in Susanville, California
  • 1961-03-29 Mike Kingery, American baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in St. James, Minnesota
  • 1961-08-03 Molly Hagan, American actress (Code of Silence), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-10-25 Chad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1988-present - "Under The Bridge"; Chickenfoot), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1961-11-18 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, American rock guitarist (Vixen - "Edge of a Broken Heart"), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2013)
  • 1962-04-27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1962-10-18 Jody Rosenthal, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1987), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1962-12-14 Chris Dahlquist, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Fridley, Minnesota
  • 1963-02-07 Heidemarie M Stefanyshyn-Piper, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1963-05-01 Robert Seguso, American tennis player (4 x men's doubles major titles; Olympic gold men's doubles 1988), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963-06-12 Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963-12-23 Carol Peterka, American team handball back court (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • 1964-03-09 Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1964-04-16 Dave Pirner, American rocker (Soul Asylum), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1964-08-28 Lee Janzen, American golfer (US Open 1993, 98), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • 1964-11-12 Dave Ellefson, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth), born in Jackson, Minnesota
  • 1965-07-07 Mo Collins, American actress, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1965-08-22 Tom Gibis, American voice actor (Shikamaru Nara-Naruto), born in West St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1965-11-08 Mike Peluso, American NHL left wing (NJ Devils), born in Pengilly, Minnesota
  • 1965-12-26 Ben Husaby, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • 1966-02-21 Edie Boyer, American discus thrower, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-18 Bob Kempainen, American marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-21 Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator (Fox News) and 1989 Miss America, born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1966-08-12 Gordy Morgan, 163 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-04-17 Kimberly Elise, American actress (Beloved), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-06-03 William "Bill" Carlucci, American rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-08-21 Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings), born in Tonga
  • 1967-12-08 Ron George, American linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1967-12-29 Henry Jones, American football Safety (Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1968-04-13 Tami Lyn Jameson, American team handball goalie (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-04-13 Toni Lee Jameson, American team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-09-14 Ginger Helgeson-Nielson, American tennis star, born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 1968-10-01 Jay Underwood, American actor (The Boy Who Could Fly), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968-11-08 Michelle Kline, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • 1968-12-07 Melissa Iverson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1968-12-08 Bill Johnson, American football defensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Minnesota
  • 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
  • 1969-06-30 Ken Gernander, American NHL center (NY Rangers), born in Coleraine, Minnesota
  • 1969-09-16 Kathi Wolfgram, American rocker (Jets - "You Got It All"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1970-02-14 Sean Hill, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Duluth, Minnesota

Vince Vaughn

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

  • 1970-06-21 John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
  • 1970-06-25 Aaron Sele, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • 1971-01-17 Derek Plante, American NHL center (Buffalo Sabres), born in Cloquet, Minnesota
  • 1971-01-25 Kerry Taylor, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Bemidji, Minnesota
  • 1971-01-30 Trent Klatt, American ice hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota
  • 1971-07-01 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-07-11 Brett Hauer, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1971-09-07 Briana Scurry, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-10-17 Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end (Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Winona Ryder

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

  • 1971-11-29 Gena Lee Nolin, American actress and model (Baywatch), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1971-12-18 Joe Dziedzic, NHL left wing (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Famous Deaths