Missouri in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 534

  • 1954-08-02 Lisa Brown, American actress (Guiding Light, Iva-As the World Turns), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1954-08-12 Pat Metheny, American jazz and fusion guitarist (As Wichita Falls, So Falls Whichita), born in Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • 1954-10-09 Scott Bakula, American actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1955-03-18 Francis Slay, American politician, Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri (2001-17), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1955-05-03 Van McLain [McElvain], American rock guitarist (Shooting Star), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1955-05-29 Ken Schrader, American auto racer, promoter (Daytona 500 1988, 89, 90), born in Fenton, Missouri
  • 1955-08-02 Tim Dunigan, American actor, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1956-02-22 Amy Alcott, American golfer (5-time major title winner; US Open 1980), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1956-04-18 David Edwards, American golfer (US Masters 1984 3rd; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Neosho, Missouri
  • 1956-06-21 Rick Sutcliffe, American baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs), born in Independence, Missouri
  • 1956-07-13 Michael Spinks, American middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1976), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1956-08-14 Rusty Wallace, American race car driver, born in Arnold, Missouri
  • 1956-10-18 Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • 1957-01-23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1957-01-25 Jenifer Lewis, American actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Person of interestPayne Stewart

1957-01-30 Payne Stewart, American golfer (US Open 1991, 99; PGA 1989), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1999)

  • 1957-10-27 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1957-12-21 Tom Henke, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1958-02-12 Ruth Guerri, US-Italian nude model (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri

Person of interestDanny Meyer

1958-03-14 Danny Meyer, American restaurateur (Shake Shack, Union Square Cafe), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack Danny Meyer
Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack
Danny Meyer
  • 1958-06-17 Daniel McVicar, American actor (Clarke-Bold & Beautiful), born in Independence, Missouri
  • 1958-07-30 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1958-10-10 J. Eddie Peck, American actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1958-10-18 Hal Haenel, star sailor (Olympic 8th 1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959-01-22 Linda Blair, American actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959-07-17 Janet Lynn Kavandi, American scientist and NASA astronaut (sk:STS 91), born in Carthage, Missouri
  • 1959-09-05 Tom Pernice Jr., American golfer (2 PGA Tour, 6 Champions Tour titles), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1959-10-03 Jack Wagner, American singer and actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place), born in Washington, Missouri
  • 1960-05-27 Ray Armsetad, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1960-07-02 Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1960-08-26 Ola Ray, American model, Playboy playmate (Jun, 1980) actress (girlfriend in Thriller music video), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1961-01-10 Janet Jones, American actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid), born in Bridgeton, Missouri
  • 1961-12-11 Mike Henneman, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Saint Charles, Missouri

Person of interestSheryl Crow

1962-02-11 Sheryl Crow, American singer-songwriter (All I Want to Do-Grammy 1995), born in Kennett, Missouri

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • 1962-06-03 Connie Price-Smith, discus thrower (Olympic 5th-96), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 1962-07-02 Brandel Chamblee, American golfer, broadcaster (Golf Channel, 1 PGA Tour title), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1962-08-24 David Koechner, American actor, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • 1962-12-24 Kate Spade, American fashion designer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1963-01-02 David Cone, American baseball pitcher (perfect game 1999; AL Cy Young Award 1994; 5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1992, 96, 98–2000), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963-05-24 Ken Flach, American professional tennis player (4 Grand Slam titles, 2 mixed doubles), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1964-01-10 Krista Tesreau, American actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1964-01-16 Mark Collins, American NFL cornerback and safety (NY Giants, KC Chiefs, GB Packers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1964-01-18 Virgil Hill, American middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Clinton, Missouri
  • 1964-02-13 Mark Patton, US interior designer and actor (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Come back to the Five and Dime), born in Kansa City, Missouri
  • 1964-02-20 Jeff Maggert, American golfer (US Senior Open, Tradition 2015), born in Columbia Missouri
  • 1964-04-24 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor, born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • 1964-09-25 Anita Barone, American actress, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1964-12-31 Michael McDonald, American actor-comedian, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Person of interestPat LaFontaine

1965-02-22 Pat LaFontaine, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • 1965-03-24 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965-05-25 George Hickenlooper, American documentary filmmaker, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2010)
  • 1966-01-25 Paul Ranheim, American NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1966-09-24 Bernard Gilkey, outfielder (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1966-10-01 Scott Innes, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo), born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  • 1966-10-30 Quin Snyder, American basketball head coach (Utah Jazz 2014-19; University of Missouri 1999-2006), born in Mercer Island, Washington
  • 1967-01-16 Jeff Branson, American infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in St. Louis, Missouri,
  • 1967-06-14 Wendy Lian Williams, American diver (Olympic bronze 1988, 92), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-07-11 Andy Ashby, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1967-08-01 Lori Endicott, American volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1967-09-29 Dave Silvestri, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-12-29 Henry Jones, American football Safety (Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1968-11-05 Sam Rockwell, American actor (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in Daly, California
  • 1969-01-08 Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-02-10 Joe Mangrum, American artist, born in Florissant, Missouri
  • 1969-02-15 Josh Marshall, American journalist and blogger (Talking Points Memo), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-04-15 Michael Jones, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, St Louis Rams), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1969-10-06 Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-01-17 Darnell Walker, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-02-10 Brendan Eppert, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-03-26 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • 1970-04-10 Wesley "Wes" Barnett, American Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • 1970-07-30 Ed Hawthorne, American NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-08-05 James Gunn, American filmmaker (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-08-28 Rick Recht, Jewish-American singer (Tear Down The Walls), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-10-06 Darren Oliver, American pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1970-10-26 Bert Emanuel, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1970-11-06 Eric Mueller, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1970-11-20 Matt Blunt, American politician, Governor of Missouri (2005-2009), born in Greene County, Missouri
  • 1970-12-12 Ivano Newbill, American NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Sedalia, Missouri
  • 1971-02-05 Sara Evans, American singer, born in Boonville, Missouri
  • 1971-02-22 Max Lane, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Norborne, Missouri

Person of interestJon Hamm

1971-03-10 Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Actor Jon Hamm
Actor
Jon Hamm
  • 1971-03-17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • 1971-07-20 Bernard Whittington, American NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1971-10-05 Dan Plante, American ice hockey player (NY Islanders), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-05-20 Michael Cox, American 1.5k runner, born in Hannibal, Missouri
  • 1972-06-09 Wesley Reid Scantlin, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1972-07-07 Darnay Scott, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-09-19 Amy Frazier, American tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-09-29 Butler By'not'e, American NFL running back (Carolina Panthers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-10-14 J. J. Smith, American NFL running back (KC Chiefs), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Person of interestEminem

1972-10-17 Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], American rapper and movie star (The Real Slim Shady, Stan and 8 Mile), born in St. Joseph , Missouri

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem
  • 1972-12-06 Gary Bandy, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1973-02-07 Billy Baumhoff, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-04-16 Akon [Thiam], American singer-songwriter and producer (Trouble, Lonely, Smack That), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-07-04 Michael Johnson, English-born Jamaican footballer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-09-14 Terrell Fletcher, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-10-09 Erin Daniels, American actress (The L Word), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1974-02-11 Ronnie Ward, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1974-02-15 Tim Hall, US running back (Oakland Raiders), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1998)

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