Lincoln, Neb in History

Nebraska: Omaha

Famous Birthdays

  • 1880-12-31 Fred Beebe, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1957)
  • 1901-07-22 Charles Weidman, American choreographer and modern dancer (Candide), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1975)
  • 1907-09-03 Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist and natural science writer (The Unexpected Universe), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1977)
  • 1909-04-24 Irven Spence, American animator, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1995)
  • 1909-10-01 Samuel Yorty, (Mayor-LA), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1924-03-21 Philip Abbott, American character actor (The FBI, Sweet Bird of Youth), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1998)
  • 1925-05-05 Leo Ryan, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1978)

Person of interestDick Cheney

1941-01-30 Dick Cheney, American politician (Vice President: 2001-2009), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney
  • 1956-03-03 Jim Barton, American sailor (1996 Olympic bronze in Soling class), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1958-08-13 Randall Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)
  • 1959-02-05 Glenn Dubis, American sport shooter (Olympics 1984, 88, 96), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1961-04-11 Lucky Vanous, American model (GQ, Diet Coke), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1962-12-06 Janine Turner, American actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1968-05-25 Shawn Bouwens, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1972-10-15 Fred Hoiberg, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1972-12-12 Brandon Teena, American trans man and hate crime victim, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)

Person of interestHilary Swank

1974-07-30 Hilary Swank, American actress (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank
  • 1978-05-14 Heather Brink, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1978-10-05 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1984-02-10 Alex Gordon, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1987-10-30 Ashley Graham, American model and body activist, born in Lincoln, Nebraska