Nevada in History

Nevada: Las Vegas - Reno, NV

Historical Events

  • 1846-10-28 Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die
  • 1848-05-30 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo between US and Mexico comes into force, giving New Mexico, California and parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Colorado to the US in return for $15 million
  • 1859-06-12 Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered, first major silver discovery in the US
  • 1861-02-02 The "Organized Incorporated Territory of Nevada" is created, lasting until October 31st, 1864
  • 1861-03-02 US creates Dakota & Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska & Utah territories
  • 1863-03-03 Congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City, Nevada
  • 1864-10-31 Nevada admitted as 36th state of the Union
  • 1868-05-09 The city of Reno, Nevada, is founded
  • 1869-07-01 US mint at Carson City, Nevada opens
  • 1870-01-08 US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins
  • 1885-11-06 US mint at Carson City, Nevada, directed to close
  • 1886-10-01 US mint at Carson City, Nevada, closes
  • 1889-07-01 US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens
  • 1897-03-17 British boxer Bob Fitzsimmons KOs American champion Jim Corbett in the 14th round to win World Heavyweight title in Carson City, Nevada
  • 1905-05-15 Las Vegas founded in Nevada
  • 1905-07-03 American boxer Marvin Hart scores a 12th round KO of Jack Root in Reno, Nevada for world heavyweight title

  • 1907-01-01 Joe Gans lands a devastating right to the head of Canadian challenger Kid Herman to retain his world lightweight boxing title with an 8th round knockout in Tonopah, Nevada
  • 1907-03-19 18.8 cm precipitation at Lewer's Ranch, Nevada (state record)

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1910-07-04 "Fight of the Century": Jack Johnson beats James J. Jeffries by TKO in 15 in Reno, Nevada to retain his world heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries
  • 1915-02-23 Nevada enforces convenient divorce law
  • 1915-10-03 7.8 earthquake shakes Pleasant Valley, Nevada
  • 1923-03-05 Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
  • 1931-03-19 Nevada legalizes gambling
  • 1933-03-10 Nevada becomes 1st US state to regulate narcotics

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1935-09-30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • 1937-01-08 -50°F (-45.6°C), San Jacinto, Nevada (state record)
  • 1942-12-21 US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal
  • 1951-01-27 US begins 126 nuclear tests at Nevada Test Site
  • 1951-06-01 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
  • 1951-11-01 US performs 1st atomic explosion witnessed by troops, Nevada Test Site, New Mexico
  • 1951-11-29 1st underground atomic explosion at Frenchman Flat in Nevada
  • 1952-01-14 Snowstorm in Sierra Nevada kills 26
  • 1952-04-22 1st atomic explosion on network news, Nob, Nevada
  • 1952-05-01 US Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada
  • 1953-05-19 Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah)
  • 1953-05-25 1st atomic cannon electronically fired at Frenchman Flat, Nevada

  • 1953-12-25 KNEV (95.5 The Vibe) radio broadcaster in Reno, Nevada begins broadcasting
  • 1954-06-23 122°F (50°C), Overton, Nevada (state record until June 29, 1994)
  • 1955-01-23 KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957-07-19 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
  • 1957-09-19 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada
  • 1962-03-01 US and British nuclear test experiment in Nevada
  • 1963-10-26 US performs underground nuclear test at Fallon, Nevada
  • 1964-08-06 Prometheus, the world's oldest tree (at least 4862 years old), is accidently cut down in Nevada, US
  • 1965-01-12 At 10:58 am PST burn up a nuclear rocket in Nevada
  • 1973-11-08 Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978-06-08 Nevada jury rules Howard Hughes "Mormon Will" is a forgery

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • 1980-08-26 John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada.
  • 1982-11-13 WBA lightweight champion Ray Mancini beats South Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim by TKO in 14th round in Las Vegas; Kim collapses, falls into a coma and dies 4 days later; as a result, WBC shortens title bouts to 12 rounds; WBA & WBO follow in 1988, and IBF in 1989
  • 1982-11-18 South Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim dies from injuries sustained during a 14-round beating by Ray Mancini in Las Vegas; WBC shortens title bouts to 12 rounds; WBA and WBO follow in 1988, and IBF in 1989
  • 1983-10-04 Richard Noble driving Thrust2 reaches new land speed record of 650.88 mph (1,047.49 km/h) at Black Rock Desert, Nevada
  • 1984-01-14 Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini scores a 3rd-round TKO of Bobby Chacon to retain his WBA lightweight title in Reno, Nevada; Chacon so severely battered he thanks referee Richard Steele for stopping the fight
  • 1985-01-02 Nevada Las Vegas basketball gives coach Jerry Tarkanian his 600th career victory with a 142-140 win over Utah State in triple overtime; total of 282 points breaks NCAA men's record of 275 set in 1976
  • 1987-08-01 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada
  • 1990-04-02 52nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Nevada-LV beats Duke, 103-73; record largest margin of victory in a championship game; Runnin' Rebels' first title
  • 1990-09-10 Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada
  • 1991-11-02 Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35 point 3rd quarter deficit to rally and beat Weber State, 55-49
  • 1992-11-09 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)
  • 1994-06-26 122°F (50°C) at Laughlin, Nevada

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1997-07-01 Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson indefinitely & withholds $20m purse for biting Evander Holyfield's ear during their heavyweight title fight 28 June

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield
  • 1998-02-18 Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.
  • 2000-11-25 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Las Vegas, Nevada: Lindsay Davenport beats Conchita Martínez of Spain 6-1, 6-2 to give US an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends, 5-0) and record extending 17th title
  • 2015-10-13 Basketball player Lamar Odom is hospitalised after being found unconscious in a brothel in Nevada
  • 2015-10-13 First Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CNN and held in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2015-12-15 Fifth Republican presidential candidates debate in Las Vegas, Nevada

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016-02-20 US primary elections: Nevada Democratic Primary - Hillary Clinton wins with 52.6%

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016-02-23 US primary elections: Nevada Republican Primary - Donald Trump wins with 45.9.5%

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2016-10-19 Third US Presidential debate: Donald Trump notably refuses to say if he will accept the result of election during debate with Hillary Clinton at Nevada University, Las Vegas

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-10-01 Former NFL sta O.J. Simpson is released from Nevada's Lovelock Prison after less than 9 years of detention of his 33 year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-09-28 Cristiano Ronaldo accused of rape in 2009 in US lawsuit filed in Nevada

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2018-12-18 Nevada becomes the first US state with a female-majority legislature with new appointments taking it to 51%
  • 2019-07-06 Jorge Masvidal (34-13) sets a UFC record by needing just 5 seconds to KO Ben Askren (19-1, 1 NC) during their welterweight bout at UFC 239 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Birthdays

  • 1864-04-10 Tully Marshall, American actor (Let's Go, Red Dust), born in Nevada City, California (d. 1943)
  • 1874-09-13 Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), born in Winnemucca, Nevada (d. 1962)
  • 1879-11-02 Marion Jones, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1899, 1902), born in Gold Hill, Nevada (d. 1965)
  • 1886-09-22 Hobart Cavanaugh, American actor (Border Town, Black Angel), born in Virginia City, Nevada (d. 1950)
  • 1888-03-29 James E. Casey, American businessman and founder (United Parcel Service), born in Candelaria, Nevada (d. 1983)
  • 1890-01-07 Maurice McLoughlin, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1912-13), born in Carson City, Nevada (d. 1957)
  • 1895-10-21 Edna Purviance, American silent film actress, worked with Charlie Chaplin (The Kid), born in Paradise Valley, Nevada (d. 1958)
  • 1901-12-05 Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist and psychologist, born in Aurum, Nevada (d. 1980)
  • 1903-10-16 Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)
  • 1906-08-05 John Huston, American director/writer (African Queen, Chinatown), born in Nevada, Missouri (d. 1987)
  • 1909-11-20 Alan Bible, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74), born in Lovelock, Nevada (d. 1988)
  • 1911-05-26 Ben Alexander, American actor (Dragnet, All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Goldfield, Nevada (d. 1969)
  • 1912-03-16 Patricia Nixon, [Thelma Catherine], Ely Nevada, 1st lady (1968-74)
  • 1917-04-09 Brad Dexter [Boris Milanovich], American actor (Macao, The Magnificent Seven), born in Goldfield, Nevada (d. 2002)
  • 1921-08-01 Jack Kramer, American tennis player (Wimbledon 1947, US Open 1946, 47), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d.2009)
  • 1922-02-10 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), born near Nevada, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1922-08-02 Paul Laxalt, American politician (22nd Governor of Nevada), born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1923-11-28 Helen Delich Bentley, American politician (Rep-R-MD, 1985-95 ), born in Ruth, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • 1924-06-08 Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1925-07-19 Sue Thompson [Eva Sue Mckee], American pop and country music singer ("Sad Movies (Make Me Cry"), born in Nevada, Missouri
  • 1935-08-15 Abby Dalton, American actress (Joey Bishop Show), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1936-08-24 Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)
  • 1937-07-16 Richard Bryan, American attorney and politician (25th Governor of Nevada), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1938-05-19 James Bilbray, American lawyer and politician (Rep-D-Nevada 1987-95), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1939-03-11 Lorraine Hunt, American businesswoman, and former Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1939-12-02 Harry Reid, American attorney and politician (U.S. Senator from Nevada 1987-2017), born in Searchlight, Nevada
  • 1945-03-24 Curtis Hanson, American film director and screenwriter (LA Confidential, 8 Mile), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • 1951-05-25 Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • 1957-02-03 Michele Greene, actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1960-08-02 David Yow, American musician (Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1962-08-14 Jerry Foltz, American golfer and commentator (Golf Channel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1964-01-27 Inga Thompson, Reno Nevada, US cyclist (Olympic-8th-88, 84, 92)
  • 1964-07-04 Mark Allen Slaughter, American guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1965-05-31 Annette Renee Peters, [nee Hand], Reno Nevada, 1500/3000 runner
  • 1966-03-27 Kate Donahoo, US judoka (Olympic-92), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1967-03-28 Shawn Boskie, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Hawthorne, Nevada
  • 1968-10-12 Charles Anthony, American CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1969-07-10 Marty Cordova, outfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1969-07-31 Loren Dean, actor (Billy Bathgate, Say Anything), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1970-03-03 Scott Keswick, Nevada, gymnast (Coca-Cola-1st-94, Olympics 1996)

Person of interestAndre Agassi

1970-04-29 Andre Agassi, American tennis player (Olympic gold 1996, 8 Grand Slam titles), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1970-07-23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1970-12-12 Mädchen Amick, American actress (Shelly Johnson-Twin Peaks), born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1971-12-03 Vernon White, American mixed martial arts fighter (King of the Cage Middleweight Champion; UFC), born in Sparks, Nevada
  • 1972-01-31 Marvin Coleman, American basketball player (Calgary Stampeders), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1972-07-08 Brandon Rock, 800m runner, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1973-03-29 John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-12-23 Tony Graziani, American football quarterback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1974-05-25 Frank Klepacki, American video game composer (Command & Conquer: Red Alert), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1975-01-19 Noah Georgeson, American musician & producer, born in Nevada City, California
  • 1976-01-08 Jenny Lewis, American actress (Becky-Life With Lucy), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1976-02-15 Ronnie Vannucci Jr., American musician (The Killers), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1978-11-06 Scott Piercy, American golfer (US Open 2016 runner-up), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1979-05-24 Frank Mir, American UFC fighter and professional wrestler, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1980-03-24 Luke Edwards, Nevada City Ca, actor (Newsie)
  • 1980-07-10 Thomas Ian Nicholas, actor (American Pie, Rookie of the Year), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1981-07-11 Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)
  • 1982-01-18 Joanna Newsom, American harpist, born in Nevada City, Calfornia
  • 1982-01-31 Brad Thompson, American baseball pitcher, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1985-02-13 David Padgett, US basketball player, born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1985-05-02 Kyle Busch, American auto racer, (NASCAR Cup Series Champion 2015), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1987-12-28 Thomas Dekker, American actor, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1988-01-14 Mikalah Gordon, American singer, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1992-10-16 Bryce Harper, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

1941-08-10 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1942-08-01 Actress Janet Leigh (14) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh

LoveWedding of Interest

1948-10-22 Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez
Civil Rights Activist
Cesar Chavez

LoveWedding of Interest

1956-12-28 Singer Patti Page (29) weds choreographer Charles O'Curran in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page

LoveWedding of Interest

1958-08-09 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1963-02-02 Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola (23) weds documentary filmmaker Eleanor Jessie Neil (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1963-06-14 "The Golden Girls" actress Betty White (41) weds "Password" game show host Allen Ludden (45) at the Sands Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White

LoveWedding of Interest

1967-05-01 King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

LoveWedding of Interest

1973-01-08 Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1974-07-04 Singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer Barry White
Singer
Barry White

LoveWedding of Interest

1982-10-17 Actor Robert Goulet (48) weds artist/writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

LoveWedding of Interest

1987-08-07 "Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada

  • 1989-06-03 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1989-10-14 Novelist Sidney Sheldon (72) weds Alexandra Sheldon in Las Vegas, Nevada

Novelist Sidney Sheldon
Novelist
Sidney Sheldon

LoveWedding of Interest

1995-02-14 Actress-comedienne Roseanne Barr (42) weds bodyguard Ben Thomas (28) at Caesars Tahoe, Nevada

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • 1998-11-06 "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis (73) weds horse trainer Jill Vanden Berg at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

1998-11-14 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
Actress Carmen Electra
Actress
Carmen Electra

LoveWedding of Interest

2000-05-05 Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (24) weds actor Billy Bob Thornton (44) at The Little Church of The West Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 2000-05-09 Puerto Rican actress and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres (25) weds singer-songwriter Marc Anthony (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2000-06-24 "Dixie Chicks" lead vocalist Natalie Maines (25) weds "Profit" actor Adrian Pasdar (35) at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer-songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-songwriter
Natalie Maines

LoveWedding of Interest

2001-10-22 Tennis champion Andre Agassi (31) weds fellow tennis champion Steffi Graf (32) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • 2001-12-31 Glamour model and actress Coco Austin (33) weds rapper-actor Ice-T (54) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2002-04-20 MLB player Mark McGwire (38) weds Stephanie Slemer (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 2002-08-10 "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2002-09-01 "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" actress Terry Farrell (38) weds actor Brian Baker (35) at Paris Las Vegas in in Paradise, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2004-01-03 Singer Britney Spears (22) weds childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears
  • 2004-01-24 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (33) weds actress Andrea Elmer (31) at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2004-08-15 Fashion designer and socialite Nicky Hilton (21) weds businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) at The Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2004-11-23 "Penn and Teller" magician Penn Jillette (49) weds TV producer Emily Zolten at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2005-06-27 "The Young and The Restless" actress Melody Thomas Scott (49) weds supervising producer of the CBS daytime drama Edward J. Scott (60) for the second time in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2006-08-26 "Days of our Lives" actor Billy Warlock (45) weds actress Julie Pinson in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2007-06-06 Spice Girl singer Melanie Brown (32) weds producer Stephen Belafonte in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 2007-08-28 "Diff'rent Strokes" actor Gary Coleman (40) weds Shannon Price (22) at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
  • 2009-02-06 "The L Word" actress Sarah Shahi (29) weds actor Steve Howey (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2009-06-09 Boxing legend Mike Tyson (43) weds Lakiha Spicer (32) at La Bella Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 2009-09-04 Singer and actress Christina Milian (27) weds singer-songwriter The-Dream (31) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2011-05-20 Actor Doug Hutchison (51) weds country singer Courtney Stodden (16) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2011-10-09 TV personality Layla Kayleigh (22) weds Radio Talk Show Host/DJ Steve Covino (36) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013-08-10 Rapper Kevin Federline (35) weds Victoria Price at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013-11-02 "Smash" actress Megan Hilty (32) weds Brian Gallagher at a chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2016-10-10 Actor and director Shia LaBeouf (30) weds "Nymphomaniac" co-star Mia Goth (23) at Viva Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • 1862-09-14 Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39
  • 1924-02-08 Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies
  • 1962-07-04 Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, dies from a heart attack at 58
  • 1979-10-22 Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber
  • 2002-01-22 Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), dies at 77