Newark in History (Part 2)

New Jersey: Hackensack - Jersey City - Ridgewood

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJoe Rogan

1967-08-11 Joe Rogan, American television host, comedian and podcaster (Fear Factor, The Joe Rogan Experience), born in Newark, New Jersey

Comedian and Podcaster Joe Rogan
Comedian and Podcaster
Joe Rogan
  • 1968-10-13 Tisha Campbell, American actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1969-04-27 Cory Booker, American politician, 36th Mayor of Newark (2006-13), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestQueen Latifah

1970-03-18 Queen Latifah [Dana Owen], American rapper and actress (Living Single, Chicago), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper and Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper and Actress
Queen Latifah
  • 1970-04-17 Redman [Reginald Noble], American rapper, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1970-09-09 Dan Miceli, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1973-11-19 Savion Glover, American dancer and choreographer (Bring in 'da Noise), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1979-04-09 Keshia Knight Pulliam, American actress (The Cosby Show - "Rudy"; Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Miranda"), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1984-03-12 Shareefa [Faradah Cooper], American R&B singer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1985-02-21 Bob Burton, American speedcuber, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1992-11-16 Adam Robert Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • 1992-11-16 Jacob Joseph Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware

Famous Deaths