Bronxville in History

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

1916-01-17 1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Siwanoy CC Bronxville, New York

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes
  • 1950-05-09 Norman Dello Joco's premieres in Bronxville

Famous Birthdays

  • 1905-10-05 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1919-03-24 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1930-10-09 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1941-09-09 Dennis Ritchie, American computer scientist (created C programming language, helped developed Unix), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1948-04-03 Garrick Ohlsson, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1967-01-18 Peter Cox Jr, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96), born in Bronxville, New York