Irvington in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1867-09-07 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • 1924-04-23 Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer (Natural Superiority of Music), born in Irvington, New Jersey
  • 1927-07-24 James J. Howard, American educator and Democratic Party politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • 1928-07-17 Joseph Albert Morello, American jazz drummer, born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • 1936-04-03 Scott LaFaro, American jazz musician, born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1961)
  • 1951-02-09 Penny Peyser, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-09-21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Irvington, New York