New York City in History (Part 18)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 1,829

  • 1971-06-27 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-07-02 Jared Palmer, American tennis star, born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-07-08 Wendy Benson, American actress (Meredith-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-07-22 Kristine Marie Lilly, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-12 Terry Dehere, American politician and NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-19 Sanaa Lathan, American actress (The Best Man Holiday), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-21 Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-12-07 Ben Atkins, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-12-24 Tamir Bloom, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-12-26 Jonathan M. Parisen, American film director, born in Staten Island, New York City
  • 1972-02-12 Andrew Cassesse, American actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972-03-21 Large Professor [William Mitchell], American hip hop artist (Main Source), born in New York City
  • 1972-03-21 Kristen Anderson-Lopez, American songwriter (Frozen), born in New York City
  • 1972-04-15 Peter Billingsley, American actor (Real People), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972-04-27 David Lascher, American actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972-05-21 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper (Life After Death), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1972-07-16 Mindy Carson, American vocalist (Club Embassy, Ford Star Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972-11-29 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1973-04-11 Jennifer Esposito, American television actor (Summer of Sam), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestAdrien Brody

1973-04-14 Adrien Brody, American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in New York City

  • 1973-05-25 Demetri Martin, American comedian (We Bare Bears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1973-09-12 Tarana Burke, American activist, founder of #MeToo, born in New York City
  • 1973-12-29 Theo Epstein, American baseball executive and President of Baseball Operations, born in NYC, New York
  • 1974-02-17 Jerry O'Connell, American actor (Scream 2, Andrew-My Secret Identity), born in NYC, New York
  • 1974-03-20 P J Bogart, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJimmy Fallon

1974-09-19 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • 1974-11-20 Marissa Ryan, American actress (Elizabeth MacGillis-Major Dad), born in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • 1974-12-29 Mekhi Phifer, American actor, born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1975-01-08 DJ Clue, American DJ & producer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1975-05-29 Shoshanna Lonstein, American fashion designer and ex-girlfriend of Jerry Seinfeld, born in NYC, New York
  • 1975-06-27 Porter Collins, American rower (World C'ship gold 1995 M4+, 1998-99 M8+), born in NYC, New York
  • 1975-07-27 Alex Rodriguez, American MLB shortstop (14-time All Star), born in NYC, New York
  • 1975-08-23 Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • 1975-10-05 Scott E Weinger, American actor (Steve Taylor-Family Man, Full House), born in New York City, New York
  • 1975-10-09 Sean Ono Lennon, British-American rock musician and producer (Cibo Matto; The Claypool-Lennon Delirium), born in New York City
  • 1975-12-28 Tannis Vallely, American actress (Janice Lazorotto-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJa Rule

1976-02-29 Ja Rule, American rapper (Between Me and You, Always on Time) and actor, born in NYC, New York

Rapper Ja Rule
Rapper
Ja Rule
  • 1976-03-29 Jennifer Capriati, American tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-04-26 Sarah Tueting, American ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics 1998), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-05-17 Peter Devine, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1977-02-24 Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestSarah Michelle Gellar

1977-04-14 Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress (Kendall-All My Children, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in New York City

  • 1977-05-20 Angela Goethals, American actress (VI Warshawski, Heartbreak Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1977-06-24 Cliff Bayer, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestLiv Tyler

1977-07-01 Liv Tyler, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty, Lord of the Rings), born in NYC, New York

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler
  • 1977-07-07 Felix Vasquez, New York City Housing Authority employee
  • 1977-09-13 Fiona Apple, American singer and songwriter (Criminal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1977-11-02 Jason Cerbone, American actor (The Sopranos), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestMaggie Gyllenhaal

1977-11-16 Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and producer (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • 1977-11-18 Fabolous [John David Jackson], American rapper (From Nothin' to Somethin'), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1977-12-31 Donald Trump Jr., American businessman and son of Donald Trump and Ivana Trump, born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-01-15 Eddie Cahill, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-05-05 Morgan Pehme, American filmmaker (Get Me Roger Stone), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestDavid Krumholtz

1978-05-15 David Krumholtz, American actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons), born in NYC, New York

  • 1978-08-23 Julian Casablancas, American musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-09-13 Swizz Beatz [Kasseem Dean], American rapper and record producer (Full Surface Records), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-01-24 Tatyana M. Ali, American actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in New York City, New York
  • 1979-02-21 Jordan Peele, American actor, comedian and director (Fargo, Get Out), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestNatasha Lyonne

1979-04-04 Natasha Lyonne, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in New York City

Person of interestClaire Danes

1979-04-12 Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

Actress Claire Danes
Actress
Claire Danes
  • 1979-04-17 Tram-Anh Tran, American actress (Ghostwriters'), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-08-09 Alizah Allen, figure skater (1997 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-08-21 Kelis Rogers-Jones, American singer (Milkshake), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-09-06 Foxy Brown [Inga Marchand], Trinidadian-American rapper (Ill Na Na, Broken Silence), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-12-20 David DeJesus, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1979-12-28 James Blake, American tennis player, born in Yonkers, New York City
  • 1980-01-16 Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and playwright (In The Heights, Hamilton), born in New York City

Person of interestMacaulay Culkin

1980-08-26 Macaulay Culkin, American actor (Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich), born in NYC, New York

  • 1980-09-04 Tamika Mallory, American activist and founder of Mallory Consulting, born in New York City, New York
  • 1980-10-24 Zac Posen, American fashion designer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-10-31 Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor (American Pie, American Wedding), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-10-31 Alondra de la Parra, Mexican-American conductor (Queensland Symphony, 2015-present), and founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (2004-11), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-12-28 Vanessa Ferlito, American actress, born in Brooklyn, New York City

Person of interestAlicia Keys

1981-01-25 Alicia Keys [Cook], American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, and pianist ("Girl On Fire"; 'No One"), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-Songwriter
Alicia Keys
  • 1981-02-11 Scot Thompson, American soccer player, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestParis Hilton

1981-02-17 Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York

Actress & Heiress Paris Hilton
Actress & Heiress
Paris Hilton

Person of interestJulia Stiles

1981-03-28 Julia Stiles, American actress (Bourne series; Save the Last Dance; The Prince And Me), born in New York City

Actress Julia Stiles
Actress
Julia Stiles
  • 1981-04-13 Courtney Peldon, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • 1981-12-28 Sienna Miller, British actress, born in NYC, New York
  • 1982-01-08 Gaby Hoffman, American film actress (Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now & Then), born in NYC, New York
  • 1982-02-10 Justin Gatlin, American sprinter (Olympic gold 100m 2004), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1982-02-23 Adam Hann-Byrd, American actor and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1982-09-30 Kieran Culkin, American actor (Succession), born in New York City

Person of interestAnne Hathaway

1982-11-12 Anne Hathaway, American actress (Les Misérables, The Dark Knight Rise, The Princess Diaries), born in NYC, New York

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway
  • 1983-01-19 Hikaru Utada, American-born Japanese singer & songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1983-04-16 Marié Digby, American singer, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestLeelee Sobieski

1983-06-10 Leelee Sobieski, American actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Uprising), born in NYC, New York

  • 1983-08-03 Mamie Gummer, American actress (Nancy Crozier-The Good Wife), born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-01-05 Amanda Hearst, American heiress, born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-01-15 Victor Rasuk, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-06-19 Paul Dano, American actor (Love and Mercy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-09-14 Adam Lamberg, American actor (The Lizzie McGuire movie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-09-19 Eamon [Doyle], American pop singer (F*ck It (I Don't Want You Back)), born in Staten Island, New York City

Person of interestScarlett Johansson

1984-11-22 Scarlett Johansson, American actress (Lost in Translation, Avengers), born in NYC, New York

  • 1985-02-26 Ally Hilfiger, American actress & daughter of Tommy Hilfiger, born in New York City
  • 1985-03-15 Eva Amurri, American actress, born in New York City

Person of interestLana Del Rey

1985-06-21 Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Model Lana Del Rey
Singer-Songwriter and Model
Lana Del Rey
  • 1985-08-28 James Jagger, American actor (Vinyl) and son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall, born in NYC, New York
  • 1985-12-29 Alexa Ray Joel, American singer-songwriter and daughter of Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley, born in Manhattan, New York City

Person of interestLady Gaga

1986-03-28 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance; A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga

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