New York City in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 930

  • 1963-09-28 NYC DJ "Murray The K" plays "She Loves You" on the radio
  • 1964-01-15 MLB executives vote to hold a free agent amateur draft, officially known as Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in NYC
  • 1964-01-18 Plans for World Trade Center announced (NYC)
  • 1964-02-01 "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
  • 1964-02-03 Black & Puerto Rican students boycott NYC public schools
  • 1964-02-09 NYC news anchor Jim Jenson's 1st appearance on WCBS-TV
  • 1964-02-12 Beatles 1st NYC concerts, two shows at Carnegie Hall
  • 1964-03-10 Simon and Garfunkel record the first version of "The Sound of Silence" at Columbia Studios in New York City
  • 1964-06-25 WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th
  • 1964-07-18 Race riot in Harlem (NYC); riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn)
  • 1964-08-11 "A Hard Days Night" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
  • 1964-11-21 Verrazano-Narrows suspension bridge opens in New York City, then the world's longest

United Nations <b>Speech</b>United Nations Speech

1964-12-11 Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. An unknown terrorist fires a mortar shell at the building during the speech.

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-02-21 Rights activist Malcolm X is shot dead by Nation of Islam followers at Audubon Ballroom in New York City

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
  • 1965-03-15 T.G.I. Friday's 1st restaurant opens in NYC
  • 1965-04-19 1st all news radio station (WINS 1010 AM in NYC) begins operating

  • 1965-06-17 British rock band The Kinks arrive in NYC beginning their 1st US tour
  • 1965-08-11 "Help" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
  • 1965-08-19 The Yardbirds launch their first US tour
  • 1966-01-01 12 day transit worker strike shuts down NYC subway
  • 1966-01-12 12 day NYC transit strike ends
  • 1966-03-31 25,000 anti war demonstrators march in NYC
  • 1966-07-05 NYC transit fare rises from 15 cents to 20 cents
  • 1966-07-13 A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founds the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna movement) in New York City
  • 1966-08-22 The Beatles arrive in New York
  • 1966-09-21 Five inches of rain falls on NYC
  • 1966-11-24 400 die of respiratory failure & heart attacks in New York City smog, smoggiest day in city's history
  • 1967-02-12 Pirate Radio Free Harlem (NYC) begins transmitting

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1967-04-11 Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress and reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

  • 1967-04-21 Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilueva arrives in New York City after defecting to the US
  • 1967-07-19 1st air conditioned NYC subway car (R-38 on the F line)
  • 1967-08-03 James Law rides entire NYC subway in 22 hrs 12 minutes
  • 1967-08-18 WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967-10-01 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • 1968-01-01 Pennsylvania Railroad and NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central
  • 1968-02-11 Madison Square Garden III closes Madison Square Garden IV opens (NYC)

  • 1968-03-01 High winds blow-off the Philadelphia Spectrum's roof, forcing the Flyers to play their final month of the NHL season on the road, with home games moved to Toronto, NYC and Quebec City
  • 1968-04-24 Leftist students take over Columbia University, NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968-12-29 AFL Championship, Shea Stadium, NYC: New York Jets beat Oakland Raiders 27-23; Joe Namath 3 TD passes sparks Jets to win

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
NFL Quarterback Joe Namath
NFL Quarterback
Joe Namath
  • 1969-05-01 43 Unification church couples wed in NYC

Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare FactsOh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

1969-06-17 "Oh! Calcutta!" opens in NYC (almost entirely in the nude)

Read Article
A brief cover-up by the cast of
A brief cover-up by the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!"
Read Article
  • 1969-12-02 Boeing 747 jumbo jet 1st public preview (Seattle to NYC)
  • 1969-12-14 One of the most catastrophic flops in the history of showbusiness - the musical "La Strada" opens and closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 1 performance
  • 1970-01-04 NYC transit fare rises from 20 cents to 30 cents, new larger tokens used
  • 1970-01-22 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, Pan American World Airways flies from New York City to London in 6½ hours
  • 1970-03-05 SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th St in NYC
  • 1970-05-08 Construction workers break up an anti-war rally in NYC's Wall Street
  • 1970-05-14 NYC local newspaper "Our Town" begins publishing
  • 1970-05-20 2 die and 70 injured when 2 NYC subway trains crash in Queens
  • 1970-07-17 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC

Music releaseMusic Recording

1970-08-27 Jimi Hendrix creates his last studio recording at Electric Lady Studios in New York, an instrumental called "Slow Blues"

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1970-09-13 New York City Marathon: inaugural event won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
  • 1970-10-13 Angela Davis arrested in NYC

Music releaseMusic Recording

1970-11-17 Elton John performs a live studio concert broadcast for WABC in New York City, later released as his 11-17-70 album

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1970-12-23 NYC World Trade Center reaches highest point (411 m)
  • 1971-01-09 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" closes at Majestic NYC after 19 performances
  • 1971-02-04 The NASDAQ stock exchange, the second-largest in the world - behind the New York Stock Exchange - is founded in New York City

Sinatra Snaps the Fight of the CenturySinatra Snaps the Fight of the Century

1971-03-08 Joe Frazier ends Muhammad Ali's 31-fight winning streak at Madison Square Garden, NYC; retains heavyweight boxing title by unanimous points decision over 15 rounds in the "Fight of the Century"

Read Article
Sinatra is the focus of attention as he prepares to take his ringside shots and, right, the controversial Life magazine cover picture that the singer took
Sinatra is the focus of attention as he prepares to take his ringside shots and, right, the controversial Life magazine cover picture that the singer took
Read Article
  • 1971-05-05 Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-06-06 John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1971-06-27 Bill Graham's New York rock venue Fillmore East closes down, to be succeeded by Fillmore West in San Francisco

Music concertMusic Concert

1971-08-01 George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-09-03 John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1971-09-19 New York City Marathon: inaugural women's race won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22; 2nd men's race won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
  • 1971-10-28 John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC
  • 1972-01-05 NYC transit fare rises from 30 cents to 35 cents
  • 1972-04-27 NYC Mayor John Lindsey appeals that John Lennon not be deported
  • 1972-05-11 Stanley Cup Final, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Wayne Cashman scores twice as Boston Bruins beat NY Rangers, 3-0 to take title, 4-2

Music releaseMusic Recording

1972-06-10 Elvis Presley records a live album at NYC's Madison Square Garden

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1972-06-12 John Lennon's political album "Sometime in NYC" released including the songs "Woman is the Nigger of the World", "Attica State" and "Luck of the Irish"
  • 1972-10-01 New York City Marathon: men's event won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52; Nina Kuscsik wins women's race in 3:08:41
  • 1973-01-30 26th NHL All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Eastern Division beats Western Division, 5-4; MVP: Greg Polis, Pittsburgh Penguins, LW
  • 1973-03-01 Robyn Smith rides North Sea to victory in the Paumanok Handicap at Aqueduct Race Track in NYC to become the first American female jockey to win a stakes race
  • 1973-04-03 1st mobile phone call is made in downtown Manhattan, NYC by Motorola employee Martin Cooper to the Bell Labs headquarters in New Jersey
  • 1973-04-04 World Trade Center, then the world's tallest building, opens in New York (110 stories). Later destroyed in 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Film release premierFilm Release

1973-08-11 "American Graffiti", directed by George Lucas, opens in cinemas across the United States

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
  • 1973-09-28 ITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT's involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
  • 1973-09-30 New York City Marathon: American Nina Kuscsik retains her crown in 2:57:07; Tom Fleming wins men's race in 2:21:54
  • 1973-10-20 The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass
  • 1973-11-06 Abe Beame elected 1st Jewish mayor of NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1974-07-19 David Bowie's "Diamond Dog" tour ends in NYC

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Music concertMusic Concert

1974-08-16 Ramones concert debut (NYC's CBGBs)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • 1974-08-23 John Lennon reports seeing a UFO in NYC
  • 1974-09-28 John Lennon appears as guest DJ on WNEW-FM (NYC)
  • 1974-09-29 New York City Marathon: Norbert Sander wins men's race in 2:26:30; Katherine Switzer takes out women's event in 3:07:29
  • 1974-10-17 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" closes at Playhouse NYC after 1065 per
  • 1974-10-20 Bard's presentation of "Richard III" opens at Lincoln Center NYC
  • 1974-11-28 John Lennon's last concert appearance, as a guest of Elton John, Madison Square Garden, New York City NYC; they perform "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night"; "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"; and "I Saw Her Standing There"
  • 1975-09-01 NYC transit fare rises from 35 cents to 50 cents

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-09-06 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 1975-09-28 New York City Marathon: Tom Fleming claims men's title in 2:19:27; Kim Merritt wins women's event in 2:46:14

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-11-10 PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-12-09 US President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 Bn loan authorization for NYC

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • 1975-12-29 11 killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in NYC
  • 1976-01-13 Sarah Caldwell is 1st woman to conduct at NYC Metropolitan Opera House as she led orchestra in a performance of "La Traviata"
  • 1976-04-26 Pan Am begins non-stop flights NYC-Tokyo
  • 1976-07-29 In New York City, the "Son of Sam" kills one person and seriously wounds another in first of a series of attacks
  • 1976-10-24 New York City Marathon: American Bill Rodgers wins his first title in 2:10:10; Miki Gorman takes out women's race in 2:39:11
  • 1976-12-22 35 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • 1977-01-03 "The Police Tapes" premiere on New York City TV station WNET, based somewhat on 1960s NYPD officers who worked in its South Bronx

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,829

  • 1914-10-02 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

Person of interestJonas Salk

1914-10-28 Jonas Salk, American medical scientist (created the polio vaccine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • 1914-11-11 Howard Fast, American screenwriter (Rachel & the Stranger, Spartacus), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-12-12 Buzzie Bavasi, American MLB executive (Brooklyn & LA Dodgers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1915-01-09 Anita Louise, American actress (The Little Princess, Gorilla, My Friend Flicka), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1915-01-21 Alan Hewitt, American actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1915-01-26 William Hopper, American actor (Perry Mason, The Bad Seed, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)

Person of interestRobert Hofstadter

1915-02-05 Robert Hofstadter, American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)

  • 1915-03-31 Henry Morgan, American comedian and TV panelist (I've Got a Secret, Arena), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1915-04-07 Stanley Adams, American actor (Star Trek, Breakfast at Tiffany's), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • 1915-04-18 Joy Davidman, American poet, writer and wife of C. S. Lewis, born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • 1915-05-02 Van Alexander, American composer and orchestra leader (Gordon MacRae Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1915-05-02 Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1915-05-05 Alice Faye [Leppert], American actress and singer (Hello, Frisco, Hello; Fallen Angel; Stowaway), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1915-05-27 Herman Wouk, American novelist (The Caine Mutiny, Winds of War), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1915-05-31 Barbara Pepper [Marion], American actress (Foreign Correspondent, Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1915-06-01 John Randolph [Emanuel Hirsch Cohen], American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1915-06-02 Walter Tetley, American animation voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-06-05 Alfred Kazin, American writer and literature critic (The Inmost Leaf), born in Brownsville, NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1915-08-04 Irving Fields [Yitzhak Schwartz], American lounge pianist and composer (Ilona Massey Show; Bagels & Bongos), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1915-08-12 Michael Kidd, American choreographer and dancer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1915-09-10 Redmond "Edmond" O'Brien, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1915-09-11 Athena Lorde, American actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1915-09-14 Douglas Kennedy, American actor (Dark Passage, The Lone Ranger & the Lost City of Gold), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)

Person of interestEthel Rosenberg

1915-09-25 Ethel Rosenberg, American communist, born in New York City, New York (d. 1953)

Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg
Soviet Spy
Ethel Rosenberg

Person of interestArthur Miller

1915-10-17 Arthur Miller, American playwright (Death of a Salesman, Crucible), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • 1915-10-24 Bob Kane, American comic artist and Batman co-creator, born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1915-10-24 Roger Milliken, American millionaire (CEO of Milliken & Company), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1915-10-30 Fred W. Friendly, American journalist and broadcast executive, born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1915-11-02 Sidney Luft, American movie director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1915-11-05 Moe Biller, American labor union officer (AFL-CIO, Postal Workers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1915-11-30 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1915-12-08 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (North by Northwest), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1915-12-14 Daniel "Dan" Dailey, American dancer and actor (You're My Everything, Governor & J.J.), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1916-01-03 Elizabeth "Betty" Furness, American actress, journalist and consumer activist (Dangerous Corner, Studio 1), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916-02-20 Paul Tripp, American TV host (Mr I Magination), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916-03-22 George Wyle [Bernard Weissman], American composer (The Ballad of Gilligan's Island"; "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"), and orchestra leader (Flip Wilson Show), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • 1916-03-31 Lucille Bliss, American voice actress (Cinderella, The Secret of NIMH), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1916-04-11 Howard W. Koch, American producer and director (Frankenstein, Airplane II), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1916-04-14 Emerson Buckley, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1916-04-15 Alfred S. Bloomingdale, American businessman and heir to the Bloomingdale's department store, born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1916-04-22 Yehudi Menuhin, American-British violinist, conductor and teacher (Bartok's Sonata), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1916-04-24 Stanley Kauffmann, American playwright (Red Handkerchief Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Person of interestHarold Robbins

1916-05-21 Harold Robbins, American author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy), born in NYC, New York

  • 1916-05-21 Dennis Day [Owen Patrick Eugene McNulty], Irish-American tenor and comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), born in New York City (d. 1988)
  • 1916-06-12 Irwin Allen, American director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1916-07-27 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1916-07-28 David Brown, American film producer ("The Sting", "Jaws", "Cocoon"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916-09-02 Penny Santon [Pierina Burlando], American actress (Fletch, Roll Out, Matt Houston), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1916-10-07 Walt W Rostow, American economist (Politics & Stages of Growth), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916-11-07 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1916-11-08 Frank McGuire, American basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916-12-04 Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916-12-06 Hugo Peretti, American songwriter and record producer ("Shout"; "Twistin' The Night Away"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1916-12-08 Richard Fleischer, American film director (Doctor Dolittle), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1916-12-19 Hal Hastings, American orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1917-01-03 Vernon A. Walters, American diplomat and US permanent rep to the UN (1989-91), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1917-01-05 Francis L. Kellogg, U.S. diplomat and prominent socialite, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1917-01-08 Stanley Prager, American comedian (College Bowl), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1917-02-12 Thomas Scherman, American conductor (Little Orchestra Society, 1947-75), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1917-02-14 Herbert A Hauptman, American x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917-02-22 Jane Bowles, American writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1917-03-23 Johnny Guarnieri, American stride and jazz stride pianist, and harpsichordist (The Gramercy Five; The Morey Amsterdam Show), born in New York City (d. 1985) (d. 1985)
  • 1917-04-14 Marvin Miller, American baseball executive (Major League Baseball Players Association 1966-1982), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917-04-29 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917-05-22 Daniel Nagrin, American modern dancer and choreographer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1917-06-03 Leo Gorcey, American actor (Bowery Boys, Road to Zanzibar), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1917-06-16 Katharine Graham, American newspaper publisher (Washington Post), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917-07-30 Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet, The Silent Service, Medic), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Person of interestJack Kirby

1917-08-28 Jack Kirby, American cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Capt America), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

Comic Book Artist and Writer Jack Kirby
Comic Book Artist and Writer
Jack Kirby
  • 1917-08-29 Isabel Sanford, American actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1917-10-16 Alice Pearce, American comedienne and actress (On the Town, Bewitched), born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)

Person of interestGertrude B. Elion

1918-01-23 Gertrude B. Elion, American biochemist and drug researcher who developed groundbreaking leukemia and herpes drug treatments (Nobel 1988), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Biochemist and Drug Researcher Gertrude B. Elion
Biochemist and Drug Researcher
Gertrude B. Elion
  • 1918-01-30 David Opatoshu [Opatovsky], American actor & writer (Star Trek, Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1918-02-15 Allan Arbus, American actor and photographer (M*A*S*H, Greaser's Palace, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-03-10 Heywood Hale Broun, TV commentator and sports correspondent, born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1918-04-17 Anne Shirley [Dawn Evelyeen Paris], British actress (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Murder My Sweet), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1918-04-27 Kirby Stone, American jazz combo leader (Kirby Stone Four - Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)

Person of interestJulius Rosenberg

1918-05-12 Julius Rosenberg, 1st US civilian executed for espionage, born in NYC, New York

Alleged Soviet Spy Julius Rosenberg
Alleged Soviet Spy
Julius Rosenberg
  • 1918-06-21 Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1918-07-14 Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-08-12 Sid Bernstein, music producer/promoter (Beatles, Rolling Stones), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-08-17 Mort Marshall [Mortimer Haig Lichtenstein], American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Dumplings), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1918-08-31 Alan Jay Lerner, American lyricist (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1918-10-17 Rita Hayworth [Margarita Cansino], American actress (Gilda, Cover Girl, The Lady from Shanghai), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1918-10-27 Teresa Wright, American actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1918-11-11 Stubby Kaye [Bernard Solomon Kotzin], American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1918-11-30 Efren Zimbalist Jr, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, FBI, Scruples), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

Person of interestJ. D. Salinger

1919-01-01 J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, American novelist (Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)

Novelist J. D. Salinger
Novelist
J. D. Salinger
  • 1919-01-01 Rocky Graziano, American boxer (World Middleweight title 1947-48; famous Tony Zale trilogy) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1919-01-04 Al "Jazbo" Collins, American DJ (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-01-25 Edwin Newman, American journalist & author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1919-02-05 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian, Oscar Award actor (Sayonara; The Red Buttons Show; The Poseidon Adventure), and singer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1919-02-13 Joan Edwards, American vocalist (Joan Edwards Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-02-26 Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1919-03-13 Faye Glenn Abdellah, American pioneer in nursing research and US government official (health services), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1919-03-25 Jeanne Cagney, American actress (Lion is in the Streets, Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1919-05-02 Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1919-05-03 Pete Seeger, American folk singer (The Weavers - Goodnight Irene) and activist, helped create the modern American folk music movement, born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1919-05-03 John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths