New York City in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 926

  • 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 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.

Historic Event

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

  • 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

Election 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

Music History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 1969-05-01 43 Unification church couples wed in NYC

Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

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

  • 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 Recording

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

  • 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 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

  • 1970-12-23 NYC World Trade Center reaches highest point (411 m)
  • 1971-01-09 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" closes at Majestic Theater, 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 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"

  • 1971-05-05 Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)

Music History

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

  • 1971-06-27 Bill Graham's New York rock venue Fillmore East closes down, to be succeeded by Fillmore West in San Francisco

Music Concert

1971-08-01 George Harrison's benefit concerts for Bangladesh (2 shows) take place at Madison Square Garden, NYC; performers include Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Ravi Shankar, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, and Leon Russell

  • 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

Music Recording

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 Recording

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

  • 1972-06-12 John Lennon releases political album "Sometime in NYC"; includes 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

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

  • 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

Music History

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

Music Concert

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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

  • 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

New York City Marathon

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
  • 1977-02-18 American rock band KISS play their first concert in their hometown venue of Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • 1977-02-21 74 Unification Church couples wed in NYC

Sports History

1977-03-27 American tennis star Chris Evert wins her 4th and final WTA Tour Championship 2–6, 6–1, 6–1 against England's Sue Barker at Madison Square Garden, NYC

  • 1977-05-16 5 die as NY Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am building in NYC

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,821

  • 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)

Robert 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 character actor (Star Trek - "Cyrano Jones"; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Lilies of the Field), 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 [Alexander Van Vliet Feldman], American composer, arranger ("A-Tisket, A-Tasket"), and orchestra leader (Dean Martin Show), born in Harlem, New York City(d. 2015)
  • 1915-05-02 Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter ("Tutti Frutti"; "You Always Hurt the One You Love": "Tampico"), 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)

Ethel Rosenberg

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

Arthur Miller

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

  • 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, (Béla Bartók's Sonata), conductor and teacher, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1916-04-24 Stanley Kauffmann, American playwright (Red Handkerchief Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Harold Robbins

1916-05-21 Harold Robbins, American author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

  • 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 film and television producer (Land of the Giants; The 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 (Bunny Berigan; Tommy Dorsey; Bing Crosby), composer ("Oh! Look At Me Know"), and TV host (A Couple of Joes), born in New York City (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)
  • 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 stage and screen comic actor, and malapropist (The Dead End Kids; The East Side Boys; The Bowery Boys), 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)

Jack Kirby

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

  • 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)

Gertrude B. Elion

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

  • 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, American 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)

Julius Rosenberg

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

  • 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 and concert 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 Tony and Academy Award-winning lyricist (with Frederick Lerner - My Fair Lady; Gigi; Camelot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)

Rita Hayworth

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 (Shadow Of A Doubt; Pride of the Yankees; The Best Years of Our Lives), born in Harlem, New York City (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; Scruples; The F.B.I.), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

J. D. Salinger

1919-01-01 (Jerome David) J.D. Salinger, American novelist (Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)

  • 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 (The Red Buttons Show), and Academy Award-winning actor (Sayonara; The Poseidon Adventure), 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 stage, screen, and radio actress (Lion is in the Streets; Quicksand; Yankee Doodle Dandy), 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)
  • 1919-06-14 Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1919-08-15 Henry "Huntz" Hall, American actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1919-09-04 Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths