New York City in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 926

  • 1977-05-26 George Willig climbs the South Tower of NYC's World Trade Center, famously fined 1 cent for each of 110 stories he climbed
  • 1977-07-13 NYC experiences 25 hr black-out
  • 1977-10-19 Supersonic Concorde jet's 1st landing in NYC

New York City Marathon

1977-10-23 New York City Marathon: defending champion Bill Rodgers wins in 2:11:38; Miki Gorman retains women's title in 2:43:10

  • 1977-11-10 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)

Sports History

1978-01-08 American Jimmy Connors beats Björn Borg of Sweden 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to win his first and only season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis title at Madison Square Garden, NYC

  • 1978-02-11 16 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • 1978-04-07 Guttenberg bible sells for $2,000,000 in New York City
  • 1978-10-20 Police's 1st US concert (NYC's CBGBs)

New York City Marathon

1978-10-22 New York City Marathon: Grete Waitz of Norway wins in her race debut in world record 2:32:30; Bill Rodgers wins his third straight title in 2:12:12

Music History

1978-10-23 Sid Vicious attempts suicide while at Riker's Detention Center in NYC

  • 1978-12-11 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at NYC Kennedy Airport & made off with $5.8m in cash & jewelry

Sports History

1979-01-14 John McEnroe wins his first of 3 season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles 6–7, 6–3, 7–5 against fellow American Arthur Ashe at Madison Square Garden, NYC

  • 1979-02-09 New York City premiere of Paul Schrader's allegedly fact based film "Hardcore"
  • 1979-02-13 Formation of Guardian Angels crime fighters in New York City
  • 1979-02-26 CBS' premiere of NYC sitcom "Flatbush", which received many derision phone calls about it from Brooklynites to CBS

Sports History

1979-03-25 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova retains her WTA Tour Championship with a 6–3, 3–6, 6–2 win over American teenager Tracey Austin in NYC

  • 1979-05-13 "Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall" opens & closes at Mark Hellinger NYC
  • 1979-05-30 Ted Coombs begins a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC
  • 1979-05-31 Radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens
  • 1979-06-01 Ted Coombs begins 5,193 mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City

Sports History

1979-06-19 In NYC 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as manager of the New York Yankees

  • 1979-08-21 Russian Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC; joins the American Ballet Theatre, and works as a film actor

Film Release

1979-08-24 Musical film "Rock 'n' Roll High School" directed by Allan Arkush featuring the Ramones is released in NYC (released throughout the US 20 days later)

  • 1979-09-14 Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks
  • 1979-09-18 The Who opens NYC concerts at Madison Square Garden

Film & TV History

1979-09-23 Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC

Papal Visit

1979-10-02 Pope John Paul II visits New York City, and at the U.N. denounces all concentration camps and torture

  • 1979-10-10 Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC
  • 1979-10-15 1st Monday night game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)
  • 1979-10-21 New York City Marathon: Bill Rodgers wins 4th straight men's title in 2:11:42; defending champion Grete Waitz of Norway takes out women's event in 2:27:33

Historic Event

1979-10-22 Deposed Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi arrives in NYC for medical treatment

Historic Event

1979-11-13 Ronald Reagan announces his candidacy for US President in NYC

  • 1979-11-17 NY Stars (WBL) home opener at Madison Square Garden in NYC
  • 1979-12-03 Shadow Traffic begins broadcasting in the New York City metropolitan area.

Sports History

1980-01-12 Björn Borg of Sweden wins his first of 2 season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles outclassing American Vitas Gerulaitis 6–2, 6–2 at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Sports History

1980-03-23 18-year old American tennis star Tracy Austin wins her only WTA Tour Championship; upsets Martina Navratilova in the final 6–2, 2–6, 6–2 in NYC

  • 1980-04-01 New York City's Transit Worker Union 100 begins a strike lasting 11 days.
  • 1980-05-01 "Day in Hollywood, A Night..." opens at John Golden NYC for 588 performances

Historic Event

1980-05-29 JMW Turner's "Juliet & Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC

  • 1980-06-28 NYC transit fare rises from 50 cents to 60 cents

Presidential Convention

1980-08-14 Democratic Convention in NYC nominates Jimmy Carter for president and Walter Mondale for vice president

  • 1980-10-05 Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale, the Bronx NYC
  • 1980-10-26 New York City Marathon: Grete Waitz of Norway wins for 3rd straight year in 2:25:41.3; Alberto Salazar claims men's event in 2:09:41

Historic Event

1980-11-12 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana

  • 1980-12-14 "Onward Victoria" opens and closes at Martin Beck NYC after 1 performance
  • 1981-01-18 Swedish tennis star Björn Borg claims his second straight ATP Masters Grand Prix title with a 6–4, 6–2, 6–2 win over Ivan Lendl at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1981-01-21 Bernhard Goetz is assaulted for 1st time on a New York City subway train
  • 1981-03-28 Martina Navratilova beats 16 year old American tennis prodigy Andrea Jaeger 6-3, 7-6 in the final of the WTA Tour Championships at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1981-06-23 NYC Mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy
  • 1981-07-03 NYC transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token
  • 1981-09-19 Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert for an audience estimated at 500,000 members
  • 1981-10-25 New York City Marathon: defending champion Alberto Salazar retains crown in 2:08:13; Allison Roe of New Zealand takes out women's race in 2:25:29
  • 1982-01-01 MTA launches a 5 year capital program to upgrade the NYC subway system

Sports History

1982-01-17 Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl scores a 6–7, 2–6, 7–6, 6–2, 6–4 win over American Vitas Gerulaitis to claim his first of 5 ATP Masters Grand Prix titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC

  • 1982-02-22 NYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for NY governor (unsuccessful)
  • 1982-04-12 3 CBS employees shot to death in NYC parking lot

Radio History

1982-05-10 WABC radio (NYC) plays its last record - John Lennon's "Imagine" - and switches to all-talk format

  • 1982-05-30 Musical "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?", after successful runs in Chicago and Philadelphia, closes at Alvin Theatre, NYC, after 5 performances
  • 1982-06-12 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC
  • 1982-07-01 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC

Music Premiere

1982-07-27 Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" opens Off-Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre in NYC

Sports History

1982-11-28 Germany's Sylvia Hanika stages remarkable comeback to upset tennis icon Martina Navratilova 1–6, 6–3, 6–4 and win her only WTA Tour Championship in NYC

  • 1982-12-12 "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" closes at Ambassador NYC after 6 performances
  • 1982-12-12 $9,800,000 in cash stolen from money transport car in NYC
  • 1982-12-30 US Assay Office in New York City, NY closes
  • 1983-01-23 Ivan Lendl scores a 6–4, 6-4, 6–2 win over American John McEnroe to claim back-to-back ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1983-02-11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))
  • 1983-03-20 In a clash of tennis legends, Martina Navratilova outclasses Chris Evert Lloyd 6-2, 6-0 to win her first of 5 straight WTA Tour Championships at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1983-06-18 IRA's Joseph Doherty arrested in NYC
  • 1983-09-15 Police officers beat Michael Stewart to death for graffiting NYC subway
  • 1983-10-23 13th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:00
  • 1983-10-23 14th NYC Marathon won by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59
  • 1984-01-01 NYC transit fare rises from 75 cents to 90 cents
  • 1984-01-15 John McEnroe reverses previous year's result with a 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 win over Ivan Lendl to claim his second season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis title at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1984-02-26 Reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called NYC "Hymietown"
  • 1984-03-04 Tennis legend Martina Navratilova retains her WTA Tour Championship in NYC; beats Chris Evert 6–3, 7–5, 6–1 for her 5th overall Championship title
  • 1984-10-28 14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
  • 1984-10-28 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
  • 1984-12-11 "Doug Henning & His World..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 performances
  • 1984-12-22 Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on NYC subway train
  • 1984-12-31 NYC subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in NH
  • 1985-01-13 John McEnroe repeats previous year's result with a 7–5, 6–0, 6–4 win over Ivan Lendl to claim back-to-back season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1985-02-07 "New York, New York" becomes the official anthem of New York City
  • 1985-03-24 Third straight WTA Tour Championship for tennis legend Martina Navratilova; beats Helena Suková 6–3, 7–5, 6–4 at Madison Square Garden, NYC

WrestleMania

1985-03-31 WrestleMania I, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Hulk Hogan & Mr T beat Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorf

  • 1985-04-20 Karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean & jerk lift
  • 1985-06-27 First hotel strike in New York City
  • 1985-09-08 US Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl wins his first US title; beats NYC home town favourite John McEnroe 7-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • 1985-09-22 The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.
  • 1985-10-27 15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34
  • 1985-10-27 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
  • 1985-11-18 Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM-afternoons)
  • 1986-01-01 NYC transit fare rises from 90 cents to $1.00
  • 1986-01-21 Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl defeats Boris Becker of Germany 6-2, 7-6, 6-3 to claim the season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix title for a third time at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1986-02-10 "John Lennon: Live in NYC" album is released posthumously
  • 1986-02-17 Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC morning radio (WXRK 92.3 FM)
  • 1986-03-20 New York City passes its first lesbian and gay rights legislation

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,821

  • 1919-09-14 Kay Medford [Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show; To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1919-09-24 Dayton Allen, American comedian (Steve Allen Show, The Cotton Club), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1919-10-02 Shirley Clarke, American film director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1919-10-07 Gabriel Dell, American actor (The Bowery Boys, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1919-11-03 Bert Freed, American character actor (Shane, Invaders From Mars), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1919-11-04 Martin Balsam, American character actor (Psycho, 12 Angry Men, Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1919-11-26 Frederik Pohl, American sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Gateway, Bipohl), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1919-12-19 Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1920-01-16 Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1920-01-17 Nora Kaye, American prima ballerina, born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1920-02-11 Billy Halop [William Halop Cohen], American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1920-02-12 Robert "Bob" Shad [Abraham Shadrinsky], American record producer and record label owner (Big Brother and the Holding Company), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1920-03-13 Ralph J Roberts, American businessman and founder of Comcast, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1920-04-05 Robert Q. Lewis, American TV host (Masquerade Party, Robert Q Lewis Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1920-04-21 Christopher Dark [Alfred Francis DeLeo], American actor, (World Without End, The Time Tunnel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1920-05-08 Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles, born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1920-05-29 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die, Silver Streak), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1920-06-11 Irving Howe, American writer and critic (World of Our Fathers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1920-06-17 Jacob H. Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), born in The Bronx, NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1920-07-04 Norm Drucker, American basketball referee (NBA Supervisor of Officials 1977–81; ABA Supervisor of the Officials 1969–73), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

Gordon Gould

1920-07-17 Gordon Gould, American physicist (inventor of the laser), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

  • 1920-07-18 Adolphus "Dolph" Sweet, American actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1920-07-24 Alexander H. Cohen, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1920-07-24 Bella Abzug "Battling Bella", American politician, feminist and activist (Rep-D-NY, 1970-74), born in New York City (d. 1998)
  • 1920-08-03 Charlie Shavers, American jazz trumpet player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1920-08-25 Leonard Gaskin, American jazz bassist (Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis), born in New York City (d. 2009)
  • 1920-09-12 Irene Dailey, American actress (Another World, Grissom Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1920-10-01 Walter Matthau, American actor and comedian (The Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)

Mario Puzo

1920-10-15 Mario Puzo, American novelist (The Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

  • 1920-11-02 Lewis Charles [Cholost], American actor (Topaz, Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1920-11-10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)

George P. Shultz

1920-12-13 George P. Shultz, American economist, and statesman (Secretary of State, 1982-89; Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-74), born in New York City (d. 2021) [1]

  • 1920-12-19 David Susskind, American TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920-12-30 Jack Lord, American actor (Steve McGarrett in Hawaii FIVE-O, God's Little Acre), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1921-01-14 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921-01-25 Alfred Reed, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1921-02-24 Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1921-03-03 Diana Barrymore, American actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife), born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • 1921-03-06 Julius Rudel, Austrian-American conductor (NYC Opera, 1944-79), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)
  • 1921-03-10 Paul Coates, American columnist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921-04-03 Robert Karvelas, American actor (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1921-04-09 Frankie Thomas, American actor and author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921-06-21 Joan Tetzel, American actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)

Judy Holliday

1921-06-21 Judy Holliday, American comedienne and actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)

Nancy Reagan

1921-07-06 Nancy Reagan [Anne Frances Robbins], US First Lady (1981-89), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

  • 1921-07-19 Rosalyn Yalow, American medical physicist (Nobel 1977), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1921-08-03 Richard Adler, American composer and songwriter (Pajama Game; Damn Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1921-08-23 Kenneth Arrow, American economist, (Nobel Prize, 1972), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1921-09-03 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1921-09-07 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist and composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1921-10-16 Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1921-11-02 Shepard Menken, American voice and character actor (The Wild Wild West), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1921-11-08 Gene Saks, American actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1921-11-20 Daniel "Dan" Frazer, American actor (Kojak, Take the Money and Run), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1921-12-03 Phyllis Curtin, American soprano (NYC Opera, 1953-64), born in Clarksburg, West Virginia (d. 2016)
  • 1921-12-23 Gerald S O'Loughlin, American actor and director (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

Steve Allen

1921-12-26 Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, writer and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)

  • 1922-01-02 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1922-01-08 Abbey Simon, American pianist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-02-05 Bernard Kalb, American journalist, moderator, lecturer and author, one of the most respected broadcast journalists of his time (CBS News, NYT, Times), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-02-08 Audrey Meadows [Cotter], American actress (The Honeymooners; The Jackie Gleason Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1922-02-14 Murray the K [Kaufman], American disk jockey (5th Beatle), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1922-03-11 Vinnette Carroll, American actress and 1st African-American woman to direct on Broadway (1972: Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1922-03-25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1922-04-04 Elmer Bernstein, American film music composer (The Magnificent Seven; To Kill A Mockingbird; The Age Of Innocence; Thoroughly Modern Millie), born in New York City (d. 2004)
  • 1922-05-13 Bea Arthur [Bernice Frankel], American Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress (Mame; Maude; The Golden Girls), and singer, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2009)
  • 1922-05-22 Quinn Martin, American television producer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1922-05-28 Lou Duva, American boxing trainer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1922-06-01 Joan Copeland [Miller], American actress (Roseland, A Little Sex), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-06-18 Donald Keene, American Japanese translator and critic, born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-06-24 Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Oedipus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Jake LaMotta

1922-07-10 Jake LaMotta, American boxer (world middleweight champion 1949-51, immortalised in 'Raging Bull'), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)

  • 1922-07-15 Leon M. Lederman, American experimental physicist (1982 Nobel Prize for research on quarks and leptons) and author (The God Particle), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1922-08-30 Regina Resnik, American mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1922-09-20 William Kapell, American pianist and recording artist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1922-10-30 Jane White, African-American actress and singer (Strange Fruit, Once Upon a Mattress), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1922-10-31 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas, Caught), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1922-11-16 Royal Dano, American actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1922-12-01 Paul Picerni, American actor (The Untouchables), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1922-12-11 Grace Paley, American poet, political activist and teacher (1970 Arts & Letters Award), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1922-12-14 Don Hewitt, American CBS news executive producer (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-12-21 Paul Winchell (Wilchinsky), American ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smiff), inventor (mechanical artificial human heart,1963), voice actor (Winnie the Pooh - "Tigger"; Dick Dastardly; The Banana Splits -"Fleegle"), , and acupuncturist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-12-26 Norman Orentreich, American dermatologist known as "the father of modern hair transplantation", born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)

Stan Lee

1922-12-28 Stan Lee [Stanley Martin Lieber], American comic-book artist, writer and creative leader of Marvel multimedia corporation (Avengers, Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)

  • 1922-12-29 William Gaddis, American novelist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1923-01-05 Robert L. Bernstein, American publisher (Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-01-08 Larry Storch, American comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-01-19 Jean Stapleton, American actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1923-01-31 Eddie Ryder, American actor (General Hospital, Up Yours), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Norman Mailer

1923-01-31 Norman Mailer, American novelist (Naked & the Dead, The Executioner's Song), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)

  • 1923-02-02 Bonita Granville, American actress and producer (These Three, Hitler's Children, Lone Ranger), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1923-02-12 Mel Powell, American composer (Pulitzer Prize Music 1990), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1923-03-02 Orrin Keepnews, American jazz producer and founder of Riverside Records and Milestone Records labels, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1923-03-05 Laurence Tisch, American businessman (CEO of CBS Television, 1985-96; co-founder of Loews Corp), born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 2003)
  • 1923-03-09 James L. Buckley, American politician, Senator from New York (1971-77), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-03-14 Diane Arbus [Nemerov], American photographer (Vogue, Harper's Bazaar), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971) [1]
  • 1923-04-03 Jan Sterling [Jane Adriance], American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1923-04-11 Theodore Isaac Rubin, American psychiatrist and author credited with popularising psychotherapy, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2019)
  • 1923-04-13 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1923-04-22 Paula Fox, American writer for children (The Slave Dancer) and adults, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths