New York City in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 931

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 1977-05-16 5 die as NY Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am building in NYC
  • 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
  • 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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 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)
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • 1979-08-23 Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC

Film release premierFilm 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)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

BeatificationPapal Visit

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

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1980-03-23 18 year old American tennis star Tracey 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner
  • 1980-06-28 NYC transit fare rises from 50 cents to 60 cents

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

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

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
42nd Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale
42nd Vice President of the United States
Walter Mondale
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Congressman and NYC Mayor Ed Koch
Congressman and NYC Mayor
Ed Koch
  • 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
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-05-10 WABC NYC plays its last record (John Lennon's Imagine)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1982-05-30 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin 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 releaseMusic Premiere

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

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 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

Sport defeatWrestleMania

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

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
Actor Mr. T
Actor
Mr. T
  • 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)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,829

  • 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)
  • 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 charaacter 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, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

Person of interestGordon Gould

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

Physicist Gordon Gould
Physicist
Gordon Gould
  • 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)

Person of interestMario Puzo

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

Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo
  • 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)

Person of interestGeorge P. Shultz

1920-12-13 George P. Shultz, American economist, businessman and 60th Secretary of State (1982-89), born in NYC, New York [1]

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State
George P. Shultz
  • 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)

Person of interestJudy Holliday

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

Actress Judy Holliday
Actress
Judy Holliday

Person of interestNancy Reagan

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

US First Lady Nancy Reagan
US First Lady
Nancy Reagan
  • 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)

Person of interestSteve 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)

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 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, American comedian, singer and actress (Maude, The Golden Girls), born in NYC, New York (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 L Keene, American Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-06-24 Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJake LaMotta

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

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta
  • 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, American ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith), 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)

Person of interestStan 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)

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 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)

Person of interestNorman Mailer

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

Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer
  • 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 label, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1923-03-09 James L. Buckley, American politician, Senator from New York (1971-77), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-03-15 Laurence A Tisch, American CEO (Loews Corp), born in NYC, New York
  • 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)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths