Queens in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1970-07-07 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-10-09 Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-10-31 Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-11-20 Joe Zaso, American actor, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1970-11-20 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor], American rapper (A Tribe called Quest), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016

Person of interestIdina Menzel

1971-05-30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer, born in Queens, New York

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 1971-09-15 Michael Malone, American basketball head coach (Denver Nuggets 2015-19; Sacramento Kings 2013-14; NBA All-Star Game 2019), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-01-19 Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-09-04 Norman Hand, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Queens, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1973-01-19 Chris Stynes, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-04-03 Kelly Price, American R&B and gospel vocalist ("Friend of Mine"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-06-29 George Hincapie, American road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-11-02 Lee O’Denat, American internet entrepreneur (WorldStarHipHop.com), born in Queens, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1973-11-26 Peter Facinelli, American actor (Fastlane), born in Queens, New York
  • 1974-04-23 Carlos Dengler, American musician (Interpol), born in Queens, New York
  • 1974-05-21 Havoc [Kejuan Muchita], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Queensbridge, Queens, New York
  • 1974-06-26 Matt Striker, American professional wrestler, born in Queens, New York
  • 1975-06-16 Frederick Koehler, American actor (Chip-Kate & Allie), born in Queens, New York
  • 1975-07-06 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • 1976-09-06 N.O.R.E. [Victor Santiago, Jr.], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-07-27 Jason Michael Zimbler, actor (Clarissa Explains it All), born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-10-18 Chris McKenna, American actor (Joey-One Live to Live), born in Queens, New York
  • 1979-02-22 David Lopez, American actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York
  • 1979-09-11 Steve Hofstetter, American comedian & radio personality, born in Queens, New York
  • 1981-04-09 Dennis Sarfate, American baseball player, born in Queens, New York
  • 1982-12-02 Pizon [Michael Scala], Italian-American rapper and producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1983-04-20 Terrence J, American actor and television host (106 & Park), born in Queens, New York
  • 1983-10-05 Jesse Eisenberg, American actor, author and playwright (The Social Network), born in Queens, New York
  • 1983-12-04 Lionel Pickens "Chinx", American rapper (Coke Boys), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)

Person of interestMelanie Martinez

1995-04-28 Melanie Martinez, American singer-songwriter (Cry Baby), born in Queens, New York

Singer-Songwriter Melanie Martinez
Singer-Songwriter
Melanie Martinez

Famous Weddings