The Bronx in History

Historical Events

  • 1638-08-09 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
  • 1714-11-11 A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
  • 1776-10-12 British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx
  • 1776-10-18 Battle of Pelham: Colonel John Glover & Marblehead regiment meet British Forces in Bronx
  • 1777-01-25 Americans drag cannon up hill of Kingsbridge Road to fight British, prompting a name change to Gun Hill Road (Bronx, New York)
  • 1778-08-31 British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution

Victory in Battle

1779-06-16 US General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, New York, inflicting heavy losses on the British

  • 1789-01-26 John Odell signs contract for £336 to build St Peter's church in the Bronx
  • 1805-05-04 Henry C Overing buys 80 acres of Throggs Neck in the Bronx
  • 1841-06-24 Fordham University (then St John's College), opens in the Bronx
  • 1849-07-08 St Paul's Place in the Bronx named
  • 1866-09-25 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing
  • 1874-01-01 New York City annexes the Bronx
  • 1888-10-23 Pelham Bay Park in Bronx vested
  • 1890-06-13 Eagle Avenue in the Bronx is cut out and named
  • 1893-09-11 Bronx Gas & Electric Company opens on Frisby & Tremont Ave
  • 1895-06-17 US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan
  • 1896-03-10 Bronx acquires O'Brien Square
  • 1897-07-01 Bronx acquires Hutton Square
  • 1899-05-31 Bronx acquires Keltch Memorial Park
  • 1901-11-29 East 182nd Street in the Bronx is paved & opened
  • 1909-12-11 Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000
  • 1915-05-02 Bronx, New York City; Old Fordham Road renamed Landing Road
  • 1916-05-02 In the Bronx, New York City: 2nd Ave & Bronx Terrace renamed Bronx Blvd; Seward Place renamed Sycamore Ave; Herald Ave renamed Dickinson Ave; Monroe & Selwyn Avenue named
  • 1916-05-27 Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx
  • 1920-03-16 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park
  • 1921-02-05 Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium
  • 1921-08-06 Clason Point, Bronx to College Point, Queens muni ferry system begins
  • 1922-05-05 After sharing the Polo Grounds with the New York Giants for 10 years construction begins on Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NYC
  • 1922-10-20 Kennelworth in Bronx renamed Dwight Place
  • 1922-10-22 Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, NY, named after a knight in Wagner's opera
  • 1922-11-22 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • 1924-12-17 1st US diesel electric locomotive enters service, Bronx, NY
  • 1926-02-26 Dark Street in the Bronx renamed Lustre Street
  • 1926-12-27 Depot Square in Bronx renamed Botanical Square
  • 1926-12-27 Latkin Square in Bronx named for 1st US Jewish soldier to die in WW I

Baseball Record

1930-05-22 Yankees' future Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman Lou Gehrig becomes first to hit 3 HRs three times as NY outscores Philadelphia A's, 20-13; teams combine for then-record 10 homers

  • 1932-10-02 New York Yankees win their 12th consecutive World Series game and sweep the Fall Classic for the third time; Bronx Bombers bang out 19 hits as they rout Chicago Cubs, 13-6 at Wrigley Field
  • 1933-08-03 Philadelphia A's beat NY Yankees, 7-0, first time in 308 games 'Bronx Bombers' are shut out
  • 1933-11-04 Young Park (1) in the Bronx named in honor of James Young
  • 1936-07-11 Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx and Queens opens
  • 1936-07-25 115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx

Historic Event

1938-01-06 Bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx

  • 1939-04-29 Whitestone Bridge connecting the New York boroughs of Bronx and Queens opens
  • 1941-02-14 Cebrie Park in the Bronx renamed Halsey Street
  • 1941-12-31 Young Park (2) in the Bronx named in honor of Samuel Young
  • 1942-01-21 Bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines illegal
  • 1942-07-29 Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Boulevard, in honor of former Bronx Borough President and US Congressman, Henry Bruckner
  • 1943-09-21 Lynch Triangle (Square) in Bronx named
  • 1946-03-21 UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)
  • 1948-12-21 O'Neil Place in the Bronx erroneously renamed O'Neill Place

Boxing Title Fight

1950-09-27 Heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

Sports History

1953-10-03 NY Yankees legendary center fielder Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam off Russ Meyer; Bronx Bombers hold on to win, 11-7 v Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of Baseball World Series; NY wins series, 4-2

  • 1954-06-13 Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine laid in Bronx
  • 1962-02-06 Schoolman Athletic Field in the Bronx named
  • 1962-12-22 Kinderman Place in the Bronx named
  • 1964-10-03 NY Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 8-3 to clinch Bronx Bombers 5th consecutive AL pennant, and 29th in club's history
  • 1967-09-14 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
  • 1967-09-14 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge & Sanctuary opens in The Bronx, NYC
  • 1968-01-25 Risse St in Bronx named
  • 1971-08-26 NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for New Jersey in 1975
  • 1972-03-23 NY Yankees agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx
  • 1973-07-07 Shoelace Park in the Bronx named
  • 1974-12-05 Oliver Tilden Triangle in the Bronx named
  • 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
  • 1977-02-10 Jonathan Netanyahu Lane in the Bronx, New York, named in honor of the Bronx-born Israeli soldier who died freeing hostages in Entebbe Raid in Uganda in 1976
  • 1980-10-05 Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale, the Bronx NYC

Film Release

1981-02-06 Crime film "Fort Apache: The Bronx" starring Paul Newman released amid protests in the US

  • 1981-05-09 Kazimiroff Blvd in Bronx named for a Bronx historian
  • 1981-06-10 Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co
  • 1988-06-06 3 giant turtles found in Bronx sewage plant
  • 1988-08-15 NYC begins $70 million program to rebuild 900 Bronx apartments
  • 1988-08-17 NYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy)
  • 1988-09-28 Bronx Museum for Arts opens
  • 1989-01-11 Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school
  • 1989-04-03 "Sunrise" a Gannett newspaper begins publishing for Bronx
  • 1989-05-23 Lincoln Square in Bronx named
  • 1989-06-04 Largest parade in Bronx history honors 350th anniversary
  • 1990-04-10 CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma, Japan
  • 1990-06-04 NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917
  • 1992-04-15 Lincoln Hospital in Bronx. New York loses its accreditation
  • 1992-05-15 Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue
  • 1992-09-27 ASPCA stops Santeria ceremony in Bronx halts sacrifice of 42 animals

Sports History

1995-08-04 Following a suspension from the league for substance abuse former Mets outfielder Darryl Strawberry joins NY Yankees and eventually helps the Bronx Bombers to win the 1996 World Series

  • 1996-10-26 Baseball World Series: New York beats Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win club's 23rd title; MVP: Bronx Bombers' reliever John Wetteland
  • 2009-11-04 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win Bronx Bombers' record 27th title; MVP: NY outfielder Hideki Matsui
  • 2010-05-08 Last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process
  • 2015-08-11 Largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York - 12 dead, with over 100 cases in the South Bronx

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 188

  • 1797-06-24 John Hughes, 1st Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York, born in Annaloghan, County Tyrone, Kingdom of Ireland (d. 1864)
  • 1878-01-16 Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], American actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Red River), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1947)
  • 1903-10-09 Walter O'Malley, American baseball team owner (Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1904-08-04 Helen Kane [Schroeder], American actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1966)

Moss HartMoss Hart (1904-1961)

1904-10-24 American playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1910-08-08 Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1911-03-08 Elsie Giorgi, American-Italian physician and humanitarian, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1911-12-23 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1914-11-06 Jonathan Harris [Charasuchin], American stage and screen character actor (The Bill Dana Show - "Mr. Phillips"; Lost In Space - "Dr Zachary Smith"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1915-06-10 Oscar Comras, American drummer, bandleader, and namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 1967)

Adolph GreenAdolph Green (1915-2002)

1915-12-02 American lyricist and playwright ("It's Always Fair Weather"), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1916-08-31 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1916-10-04 Jan Murray, American comedian and TV game show host (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1917-01-10 Jerry Wexler, American music producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" (Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1917-04-30 Bea Wain, American singer and radio host ("Deep Purple"; "Heart and Soul"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1917-10-07 June Allyson, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1918-02-03 Joey Bishop [Gottlieb], American TV talk show host (Joey Bishop Show) and member of the "Rat Pack" group of entertainers, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-07-31 Hank Jones, American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2010)
  • 1918-08-03 Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 1999)
  • 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)
  • 1920-06-17 Jacob H. Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), born in The Bronx, NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1920-10-22 Mitzi Green [Elizabeth Keno], American child actress (Huckleberry Finn, Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1922-02-22 William J. Baumol, American economist (Baumol’s cost disease), born in South Bronx, New York (d. 2017)

Carl ReinerCarl Reiner (1922-2020)

1922-03-20 American comedian, actor, screenwriter (Your Show Of Shows; 2000 Year Old Man; The Dick Van Dyke Show), director (The Comic; The Jerk), and author, born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1922-05-22 Judith Crist, American film critic (TV Guide, Today), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2012)

Jake LaMottaJake LaMotta (1922-2017)

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

  • 1922-12-11 Peter Birch, American choreographer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1923-02-11 Sy Kattelson, American photographer, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1924-03-28 Frank Lovejoy, American actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1962)
  • 1924-07-16 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1924-08-02 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1924-12-05 George Savalas, Greek-American actor (Kojak, Kelly's Heroes), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1925-04-12 Evelyn Berezin, American computer pioneer, invented first word processor, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)

Tony CurtisTony Curtis (1925-2010)

1925-06-03 American actor (Some Like It Hot), born in Manhattan, New York

  • 1926-03-09 Joe Franklin, American radio host, TV personality and New York institution (The Joe Franklin Show), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1927-03-27 Anthony Lewis, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)

Neil SimonNeil Simon (1927-2018)

1927-07-04 American playwright (The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York

Vin ScullyVin Scully (1927-2022)

1927-11-29 American sportscaster (Brooklyn / LA Dodgers, 1950-2016; Ford Frick Award, 1982; Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award, 1995), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1927-12-24 Mary Higgins Clark, American suspense novelist (Cry in the Night, Stillwatch), born in The Bronx, New York

Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick (1928-1999)

1928-07-26 American director (2001 A Space Odyssey, Dr Strangelove, Lolita), born in The Bronx NY

  • 1928-08-07 Romeo Muller, American screenwriter, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1928-08-16 Eydie Gormé [Edithe Gormezano], American Grammy and Emmy Award-winning pop singer ("Blame It On The Bossa Nova"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1928-12-06 Bobby Van [Stein], American stage and screen musical singer and actor (The Affairs of Dobie Gillis; Small Town Girl), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1929-05-15 Frank Evans Heart, American computer engineer (worked on first routing computer for ARPANET, the Internet's predecessor), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1930-02-28 Frank Malzone, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1930-02-28 Leon Cooper, American physicist who co-developed the BCS theory of superconductivity (Nobel 1972), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1930-03-21 James Coco, American character actor (Only When I Laugh; Murder by Death), and singer (Man of La Mancha), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1930-06-30 June Valli, American singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1930-07-11 Harold Bloom, American literary critic, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1931-02-24 Dominic Chianese, American actor, singer, and musician (The Sopranos, The Godfather Part II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1931-03-20 Hal Linden [Harold Lipshitz], American actor (Barney Miller; Blacke's Magic), director, and musician, born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1931-08-25 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show; Live with Regis & Kathie Lee; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1932-11-13 Richard Mulligan, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Soap - "Burt"; Empty Nest; The Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2000)
  • 1932-12-15 Elaine Barkin, American composer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-01-17 Shari Lewis [Phyllis Hurwitz], American ventriloquist, puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1933-06-29 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)

Rocky ColavitoRocky Colavito (89 years old)

1933-08-10 baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1933-09-04 Richard Castellano, American actor (The Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1934-04-17 Don Kirshner, American rock & roll producer known as "The Man With the Golden Ear" (invented bubblegum music), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1934-09-09 Sonia Sanchez, US playwright/poet (The Bronx is Next)
  • 1934-11-05 Victor Argo, American actor, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)

Judd HirschJudd Hirsch (87 years old)

1935-03-15 American Emmy and Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor (Taxi - "Alex";, I'm Not Rappaport; Dear John; Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1935-07-17 Diahann Carroll, American actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1935-10-20 Jerry Orbach, American actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, British-Canadian pianist and orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1935-11-05 Dick Davalos, American actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-13 Michael Getler, American journalist and 1st ombudsman appointed by a US broadcasting network (PBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1936-05-14 Bobby Darin [Walden Robert Cassotto], American singer ("Mack the Knife"; "Splish-Splash"; "Beyond The Sea"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1936-11-23 Steve Landesberg, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller - "Dietrich"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1937-01-06 Doris Troy [Higginsen], American R&B singer and songwriter ("Just One Look"), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1937-01-31 Steve Karmen, American jingle writer (I Love NY, This Bud's for You), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-03-01 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York

Colin PowellColin Powell (1937-2021)

1937-04-05 American General and 1st Black US Secretary of State (2001-05), born in Harlem, New York City [1]

  • 1937-05-12 George Carlin, American comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1938-10-05 Carlo Mastrangelo, Italian-American rock vocalist (Dion & The Belmonts; Pulse), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1939-07-18 Dion DiMucci, American rocker (Dion & Belmonts - "A Teenager In Love"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1939-08-21 Ernie Maresca, American singer and songwriter ("Runaround Sue"; "The Wanderer"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1939-08-26 Fred Milano, American doo-wop singer (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2012)

Ralph LaurenRalph Lauren (83 years old)

1939-10-14 American fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1939-11-25 Martin Feldstein, American economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal), chief economic adviser to President Reagan, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2019)

Phil SpectorPhil Spector (1939-2021)

1939-12-26 American record producer (Wall of Sound), and convicted murderer, born in The Bronx, New York

George A. RomeroGeorge A. Romero (1940-2017)

1940-02-04 American-Canadian director (Night of the Living Dead), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1940-03-26 James Caan, American actor (Brian's Song; The Godfather; Rollerball; Misery; Elf), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2022)
  • 1940-08-15 Rita Shane, American soprano, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2014)

John GottiJohn Gotti (1940-2002)

1940-10-27 American mafia gangster and head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1941-02-03 Angelo D'Aleo, American pop tenor (Dion & Belmonts - "Teenager In Love"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1941-05-29 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1941-08-28 Paul Peter Plishka, American operatic bass (Bronx Botanical Gardens), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-02-08 Robert Klein, American comedian and actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-03-31 Michael Savage [Michael A Wiener], American talk radio host and commentator, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-06-08 Chuck Negron, American singer-songwriter (Three Dog Night - "Joy to the World"; "One";"Old Fashioned Love Song"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-11-17 Bob Gaudio, American pop-rock musician and songwriter (Four Seasons - "Sherry"; "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"), born in The Bronx, New York

Calvin KleinCalvin Klein (80 years old)

1942-11-19 American fashion designer (Calvin Klein Jeans, CK), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1943-06-01 Richard Goode, American concert pianist (Avery Fisher Award, 1980), born in The Bronx, New York

Penny MarshallPenny Marshall (1943-2018)

1943-10-15 American actress (The Odd Couple; Laverne & Shirley), and director (Big; Awakenings; A League of Their Own), and producer (Cinderella Man), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1946-03-07 Peter Wolf [Blankenfield], American rock singer (J. Geils Band - "Centerfold"; "Freeze Frame"), born in the Bronx, New York City
  • 1946-08-14 Antonio Fargas, American actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-08-19 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1946-08-26 Valerie Simpson, American singer, songwriter and producer (Ashford & Simpson - "Solid"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-09-07 Alfa Anderson, American R&B vocalist (Chic - "Le Freak"), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Weddings

Vince Lombardi

1940-08-31 Football player and coach Vince Lombardi (27) weds Marie Planitz at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Bronx, New York

Rudy Giuliani

1968-10-26 Lawyer and politician Rudy Giuliani (24) weds second cousin Regina Peruggi (22) in a large Roman Catholic ceremony in Bedford Park, The Bronx

Famous Deaths

  • 1785-04-30 Frederick Philipse III, American land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65
  • 1862-09-01 Oliver Tilden, of the Bronx, killed in Civil War in Virginia
  • 1962-09-29 Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx
  • 1985-05-13 Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91
  • 1991-11-02 Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx NY at 72
  • 1992-02-28 La Lupe [Guadalupe Yolí Raymond], Cuban salsa, boleros, and guarachas singer, dies of a heart attack at 53
  • 1997-11-22 Joanna Moore [Dorothy Cook] American actress (Bronk; The Hindenburg), dies of lung cancer at 63