New York in History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,438

  • 1931-02-24 Dominic Chianese, American actor, singer, and musician (The Sopranos, The Godfather Part II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1931-02-28 Gavin MacLeod, American actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • 1931-04-13 Daniel "Dan" Gurney, American race-car driver, coach and team owner (All American Racers), born in Port Jefferson, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1931-05-03 Joe Layton, American director and choreographer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1931-05-25 John Gabriel [Jack Monkarsh], American actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1931-06-03 Lindy Remigino, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1952), born in Elmhurst, Queens, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1931-06-09 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931-06-21 Lawrence K Grossman, American news president (PBS, NBC-TV), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1931-07-07 Stanley Brock, American actor (UHF, Hard to Kill, Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1931-07-30 Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), born in St Albans, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1931-07-31 Nick Bollettieri, American tennis coach (Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles), born in Pelham, New York
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-02 Philippa Schuyler, African-American child prodigy and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1931-08-07 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author, born in New York (d. 2015)
  • 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)

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

1931-09-17 Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • 1931-11-16 Bob Gibson, American folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1931-11-26 Hank Garrett, American actor and comedian (Car 54 Where Are You?), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1932-01-15 Lou Jones, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1956), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1932-01-18 Robert Anton Wilson, American sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1932-04-04 Clive Davis, American record producer and music industry executive, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-04-09 Paul Krassner, American comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine) and founder (Yippies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-04-11 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), born in New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-04-12 Tiny Tim [Herbert Khaury], American singer and ukulele player ("Tiptoe Through The Tulips"), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1932-05-02 Maury Allen, American sportswriter and columnist (New York Post), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-06-12 Rona Jaffe, American novelist (Mazes & Monsters), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1932-06-14 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1932-07-02 Kenneth McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1932-08-01 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1932-08-16 Eydie Gorme [Edithe Gormezano], American singer (Bossa Nova), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1932-08-23 Mark Russell, American political satirist and pianist (Real People), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1932-08-28 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)
  • 1932-09-27 Roger C. Carmel, American actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1932-10-04 Felicia Farr [Olive Dines], American model and actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1932-10-12 Joel Mandelbaum, American composer, born in New York
  • 1932-10-26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York (d. 2017)
  • 1932-11-13 Richard Mulligan, American actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1932-11-29 John Gary [Strader], American singer (Cold), born in Watertown, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1932-12-14 Abbe Lane, American singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-12-15 Elaine Barkin, American composer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-01-09 Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), born on Roosevelt Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1933-01-23 Joel Spiegelman, American composer, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1933-02-22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1933-03-13 Mike Stoller, American composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York

Person of interestRuth Bader Ginsburg

1933-03-15 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American jurist and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1993-2020), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • 1933-04-01 Stan Weston, US toy licensing agent, had concept for G.I. Joe, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1933-04-05 Larry Felser, American sports columnist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1933-04-10 Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player (New York Rangers), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 2014)
  • 1933-05-28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-06-07 Herb Score, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1955, 56; Cleveland Indians) and announcer (Cleveland Indians 1964-97), born in Rosedale, New York (d. 2008)

Person of interestJoan Rivers

1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1933-06-29 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1933-07-01 Sam Rutigliano, American NFL coach and broadcaster (Cleveland Browns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-07-07 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933-07-12 Donald E. Westlake, American author (The Hunter), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1933-07-29 Robert Fuller, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train), born in Troy, New York
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-08-10 Rocky Colavito, 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)
  • 1933-11-05 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1934-01-17 Shari Lewis, American ventriloquist, puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1934-02-16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1934-03-09 Joyce Van Patten, American actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • 1934-03-27 Arthur Mitchell, African-American choreographer (Dance Theater of Harlem), born in New York
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-04-17 Donald "Don" Kirshner, American rock & roll producer known as "The Man With the Golden Ear" (invented bubblegum music), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1934-04-19 Dickie Goodman, American parody singer (Flying Saucer), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1934-04-20 Robert G. Wilmers, American banker (M&T Bank), billionaire and philanthropist, born in New York (d. 2017)
  • 1934-07-21 Edolphus Towns, American politician (Rep-D-New York, 1983-2013), born in Chadbourn, North Carolina
  • 1934-09-07 Bill Giles, American baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1934-10-03 Benjamin Boretz, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-10-05 Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1934-11-05 Victor Argo, American actor, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1934-11-09 Carl Sagan, American astronomer, author, professor (Cosmos, Broca's Brain), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1934-11-12 Ann Flood, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Queens, New York
  • 1934-11-30 Steve Hamilton, American baseball pitcher (New York Yankees) and basketball forward (Minneapolis Lakers), born in Columbia, Kentucky (d. 1997)
  • 1934-12-30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-01-06 Nino Tempo [Antonino LoTempio], American session saxophonist and pop vocalist ("Deep Purple"; "Sister James"), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1935-01-07 Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist, born in Huntington, New York (d. 2006)

Person of interestBob Denver

1935-01-09 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1935-01-09 Earl G. Graves, Sr., American businessman & publisher, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-01-15 Robert Silverberg, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Regan's Planet), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-02-15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-03-13 Michael Walzer, American political theorist, born in New York
  • 1935-03-15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-03-20 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), born in Flushing, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1935-04-15 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1935-04-18 Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (produced Janis Joplin's final album Pearl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1935-05-05 Douglas Marland, American soap opera writer (Gen Hospital), born in West Sand Lake, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1935-06-24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-17 Diahann Carroll, American actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1935-08-05 John Saxon, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1935-10-20 Jerry Orbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-05 Dick Davalos, American actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-13 Tom Atkins, American actor (Escape from New York), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 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)

Person of interestWoody Allen

1935-12-01 Woody Allen [Allen Konigsberg], American film director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen

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