New York in History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,424

  • 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 stage and screen actor (Ryan's Hope), singer, lyricist, and producer, born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 2021)
  • 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 [Adnopoz], American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-02 Philippa Schuyler, African-American child classical piano prodigy, composer, and journalist, born in Harlem, New York City (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)
  • 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 (Columbia, Arista, Sony), 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 pianist, arranger, jazz and classical composer (For Bird, With Love), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2004)
  • 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)
  • 1932-08-23 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 Emmy Award-winning actor (Soap - "Burt"; Empty Nest; The Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York City (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; Jailhouse Rock; Ben E. King - Stand By Me), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York

Ruth 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)

  • 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)

Joan Rivers

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

  • 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 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 and producer ("The Flying Saucer"; "Energy Crisis '74"; "Mr. Jaws"), 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)

Bob Denver

1935-01-09 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005) [1] [2]

  • 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, American journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, American pianist and professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer ("Go Away Little Girl"), and actor (The 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, American 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)

Woody Allen

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

  • 1935-12-05 Calvin Trillin, American author (New Yorker), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Sandy Koufax

1935-12-30 Sandy Koufax, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1955, 59, 63, 65; perfect game 1967; Cy Young Award 1963, 65, 66; Triple Crown 1963, 65, 66; LA Dodgers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1936-01-10 Al Goldstein, American publisher & pornographer, born in Williamsburg, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1936-01-17 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York

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