New York in History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,414

  • 1966-02-19 Justine Bateman, actress (Mallory-Family Ties, Satisfaction), born in Rye, New York
  • 1966-02-19 Matthew Ryan, team handball circle (Olympics-1996), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1966-03-23 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1966-03-28 Salt [Cheryl James], American singer (Salt-n-Pepa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-04-04 Nancy McKeon, actress (Jo Polniazek-Facts of Life), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1966-04-28 Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1966-05-25 Dave Hollins, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1966-06-07 Heathcliff Slocumb, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966-06-24 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1966-06-28 Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in NYC, New York

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1966-06-30 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-07-01 Patrick McEnroe, tennis star, born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1966-09-09 Adam Sandler, American actor, comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966-09-23 Pete Harnisch, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Commack, New York
  • 1966-10-06 Archi Cianfrocco, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Rome, New York
  • 1966-10-06 Julianne McNamara, gymnist (Olympic gold 1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-11-02 David Schwimmer, American actor (Friends, Madagascar), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966-11-22 Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-12-18 Terry Phelps, American tennis player, born in Larchmont, New York
  • 1967-01-18 Peter Cox Jr, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1967-01-20 Stacey Dash, actress (Dionne-Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1967-02-16 John Valentin, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Mineola, New York
  • 1967-03-09 Curt Schreiner, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1967-03-27 Talisa Soto, [Miriam], actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-04-29 Rachel Williams, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1967-05-26 Jean Bartholomew, LPGA golfer (1989 Duke U Champ), born in Queens, New York
  • 1967-06-09 Robert Reading, 110m hurdler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1967-06-11 John Doherty, American NLB pitcher, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1967-06-25 Joan Smith, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York

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1967-07-23 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014)

  • 1967-08-03 John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-09-21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics-92, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-10-02 Gillian Welch, New York, singer-songwriter (Time, Revival)
  • 1967-11-12 Charlie Pennaelino, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way), born in Queens, New York

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1967-11-12 Michael Moorer, boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994), born in Brooklyn, New York

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer

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1967-11-13 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York

TV Host Jimmy Kimmel
TV Host
Jimmy Kimmel
  • 1967-12-19 Criss Angel [Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos], American magician and illusionist (Criss Angel Mindfreak), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1967-12-25 Kathleen Franey, 1.5k runner, born in Brooklyn, New York

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1968-01-14 LL Cool J, American rapper (Bigger & Deffer), born in Bay Shore, New York

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
  • 1968-01-29 Edward Burns, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-03-03 Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, alpine skier (Oly-gold/silver-92), born in Warsaw, New York
  • 1968-03-05 Marq Mellor, field hockey forward (Olympics-96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-03-05 Shjon Podein, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1968-04-23 Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1968-05-08 Chris Lighty, music executive and manager (Violator), born in The Bronx New York (d. 2012)
  • 1968-05-13 PMD [Parrish J. Smith], American rapper (EPMD), from Brentwood, New York
  • 1968-05-15 James "Jim" Neil, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1968-05-28 Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Oly-92, 96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-05-30 Jerry Springer, Canadian Tour golfer, born in White Plains, New York
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-30 Dan Peltier, outfielder (SF Giants), born in Clifton Park, New York
  • 1968-07-20 Kool G Rap [Nathaniel Thomas Wilson], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-07-23 Beth Ehlers, actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light, Hunger), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-09-18 Cappadonna [Darryl Hill], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1968-09-26 Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-10-16 Randall Batinkoff, American actor (For Keeps), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1968-10-22 Keith Osik, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-12-16 Paul Scherrer, American actor (Children of Corn II, Free Spirit), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-01-14 Jason Kent Bateman, actor (David-Valerie, Hogan Family), born in Rye, New York
  • 1969-01-15 Marsha Miller, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Colin Keely, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Anne Marie Lauck, marathoner (Olympics-10th-96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-04-10 Billy Jacoby, actor (Brad-Silver Spoons, Maggie), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1969-04-10 William Jayne, American actor (Parker Lewis Can't Lose), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1969-04-30 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-05-01 Carrie Stevens, playmate (June 1997), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-05-16 David Boreanaz, American actor (Angel, Bones), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-06-20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics-96), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1969-06-28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-07-04 David Wittman 1.5k runner, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-07-15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York

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1969-07-24 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez
  • 1969-07-30 Duane Bock, golfer (1991 Low Amateur NY State Open), born in Southampton, New York
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, writer, director and independent filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-27 Laura Wilson, cross country skier (Olympics-1994), born in Utica, New York
  • 1969-11-01 Jill Reeve, field hockey defender (Olympics-96), born in Hoosick Falls, New York
  • 1969-12-09 Allison Smith, actress (Jennie-Cagney & Lacey, Kate & Allie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1969-12-27 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1970-01-07 Doug E Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor (Cosby, Cool Runnings), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-01-20 Thomas "Tom" Murray, American rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-01-27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-04-13 Rick Schroder, actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1970-06-03 Lanee Butler, mistral sailboat sailor (Olymp-11th-1996), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Ralph Adkins, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-04 Louise Van Voorhis, 470 sailor (Olympics-4th-1992, 96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1970-07-06 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-13 Steven J Brown, guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1970-07-20 Tom Sherrer, American professional golfer, born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-08-21 Bill Roth, gymnast (Pan Am-gold-1995, Olympics-96), born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1970-08-25 Doug Glanville, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1970-08-31 Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-09-11 Dan Hackett, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Syracuse, New York

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