New York in History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 2,424

  • 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, American 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-10-16 Randall Batinkoff, American actor (For Keeps), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1968-11-01 Kent Graham, American NFL quarterback (New York Giants), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • 1968-11-12 Glenn Gilberti, American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1968-11-18 Romany Malco, American actor (Weeds, No Ordinary Family), rapper and music producer (College Boyz - "Victim of the Ghetto"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-12-02 Lucy Liu, American actress (Ally McBeal), born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York
  • 1968-12-07 Tom Myslinski, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Rome, New York
  • 1968-12-08 Michael Cole, American professional wrestling commentator, born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1968-12-16 Paul Scherrer, American actor (Children of Corn II, Free Spirit), born in Rochester, New York

Jason Bateman

1969-01-14 Jason Bateman, American actor (Arrested Development, Ozark), born in Rye, New York

  • 1969-01-30 Carolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman & reality TV show star (The Apprentice), born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Colin Keely, US water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Anne Marie Lauck, American marathoner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-03-27 Kevin Corrigan, American actor (Grounded for Life-Uncle Eddie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1969-03-28 Scottie Graham, NFL running back, 1992-97 (Minnesota Vikings, and 2 other teams), and college atheletic director, born in Long Beach, 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, American pop-rock percussionist (Linear - "Sending All My Love"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-05-16 David Boreanaz, American actor (Angel, Bones), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-05-27 Dondre Whitfield, American actor (All My Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-06-20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1969-06-25 Matt Gallant, American television host (The Planet's Funniest Animals), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1969-06-26 Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-06-28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-07-15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1969-07-16 Daryl Mitchell, American actor (Tommy Webber-Galaxy Quest), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1969-07-24 Jennifer "J.Lo" Lopez, American actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1969-08-18 Masta Killa [Elgin Turner], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-08-18 Everlast [Erik Francis Schrody], American musician (House Of Pain), born in Valley Stream, New York
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, American, director, writer and filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-07 Diane Farr, American actress (Numb3rs), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1969-09-27 Laura Wilson, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Utica, New York
  • 1969-12-09 Allison Smith, American 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 and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-01-12 Raekwon [Corey Woods], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), 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
  • 1970-02-12 Judd Winick, American writer and artist, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1970-04-02 Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
  • 1970-04-10 Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1970-04-11 Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-04-13 Rick Schroder, American actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1970-06-03 Lanee Butler, American mistral sailboat sailor (Olympics-11th-1996), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1970-06-14 Willie Beamon, American former-NFL cornerback (New York Giants), born in Belle Glade, Florida
  • 1970-06-21 Pete Rock, American rapper/producer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1970-06-26 Irv Gotti [Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.], American record producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-06-30 Brian Bloom, American actor (As the World Turns), born in Merrick, New York
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Adkins, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-04 Louise Van Voorhis, American 470 sailor (Olympic 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
  • 1970-07-07 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1970-07-13 Steven J Brown, American rock guitarist (Trixter - "Give It To Me Good"), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1970-08-07 Joe Cocozzo, American NFL guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Mechanicville, 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, American water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-09-19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-09-24 Kristin Talbot, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Schuylerville New York
  • 1970-09-26 Trevor Ruffin, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-10-09 Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-10-25 Adam Pascal, American actor (Rent), born in Bronx, New York
  • 1970-10-30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-31 Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-11-12 Donna Adamo, American female professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Allen Watson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-11-20 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor], American rapper (A Tribe Called Quest - "Check the Rhime"; "I Legft My Wallet In El Segundo"), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1970-12-09 Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer, born in Ossining, New York
  • 1970-12-12 Jennifer Connelly, American actress (Labyrinth, Requiem for a Dream), born in the Catskill Mountains, New York,
  • 1970-12-18 DMX [Earl Simmons], American rapper (..And Then There Was X), and actor (Romeo Must Die), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2021) [1] [2]

Todd Phillips

1970-12-20 Todd Phillips, American filmmaker (Road Trip, Joker), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1971-01-09 Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Olympic 15-94), born in Syracuse, New York

Mary J. Blige

1971-01-11 Mary J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Be Without You") and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York

  • 1971-01-25 Ana Ortiz, American actress (Ugly Betty - "Hilda"), and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-02-13 Todd Williams, American baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1971-02-14 Kenny Shedd, American football receiver (New York Jets, Oakland Raiders), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • 1971-02-14 Tommy Dreamer, American professional wrestler, born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1971-02-23 Jason Keller, American actor (Jason-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971-02-23 Shane Keller, American actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971-03-09 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-08 Craig Mazin, American scriptwriter and film director (Chernobyl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-20 Yonel Jourdain, American NFL running back and kick returner (Buffalo Bills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-28 Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • 1971-05-25 Justin Henry, American actor (Kramer vs Kramer, 16 Candles), born in Rye, New York
  • 1971-06-12 Peter Beets, Dutch jazz pianist (New York Trio), born in The Hague, Netherlands

Tupac Shakur

1971-06-16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

  • 1971-06-27 Jimmy Kemp, American CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971-06-28 Greg Keagle, American MLB right-handed pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Corning, New York
  • 1971-08-11 Aaron Miller, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-02 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-14 Kimberly Williams, American actress (Father of the Bride), born in Rye, New York
  • 1971-09-15 Michael Malone, American basketball head coach (Denver Nuggets 2015-21; Sacramento Kings 2013-14; NBA All-Star Game 2019), born in Queens, New York
  • 1971-09-16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York

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