New York in History (Part 23)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 2,438

  • 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

Person of interestIdina Menzel

1971-05-30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer, born in Queens, New York

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 1971-06-12 Peter Beets, Dutch jazz pianist (New York Trio), born in The Hague, Netherlands

Person of interestTupac Shakur

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

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • 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 2015-19; 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
  • 1971-09-25 Brian Dunkleman, American actor, born in Ellicottville, New York
  • 1971-10-11 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-10-13 Billy Bush, American radio and TV host, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-11-27 Kirk Acevedo, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-02 Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor (Rent), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-04 Shannon Briggs, American boxer (lineal 1997-98 & WBO heavyweight champion 2006-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-28 Frank Sepe, US bodybuilder, born in Rosedale, New York
  • 1971-12-29 Jay Fiedler, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1971-12-31 Brent Barry, American NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1972-01-09 Angie Martinez, American radio & television personality, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-01-19 Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-01-22 Gabriel Macht, American actor (Suits), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972-02-05 Chris Bailey, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Marietta, New York
  • 1972-04-11 Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-13 Dave Wohlabaugh, American NFL center and guard (NE Patriots), born in Hamburg, New York
  • 1972-04-26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-05-02 Pandora Boxx [Michael Steck], American drag queen, comedian and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1972-05-05 Rushia Brown, American WNBA forward & center (Cleveland Rockers), born in New York
  • 1972-05-24 Greg Berlanti, American television writer and producer (Dawson's Creek, Riverdale, Arrowverse), born in Rye, New York
  • 1972-05-28 Cheryl Demkowski, American ice dance skater (with partner Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1972-08-01 D-Von Dudley, American professional wrestler, born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1972-08-07 Greg Serano, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-08-22 Stephen Boyd, American NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Valley Stream, New York
  • 1972-09-04 Norman Hand, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Queens, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1972-09-18 Michael Landes, American actor (American Summer), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972-09-19 David Tamburrino, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1972-10-07 Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-12-11 Francisco Rodriguez, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestAlyssa Milano

1972-12-19 Alyssa Milano, American actress (Who's the Boss, Charmed) and activist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • 1972-12-22 Big Tigger [Darian Morgan], American television host & radio personality, born in Co-op City, New York
  • 1972-12-29 Evan Seinfeld, American heavy metal singer and bassist (Biohazard) and actor (Oz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-01-04 Todd Sauerbrun, NFL punter/kicker (Chicago Bears), born in East Setauket, New York
  • 1973-01-07 Ricky Wood, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Troy, New York
  • 1973-01-07 Robert Dunn, American team handball left wing (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1973-01-18 Burnie Burns, American film producer & comedian (Machinima, Rooster Teeth), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1973-01-19 Chris Stynes, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-01-25 Marco Battaglia, American football tight end (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Howard Beach, New York
  • 1973-02-23 Robert Pipkins, American luge racer (Olympics 1994), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973-03-13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-03-30 Kareem Streete-Thompson, Caymanian-American 100m athlete and long jumper, born in Ithaca, New York
  • 1973-04-03 Kelly Price, American R&B and gospel vocalist ("Friend of Mine"), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestDavid Blaine

1973-04-04 David Blaine, American magician and illusionist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Magician and Illusionist David Blaine
Magician and Illusionist
David Blaine
  • 1973-05-28 Pat Peake, NHL center (Washington Capitals), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1973-06-29 George Hincapie, American road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-07-22 Rufus Wainwright, Canadian-American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • 1973-07-28 Scott Bloom, actor (Keys, Stuff), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1973-08-12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973-08-14 Mike Mamula, American NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lackawanna, New York
  • 1973-08-22 Kristen Wiig, American comedian and actress (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters), born in Canandaigua, New York
  • 1973-08-24 Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor, born in Port Richmond, New York
  • 1973-10-11 Brendan B. Brown (BBB), American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • 1973-11-02 Lee O’Denat, American internet entrepreneur (WorldStarHipHop.com), born in Queens, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1973-11-26 Peter Facinelli, American actor (Fastlane), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-12-06 Rebekah "Bekah" Mercer, American "Mercer Family Foundation" director and Republican donor, born in Yorktown Heights, New York
  • 1973-12-15 Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestKevin Connolly

1974-03-05 Kevin Connolly, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus), born in Patchogue, New York

  • 1974-04-04 Dave Mirra, American BMX rider, born in Chittenango, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1974-04-23 Carlos Dengler, American musician (Interpol), born in Queens, New York
  • 1974-05-15 Jennifer Rizzotti, Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (Uni of Connecticut) and coach (George Washington), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1974-05-16 Adam Richman, American TV personality (Man v Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1974-05-21 Havoc [Kejuan Muchita], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Queensbridge, Queens, New York
  • 1974-06-16 David Fizdale, American basketball head coach (New York Knicks 2018-19; Memphis Grizzlies 2016-17), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1974-06-25 Mario Calire, American drummer (Wallflowers; Ozomatli), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1974-06-26 Matt Striker, American professional wrestler, born in Queens, New York
  • 1974-08-21 Amy Fisher, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1974-08-22 Brimstone, American professional wrestler, born in Mineola, New York
  • 1974-09-13 Keith Murray, American rapper (Def Squad), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York
  • 1974-10-07 Shannon MacMillan, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Syosset, New York
  • 1974-10-19 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1974-11-02 Alex Tanaka, American actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing), born in Huntington, New York
  • 1974-11-02 Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1974-12-14 Billy Koch, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1975-01-11 Rory Fitzpatrick, American NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1975-02-11 Andrew "Andy" Lally, American sports car & stock car racing driver, born in Northport, New York
  • 1975-02-12 Seth Payne, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Clifton Springs, New York
  • 1975-02-14 Yul Kwon, American lawyer & television host, born in Flushing, New York
  • 1975-02-22 Gregory Maddalone, American dance skater (with partner Demkowski), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1975-02-23 Robert Lopez, American composer (Frozen), youngest ever to win the EGOT, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1975-04-02 Adam Rodriguez, American actor (Eric Delko-CSI: Miami) and director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1975-04-10 David Harbour, American actor (Stranger Things), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1975-04-16 Sean Maher, American actor, born in Pleasantville, New York
  • 1975-04-25 Ruben Gomez, American rocker (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-06-03 José Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • 1975-06-16 Frederick Koehler, American actor (Chip-Kate & Allie), born in Queens, New York
  • 1975-06-28 Chad Green, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dunkirk, New York
  • 1975-07-06 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York

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