New York in History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 2,424

  • 1976-06-07 Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1976-06-26 Chad Pennington, American football player (New York Jets), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1976-09-06 N.O.R.E. [Victor Santiago, Jr.], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1976-11-30 Cypher Zero, American circus innovator (New York Circus Arts)
  • 1977-01-31 Kerry Washington, American actress (Scandal), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1977-02-26 Greg Rikaart, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-03-28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo - "Cannonball"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-04-12 Jordana Spiro, American actress, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1977-04-26 Tom Welling, American actor (Smallville-Clark Kent), born in Putnam Valley, New York
  • 1977-05-08 Joe Bonnamassa, American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter ("Dust Bowl"; "Redemption"), born in New Hartford, New York
  • 1977-05-29 Danny Gerard, American actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1977-06-26 Mark Jindrak, American Professional Wrestler (Marco Corleone), born in Auburn, New York
  • 1977-07-09 Ben McAdoo, American football coach (New York Giants, 2016-7), born in Homer City, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-07-27 Jason Michael Zimbler, actor (Clarissa Explains it All), born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-09-16 Greg Ball, American politician (Member of the New York Senate 2011-14), born in Pawling, New York
  • 1977-10-18 Chris McKenna, American actor (Joey-One Live to Live), born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-11-03 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York

Maggie Gyllenhaal

1977-11-16 Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and producer (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • 1978-01-09 Maggie Rizer, American model & AIDS activist, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1978-02-28 Jamaal Tinsley, American basketball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1978-03-12 Cristina Teuscher, 4X200m freestyle (Olympic gold, 1996), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1978-10-14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1978-11-12 Ashley Williams, American actress, born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1979-01-18 Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1979-02-10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • 1979-02-22 David Lopez, American actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York

Norah Jones

1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American pop and jazz singer and pianist ("Come Away With Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1979-04-10 Shemekia Copeland, American blues singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1979-05-03 Monsta Mack [Steven Carrasquillo], American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-05-16 Evan Ferrante, American actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing), born in Armonk, New York
  • 1979-06-25 La La Anthony , American TV personality (Think Like a Man, Power), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-08-03 Kris Jenkins, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl (20-03, 06, 08; All-Pro 2002-03; Carolina Panthers, New York Jets), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1979-09-06 Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler (Low Ki), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-09-11 Steve Hofstetter, American comedian & radio personality, born in Queens, New York
  • 1979-10-08 Kristanna Loken, American actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Ghent, New York
  • 1979-11-04 Daisy Eagan, American actress (Secret Graden), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-11-06 Lamar Odom, American basketball player, born in South Jamaica, New York
  • 1979-11-12 Matt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler, born in Caledonia, New York
  • 1980-01-22 Christopher Masterson, American actor (MAlcolm In The Niddle - "Francis"), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1980-01-28 Nick Carter, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys - "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1980-01-31 Ryan Kienle, American bassist (Matchbook Romance), born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • 1980-05-24 Billy L. Sullivan, American actor (Will Pacino-Something So Right), born in Long Island, New York

Abby Wambach

1980-06-02 Abby Wambach, American Soccer player (world record for international goals), born in Rochester, New York

  • 1980-08-11 Merrit Weaver, American actress (Nurse Jackie, Godless), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1980-09-13 Michelle Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1980-10-13 Ashanti [Douglas] American singer ("Always On Time"), born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
  • 1980-10-16 Sue Bird, American basketball guard (record 508 WNBA games, Seattle Storm; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12, 16, 20), born in Syosset, New York
  • 1980-10-31 Alondra de la Parra, Mexican-American conductor (Queensland Symphony, 2015-present), and founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (2004-11), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-11-26 Delilah Cotto, Puerto Rican actress, dancer and model, born in Brooklyn, New York

Christina Aguilera

1980-12-18 Christina Aguilera, American singer ("Genie in a Bottle"; "What a Girl Wants"), and TV personality (The Voice, 2011-16), born in Staten Island, New York

  • 1981-01-16 Nick Valensi, American rock guitarist (The Strokes), born in New York City
  • 1981-01-17 Scott Mechlowicz, American actor, born in New York

Alicia Keys

1981-01-25 Alicia Keys [Cook], American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, and pianist ("Girl On Fire"; 'No One"), born in NYC, New York

  • 1981-02-08 Tommy Michaels, American actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1981-02-15 Olivia Longott, American hip-hop and R&B singer (G-Unit), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1981-03-22 (Shawn) Mims, American rapper (This Is Why I'm Hot), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1981-04-09 Dennis Sarfate, American baseball player, born in Queens, New York

Amy Schumer

1981-06-01 Amy Schumer, American comedian, writer and producer (Inside Amy Schumer), born in New York

  • 1981-07-21 Romeo Santos, American Bachata singer-songwriter (Aventura), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1981-07-31 J.Son Dinant, American comedian, born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1981-08-24 Chad Michael Murray, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Buffalo, New York

Brian Chesky

1981-08-29 Brian Chesky, American internet entrepreneur (CEO of Airbnb), born in Niskayuna, New York

  • 1981-09-19 Scott Bradlee, American musician and arranger (Postmodern Jukebox), born on Long Island, New York

Ivanka Trump

1981-10-30 Ivanka Trump, American businesswoman and daughter of businessman Donald Trump, and his 1wst wife, Ivana, born in Manhattan, New York City

  • 1981-11-07 Muhammad Hassan, American professional wrestler, born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1981-11-10 Jason L. Dunham, American Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Scio, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1982-01-06 Tiffany Pollard, American reality television personality, born in Utica, New York
  • 1982-01-19 Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player, born in West Islip, New York
  • 1982-08-29 A+ [Andre Levins], American rapper, born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1982-11-10 Heather Matarazzo, American actress (Welcome to the Dollhouse), born in Oyster Bay, New York
  • 1982-12-02 Pizon [Michael Scala], Italian-American rapper and producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1982-12-20 David Wright, American baseball player (New York Mets), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1982-12-21 Erica America Hayden, American journalist and radio personality, born in Long Island, New York

Kate Mara

1983-02-27 Kate Mara, American actress (House of Cards, 24), born in Bedford, New York

  • 1983-03-17 Martin Shkreli, American businessman (Pharma), former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1983-04-20 Terrence J, American actor and television host (106 & Park), born in Queens, New York
  • 1983-09-11 Ike Diogu, Nigerian-American basketball player, born in Buffalo, New York

Joseph Mazzello

1983-09-21 Joseph Mazzello, American actor (Jurassic Park, The Pacific), born in Rhinebeck. New York

  • 1983-10-05 Jesse Eisenberg, American actor, author and playwright (The Social Network), born in Queens, New York
  • 1983-10-09 Stephen Gionta, American NHL ice hockey player, 2010-19 (New Jersey Devils;, New York Islanders), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1983-10-24 Adrienne Bailon, American actress and singer (The Cheetah Girls), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1983-12-04 Chinx [Lionel Pickens], American rapper (Coke Boys), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1984-01-06 Kate McKinnon, American actress and comedian (Ghostbusters), born in Sea Cliff, New York
  • 1984-04-16 Noah Fleiss, American actor, born in White Plains, New York
  • 1984-04-21 Ashley Peldon, actress (Marsha-Guilding Light, Deceived), born in Staten Island, New York

Mark Zuckerberg

1984-05-14 Mark Zuckerberg, American internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook, born in White Plains, New York

  • 1984-05-29 Carmelo Anthony, American basketball forward (10-time NBA All Star), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1984-06-26 Raymond Felton, American basketball player (New York Knicks), born in Marion, South Carolina

Ryan Lochte

1984-08-03 Ryan Lochte, American swimmer (12-time Olympic medalist), born in Rochester, New York

  • 1985-05-02 Sarah Hughes, American figure skater, born in Great Neck, New York
  • 1985-05-03 Greg Raposo, American singer and actor, born in New York
  • 1985-10-11 Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress (Harriet the Spy), born in New York

Lady Gaga

1986-03-28 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance; A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

  • 1986-08-13 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1986-08-29 Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1986-09-07 Colin Delaney, American professional wrestler, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1986-10-25 DJ Webstar, American disc jockey and record producer (Chicken Noodle Soup), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1987-04-09 Jesse McCartney, American actor and singer, born in Ardsley, New York

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