New York in History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 429

  • 1951-01-18 1951 NFL Draft: Kyle Rote from SMU first pick by New York Giants
  • 1951-05-21 The opening of the Ninth Street Show, otherwise known as the 9th Street Art Exhibition - a gathering of a number of notable artists, and the stepping-out of the post war New York avant-garde, collectively know as the New York School.

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1952-01-10 "The Greatest Show on Earth", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Carlton Heston, premieres in New York (Best Picture 1953)

Actor Jimmy Stewart
Actor
Jimmy Stewart
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1952-08-29 New York premiere of history-based film "The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima"
  • 1952-09-23 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant with a record of 96-57 over the New York Giants 92-62
  • 1952-10-14 UN General Assembly first meets at its new headquarters in New York
  • 1952-12-01 The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation
  • 1953-01-20 1st US telecast transmitted to Canada from Buffalo, New York
  • 1953-01-31 New York, Cleveland, & Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues
  • 1953-10-15 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the August Moon" premieres in New York

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1953-12-08 Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "Atoms for Peace" speech at the United Nations in New York

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1954-01-07 Georgetown-IBM experiment, 1st public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held at IBM's head office in New York
  • 1954-08-10 At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the St. Lawrence Seaway is held.

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1955-01-07 Marian Anderson becomes the 1st African American to perform with the New York Metropolitan Opera

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1955-04-11 "Marty" directed by Delbert Mann and starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair premieres in New York (Best Picture 1956)

  • 1955-12-06 New York psychologist Joyce Brothers wins "$64,000 Question" with topic of boxing
  • 1956-01-21 "The Wizard of Oz" succeeds Harold Ross as editor of "The New Yorker"
  • 1956-01-24 6th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 108-94 at Rochester, New York

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1956-10-17 "Around the World in 80 Days", based on the book by Jules Verne, directed by Michael Anderson and starring David Nivon and Cantinflas premieres in New York

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne

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1957-09-05 "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac is published by Viking Press in New York

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • 1957-11-14 The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.

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1958-05-15 "Gigi" based on the story by Colette, directed by Vincent Minnelli and starring Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier premieres in New York (Best Picture 1959)

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
Colette
  • 1958-10-26 PanAm flies first transatlantic jet from New York to Paris

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1958-12-14 Pat Summerall kicks game winning field goal for the New York Giants against the Cleveland Browns at Yankee Stadium

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • 1958-12-28 "The Greatest Game Ever Played", Baltimore Colts beat New York Giants 23-17 in the first every sudden-death overtime game in NFL history (17 future members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame were involved in the game)
  • 1959-03-09 Barbie makes her debut at the American Toy Fair in New York. Over a billion have been sold worldwide since.

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1959-10-21 Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York

  • 1960-04-28 Elena Kagan, New York, US Supreme Court Judge

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1960-06-15 "The Apartment" directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1961)

  • 1960-07-13 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 1961-01-17 11th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-131 at Syracuse, New York
  • 1961-03-30 The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed at New York
  • 1961-11-11 "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller is published by Simon and Schuster in New York
  • 1962-04-11 New York Mets make a losing debut
  • 1962-10-20 Musical "Mr President" opens at St James Theater New York for 265 performances
  • 1963-06-20 1st Mayor's Trophy Game (New York), Mets beat Yankees 6-2
  • 1963-11-07 New York Yankee Elston Howard is 1st african American ever voted AL MVP
  • 1963-12-29 Chicago Bears win NFL championship, defeating New York Giants 14-10 in Chicago
  • 1964-01-22 World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured in Wisconsin for New York's World Fair
  • 1964-04-23 New York State Theater opens

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1964-06-28 Organization for Afro-American Unity formed in New York by Malcolm X

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
  • 1964-07-07 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
  • 1964-07-24 -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed

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1964-10-21 Film version of "My Fair Lady" directed by George Cukor and starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1965)

  • 1964-11-28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants

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1965-03-20 Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"

Women's and Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height
Women's and Civil Rights Activist
Dorothy Height
  • 1965-04-21 New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season

Music concertMusic Concert

1965-08-28 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • 1966-03-26 Large-scale anti-Vietnam War protests take place in the United States, including in New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago
  • 1966-08-22 The Beatles arrive in New York
  • 1966-09-16 Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York

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1966-12-12 "A Man for All Seasons" based on the play by Robert Bolt, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Paul Scofield premieres in New York (Best Picture 1967)

  • 1967-01-14 New York Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments

Film release premierFilm Premier

1967-08-02 "In the Heat of the Night" directed by Norman Jewison, based on John Ball's novel of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1968)

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1967-10-01 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • 1967-11-17 Davey Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique, Zilch I, in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1967-11-22 Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York

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1967-12-05 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock and poet Allen Ginsberg arrested in New York while protesting against the Vietnam War

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Pediatrician
Benjamin Spock
Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • 1967-12-28 Muriel Siebert is 1st woman to own a seat on New York Stock Exchange
  • 1968-02-11 Jeffrey Kramer survives 76-m jump, Washington Bridge, Hudson River New York
  • 1968-03-08 New York rock venue Fillmore East opens in Manhattan
  • 1968-05-24 American boxer Bob Foster defeats holder Dick Tiger for the world light-heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Gardens, New York (goes on to defend title 14x)

MurderAssassination

1968-06-07 The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1968-08-04 WXTV TV channel 41 in New York-Paterson, NY (UNI) begins broadcasting

Music concertMusic Concert

1968-08-30 John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "One on One" benefit for children at Madison Square Garden, New York

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

1969-08-15 Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York State on Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm

  • 1969-09-02 The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.
  • 1969-10-06 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • 1969-10-16 T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, New York Mets win Baseball World Series 4-1

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1970-02-04 "Patton" directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring George C. Scott premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1971)

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
Actor George C. Scott
Actor
George C. Scott
  • 1970-09-21 New York Times starts first modern op-ed page.
  • 1971-01-18 Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ
  • 1971-02-10 American Mensa Ltd incorporates in New York
  • 1971-04-08 1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York)
  • 1971-06-13 The New York Times begin publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam

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1972-02-17 Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti receives record 17 curtain calls after his performance in "La fille du régiment" at New York's Metropolitan Opera

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • 1972-07-21 In New York 57 murders occur in 24 hours
  • 1973-03-25 AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament, Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52, Immaculata 1st undefeated team in New York
  • 1973-04-04 World Trade Center, then the world's tallest building, opens in New York (110 stories)
  • 1973-05-11 Citing government misconduct, Daniel Ellsberg has his charges for his involvement in releasing the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed
  • 1973-09-06 New York Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt & Monticello from Jan-Mar of 1973 were fixed
  • 1973-10-10 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2

Film release premierFilm Premier

1973-10-13 "Badlands" directed by Terrence Malick and starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek premieres at the New York Film Festival

  • 1973-11-19 New York stock market takes sharpest drop in 19 years

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1973-12-25 "The Sting" directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres in Los Angeles and New York (Best Picture 1974)

Actor Robert Redford
Actor
Robert Redford
Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 1974-01-08 Silver hits record $3.40 an ounce in New York
  • 1974-09-01 The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London: 1 hour 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds.
  • 1975-12-14 WCPR (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
  • 1976-02-07 FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WCPR (Brooklyn New York)

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1976-11-21 "Rocky" directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Sylvester Stallone premieres in New York (Best Picture 1977)

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1977-02-01 Blizzard in upstate New York and Southern Ontario claims 23 lives
  • 1977-04-26 Opening of Studio 54 in New York, N.Y.
  • 1977-10-26 Dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of New York
  • 1977-11-08 Ed Koch is elected Mayor of New York (his 1st term)
  • 1977-11-21 First flight of Concorde (London to New York)
  • 1977-12-31 WFAT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
  • 1978-02-05 Blizzard forms in US North East, 100 people killed in New England and New York over 3 days
  • 1978-11-19 "The Miracle at the Meadowlands", Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
  • 1979-02-18 -52°F (-47°C), Old Forge, New York (state record)
  • 1979-04-19 FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Brooklyn New York)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,414


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1899-07-11 E. B. White, American writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1985)

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White
  • 1899-10-03 Gertrude Berg, American actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1899-10-23 Lilyan Tashman, American actress (Millie, Bulldog Drummond), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1934)
  • 1900-04-09 Allen Jenkins, American actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1900-06-11 Lawrence E Spivak, American news panelist (Meet the Press), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1900-06-30 Beatrix Loughran, American figure skater (Olympic Gold 1924, 1928, 1932), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1900-10-17 Jean Arthur, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)

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1900-11-14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1901-02-02 Connie Gilchrist, American actress (Cry Havoc, Letter to 3 Wives), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1901-03-13 Paul Fix, American actor (Rifleman), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York (d. 1983)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1901-06-30 Willie Sutton, American bank robber, born in Brooklyn, New York

Bank Robber Willie Sutton
Bank Robber
Willie Sutton
  • 1901-09-05 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1901-09-28 Ed Sullivan, TV variety show host/gossip columnist (Ed Sullivan Show), born in New York City
  • 1902-02-07 Ethelda Blebtrey, 100m swimmer (Olympic gold 1920), born in Waterford, New York
  • 1902-02-14 Thelma Ritter, American actress (Miracle on 34th Street), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1902-08-04 Wild Bill Hallahan, American baseball player, born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1902-08-19 Ogden Nash, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself), born in Rye, New York
  • 1902-09-11 Alice Tully, singer/patroness (Carnegie Hall), born in Corning, New York
  • 1902-10-21 Lillian Bronson, American actress (Next Voice you Hear), born in Lockport, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1903-02-04 Frank Howley, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans), born in Hampton, New York
  • 1903-03-11 J. Franklin Hyde, American inventor (created silica), born in Solvay, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1903-05-06 Toots Shor, New York restaurateur (d. 1977)
  • 1903-08-19 Muriel Kirkland, American actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1903-10-09 Walter O'Malley, American baseball team owner (Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1903-10-22 Curly Howard {Jerome Lester Horwitz}, American vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • 1904-01-21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, American director and actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1904-02-01 S J Perelman, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1904-05-15 Clifton Fadiman, American TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1904-05-20 Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1904-08-04 Helen Kane [Schroeder], American actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1904-09-25 Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, American oceanographer, born in New Rochelle, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1904-10-24 Moss Hart, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart
  • 1904-11-29 Kay Johnson, American actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), born in Mt Vernon, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1905-01-18 Chick Chandler [Fehmer Chandler], American actor (Seven Doors to Death, One Happy Family), born in Kingston, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1905-01-29 Barnett Newmann, New York, US painter, (postpainterly abstraction)
  • 1905-02-04 Eddie Foy Jr [Edwin Fitzgerald Jr], American actor (The Pajama Game, Fair Exchange), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1905-02-15 Harold Arlen [Hyman Arluck], American composer (Over the Rainbow), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1905-02-27 Franchot Tone, American actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Advise & Consent), born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1905-07-17 "Bill" William Gargan, American actor (The Bells of St. Mary's, You Only Live Once), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1979)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1905-07-29 Clara Bow, American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • 1905-08-31 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1905-09-29 Ted Decorsia, American actor (The Killing, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1905-10-05 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1905-12-20 Albert Dekker, American actor (Dr Cyclops, Beau Gesture), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1906-02-05 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), born in Greenwich Village, New York (d. 1988)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1906-02-28 Bugsy Siegel, American gangster who created casinos in Las Vegas, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1947)

Mobster Bugsy Siegel
Mobster
Bugsy Siegel
  • 1906-04-16 Marion Lloyd Vince, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1906-07-01 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in New York City

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • 1906-07-04 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, Schenectady New York, American Chemist and Meteorologist (cloud seeding)
  • 1907-01-23 Dan Duryea, American actor (Pride of the Yankees), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1907-02-17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1907-03-17 Sonny Werblin, former owner of the New York Jets (d. 1991)
  • 1907-03-22 James Gavin, US 82nd Airborne Division General (Sicily/Normandy), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1900)
  • 1907-04-23 Lee (Elizabeth) Miller, Poughkeepsie New York, American photographer
  • 1907-07-01 Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1907-07-16 Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1907-07-21 Ross Alexander, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1907-08-31 William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • 1907-12-25 Cab[ell] Calloway, bandleader (Minnie the Moocha, Jazzball), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1908-01-16 Ethel Merman, American stage and screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam), born in Queens, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1908-03-26 Hank Sylvern, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1908-04-15 Eden Ahbez, American songwriter (Nature Boy), born in Brooklyn, New York (d.1995)

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1908-07-08 Nelson Rockefeller, American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), born in Bar Harbor, Maine (d. 1979)

Businessman and US Vice President Nelson Rockefeller
Businessman and US Vice President
Nelson Rockefeller
  • 1908-07-23 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1978)
  • 1908-08-28 Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist and writer (How to Know Birds), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1908-09-06 Paul Lavalle, American bandleader (Cities Service Band of America), born in Beacon, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1908-09-10 Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, American composer ('The Toy Trumpet'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1908-09-16 Beecher Moore, British sailor, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1908-12-25 Helen Twelvetrees, American actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert), born in in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1958)
  • 1909-10-07 Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1909-12-22 Alan Carney, [David Boughal], actor (Zombies on Broadway), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-01-12 Patsy Kelly, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1910-01-28 Arnold Moss, actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-02-01 Michael Kanin, director/writer/actor (Woman of the Year), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1910-03-21 Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-08-08 Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1910-10-12 Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer, born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1910-10-23 Hayden Rorke, American actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910-12-18 Abe Burrows, American Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-01-06 Joey Adams, American comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-03-10 Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Matthew-Peyton Place), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1911-03-24 Joseph Barbera, American animator (Hanna-Barbera - Tom and Jerry), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2006)

Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
  • 1911-04-24 Robert Joseph Kane, President of US Olympic Committee (1977-80), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1911-05-18 Sigrid Gurie, actor (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-05-20 Gardner Fox, American sci-fi author (Atom, Hawkman, Zatanna), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-07-04 Mitch Miller, sing along with Mitch (Yellow Rose of Tx), born in Rochester, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1911-08-06 Lucille Ball, American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1989)

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
  • 1911-10-20 Will Rogers Jr, American politician and actor (Down to Earth), born in New York (d. 1993)
  • 1911-12-23 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1912-01-07 Charles Addams, cartoonist (New Yorker, Addams Family)
  • 1912-05-04 Lou Brown, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-05-11 Phil Silvers, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-06-19 Jerry Jerome, American saxophonist (Words & Music), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1912-07-31 Milton Friedman, American economist (Nobel Prize Economics 1976), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

Economist Milton Friedman
Economist
Milton Friedman
  • 1912-08-08 Daniel Mann, director (Willard, Butterfield 8), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1912-11-23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1912-11-24 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1913-01-18 Danny Kaye, American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1913-02-06 John Lund, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1913-02-18 Dane Clark, actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Weddings


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