New York in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 544


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 MLB All Star Game, Shea Stadium, New York: NL wins 7-4 on the back of Johnny Callison's 3-run 9th inning homer
  • 1964-07-24 -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed
  • 1964-09-01 SF Giants reliever Masanori Murakami becomes the first Japanese-born player to appear in US MLB; on debut, the Osuki native throws a scoreless inning in a 4-1 loss v New York Mets

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Book releaseHistoric Publication

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
  • 1965-04-13 1st US Senate black page, Lawrence W Bradford Jr, 16, appointed by New York Senator Jacob Javits
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966-09-16 Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York with Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra" by Samuel Barber

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Film release premierFilm Premier

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)


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 Bill Graham's 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 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
  • 1969-03-31 "The New York Times" reviews "Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut saying ""you'll either love it, or push it back in the science-fiction corner"

Music ConcertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

1969-08-15 Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York State on Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm
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  • 1969-09-02 Ralph Houk signs 3-year contract to manage New York Yankees at $65,000 a season, then the biggest salary in MLB
  • 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

Film release premierFilm Premier

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
  • 1970-08-07 First all-computer chess championship is conducted in New York and won by CHESS 3.0 (CDC 6400), a program written by Slate, Atkin & Gorlen at Northwestern University
  • 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" begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam
  • 1971-06-27 Bill Graham's New York rock venue Fillmore East closes down, to be succeeded by Fillmore West in San Francisco

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • 1973-07-29 Led Zeppelin have more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-08-01 Struggling ABA club Virginia Squires trades star forward Julius Erving to New York Nets for George Carter and cash

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • 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

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actor Robert Redford
Actor
Robert Redford
Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin
  • 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.
  • 1975-04-08 Frank Robinson debuts as 1st African American baseball manager (Cleveland, beats New York 5-3)
  • 1975-10-19 "A Chorus Line", held record longest-running Broadway show (6,137 performances), first premieres at the Shubert Theatre in New York
  • 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)

Film release premierFilm Premier

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
  • 1978-07-28 600,000 attend the "Summer Jam" rock festival at Watkins Glen, New York, at the time the largest ever audience at a pop festival
  • 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)
  • 1979-04-30 Mary Therese Friel, (New York), crowned 28th Miss USA
  • 1979-08-02 Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway
  • 1979-09-07 5 day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at Madison Square Garden, New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1979-11-13 Ronald Reagan in New York announces his candidacy for US President

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1980-02-14 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, New York
  • 1980-09-27 WHOT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins on 1620 AM & 92.5 FM

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1980-10-27 William Safire’s column entitled "The Ayatollah Votes" is published in the New York Times, and was later quoted in a campaign ad for Ronald Reagan in that year's presidential election

American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire
  • 1980-11-21 Gene Michael named 25th New York Yankees manager, replacing Dick Howser, who resigns
  • 1981-02-13 Longest sentence published by "The New York Times" - 1286 words
  • 1981-02-15 Rocket-powered ice sled attains 399 kph, Lake George, New York

Film release premierFilm Premier

1981-07-10 "Escape from New York" directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Donald Pleasence, premieres in the US

Actor Kurt Russell
Actor
Kurt Russell
Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter
  • 1981-07-26 New York Mayor Ed Koch is given the Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant
  • 1983-03-30 New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) begins trading in crude oil future
  • 1983-06-20 New York Yankees 5-time MLB All Star outfielder Bobby Murcer retires

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983-07-04 New York pitcher Dave Righetti no-hits the Boston Red Sox, 4-0 at Yankee Stadium

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

Film release premierFilm Premier

1983-11-20 "Terms of Endearment" from the book by Larry McMurtry, directed by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1984)

  • 1984-03-19 John J O'Connor named 8th archbishop of New York
  • 1984-03-30 World's most valuable tip - New York police detective Robert Cunningham offers waitress Phyllis Penzo half of $1 lottery ticket, next day they win $6 million
  • 1984-07-04 New York Yankees pitcher Phil Niekro strikes out Larry Parish (Texas Rangers) to become the 9th player to reach the 3,000 MLB strikeout milestone

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985-01-03 Leontyne Price makes her final operatic appearance in a televised performance of "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price
  • 1985-03-31 Wrestlemania I at Madison Square Garden, New York, Hogan & Mr T beat Piper & Orndorf
  • 1985-04-07 1st live telecast of Easter Parade in New York
  • 1985-05-31 Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 90 dead
  • 1985-08-04 New York Yankees retire champion Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Phil Rizzuto's #10
  • 1985-08-04 Tom Seaver of Chicago White Sox becomes 17th pitcher to win 300 MLB career games, beating New York, 4-1; 54,032 at Yankee Stadium
  • 1985-11-17 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM New York, N.Y.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985-12-16 John Gotti assumes leadership of New York's Gambino crime family after ordering the executions of Paul Castellano and Thomas Bilotti

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986-02-20 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1986-04-11 Canadain 1921 50 cent piece auctioned in New York for $22,000

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,891

  • 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, American singer and patroness (Carnegie Hall), born in Corning, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1902-10-21 Lillian Bronson, American actress (Next Voice you Hear), born in Lockport, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1902-10-26 Jack Sharkey [Joseph Paul Zukauskas], American boxer and world heavyweight boxing champion, born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1903-01-17 Warren Hull, American actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), born in Gasport, New York (d. 1974)
  • 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)
  • 1903-06-26 Babe [Floyd Caves] Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1903-08-01 Paul Horgan, American novelist (Mountain Standard Time), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1903-08-09 Tom Tyler [Vincent Markowsky], American actor (Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), born in Port Henry, New York (d. 1954)
  • 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, American author, humorist and screenwriter (The New Yorker, Around the World in 80 Days), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1979)
  • 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)
  • 1904-05-21 Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), born in Fishkill Landing, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1904-07-05 Don Goddard, American news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1904-07-27 Kenneth Bainbridge, American physicist (measurements of mass differences between nuclear isotopes), born in Cooperstown, New York (d. 1996)
  • 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 (d. 1971)

Person of interestMoss Hart

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)
  • 1905-06-12 Ray Barbuti, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 400m relay 1928), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • 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 interestClara Bow

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
  • 1905-08-03 Maggie Kuhn, American activist and co-founder (Gray Panthers), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1995)
  • 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)
  • 1905-10-21 Carleton Young, American actor (Reefer Madness, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Westfield, New York (d. 1994)
  • 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 interestBugsy Siegel

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

Mobster Bugsy Siegel
Mobster
Bugsy Siegel
  • 1906-03-28 Robert Allen [Irvine Theodore Baehr], American actor (The Awful Truth, Crime and Punishment), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1906-04-16 Marion Lloyd Vince, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1906-04-24 William Joyce, American-born Irish Fascist politician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1946)

Person of interestEstée Lauder

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

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • 1906-07-04 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American chemist and meteorologist (cloud seeding), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1993)
  • 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. 1990)
  • 1907-03-28 Irving Paul Lazar, American talent agent, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1907-04-23 Lee Miller, American photographer (War correspondent for Vogue in WWII), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1977)
  • 1907-05-04 Lincoln Kirstein, American writer and impresario, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1907-07-01 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), 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, American actor (Boulder Dam, Captain Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)
  • 1907-08-14 Stanley Adams, American lyricist and songwriter (What a Diff'rence a Day Makes), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1907-08-31 William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • 1907-09-08 Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1962)
  • 1907-10-28 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1907-11-14 William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author (Shrek!, Doctor De Soto), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003)
  • 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)
  • 1908-04-23 Myron Waldman, American animator (Fleischer Studio), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

Person of interestNelson Rockefeller

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)
  • 1908-10-27 Lee Krasner, American abstract expressionist painter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1908-12-03 Halsey Stevens, American composer (Triskelion), born in Scott, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1908-12-25 Helen Twelvetrees, American actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1958)
  • 1909-06-12 Archie Bleyer, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey), born in Queens, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1909-06-28 Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1909-07-03 Lucy Kroll, American talent agent, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1909-10-07 Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1909-12-22 Alan Carney [David Boughal], American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Take it from Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • 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, American actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1910-02-01 Michael Kanin, American director, writer and actor (Woman of the Year, Teacher's Pet), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1910-03-03 Kittens Reichert [Catherine Alma Reichert], American silent screen child actor [House of Cards, Les Misérables], born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1910-03-21 Nick Castle, American choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1910-04-02 Irene Mayer Selznick, American socialite and theatrical producer (Street Car Named Desire), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1910-06-29 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), born in Tarboro, North Carolina (d. 1993)
  • 1910-08-01 Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1910-08-08 Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1910-09-07 John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 2002)
  • 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 (I Dream of Jeannie, When Worlds Collide), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1910-10-28 Arthur Altman, American songwriter (All or Nothing at All), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1910-12-18 Abe Burrows, American Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-01-06 Joey Adams [Joseph Abramowitz], American comedian, actor and columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1952)
  • 1911-01-06 Billy Sands, American actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), born in Bergen, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1911-01-18 Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1911-02-13 Jean Muir Fullarton, American actress and educator (Fugitive in the Sky, The Aldrich Family), born in Suffern, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1911-03-08 Elsie Giorgi, American-Italian physician and humanitarian, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)

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