New York in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 429

  • 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

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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
  • 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

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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

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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
  • 1985-03-31 Wrestlemania I at Madison Square Garden, New York, Hogan & Mr T beat Piper & Orndorf
  • 1985-05-31 Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York State & Canada kill 88 & injured more than 1,000
  • 1985-05-31 Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 44 dead
  • 1985-11-17 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM New York, N.Y.

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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

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

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1986-05-09 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1
  • 1986-10-15 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Houston Astros, 4 games to 2
  • 1986-10-28 The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.
  • 1987-07-23 RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
  • 1988-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Mets, 4 games to 3

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1988-12-12 "Rainman" directed by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise premieres in New York (Best Picture 1989)

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1989-04-23 Wine merchant William Sokolin breaks a bottle of 1787 Château Margaux, possibly belonging to Thomas Jefferson, worth $500,000 at the Four Seasons restaurant in New York

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson

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1990-06-22 Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing has occurred in South Africa to reverse the ANC's position

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • 1992-05-19 Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face in an altercation over an affair with her husband, in Massapequa, New York
  • 1992-06-04 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is signed in New York
  • 1992-08-03 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot
  • 1992-10-09 Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to New York
  • 1992-10-09 A 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of Knapp residence, Peekskill, New York, destroying family's 1980 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 1993-02-18 Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Rochester, New York

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1993-11-02 Rudy Giuliani wins the New York mayoral election, becomes 1st Republican mayor since 1965

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani
  • 1993-12-07 The Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
  • 1994-05-09 Mass murderer Joel Rifkin found guilty in New York
  • 1995-08-27 Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days
  • 1995-09-01 New York reinstates the death penalty

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1995-09-15 "Se7en" directed by David Fincher and starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt and Kevin Spacey premieres in New York

Actor Morgan Freeman
Actor
Morgan Freeman
Actor Kevin Spacey
Actor
Kevin Spacey
Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
  • 1995-09-19 The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto
  • 1995-09-24 31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14½-13½ at Oak Hill County Club (Rochester, New York, US)
  • 1996-04-20 1996 NFL Draft: Keyshawn Johnson from USC first pick by New York Jets
  • 1996-05-10 Excel Communications, Inc. becomes the youngest company ever to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol (ECI)
  • 1996-07-17 TWA Flight 800: Off the coast of Long Island, New York, a Paris-bound TWA Boeing 747 explodes, killing all 230 on board.
  • 1998-05-17 David Wells (New York Yankees) pitches a perfect game against the Minnesota Twins
  • 1998-05-26 The United States Supreme Court rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York.
  • 1998-06-25 In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
  • 1998-10-21 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat San Diego Padres to win 4-0

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1998-11-03 "Shakespeare in Love" directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999)

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1999-04-18 Wayne Gretzky plays his last game in the NHL, as his New York Rangers lose 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

  • 1999-06-25 53rd NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 1
  • 1999-07-18 New York Yankees' David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)
  • 1999-10-19 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat New York Mets, 4 games to 2
  • 1999-10-27 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Atlanta Braves to win 4-0

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1999-12-01 Rapper Jay-Z stabs record executive Lance "Un" Rivera at a night club in New York

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

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2000-01-04 A day after accepting the head coaching position of the New York Jets, Bill Belichick resigns

NFL Coach Bill Belichick
NFL Coach
Bill Belichick
  • 2000-02-15 Indian Point II nuclear power plant in New York State vents a small amount of radioactive steam when a steam generator fails
  • 2000-10-16 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • 2000-10-23 "Monday Night Miracle", down 30-7 at the end of the third quarter, New York Jets pull together an improbable comeback with 4 touchdowns and a field goal in the fourth quarter, eventually defeating the Miami Dolphins 40-37 in overtime

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2001-01-28 Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7 at the Raymond James Stadium MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2001-09-11 Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crash into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both and deaths of 2,752 people

  • 2001-09-17 Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11
  • 2001-10-18 Crude Oil for November delivery falls to its lowest level since August 1999 on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)
  • 2001-11-04 MLB World Series: Arizona Diamondbacks defeat New York Yankees to win 4-3
  • 2001-11-06 Crude oil for December delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) falls to a two-year low after OPEC members warn that a downward price spiral could occur if major non-OPEC oil exporters do not reduce oil production
  • 2001-12-02 Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York
  • 2001-12-24 "Time Magazine" names New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani 'Person of the Year', for leadership after 9/11 attacks
  • 2001-12-26 Crude oil prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) record one of their largest 1-day jumps of the year as traders become convinced that OPEC will follow through on production cuts

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2002-12-05 "The Two Towers" 2nd Lord of the Rings film directed by Peter Jackson and starring Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen premieres in New York

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Elijah Wood
Actor
Elijah Wood
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen

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2002-12-20 "Gangs of New York", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Cameron Diaz, is released

  • 2003-10-25 MLB World Series: Florida Marlins defeat New York Yankees to win 4-2

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2003-12-22 The New York Knicks hire Isiah Thomas as President of Basketball Operations

NBA Point Guard and Head Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Head Coach
Isiah Thomas

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2004-03-13 Luciano Pavarotti performs in his last opera at New York Metropolitan Opera's "Tosca"

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • 2004-05-26 The New York Times publishes admission of journalistic failings, claims its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism during buildup to 2003 Iraq War helped promote belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.
  • 2004-06-24 Capital punishment is declared unconstitutional in New York
  • 2005-08-12 An F1 tornado strikes Glen Cove, New York, a rare event on Long Island
  • 2005-10-02 The Ethan Allen tour boat capsizes on Lake George in Upstate New York, killing twenty people

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2006-01-12 During an emotional ceremony, Mark Messier's #11 jersey is retired by the New York Rangers

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier
  • 2006-10-19 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat New York Mets, 4 games to 3

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2006-11-20 Moises Alou signs a one year-contract with the New York Mets worth $7.5 million

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • 2007-08-08 An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
  • 2007-09-17 AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York City
  • 2008-02-03 Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB
  • 2008-03-13 Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000.00 an ounce for the first time.
  • 2008-03-17 New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute. David Paterson becomes acting New York State governor.
  • 2008-06-23 Félix Hernández of the Seattle Mariners hits a grand slam home run against New York Mets, 1st pitcher since Steve Dunning in 1971

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2008-07-14 "The Dark Knight" directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, premieres in New York

  • 2008-07-16 79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 2009-02-12 Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes near Buffalo in the state of New York killing 50 people.
  • 2009-11-04 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Philadelphia Phillies to win 4-2
  • 2010-05-08 Last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process

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2010-09-24 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Actor Andrew Garfield
Actor
Andrew Garfield
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
  • 2010-12-19 "Miracle at the New Meadowlands", Philadelphia Eagles trail New York Giants by 21 points with eight minutes to play, before scoring 4 touchdowns in final 7 minutes, including dramatic walk-off punt returned for a touchdown by DeSean Jackson
  • 2012-02-05 Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB
  • 2012-04-30 The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York
  • 2012-06-01 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals

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2012-07-16 "The Dark Knight Rises", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, premieres in New York

  • 2012-09-23 20 Iranian US Visas are denied, including diplomats and two ministers, ahead of the UN general assembly meeting in New York
  • 2012-10-26 China blocks the New York Times from searches and social media in response to an investigation into Premier Wen Jiabao

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,414

  • 1913-03-29 Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-06-02 Bert Farber, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1913-06-11 Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1913-06-23 William P. Rogers, American Republican politician and US secretary of state (1969-73), born in Norfolk, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1913-07-01 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1913-07-13 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), born in Schnectady, New York
  • 1913-08-01 Jerome Moross, composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-08-08 Axel Stordahl, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1913-08-28 Richard Tucker [Reuben Ticker], American tenor (NY Met Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1913-10-10 Johnny Downs, American actor (Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913-11-13 Alexander Scourby, American actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1913-12-10 Morton Gould, prolific composer (Verdun), born in Richmond Hill, New York
  • 1914-03-15 Joe E. Ross, American actor and comedian (Car 54), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1914-03-28 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1914-04-30 Sid Weiss, jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1914-05-25 Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1914-06-12 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1914-06-14 Winifred Milius Lubell, New York, American illustrator and writer (The Outer Lands) (d. 2012)
  • 1914-06-15 Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist and illustrator (The New Yorker), born in Râmnicu Sărat, Buzău County, Romania (d. 1999)
  • 1914-06-19 Harry Lauter, actor (Waterfront), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1914-07-19 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1914-07-29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1914-08-02 Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury, New York, American actress (Network, Poltergeist)
  • 1914-08-21 Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), born in Islip, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1914-09-16 Allen Funt, American TV host & creator (Candid Camera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-10-04 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1914-10-07 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-10-23 Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-12-02 Eddie Sauter, musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-01-19 Alvy West, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-02-07 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1915-02-14 Irving Gordon, American songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1915-02-28 Zero "Samuel" Mostel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-06-02 Robert Moffat Palmer, American composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1915-06-10 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1915-06-12 David Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) and philanthropist, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1915-07-09 David Leo Diamond, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1915-08-27 Walter Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1915-11-23 John Dehner, [Forkum], actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1915-12-07 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, The Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1916-01-09 Vic Mizzy, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-02-14 Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1916-02-26 Jackie Gleason, American comedian (Jackie Gleason Show, Honeymooners), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1916-03-13 Jacque Fresco, American industrial designer and founder of the Venus Project, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1916-03-26 Vic Schoen, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-04-21 Sidney Clute, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-05-15 Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-08-14 Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005)
  • 1916-08-31 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1916-09-02 Penny Santon, actress (Roll Out, Matt Houston), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1916-09-17 Oswald Garrison Villard Jr., American Engineer (electronics) who invented the over-the-horizon radar that could detect objects thousands of miles away and peer around the Earth's curvature, born in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 1916-10-14 C Everett Koop, 13th US Surgeon General (1982-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)

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1916-12-09 Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York

  • 1917-01-12 Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor
  • 1917-04-28 Robert Woodruff Anderson, New York, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
  • 1917-05-24 Theodore Hesburgh, president (Notre Dame), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1917-05-28 Barry Commoner, biologist (Science & Survival), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917-06-04 Robert Merrill, American baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917-06-30 Lena Horne, American actress, singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1917-06-30 Susan Hayward, American actress (I Want to Live, Tulsa), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)

Actress Susan Hayward
Actress
Susan Hayward

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1917-09-20 [Arnold] Red Auerbach, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Head Coach Red Auerbach
NBA Head Coach
Red Auerbach

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1917-09-30 Buddy Rich, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich
  • 1917-10-04 Jan Murray, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1917-10-07 June Allyson, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1917-10-26 Mario Biaggi, American politician (Rep-D&R-NY, 1969-88), born in New York (d. 2015)
  • 1917-11-04 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (d. 2012)
  • 1917-11-27 "Buffalo" Bob Smith, TV host (Howdy Doody), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1917-12-02 Sylvia Syms, American jazz singer (Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1918-01-06 Buddy Weed, pianist (Penthouse Party), born in Ossining, New York
  • 1918-02-03 Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], talk show host (Joey Bishop Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1918-02-26 Theodore Sturgeon, American sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1918-03-09 Mickey Spillane, [Frank], mystery writer (I the Jury), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1918-04-07 Peanuts Hucko, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1918-05-11 Richard Feynman, American theoretical physicist, born in Queens, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1918-06-14 Carter Harman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-07-31 Hank Jones, American jazz pianist and composer, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1918-08-12 Sid Bernstein, music producer/promoter (Beatles, Rolling Stones), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-09-25 Phil Rizzuto, American sportscaster/shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1918-11-04 Art Carney, American actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2003)

Actor Art Carney
Actor
Art Carney
  • 1918-11-09 Howard Shanet, American conductor (Night of the Tropics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1918-12-15 Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], American actor (Broken Arrow), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1919-01-03 Jesse White, American actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Maytag repairman, Million Dollar Mermaid), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1919-01-14 Andy Rooney, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York
  • 1919-01-20 Alex Nicol, actor (Man From Laramie, Air Cadet), born in Ossining, New York
  • 1919-01-24 Leon Kirchner, contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1919-03-15 Lawrence Tierney, actor (Abduction, Dillinger), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1919-03-24 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1919-04-11 Hugh Carey, American politician and attorney (Gov-D-NY), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919-06-18 Mel Brandt, American actor (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1919-06-18 Jerome Karle, New York, chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, (d. 2013)

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1919-08-19 Malcolm Forbes, American publisher of Forbes Magazine, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Publisher Malcolm Forbes
Publisher
Malcolm Forbes
  • 1919-09-06 Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and pioneering inventor, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919-09-22 Jack Russell, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1919-09-30 Patricia Neway, American soprano (Consul, Maria Golovia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1919-12-19 Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1920-05-17 Harriet Van Horne, columnist/panelist (Leave it to Girls), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1920-05-23 Sid Melton, American actor (Alf-Green Acres, Charlie-Danny Thomas), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1920-06-11 Robert Hutton, actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1920-07-12 Honoré Desmond Sharrer, West Point New York, American artist
  • 1920-08-11 William Masselos, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976), born in Niagara Falls, New York

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