New York in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 714

  • 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

Film release premierFilm Premier

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
  • 2008-09-28 The last game played at Shea Stadium before its demolition happens between baseball teams The New York Mets and the Florida Marlins, the Marlins win 4-2
  • 2009-02-12 Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes near Buffalo in the state of New York killing 50 people.
  • 2009-11-04 World Series Baseball: NY Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win Bronx Bombers' record 27th title; MVP: NY outfielder Hideki Matsui
  • 2010-05-08 Last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Sport awardSuper Bowl

2012-02-05 Super Bowl XLVI, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 21-17; MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

NFL Quarterback Eli Manning
NFL Quarterback
Eli Manning
  • 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 Johan Santana throws first no-hitter in the New York Mets' 50-year MLB history when he beats the St. Louis Cardinals, 8 - 0

Film release premierFilm Premier

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
  • 2012-10-29 Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in New Jersey resulting in 110 deaths and $50 billion in damage and forces the New York stock exchange to close

  • 2012-10-31 The New York stock exchange opens after being closed for two days after Hurricane Sandy
  • 2012-11-26 The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion
  • 2012-12-20 Intercontinental Exchange purchases the New York Stock Exchange, the largest in the world, for $8 billion
  • 2013-07-16 84th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-0 at Citi Field, New York
  • 2013-08-05 MLB bans New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez for 211 games as a result of the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal
  • 2013-09-20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-11-03 Bobby Orr's autobiography "Orr: My Story" debuts at the #8 position on The New York Times best seller list for nonfiction

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 2014-03-12 8 people are killed, 70 injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York

AgreementContract of Interest

2014-03-18 Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks

NBA Coach Phil Jackson
NBA Coach
Phil Jackson
  • 2014-06-13 Stanley Cup Final, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: LA Kings edge New York Rangers, 3-2 in double OT for a 4-1 series win; second Championship in LA franchise history

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2014-11-03 New York's 104-storey One World Trade Center officially opens 13 years after the September 11 attacks

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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
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  • 2014-12-20 Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley kills 2 NYPD officers in Brooklyn, New York, supposedly in revenge for the killing of Eric Garner, before killing himself

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-01-30 Shake Shack founded by Danny Meyer first lists on the New York stock exchange

Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack Danny Meyer
Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack
Danny Meyer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-05-11 Record price for a work of art at auction: Picasso's The Women of Algiers (Version ‘O’) sells for US$179.3 million at Christies in New York

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • 2015-06-06 Convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat break out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York
  • 2015-07-08 The New York Stock Exchange stops trading for nearly four hours due to a technical error
  • 2015-08-11 Largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York - 12 dead, with over 100 cases in the South Bronx
  • 2015-08-14 Most extensive face transplant surgery ever performed on Patrick Hardison by Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez at New York University Langone Medical Center
  • 2015-10-28 Longest ever 1st game of Baseball World Series (5 hours, 9 minutes); Kansas City Royals beat New York Mets, 5-4; also joint longest by innings (14)
  • 2015-12-17 Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals is arrested on fraud charges in New York by the FBI

  • 2016-01-23 Category 5 blizzard delivers record 3ft of snow to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US, killing 55 and incurring estimated $500m - $3bn economic losses
  • 2016-02-05 Computer hackers try to steal 1 billion from Federal Reserve Bank of New York using Bangladesh banking codes, steal 81 million before a typo alerts authorities
  • 2016-04-22 Paris Agreement on climate change signed in New York binding 195 nations to an increase in the global average temperature to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5°C
  • 2016-09-17 Terror bomb in Chelsea, New York injures 29
  • 2017-04-01 Chinese leaders announce plans to build city in Xiongan New Area, 3x size of New York
  • 2017-07-07 United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty adopted in New York, without participation of nuclear countries

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-07-20 Elon Musk tweets he has "verbal government approval" to build 29 minute Hyperloop between New York and Washington, D.C.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • 2017-09-25 Ex-New York congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in jail for sexting underage girl

Book releaseHistoric Publication

2017-10-05 "The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • 2017-10-31 Terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10
  • 2017-11-07 Opera soprano Audrey Luna sings highest-ever note at Met Opera in New York, A above high C
  • 2017-11-09 Five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report
  • 2017-11-13 First Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York

Sports record brokenWorld Record

2017-11-15 Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million at auction in New York, world record price for any artwork

Painter, Scientist and Visionary Leonardo da Vinci
Painter, Scientist and Visionary
Leonardo da Vinci
  • 2017-12-04 New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct
  • 2017-12-04 New York Giants fire head coach Ben McAdoo and manager Jerry Reese after a 2–10 start
  • 2017-12-11 Attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate
  • 2018-01-04 'Bomb Cyclone' hits US Northeast prompting flooding and snow in New York subway system
  • 2018-01-15 Fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber are suspended from magazines including Vogue, after allegations of sexual harassment in "The New York Times"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-02-11 MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-03-20 Actress Cynthia Nixon announces she will run for New York Governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon
  • 2018-04-20 Actress Allison Mack arrested on charges of sex trafficking in relation to sex cult NXIVM in New York
  • 2018-05-22 New York Stock Exchange announces Stacey Cunningham will be its first woman head in its 226-year history
  • 2018-05-25 Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police to face charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct
  • 2018-06-05 Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in court in New York

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2018-06-27 Democrat Representative Joseph Crowley is defeated in New York Primary election by liberal challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

US Congresswoman and Activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
US Congresswoman and Activist
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • 2018-07-27 CBS Chairman Leslie Moonves is accused of sexual misconduct in the "New Yorker" by Ronan Farrow
  • 2018-08-19 Weinstein accuser Asia Argento is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 17-year old in article by "The New York Times"
  • 2018-08-20 Polish immigrant and former volunteer Nazi guard Jakiw Palij (95) is deported from the US in New York to Germany
  • 2018-09-05 Anonymous senior White house official opinion piece "I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration" published by the New York Times
  • 2018-09-06 New York and New Jersey state attorneys launch investigations into sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy, bring to six the number of states investigating

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-09-07 Rappers Cardi B and Nicki Minaj come to physical blows at a New York Fashion event

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj
Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B
  • 2018-09-09 CBS chief Les Moonves departs the company after six more women make allegations of sexual abuse in "The New Yorker"
  • 2018-09-09 Nia Franklin representing New York crowned Miss America 2019, first competition without a swimsuit section
  • 2018-09-30 New York Yankees suffer a 10-2 drubbing at the Boston Red Sox but accumulate a MLB record 267 home runs for the season; surpass Seattle Mariners previous mark of 264 in 1997
  • 2018-10-07 Limousine crash kills 20 people, including two pedestrians in Schoharie, New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-10-21 Julia Louis-Dreyfus is presented with the Mark Twain Prize, comedy's top honor, at a ceremony in New York

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-10-22 Pipe bomb sent to George Soros' New York home address, first Democrat to receive series of pipe bombs in US

Investor and Political Activist George Soros
Investor and Political Activist
George Soros
  • 2018-10-25 First work of art produced by artificial intelligence "Edmond de Belamy" conceived by Obvious sells for $432,500 at Christie's in New York
  • 2018-10-25 Google says it has fired 48 people for sexual harassment after New York Times reveals Android creator Andy Rubin got $90 package when let go for sexual harassment
  • 2018-11-06 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York) is the youngest person ever elected to the US House of representatives at 29 years
  • 2018-11-13 Amazon announces two new corporate outposts at Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia

Person of InterestEl Chapo Finally Recaptured

2018-11-13 Trial of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán begins in New York

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Mexican drug lord Joaquín
Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán in American custody after being extradited to the United States
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  • 2018-11-14 Edward Hopper's painting "Chop Suey" sells $92 million, a record for the artist at auction in New York
  • 2018-11-14 New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom wins NL Cy Young Award; his 10 wins fewest ever by a Cy Young winner in a non-strike-shortened season; MLB-leading 1.70 ERA; 29 consecutive start streak longest in MLB history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-11-15 David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sells for $90.3 million in New York, record for a living artist

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-12-05 Letter by Albert Einstein from 1954 on concept of religion sells for $2.9 million at Christie's in New York

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 2019-01-30 Peter Paul Rubens’s 1608 drawing "Nude Study of Young Man with Raised Arms" sells for $8.2 million at auction in New York
  • 2019-02-05 Pierre Davis is the first transgender designer to show at New York Fashion Week with label No Sesso

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-02-12 Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán found guilty of all 10 federal crimes against him in New York after 200 hours of testimony

  • 2019-02-14 Amazon cancels plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island, Queens, New York after widespread opposition
  • 2019-02-14 Singer Ryan Adams accused of sexual misconduct towards younger upcoming female singers in a report by "The New York Times"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-02-18 16 US states, including California and New York, band together to sue President Donald Trump over his use of emergency powers to build a border wall.

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019-03-13 Member of the New York Gambino mob family Frank Cali shot dead outside his home, first killing of a high-ranking mobster since 1985

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-03-21 Levi Strauss & Company is traded publicly for the second time in its history on the New York stock exchange

Fashion Designer Levi Strauss
Fashion Designer
Levi Strauss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-03-21 Emilia Clarke reveals she suffered two brain aneurysms while filming "Games of Thrones" in an article for "The New Yorker"

Actress Emilia Clarke
Actress
Emilia Clarke
  • 2019-03-26 State of emergency declared in Rockland County, New York, due to measles epidemic with unvaccinated children banned from public spaces for 30 days after 153 cases
  • 2019-04-10 New York declares a public health emergency and compulsory vaccinations after a measles outbreak in Brooklyn with 285 cases
  • 2019-05-08 Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that Facebook should be split up and regulated in "New York Times" Op-Ed essay
  • 2019-05-10 Taxi service Uber becomes a public company opening on the New York Stock Exchange
  • 2019-05-16 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announces he is running for president, the 24th Democrat to run

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-06-11 "The New York Times" reveals an estimated 500,000 song titles, including masters of Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, lost in 2008 warehouse fire on Universal backlot in Los Angeles

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-06-15 Baseball jersey belonging to Babe Ruth becomes most expensive sports memorabilia when it sells for $5.64 million at an auction in New York

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 2019-06-19 US Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere found guilty in New York court of racketeering, sex trafficking and child pornography

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,438

  • 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)
  • 1915-06-26 Paul Castellano, American organized-crime chief, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1915-07-09 David Leo Diamond, American composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2005) [1]
  • 1915-07-16 Barnard Hughes, American actor (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends), born in Bedford Hills, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1915-08-27 Walter Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1915-08-30 Robert Strassburg, American composer, conductor and educator (Leaves of Grass: A Choral Symphony), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1915-11-23 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1915-12-02 Adolph Green, American lyricist and playwright (It's Always Fair Weather), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 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 composer and band leader (Green Acres and The Addams Family themes), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1916-01-12 House Peters Jr., American actor (King of the Rocket Man), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1916-01-15 Mikki Doyle, American journalist & editor, born in New York (d. 1995)
  • 1916-01-20 Alex Nicol, American actor (The Screaming Skull, Man From Laramie, Air Cadet), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1916-02-14 Edward Platt, American actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1916-02-26 (John Herbert) "Jackie" Gleason, American comedian, (The Jackie Gleason Show; The Honeymooners), actor (Requiem For A Heavyweight; The Hustler), composer, and conductor (Music for Lovers Only), 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
  • 1916-04-05 Bernard Baily, American comic artist (co-creator of DC Comics), born in New York (d. 1996)
  • 1916-04-11 Dan Fortmann, American football guard (Chicago Bears), born in Pearl River, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1916-04-21 Sidney Clute, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-05-04 Maurice "Moe" Purtill, American jazz drummer, born in Huntington, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916-05-15 Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-07-24 Bob Eberly [Robert Eberle], American singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), born in Mechanicville, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1916-08-14 Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1916-08-31 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1916-09-02 Penny Santon [Pierina Burlando], American actress (Fletch, Roll Out, Matt Houston), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 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
  • 1916-09-27 Samuel S. Stratton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1916-10-14 C. Everett Koop, 13th US Surgeon General (1982-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1916-11-04 John Basilone, US Marine (Medal of Honor at the Battle for Henderson Field), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1945)
  • 1916-11-21 Sid Luckman, American NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

Person of interestKirk Douglas

1916-12-09 Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Spartacus, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York (d. 2020)

  • 1917-01-10 Jerry Wexler, American music producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" (Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1917-01-12 Walter Hendl, American conductor & composer, born in West New York, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1917-01-26 Louis Zamperini, American World War II veteran whose story of capture by the Japanese inspired the movie "Unbroken", born in Olean, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1917-02-21 Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis; Ziegfeld Follies), born in Amsterdam, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1917-03-02 Jim Konstanty, American MLB relief pitcher (MLB All Star 1950; NL MVP 1950; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Strykersville, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1917-03-09 Dante Fascell, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Bridgehampton, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1917-03-24 Ed Furgol, American golfer (US Open 1954), born in New York Mills, NY (d. 1997)
  • 1917-04-02 Lou Monte, American singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1917-04-26 Sal Maglie, American MLB pitcher (NY Giants, 8th best won-lost pct), born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1917-04-28 Robert Anderson, American writer (Tea & Sympathy, I Never Sang for My Father), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1917-05-03 Betty Comden [Basya Cohen], American lyricist (On The Town; Just In Time), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1917-05-24 Theodore Hesburgh, president (University of Notre Dame), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1917-05-28 Barry Commoner, biologist (Science & Survival), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917-06-04 Robert Merrill [Moishe Miller], American operatic baritone and actor (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1917-06-15 Lillian Bassman, American photographer and painter (Harper's Bazaar), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917-06-30 Lena Horne, American actress and singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Person of interestSusan Hayward

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
  • 1917-08-13 Sid Gordon, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)

Person of interestRed Auerbach

1917-09-20 Red Auerbach, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach, general manager (Boston Celtics, 9-time NBA champion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

NBA Head Coach Red Auerbach
NBA Head Coach
Red Auerbach

Person of interestBuddy Rich

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, Italian-American actor (The Monster Squad, V, Dune, Waterworld, Hudson Hawk), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917-11-26 Adele Jergens, American actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1917-11-27 Buffalo Bob Smith [Robert Emil Schmidt], American TV host (Howdy Doody), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1998)
  • 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, American pianist (Penthouse Party), born in Ossining, New York (d. 1997)
  • 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 Marguerite Chapman, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars), born in Chatham, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1918-03-09 Mickey Spillane [Frank Morrison Spillane], American mystery writer (I the Jury), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1918-04-07 Michael "Peanuts" Hucko, American big band jazz and session clarinetist (Glenn Miller's Army-Air Force Band; Lawrence Welk Show), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2003)
  • 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)
  • 1918-06-30 Stuart Foster, American singer (Galen Drake Show), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1918-07-31 Hank Jones, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2010)
  • 1918-08-03 Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1918-08-03 Larry Haines [Hecht], American actor (The Odd Couple, Search for Tomorrow), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1918-08-05 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me in St. Louis, Warlock), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1982)
  • 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 and MLB shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-10-09 E. Howard Hunt, American intelligence officer involved in Watergate break-in, born in Hamburg, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-10-11 Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (Tony-West Side Story), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1918-11-03 Dean Riesner, American film and television screenwriter (Bill and Coo), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2002)

Person of interestArt Carney

1918-11-04 Art Carney, American Emmy and Oscar winner actor (The Honeymooners - "Ed Norton"; Harry and Tonto -"Harry"), 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)
  • 1918-12-09 Jerome Beatty Jr., American author of children's literature (Matthew and Maria Looney books), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2002)
  • 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, American CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919-01-24 Leon Kirchner, American contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1919-03-15 Lawrence Tierney, American actor (Abduction, Dillinger, Reservoir Dogs), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1919-03-24 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1919-04-11 Hugh Carey, American politician and attorney (Gov-D-NY), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919-06-18 Melville "Mel" Brandt, American actor and NBC staff announcer (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1919-06-18 Jerome Karle, American chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, born in New York (d. 2013)

Person of interestMalcolm Forbes

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)
  • 1919-10-05 Donald Pleasence, British actor (You Only Live Twice, Escape from New York, Halloween), born in Worksop, England (d. 1995)
  • 1919-12-12 Dan DeCarlo, American cartoonist (Archie Comics), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1919-12-19 Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1920-01-14 George Herman, American journalist (CBS-TV), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1920-01-20 Michael Higgins, American actor (Angel Heart, 1918, Wanda, Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1920-02-06 James H. Scheuer, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1965-73, 75- 93), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)

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