Ohio in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 599

  • 1914-12-31 Pat Brady, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1915-03-27 Selma Rubin, Toledo, Ohio, environmental activist (Earth Day co-founder), (d. 2012)
  • 1915-10-28 Dody Goodman, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1915-12-13 Mark Stevens, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1915-12-25 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), born in Belmont, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • 1916-08-16 Iggy Katona, American race car driver, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1916-11-16 Daws Butler, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1917-06-04 Howard Metzenbaum, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1974- )
  • 1917-06-07 Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1995)

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1917-07-17 Phyllis Diller, American comedienne and actress (Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 2012)

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • 1917-09-13 Robert Eugene Ward, composer (Pantaloon), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1917-10-15 Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)
  • 1918-05-01 Jack Paar, American television host of the Jack Paar Show (d. 2004), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1918-10-10 Bobby Byrne, orchestra leader (Club Seven), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1918-10-27 Paul Dixon, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show), born in Albia, Iowa (d. 1974)
  • 1918-11-10 Jack McCoy, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1918-11-29 Herb Shriner, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1919-01-16 Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
  • 1919-03-29 Eileen Heckart, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1919-04-07 Ralph Flanagan, orchestra leader (Let's Dance), born in Loraine, Ohio
  • 1919-05-24 Sid Couchey, American comic book artist (Richie Rich), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • 1919-08-06 Pauline Betz Addie, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1919-12-01 Anne Cox Chambers, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1919-12-06 Jimmy Bivins [James], Hall of Fame heavyweight boxer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • 1920-02-16 Lee Russell, vocalist (Vincent Lopez), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1920-03-05 Delbert L. Latta, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1959-89 ), born in Weston, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1920-05-11 Denver Pyle, American actor (Dukes of Hazzard, Tammy, The Doris Day Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1920-05-23 Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)
  • 1920-10-19 LaWanda Page [Alberta Peal], American actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2002)
  • 1921-02-14 Hugh Downs, TV journalist (20/20, Concentration), born in Akron, Ohio

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1921-02-16 Vera-Ellen [Westmeier Rohe], American actress/dancer (Wonder Man), born in Norwood, Ohio

Actress Vera-Ellen
Actress
Vera-Ellen
  • 1921-03-06 Ross Hunter, American film producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996) date of birth disputed)

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1921-07-18 John Glenn, American astronaut (1st American to orbit the earth) and politician (Senator D-Ohio), born in Cambridge, Ohio (d. 2016)

Astronaut and Politician John Glenn
Astronaut and Politician
John Glenn
  • 1921-10-17 Tom Poston, American actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1921-10-28 Peggy Kirk Bell, top American amateur golfer, born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)

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1922-04-03 Doris Day, "girl next door" actress (Pillow Talk), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • 1922-05-19 David McLean, actor (Tate-Tate), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1922-06-26 Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), (d. 2013)
  • 1922-11-09 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1923-02-07 Keefe Brasselle, actor (Be Our Guest), born in Elyria, Ohio
  • 1923-05-21 Ara Parseghian, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1923-07-08 Harrison Dillard, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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1924-04-16 Henry Mancini, composer/conductor (Pink Panther), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • 1924-07-20 Lola Albright, actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • 1924-07-20 Thomas Berger, American novelist (Vital Parts, Little Big Man), born in Cincinnati, Ohio, (d. 2014)
  • 1924-08-21 Jack Weston [Weinstein], American actor, (4 Seasons, Rad), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996) date uncertain
  • 1924-10-27 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1924-11-08 Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), born in Youngstown, Ohio

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1925-01-26 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and popcorn mogul (Newman's Own), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 1925-02-17 Hal Holbrook, actor (All the President's Men, Mark Twain), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1925-02-21 Al Fann, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1925-02-23 Louis Stokes, politician (Rep-D-OH, 1969-99 ), born in Cleveland Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1925-05-11 William Glasser, psychiatrist (reality therapy, choice theory), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • 1925-06-29 Hale Smith, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • 1925-10-12 William Steinkraus, American equestrian (Oly-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1925-11-11 Jonathan Winters, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • 1926-02-02 Wanda Lewis, Struther Ohio, actress (This is Music, Paul Dixon Show)
  • 1926-06-13 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), born in Mt Vernon, Ohio (d. 1982)
  • 1926-08-24 Nancy Spero, American feminist artist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • 1926-09-14 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1926-10-15 Jean Peters, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • 1926-10-17 Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1926-11-20 Kaye Ballard, actress/comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1927-01-17 Donald Erb, American composer known for large orchestral works, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1927-02-21 Erma Bombeck, humorist (The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1927-06-21 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1928-01-01 Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
  • 1928-01-08 Sander Vanocur, news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1928-01-11 Mitchell Ryan, actor (Chase, Executive Suite), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1928-02-28 Tom Aldredge, actor (What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1928-03-25 James A Lovell Jr, American astronaut (Gemini 7, 12, Apollo 8, 13), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1928-09-07 Donald Henderson, American epidemiologist, led world campaign that eradicated smallpox, born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1928-11-20 Franklin Cover, actor (Tom-The Jeffersons), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1929-06-16 James K. Randall, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1929-06-29 Peter George, weightlifter (Oly-gold/2 silver-48, 52), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1929-07-18 "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, R&B musician (I Put a Spell on You), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2000)

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1930-01-04 Don Shula, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins), born in Grand River Ohio

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • 1930-02-13 Dotty McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1930-02-15 C F Payne, British chief constable, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1930-04-25 Dotty Mack, actress (Paul Dixon Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1930-06-23 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio

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1930-07-04 George Steinbrenner, American businessman and owner of the NY Yankees, born in Rocky River, Ohio (d. 2010)

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

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1930-08-05 Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), born in Wapakoneta Ohio, (d. 2012)

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong

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1930-08-16 Tony Trabert, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
  • 1931-01-17 Don Zimmer, American baseball coach, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, (d. 2014)
  • 1931-02-14 Phyllis McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1931-02-18 Toni Morrison, Ohio, novelist (Tar Baby, Beloved, Song of Solomon)
  • 1931-05-07 Teresa Brewer, singer (Put Another Nickel In), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-05-31 Huby Heard, singer-songwriter (The God Squad), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 1931-07-13 Bill Moor, actor (Hanky Panky), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-08-15 Janice Rule, American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife), born in Norwood, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1931-12-30 Charles A Bassett II, Captain USAF/astronaut, born in Dayton, Ohio

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1932-01-05 Chuck Noll, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Cleveland, Ohio

NFL Head Coach Chuck Noll
NFL Head Coach
Chuck Noll
  • 1932-02-03 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1932-02-23 Majel Barrett, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1932-04-01 Gordon Jump, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1932-04-10 Hari Rhodes, actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1932-07-28 Natalie Babbitt, American children's writer (Tuck Everlasting), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1932-09-04 Bevo Francis, American basketball player (college basketball record scorer), born in Hammondsville, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1933-02-23 Donna J. Stone, American poet (Wielder of Words), born in Ohio (d. 1994)

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