Ohio in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 785


Person of interestJohn Glenn

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 (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1921-10-28 Peggy Kirk Bell, top American amateur golfer, born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1922-03-28 Joey Maxim, American boxer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2001)

Person of interestDoris Day

1922-04-03 Doris Day [Kappelhoff], American singer, animal welfare activist and actress known as the "girl next door" actress (Pillow Talk, The Man Who Knew Too Much), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • 1922-05-19 David McLean [Eugene Joseph Huth], American actor known for appearing in Marlboro advertisements (Days of Our Lives, Tate), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1922-06-26 Eleanor Parker, American actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), born in Cedarville, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • 1922-07-18 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1922-08-16 Ernest Aaron "Ernie" Freeman, American musician, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • 1922-11-09 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1923-02-07 Keefe Brasselle [John Brasselli], American actor (The Eddie Cantor Story, Be Our Guest), born in Elyria, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • 1923-03-29 Julia Montgomery Walsh, American businesswoman and stockbroker, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1923-04-20 Mother Angelica, Catholic American Franciscan nun, born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1923-05-21 Ara Parseghian, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1923-06-14 Theodore Bloomfield, American conductor, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • 1923-06-23 George Russell, American jazz pianist (The Jazz Workshop) born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • 1923-07-08 Harrison Dillard, 100m runner (Olympic 4 gold-1948, 52), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestHenry Mancini

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

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • 1924-04-17 Donald Richie, American-born author and (Japanese) film critic, born in Lima, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • 1924-07-20 Lola Albright, American singer and actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad, A Cold Wind in August), 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 (Dirty Dancing, The Four Seasons, Rad), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1924-10-27 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1924-11-08 Joseph "Joe" Flynn, American character actor (McHale's Navy, Batman), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1974)

Person of interestPaul Newman

1925-01-26 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and charity food company founder (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)
  • 1925-07-09 Tom Luken, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • 1925-07-12 Roger Smith, CEO (General Motors), born in Colombus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1925-08-13 Benny Bailey, American jazz trumpeter, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • 1925-10-12 William Steinkraus, American equestrian (Olympic 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)
  • 1925-11-20 Kaye Ballard, American actress and comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 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)
  • 1926-08-30 Ernie Roth, American wrestling manager, known by the ring name "The Grand Wizard of Wrestling", born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1983)
  • 1926-09-03 Joseph P. Kolter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in McDonald, Ohio
  • 1926-09-14 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1926-10-15 Jean Peters, American 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
  • 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)
  • 1927-11-13 John Pont, American college football coach (Miami, Yale, Northwestern, Indiana), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 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, American actor (Dark Shadows, Lethal Weapon, Chase, Executive Suite), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1928-02-28 Tom Aldredge, American actor (The Sopranos, What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • 1928-03-25 James A Lovell Jr, American astronaut (Gemini 7, 12, Apollo 8, 13), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1928-03-27 Douglas Applegate, American politician, U.S. House of Representative from Ohio, born in Steubenville, Ohio
  • 1928-06-08 Kate Wilhelm, American fiction author (Hugo Award: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • 1928-09-07 Donald Henderson, American epidemiologist, led world campaign that eradicated smallpox, born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1928-09-13 Ernest L. Boyer, American educator and chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1928-11-20 Franklin Cover, American actor (Tom-The Jeffersons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1929-06-16 James K. Randall, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1929-06-29 Pete George, American weightlifter (Olympic 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)
  • 1929-07-30 Christine McGuire, American singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1929-09-06 Dow Finsterwald, American golfer (PGA Championship 1958), born in Athens, Ohio

Person of interestDon Shula

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, American actress (Paul Dixon Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1930-06-23 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio

Person of interestGeorge Steinbrenner

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

Person of interestNeil Armstrong

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

Person of interestTony Trabert

1930-08-16 Tony Trabert, American tennis player (5-time Grand Slam singles winner)), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
  • 1930-08-23 Andy Ireland, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1930-12-12 Bill Beutel, American journalist and anchor (ABC), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 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, American pop and jazz singer (Put Another Nickel In), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1931-05-31 Huby Heard, singer-songwriter (The God Squad), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 1931-07-13 Bill Moor [William Hendrickson Moor III], American actor (Kramer vs. Kramer, The Devil's Advocate, Hanky Panky), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1931-08-15 Janice Rule, American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife), born in Norwood, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1931-09-10 Philip Baker Hall, American actor (Secret Honor, Hard Eight, Magnolia), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-12-30 Charles A Bassett II, Captain USAF/astronaut, born in Dayton, Ohio

Person of interestChuck Noll

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, American actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • 1932-04-11 Joel Grey, [Joe Katz], American actor (Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, 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)
  • 1933-02-28 Charles "Chuck" Vinci, American weightlifter and Olympic champion (1956 and 1960 gold), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • 1933-05-02 Bunk Gardner, American musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Cleveland Ohio
  • 1933-05-22 Gary Burden, American artist and one of the pioneers for the concept of album cover art (designed covers for Neil Young, Nash, The Doors), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • 1933-08-04 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1933-09-16 George Chakiris, Norwood Ohio, actor (West Side Story)
  • 1933-12-28 Jack Perkins, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestGloria Steinem

1934-03-25 Gloria Steinem, American feminist and publisher (Ms Magazine), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
  • 1934-05-27 Harlan Ellison, American sci-fi author and screen-writer (Star Trek-"The City on the Edge of Forever"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • 1934-06-16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934-07-01 Jamie Farr, actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio

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