Ohio in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 785

  • 1947-08-05 Rick Derringer [Ricky Dead Zehringer], American guitarist, songwriter and producer (The McCoys), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • 1947-10-27 Terry Anderson, American journalist, US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91), born in Lorain, Ohio

Person of interestP. J. O'Rourke

1947-11-14 P. J. O'Rourke, American journalist and satirist (Parliament of Whores, Easy Money), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist and Satirist P. J. O'Rourke
Journalist and Satirist
P. J. O'Rourke
  • 1948-03-25 Michael Stanley, rocker (Michael Stanley Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1948-03-28 Gerry House, American radio personality (Gerry House and the House Foundation), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1948-07-28 Gerald Casale, American musician and director (founding member of Devo), born in Ravenna, Ohio
  • 1948-07-29 Neal Walk, American basketball player (Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Jazz, NY Knicks), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1948-08-13 Kathleen Battle, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • 1948-09-03 Ronald W Harris, American lightweight boxer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949-03-02 Gates McFadden, American actress (Beverly Crusher-Star Trek Next Generation), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • 1949-04-02 Joseph "Joe" Vitale, American singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist (Roller Coaster Weekend), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949-04-05 Judith Arlene Resnik, ast (STS 41D, 51L-Chal disaster), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1949-05-10 Michael Larson, American "Press Your Luck" scandal big-winning contestant, born in Lebanon, Ohio (d. 1999)
  • 1949-05-26 Philip Michael Thomas, actor (Miami Vice), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1949-06-08 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor and songwriter, born in North Canton, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • 1949-06-29 Dan Dierdorf, American football offensive lineman and sportscaster (Monday Night Football), born in Canton, Ohio

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

1949-07-27 Maureen McGovern, singer (Got To Be a Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1949-08-11 Eric Carmen, rocker (All by Myself), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949-08-22 Doug Bair, baseball player, born in Defiance, Ohio

Person of interestMike Schmidt

1949-09-27 Mike Schmidt, MLB third baseman & HR hitter (Phillies), born in Dayton, Ohio

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 1949-09-29 Tony Hoty, actor (Ransom, Paper), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949-11-14 Phil Baron, American voice actor (Piglet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949-11-17 John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1949-11-29 Kenneth D Cameron, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1950-01-12 Bob McEwen, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-93), born in Hillsboro, Ohio
  • 1950-03-04 Judy Dickinson, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1950-04-16 David Graf, American actor (Police Academy- Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • 1950-06-30 Donna Jean Willmott, FALN member (FBI most wanted), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1950-08-06 Dorian Harewood, American actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1950-08-07 David James Wottle, American 800m runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1950-09-05 Cathy Guisewite, American cartoonist (Cathy), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1950-09-12 Cynthia Myers, American Playmate (Dec 1968) and actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1950-10-08 Robert "Kool" Bell, American rocker (Kool & the Gang-Joanna), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-01-10 Kathleen Bradley, model (Price is Right), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-02-19 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-03-23 Dick Mast, American professional golfer, born in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 1951-05-24 Ronald A Parise, Warren Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)
  • 1951-06-25 Lee Wilkof, American actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1951-07-29 Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1951-09-07 Chrissie Hynde, American rocker (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-10-28 Ron & Don Galyon, American siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1951-11-01 Ronald Bell, rock sax (Kool & The Gang), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-11-15 Beverly D'Angelo, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1951-12-04 Patricia Wettig, actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1952-02-16 James Ingram, American vocalist (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1952-04-15 Donald Harvey, American serial killer, healthcare worker who killed at least 37 patients, born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • 1952-05-13 John Kasich, US politician (Governor of Ohio (R), 2011-), born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-05-18 Martin R Hoke, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1952-06-18 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1952-07-12 Philip Taylor Kramer, American bass guitar player (Iron Butterfly), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1952-08-22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1952-08-28 Rita Dove, African-American poet (Thomas and Beulah), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1952-09-06 Buddy [Steven Paul] Miller, American singer, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • 1952-11-06 Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter (The Hours), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1952-11-09 Sherrod Brown, American politician (Rep-D-Ohio 1993-2007, Senate 2007-), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1952-12-04 Ronald Michael Sega, PhD/Astronaut (STS 60, 76), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1953-10-16 Martha Smith, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1954-05-02 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, born in Ohio (d. 1982)
  • 1954-06-13 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954-07-28 Steve Morse, American rocker ( Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • 1954-08-21 Archie Griffin, NFL runningback (won 2 Heisman Trophies, Ohio State), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1954-09-30 Calvin Levels, actor (Knightwatch), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-02-12 Arsenio Hall, US comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-02-24 Bob Abrams, Ohio, rocker (Buckinghams)
  • 1955-03-10 Gary Louris, American singer-songwriter and musician (Jayhawks), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1955-04-07 Greg Reeves, American bass guitarist (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Déjà Vu), born in Warren, Ohio
  • 1955-04-15 Jeff Golub, American jazz guitarist (Avenue Blue, Rod Stewart), born in Copley Township, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1955-05-06 Donald A Thomas, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-05-16 Debra Winger, American actress (Terms of Endearment, Officer & Gentleman), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1955-06-15 Julie Hagerty, actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1955-07-09 Lisa Banes, American actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger), born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • 1955-09-06 Carl E. Walz, American NASA astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-10-01 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1955-10-20 Aaron Pryor, American welterweight boxing champion, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1956-02-19 George David Low, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestJeffrey Robert Immelt

1956-02-19 Jeffrey Robert Immelt, American chairman of General Electric, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Chairman of General Electric Jeffrey Robert Immelt
Chairman of General Electric
Jeffrey Robert Immelt
  • 1956-02-21 Woody Brown, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1956-04-15 Gregory J Harbaugh, astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-04-16 Marty Dickerson, golfer (1994 ShopRite Classic-22nd), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1956-05-04 Michael L. Gernhardt, American NASA astronaut (STS 69, 83, 94, sk 100), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-09-07 Michael Feinstein, American pianist (Isn't It Romantic), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1956-10-23 Darrell Pace, archer (Olympic 2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1956-12-13 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1957-01-03 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1957-03-23 Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1957-07-31 Leon Durham, American baseball player, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1957-10-02 John Neuman Cook, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1957-10-26 Bob Golic, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1957-10-31 Robert Pollard, American rocker (Guided by Voices), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1958-01-26 Anita Baker, singer (Giving You the Best That I Got), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1958-03-04 Patricia Heaton, actress (Debra-Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-05-23 Shelly West, country singer (Red Hot, West by West), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestDrew Carey

1958-05-23 Drew Carey, American actor & comedian (Drew Carey Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actor and Comedian Drew Carey
Actor and Comedian
Drew Carey
  • 1958-07-28 Michael Hitchcock, American actor (Best in Show) and television producer (Glee), born in Defiance, Ohio
  • 1958-08-28 Scott Hamilton, American figure ice skater (Olympic gold 1984), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1958-10-05 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1958-10-25 Mark Miller, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1959-05-06 Eric D Fingerhut, (Rep-D-Ohio)

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