Ohio in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,034

  • 1944-12-11 Teri Garr, American actress (Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein), born in Lakewood, Ohio (or 1947)
  • 1945-04-26 Michael "Mike" Finnigan, American keyboard player and vocalist, born in Troy, Ohio
  • 1945-08-07 Alan Page, American jurist and NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1945-08-15 Thomas C. Sawyer, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1945-08-16 Suzanne Farrell, ballerina (Don Quioxote), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1945-10-03 Kay Baxter, American bodybuilder (NPC Gold's Classic 1981), born in Monroe County, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • 1945-12-19 Elaine Joyce, actress (City of Angels, Mr Merlin), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1945-12-25 Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1946-04-12 Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1946-05-04 Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • 1946-06-17 Marcy Kaptur, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1946-06-27 Sally Priesand, 1st U.S. woman rabbi, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1946-07-11 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • 1946-08-25 Rollie Fingers, American baseball relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, AL MVP, Cy Young Award 1981), born in Steubenville, Ohio
  • 1946-10-08 Dennis Kucinich, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1946-10-11 Oba Chandler, American convicted murderer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • 1946-10-14 Al Oliver, American baseball outfielder (7-time MLB All Star; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • 1946-11-10 Alaina Reed, American actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227), born in Springfield, Ohio

Person of interestSteven Spielberg

1946-12-18 Steven Spielberg, American director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 1946-12-19 Robert Urich, actor (SWAT, Spenser for Hire, Vega$), born in Toronto, Ohio
  • 1947-01-05 Mike DeWine, American politician, senator-R-Ohio (1995-2007), Governor of Ohio (2019-), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • 1947-01-08 Don Bendell, American author & former Green Beret, born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1947-01-10 George Alec Effinger, American sci-fi author (Nick of Time), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2002)
  • 1947-04-25 Bill Fontana, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1947-05-13 Stephen R Donaldson, American sci-fi author (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Lord Foul's Bane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1947-06-07 Thurman Munson, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1971, 73–78; World Series 1977, 78; AL MVP 1976; NY Yankees), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • 1947-07-14 Steve Stone, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1947-08-05 Rick Derringer [Ricky Dead Zehringer], American guitarist, songwriter and producer (The McCoys), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • 1947-09-23 Neal Smith, American musician and drummer for rock group "Alice Cooper", born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1947-10-27 Terry Anderson, American journalist, US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91), born in Lorain, Ohio
  • 1947-11-10 Glen Buxton, American guitarist (Alice Cooper) and composer, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1997)

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
  • 1948-01-11 Madeline Manning-Mimms, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m 1968), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 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
  • 1948-08-13 Kathleen Battle, American operatic soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • 1948-09-03 Ronald W Harris, American lightweight boxer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949-01-10 James Lapine, American stage director, born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1949-02-26 Elizabeth George, American novelist, born in Warren, 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
  • 1949-07-03 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2006)

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, American baseball player, born in Defiance, Ohio
  • 1949-09-04 Dean Pees, American football coach, born in Dunkirk, Ohio

Person of interestMike Schmidt

1949-09-27 Mike Schmidt, American Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman (NL MVP 1980-81, 86; 12-time MLB All Star), 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
  • 1949-11-30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1949-12-13 R. A. MacAvoy, American sci-fi author (Damiano's Lute, Raphael), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949-12-31 Susan Shwartz, American author, born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1950-01-12 Bob McEwen, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-93), born in Hillsboro, Ohio
  • 1950-03-04 Judy Dickinson, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1985), 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, American model (Price is Right), born in Girard, Ohio
  • 1951-02-19 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-03-28 Chip Reese, American poker player (3 x World Series of Poker bracelets), born in Centerville, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1951-05-24 Ronald Parise, Italian-American astronaut (STS 35, STS 67), born in Warren, Ohio
  • 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)
  • 1951-08-07 Gary Hall, American swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Person of interestChrissie Hynde

1951-09-07 Chrissie Hynde, American rocker (The Pretenders), born in Akron, Ohio

Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American 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, American rock saxophonist (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, American actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1952-02-16 James Ingram, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1952-02-27 Kevin Raleigh, American singer & keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band), born in Cleveland, 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
  • 1952-07-05 Terence T. Henricks, USAF colonel and astronaut (STS 44, 55, 70, 78), born in Bryan, 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
  • 1952-11-03 Jim Cummings, American voice actor (Winnie the Pooh), born in Youngstown, 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
  • 1952-11-16 Robin McKinley, American writer (The Hero and the Crown), born in Warren, Ohio
  • 1952-12-04 Ronald M. Sega, American professor of systems engineering and astronaut (STS 60, 76), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1953-01-10 Bobby Rahal, American racing car driver & team owner (over 15 wins), born in Medina, Ohio
  • 1953-01-22 Jim Jarmusch, American director (Only Lovers Left Alive), born in Akron, Ohio

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