Ohio in History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,029

  • 1953-10-25 Muffin Spencer-Devlin, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Piqua, 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, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1974-75, Ohio State; NFL: Cincinnati Bengals), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1954-09-30 Calvin Levels, actor (Knightwatch), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-02-24 Bob Abrams, American rocker (Buckinghams), born in Ohio
  • 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, American actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1955-07-09 Lisa Banes, American actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger), born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • 1955-07-17 Paul Stamets, American mycologist and environmentalist, born in Columbiana, Ohio
  • 1955-09-06 Carl E. Walz, American NASA astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-10-01 Howard Hewett, American R&B vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1955-10-20 Aaron Pryor, American welterweight boxing champion, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1955-12-29 Neil "Spyder" Giraldo, American rock guitarist, arranger, and producer (Pat Benatar Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestArsenio Hall

1956-02-12 Arsenio Hall, Anerican comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Comedian and TV Host Arsenio Hall
Comedian and TV Host
Arsenio Hall
  • 1956-02-14 Dave Dravecky, American pitcher & amputee (SF Giants), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 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, American astronaut (STS 39, 54, 71, 82), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-05-04 Michael L. Gernhardt, American NASA astronaut (STS 69, 83, 94, sk 100), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1956-06-04 Terry Kennedy, American baseball player, born in Euclid, Ohio
  • 1956-06-04 John Hockenberry, American journalist (HEAT with John Hockenberry), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-09-07 Michael Feinstein, American jazz pianist, singer and Gershwin-ophile (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
  • 1956-10-24 Dale Maharidge, American author (And Their Children After Them), born in Ohio
  • 1956-12-13 Phil Hubbard, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1956-12-24 Stephanie Hodge, American actress & comedian (I Madman, Happily Ever After), born in Wilmington, Ohio
  • 1957-01-03 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1957-01-05 Vincent Calloway, American trumpet player (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1957-02-06 Jerry Marotta, American drummer (Orleans-Love Takes Time), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1957-03-23 Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1957-06-17 Martin Dillon, American operatic tenor and teacher, born in Portsmouth, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • 1957-07-31 Leon Durham, American baseball 1st baseman, outfielder (Chicago Cubs; MLB All Star 1982-83, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1957-10-02 John Cook, American golfer (British Open, PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up; 11 PGA Tour titles), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1957-10-26 Bob Golic, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1957-10-31 Robert Pollard, American rock singer-songwriter (Guided by Voices), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1957-11-03 Steve Johnson, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1988; Portland Trail Blazers), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1958-01-12 Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1958-01-26 Anita Baker, American jazz and soul singer ("Giving You the Best That I Got"; "Sweet Love"), 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

Person of interestScott Hamilton

1958-08-28 Scott Hamilton, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1984), born in Bowling Green, Ohio

Figure Skater Scott Hamilton
Figure Skater
Scott Hamilton
  • 1958-10-05 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1958-10-25 Mark Miller, American singer (Sawyer Brown), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1958-11-03 Brady Hoke, American college football coach (San Diego State, Michigan), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1959-05-06 Eric D Fingerhut, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Ohio 1993-95), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1959-07-05 Marc Cohn, American folk rock singer (Walking in Memphis), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1959-09-04 Kevin Harrington, Australian actor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1959-09-07 Jermaine Stewart, American R&B singer (We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1959-10-05 Maya Lin, American designer (Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Civil Rights Memorial), born in Athens, Ohio
  • 1959-11-19 Allison Janney, American actress (The West Wing, I Tonya), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1959-12-17 Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
  • 1960-02-10 Lionel Cartwright, American country music artist (I Watched it on the Radio, Leap of Faith), born in Gallipolis, Ohio
  • 1960-03-17 Vicki Lewis, actress (Beth-Newsradio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1960-03-18 Richard Biggs, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-04-07 James 'Buster' Douglas, American boxer (undisputed world heavyweight champion 1990), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-06-11 Mehmet Oz, Turkish-American surgeon and TV personality (The Dr. Oz Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1960-10-25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-12-21 Roger McDowell, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1960-12-28 Marty Roe, American country singer (Diamond Rio - "Meet in the Middle"), born in Lebanon Ohio,
  • 1961-03-04 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, American boxer (WBA lightweight champion), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1961-05-22 Dana Williams, American singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1961-05-27 John Lugbill, Wauseon Ohio, US canoeist/kayaker (Olympic-92)
  • 1961-09-02 Jeff Russell, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1961-10-19 Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)
  • 1961-10-24 Mary Bono, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California 1998-2013), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1961-12-01 Barb Mucha, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), born in Parma Heights, Ohio
  • 1962-01-07 Jeff Montgomery, American baseball player (KC Royals), born in Wellston, Ohio
  • 1962-04-07 Andy Hampsten, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1962-05-05 Jenifer McKitrick, American songwriter (Mine, Mine, Mine), born in Defiance, Ohio
  • 1962-05-22 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1962-06-07 Michael Cartellone, American rock drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Solon, Ohio
  • 1962-07-28 Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio

Person of interestRoger Clemens

1962-08-04 Roger Clemens, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, Blue Jays, 7 Cy Youngs, MVP), born in Dayton, Ohio

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 1962-08-04 Lori Lightfoot, American lawyer and politician, 1st female African American Mayor of Chicago (2019-), born in Massillon, Ohio
  • 1962-08-06 Thomas Jefferson, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-08-08 Suzee Pai, actress (Big Trouble in Little China), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1962-08-24 Mary Ellen Weber, American NASA astronaut (STS 70), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-09-12 Amy Yasbeck, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask), born in Blue Ash, Ohio
  • 1962-09-23 John Harbaugh, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2012, Baltimore Ravens 2008-20), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1962-10-11 Martin Bayless, American NFL safety (KC Chiefs), born in Dayton, Ohio

Person of interestPaul O'Neill

1963-02-25 Paul O'Neill, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • 1963-03-09 David Pogue, American technology columnist and TV science presenter, born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • 1963-04-10 Kirk Lowdermilk, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1963-05-14 Pat Borders, catcher (California Angels), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1963-06-04 Jim Lachey, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in St. Henry, Ohio
  • 1963-07-07 Lance Johnson, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1963-08-05 James Wilder, actor (Scorchers, Zombie High, Murder 1), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1963-08-17 Jon Gruden, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Oakland Raiders) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Sandusky, Ohio
  • 1963-10-12 Michael Zordich, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1963-10-28 Lisa Bettio, WPVA volleyballer (Ft Myers Beach-17th-1992), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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