Oklahoma in History (Part 2)

Oklahoma: Oklahoma City - Tulsa

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 144 of 144

  • 1951-06-06 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1952-11-08 Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1954-03-01 Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor and director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)
  • 1954-06-21 Mark Kimmitt, American Army general, 16th Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs (2008-9), born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • 1955-05-29 John Hinckley Jr., American man who attempted to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan in 1981, born in Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • 1957-04-12 Vince Gill, country singer (When I Call Your Name), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1957-09-22 Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)
  • 1957-11-18 J.C. Watts (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 4th district, in office Jan 3, 1995 - Jan 3, 2003
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, country singer/guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1959-04-09 Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1959-11-26 Mike Moore, baseball player, born in Eakly, Oklahoma
  • 1961-02-24 Janice Gibson, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1961-05-01 Charlie O'Brien, catcher (Brewers, Mets, Braves, Blue Jays), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1961-07-08 Toby Keith, American country singer and actor (Boomtown, Blue Moon), born in Clinton, Oklahoma
  • 1961-08-06 Carol Norman, Ardmore Oklahoma, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1982)
  • 1961-08-21 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • 1961-11-25 Kenny Monday, 163 lbs freestyles wrestler (Oly-88, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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1962-02-07 Garth Brooks, American country singer (No Fences, Double Live), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1962-02-15 [Babette] Renee Props, Oklahoma, actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • 1963-06-10 Brad Henry, American politician (current Oklahoma governor)

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1963-12-18 Brad Pitt, American actor (12 Monkeys, Fight Club) and producer (The Departed, 12 Years a Slave), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
  • 1964-05-11 Tim Blake Nelson, American actor, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1965-01-31 Kim Clarke, team handball back court (Olympics-88, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1965-08-09 John Smith, Del City Oklahoma, 62kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-2 gold-88, 92)
  • 1966-05-25 Melissa McNamara, LPGA golfer (1991 Stratton Mt Classic), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1968-06-06 Brian Wright, Stillwater Oklahoma, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)
  • 1969-01-27 Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970-11-24 Jason Jacome, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1971-09-16 Shawntel Smith, Oklahoma, Miss America (1996)
  • 1972-03-31 John Godina, Fort Sill Oklahoma, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-silver-96)
  • 1973-11-18 Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • 1974-01-05 John Drew Nichols, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • 1974-02-16 Kimberly Dawn Whipany, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • 1974-08-02 Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter
  • 1975-11-02 Danny Cooksey, American actor (Sam-Diff'rent Strokes), born in Moore, Oklahoma
  • 1976-01-16 Trisha Stillwell, Miss USA-Oklahoma (1997, top 10)
  • 1979-09-17 Billy Miller, actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1979-10-08 [Gregori] Chad Petree, American rocker (Shiny Toy Guns), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • 1980-08-18 Jeremy Shockey, American football Tight End, born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • 1980-11-17 [Clarke] Isaac Hanson, singer (Hanson-MMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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1983-03-10 Carrie Underwood, American country singer, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma

  • 1983-03-14 Jordan Taylor Hanson, American pop singer (Hanson-MMMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1985-10-22 Zac Hanson, American pop singer (Hanson-MMMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1987-12-17 Chelsea [born Bradley] Manning, US soldier who released WikiLeaks, born in Crescent, Oklahoma

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths