Philadelphia in History (Part 5)

Pennsylvania: Harrisburg - Norristown - Pittsburgh

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 479 of 479

  • 1963-02-14 John Marzano, American baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-04-04 Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (#1 pick NHL Draft 1981; Calder Trophy 1982; Canada Cup 1987, 91; Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • 1963-05-17 Page McConnell, American songwriter and keyboardist (Phish), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-06-12 Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler (Johnny Hotbody), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-06-26 Richard Garfield, American mathematician and game designer (Magic: The Gathering), born in Philadelphia
  • 1963-11-04 Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-11-05 Andrea McArdle, American actress (Annie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-10 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-06-11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-26 Danny Woodburn, American actor and comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-29 Lisa Peluso, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-09-08 Raven [Scott Levy], American professional wrestler, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-09-18 Holly Robinson, American actress (21 Jump Street), born in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-01-22 "DJ Jazzy" Jeff [Townes], American rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-12 Rubén Amaro Jr., American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-17 Clayton Prince, actor (Hairspray, Reuben-Another World), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-10-04 [Fred] "Skip" Heller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-01-20 Rich Gannon, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1999–2002; First-team All-Pro 2000, 02; NFL MVP 2002; Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-25 Maureen Herman, American bassist (Babes in Toyland) and writer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-12-11 Gary Dourdan, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-21 Leroy Russel Burrell, American long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-07-19 Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-05 Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-13 Randi Ingerman, actress (Trade Winds), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-04 Jennifer Lynch, American film director, screenwriter and author of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-14 Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-15 Stacey Williams, American fashion model (SI Swimsuit 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-17 Adam McKay, American director (The Big Short, Vice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-06-15 Demtra Hampton, model (Garda), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-07-24 John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-06 Gene Patrick, American actor (Gemini: Twin Stars), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-09 Jon Drummond, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestWill Smith

1968-09-25 Will Smith, American rapper ("Parents Just Don't Understand") and actor (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith
  • 1968-12-02 Jiri Dopita, Czech ice hockey center (World C'ship gold 1996, 2000-01; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Šumperk, Czech Republic
  • 1968-12-12 Tatianna, Spanish singer (Baile Commigo, Chicad de Hoy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-01-15 Demetra Hampton, American actress (Valentina), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-02-10 Tim Clark, American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-04-09 Timothy Young, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-06-01 Erin Hartwell, American time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-09-30 Silas Weir Mitchell, American character actor (Prison Break, Grimm), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-04-30 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-05-04 Dawn Staley, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-01-20 Questlove [Ahmir Thompson], American DJ, producer and music journalist (The Roots), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-01-30 Trent Klatt, American ice hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota
  • 1971-02-27 Ivan Robinson, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-06-18 Nathan Morris [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-09-14 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-12-16 Michael McCary, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-04-04 Jill Scott, American soul singer and songwriter (Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-04-23 Sonya Smith, Venezuelan-American actress (Cara Sucia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-05-04 Ethan Watts, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-09-26 Shawn Stockman [Slim], American rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-03 G. Love [Garrett Dutton], American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-11-23 Kurupt [Ricardo Emmanuel Brown], American rapper and actor (Tha Dogg Pound), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-03-30 DJ AM [Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • 1973-07-29 Wanyá Morris, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-09-17 David Reid, light middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-09-24 Eddie George, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1995, Ohio State; Pro Bowl 1997-2000, Houston / Tennessee Oilers / Titans), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-11-13 Ari Hoenig, American jazz drummer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1974-02-08 Seth Green, American actor and producer (Family Guy, Austin Powers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestBradley Cooper

1975-01-05 Bradley Cooper, American actor (Silver Linnings Playbook, American Hustle), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 1975-02-23 Michael Cornacchia, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-04-20 Joey Lawrence, American actor (Gimme a Break, Blossom, Summer Rental), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-05-23 Kelly Marie Monaco, playmate (April, 1997), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-11-07 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-12-29 Katherine Moennig, American actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-11-10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestKevin Hart

1979-07-06 Kevin Hart, American comedian ("Laugh at My Pain", The Secret Life of Pets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 1980-11-12 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1980-12-10 Sarah Chang, Korean-American classical violinist child prodigy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982-06-10 Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982-06-30 Willam Belli, American drag queen, model, reality television personality (Nip/Tuck, RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982-07-07 Cassidy (Barry Adrian Reese), American rapper, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982-07-08 Hakim Warrick, American basketball player (Leones de Ponce, Memphis Grizzlies), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1988-01-12 Andrew Lawrence, American actor (Brotherly Love, Recess), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1988-09-16 Sarah Steele, American actress (The Good Wife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1994-03-16 Joel Embiid, Cameroonian basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • 1994-07-16 Mark Indelicato, American singer and actor (Ugly Betty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1995-02-24 Rachel Levin, American YouTube personality (RCLBeauty101), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths