Rhode Island in History (Part 2)

Rhode Island: Providence

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1968-10-24 Ken Ryan, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • 1970-01-20 Rob Gaudreau, American ice hockey player (Ottawa Senators), born in Cranston, Rhode Island
  • 1970-02-03 Keith Carney, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team US), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1970-07-19 Kengy Gardiner, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1970-08-13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1971-09-23 Sean Spicer, American political strategist, White House Press Secretary (2017), born in Barrington, Rhode Island
  • 1973-04-12 Claudia Jordan, American actress (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1976-03-16 Blu Cantrell [Tiffany Cobb], American singer-songwriter (Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!), Breathe), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1977-01-02 Brian Boucher, American ice hockey goaltender (NHL modern record for the longest shutout streak 332:01, 2003-04) and broadcaster (NBCSN, NBC), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1979-02-13 Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1980-08-02 Nadia Bjorlin, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1981-06-22 Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2015)
  • 1981-09-25 Rocco Baldelli, American baseball player, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1988-05-24 Billy Gilman, American singer (One Voice), born in Westerly, Rhode Island

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths