Houston in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1967-06-02 Mike Stanton, American pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-06-29 Melora Hardin, American actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-09-03 Luis Gonzalez, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999, 2001-03, 05; Houston, Arizona), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1967-10-04 Roger Pavlik, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1996; Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-10-11 David Starr, American race car driver, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-11-28 Anna Nicole Smith [Vickie Hogan], American model, Playboy playmate (May 1992, Playmate of the Year 1993), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-09-04 Carlette Guidry-White, American sprinter, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-09-16 Tara Cross-Battle, American volleyball hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969-05-04 Ryan Shamrock, American professional wrestling valet, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969-06-11 Steven Drozd, American drummer (The Flaming Lips), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-07-14 Mark Brandenburg, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-10-05 South Park Mexican [Carlos Coy], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-11-09 Scarface [Brad Terrence Jordan], American rapper (Geto Boys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1971-09-04 John Thierry, American football defensive end (Chicago Bears), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1972-03-27 Charlie Haas, American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestJennifer Garner

1972-04-17 Jennifer Garner, American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1973-02-06 Fred Miller, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestJim Parsons

1973-03-24 Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Houston, Texas

Actor and Producer Jim Parsons
Actor and Producer
Jim Parsons
  • 1973-09-07 Shannon Elizabeth, American actress (American Pie), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-02-11 Brian Newman, American football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-08-20 Big Moe [Kenneth Doniell Moore], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1974-11-20 Jerald Moore, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestMarcus Luttrell

1975-11-07 Marcus Luttrell, American former Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor"), born in Houston, Texas

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Navy SEAL
Marcus Luttrell
  • 1976-02-06 Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1977-06-28 Mark Stoermer, American bass player (The Killers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1977-09-09 Kyle Snyder, American baseball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1977-12-04 Big Pokey [Milton Powell], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-02-08 Christa Williams, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-10-08 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1979-11-09 Adam Dunn, American baseball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1979-11-28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1980-02-26 Gary Majewski, Major League Baseball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1980-11-02 Karamo Brown, American psychotherapist and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981-01-06 Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981-08-25 Bobby Berk, American interior designer and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestBeyoncé Knowles

1981-09-04 Beyoncé Knowles, American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, producer and actress (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1981-09-16 Alexis Bledel, American actress (Gilmore Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1982-05-24 DaMarcus Beasley, American footballer (Houston Dynamo), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1982-09-13 Nenê, Brazilian basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • 1982-12-20 David Cook, American singer and American Idol winner, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1983-04-16 Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1983-05-03 Joseph Addai, American football player, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1985-05-05 P. J. Tucker, American basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1985-05-06 Chris Paul, American basketball point guard (9-time NBA All Star), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1986-05-24 Mark Ballas, American professional dancer (Dancing with the Stars), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1986-06-24 Solange Knowles, American singer (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1986-08-24 Arian Foster, American football running back (Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1986-09-13 Sean Williams, American basketball player, born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestHilary Duff

1987-09-28 Hilary Duff, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

Actress and Singer Hilary Duff
Actress and Singer
Hilary Duff
  • 1989-08-26 James Harden, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2018; NBA All-Star 2013–19; Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1992-09-28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths