Texas in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 552 of 552

  • 1973-10-08 Tracy Bonner, Webster Texas, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-10-18 John Baldwin Jr, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-12-01 Eric Thomas, Chartage Texas, 400m hurdler
  • 1974-01-11 Echo Leta Johnson, playmate (Jan, 1993), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1974-02-21 Rohsaan Griffin, 200m runner, born in Texas City, Texas
  • 1974-03-04 Sherry Wigginton, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1974-03-19 John Coppinger, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1974-04-08 Chris Kyle, Odessa, Texas, Navy SEAL sniper (160 kills), (d. 2013)
  • 1974-07-25 Jay R Ferguson, American actor (Evening Shade, Mad Men), born in Dallas, Texas

Person of interestNatalie Maines

1974-10-14 Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks), born in Lubbock, Texas

Singer-songwriter Natalie Maines
Natalie Maines
  • 1974-10-25 Frank Middleton, NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1974-11-02 Nelly [Cornell Haynes Jr.], American rapper, born in Austin, Texas

Person of interestEva Longoria

1975-03-15 Eva Longoria, American actress (Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives), born in Corpus Christi, Texas

Actress Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria

Person of interestMarcus Luttrell

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

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Marcus Luttrell
  • 1975-11-12 Tevin Jermod Campbell, rapper, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975-11-24 Carly Jarmon, Mesquite Texas, Miss America-Texas (1996)
  • 1976-01-21 Amanda Little, Miss USA-Texas (1997, top 6)
  • 1976-02-06 Kim Zmeskal, US gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1976-12-30 Rhoshii Wells, middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1977-08-15 Nicole Paggi, American actress (Hope and Faith), born in Travis County, Texas
  • 1977-12-12 Bridget Hall, American model (Ford), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1978-02-08 Christa Williams, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestJensen Ackles

1978-03-01 Jensen Ackles, American actor (Days of our Lives, Supernatural), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1978-07-06 Rachel Rochelli, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-08-24 Melissa McElroy, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-10-08 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestUsher

1978-10-14 Usher, American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

Singer Usher
  • 1978-10-16 Abel Talamantez, Texas, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
  • 1979-01-15 Drew Brees, American football player (New Orleans Saints), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1979-01-25 Christine Lakin, US actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas

Person of interestJennifer Love Hewitt

1979-02-21 Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five), born in Waco, Texas

  • 1979-11-28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki ], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestJessica Simpson

1980-07-10 Jessica Simpson, American singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever" "I Think I'm In Love" and "Where You Are"), born in Abilene, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • 1980-08-27 Stephanie Michelle Steele, country singer, born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1980-10-08 Andria Gayle Mullins, Miss Texas Teen USA (Teen with Style-1997)
  • 1981-07-29 Jennie Thompson, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Olympics 1996), born in Wichita Falls, Texas

Person of interestBeyoncé Knowles

1981-09-04 Beyoncé Knowles, singer (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestBarbara Pierce Bush

1981-11-25 Barbara and Jenna Bush, twin daughters of U.S. President George W. Bush, born in Dallas, Texas

Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush Barbara Pierce Bush
Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush
Barbara Pierce Bush
  • 1981-12-20 Roy Williams, American football player, born in Odessa, Texas

Person of interestKelly Clarkson

1982-04-24 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • 1982-07-19 Jared Padalecki, American actor (Supernatural), born in San Antonio, Texas

Person of interestAndy Roddick

1982-08-30 Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • 1986-03-26 Jessica McClure, baby trapped in Texas well in 1988
  • 1986-04-22 Amber Heard, American actress, born in Austin, Texas

Person of interestHilary Duff

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

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff
  • 1988-11-04 Dez Bryant, American football wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Galveston County, Texas
  • 1989-03-26 Von Miller, NFL outside linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1989-10-04 Dakota Johnson, American actress and daughter of Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson, born in Austin, Texas

Person of interestSelena Gomez

1992-07-22 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • 1992-08-20 Demi Lovato, American actress (Camp Rock) and singer/songwriter (Unbroken), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1992-09-28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • 1995-05-12 Sullivan and Sawyer Sweeten, American actors (Everyone loves Raymond), born in Brownwood, Texas

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths