Texas in History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,025

Owen Wilson

1968-11-18 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1968-11-26 Steve Lofton, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1968-12-21 Anthony Lynn, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in McKinney, Texas
  • 1968-12-24 Doyle Bramhall II, American guitarist, born in Texas
  • 1969-01-07 Erric Pegram, American NFL running back (Pit Steelers, NY Giants, San Diego Chargers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1969-04-03 Rodney Hampton, American football player, NFL running back (NY Giants), born in Houston, Texas

Renée Zellweger

1969-04-25 Renée Zellweger, American actress (Bridget Jones), born in Katy, Texas

  • 1969-04-27 Tyrone Rodgers, American football defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Longview, Texas
  • 1969-05-04 Ryan Shamrock, American professional wrestling valet, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969-05-10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-06-11 Steven Drozd, American rock singer-songwriter, and drummer (The Flaming Lips - "Do You Realize??"), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969-09-20 Tommy Jeter, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • 1969-10-16 Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter, born in Waco, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1969-10-24 Arthur Rhodes, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Waco, Texas

Matthew McConaughey

1969-11-04 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1969-12-12 Courtney Hawkins, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1969-12-14 Rogerick Green, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Brenham, Texas
  • 1970-01-05 James Patton, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills), born in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 1970-01-06 Keenan McCardell, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Jaguars), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-01-18 Leo Araguz, American football punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire), born in Pharr, Texas
  • 1970-08-02 Elijah Alexander, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2010)
  • 1970-10-05 South Park Mexican [Carlos Coy], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-10-07 Le'Shai Maston, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-10-26 Jessie Armstead, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-10-27 Vernon Lewis, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-10-31 Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1970-11-06 Ethan Hawke, American actor and author (Dead Poets Society, Before trilogy), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970-11-09 Scarface [Brad Terrence Jordan], American rapper (Geto Boys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-11-29 Lamar Smith, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1970-12-09 Marlin Cannon, American 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-12-18 Cowboy Troy [Troy Lee Coleman III], American country rapper (MuzikMafia, Big & Rich), born in Victoria, Texas
  • 1970-12-22 Ted Cruz [Rafael Edward], Canadian-born US politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • 1971-01-06 Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer, born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1971-01-12 Shane Dronett, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos), born in Orange, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1971-01-25 Kevin Williams, American football wide receiver (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-01-25 Vincent Brisby, American NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1971-02-02 Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
  • 1971-02-15 Renee O'Connor, American actress (Xena Warrior Princess), born in Katy, Texas
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright], American R&B and progressive soul singer-songwriter ("On and On"; "Bag Lady"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-03-25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1971-04-09 Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1971-04-13 Charles "Bo" Outlaw, American NBA forward (LA Clippers, Orlando Magic), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1971-04-16 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1971-06-12 Mark Henry, American 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlifter, born in Silsbee, Texas
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter ("Bad Friend to a Good Man"), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1971-07-26 Reggie Carthon, American CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-08-01 Shae Sloan, American women,s baseball pitcher (Colorado Silver Bullets, 1994-96), born in Huntsville, Texas
  • 1971-08-28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-09-04 John Thierry, American football defensive end (Chicago Bears), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1971-09-09 Henry Thomas, American actor (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in San Antonio, Texas

Lance Armstrong

1971-09-18 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France titles) banned for illegal drug use, born in Plano, Texas

  • 1971-10-30 Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1971-11-10 Jennifer McFalls, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1971-12-06 Thomas Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-12-09 Clifton Abraham, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-12-27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • 1972-01-17 Wendall Gaines, American NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vernon, Texas
  • 1972-02-23 Greg Hill, NFL running back (KC Chiefs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-02-23 Steve Holy, American country singer, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-02-26 Scott Turner, American politician & NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Richardson, Texas
  • 1972-03-27 Charlie Haas, American pro wrestler (3 x WWE Tag Team C'ship), born in Houston, Texas

Jennifer Garner

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

  • 1972-04-19 Eric Jack, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-07-06 Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1972-07-07 Stoney Case, American NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Odessa, Texas
  • 1972-07-16 Aaron Glenn, American NFL cornerback and kick returner (NY Jets), born in Humble, Texas
  • 1972-07-30 Clif Groce, American NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts), born in College Station, Texas
  • 1972-08-18 Derrick Harris, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Angleton, Texas
  • 1972-08-18 Ray Jacobs, American football linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Corsicana, Texas
  • 1972-09-09 Ben Bronson, American football wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Jasper, Texas
  • 1972-09-26 Beto O'Rourke, American politician (Rep (D) Texas 2013-19), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1972-10-05 Grant Hill, American basketball player (Det Pistons, Olympic gold 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-12-07 Kevin Dogins, American NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Eagle Lake, Texas
  • 1972-12-26 Derrick Cullors, American football running back (New England Patriots), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-01-16 Mario Bates, American NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints), born in Victoria, Texas
  • 1973-01-18 Edward Jasper, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1973-01-22 Deon Minor, American 400m runner, born in Paris, Texas
  • 1973-02-06 Fred Miller, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas

Jim Parsons

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

  • 1973-04-11 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle, 1995-2003 (Carolina Panthers, and 2 other teams), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1973-04-28 Marc[us] Blake Schneider, American rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1973-05-04 Edward Hervey, Canadian NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1973-08-01 Mario Bennett, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Denton, Texas
  • 1973-08-29 Jermane Mayberry, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Floresville, Texas
  • 1973-09-07 Shannon Elizabeth, American actress (American Pie), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1973-10-08 Tracy Bonner, American diver (Olympics bronze 1996), born in Webster, Texas
  • 1973-10-18 John Baldwin Jr, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-11-06 Taje Allen, American football player (St Louis Rams), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1973-12-28 Bobby Taylor, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-01-10 Hollis Thomas, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1974-02-11 Brian Newman, American football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-02-11 Alex Jones [Emeric], American radio host & conspiracy theorist (InfoWars, PrisonPlanet), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1974-02-15 Seattle Slew, American racehorse, born in White Horse Acres Farm, Texas (d. 2002)
  • 1974-02-21 Rohsaan Griffin, American 200m runner, born in Texas City, Texas
  • 1974-03-15 Imad Baba, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Humble, Texas
  • 1974-03-19 John Coppinger, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1974-04-08 Chris Kyle, American Navy SEAL sniper (160 kills), born in Odessa, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1974-05-24 Marcus Coleman, American football defensive back (NY Jets), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1974-06-25 Leeland McElroy, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas

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