Ogden in History

Historical Events

  • 1929-04-11 KLO-AM in Ogden UT begins radio transmissions
  • 1944-12-31 48 people die in a train accident in Ogden, Utah
  • 1960-10-19 KWCS (now KOOG) TV channel 30 in Ogden, UT (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-11-19 KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • 1889-06-27 Moroni Olsen, American actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1954)
  • 1898-03-23 Hazel Dawn [Tout], American actress (Niobe, Under Cover, Feud Girl), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1988)
  • 1899-08-27 Byron Foulger, American actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1970)
  • 1917-04-01 Leon Janney, actor (Hawk), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1925-03-19 Brent Scowcroft, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council, born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1930-11-15 Olene Walker, politician (R), 1st female Governor of Utah (2003-2005), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 2015)
  • 1949-06-22 Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1951-08-28 Wayne Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1953-04-30 Merrill Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1955-03-02 Jay Osmond, American singer and drummer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1957-12-09 Donny Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1959-10-13 Marie Osmond, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1963-04-16 Jimmy Osmond, singer (Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1964-03-10 Cynthia Brimhall, playmate (Oct, 1985), born in Ogden, Utah