Virginia in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 475 of 475

  • 1971-06-11 Dion Foxx, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-06-25 Michael Tucker, American baseball outfielder (KC Royals), born in South Boston, Virginia

Person of interestMissy Elliott

1971-07-01 Missy Elliott, American rapper (Supa Dupa Fly, Under Construction), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

  • 1971-07-23 Dalvin DeGrate, American R&B singer and rapper, (Jodeci - "Cry For You"), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1971-07-25 Billy Wagner, American MLB pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Tannersville, Virginia
  • 1971-09-08 David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • 1971-10-08 Monty Williams, American basketball head coach and executive (Phoenix Suns 2019; New Orleans Hornets / Pelicans 2010-15) and NBA forward/guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • 1972-02-13 Charlie Garner, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1972-02-17 Stephen Robinson, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1972-08-05 John Wasdin, American pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Ft Belvoir, Virginia
  • 1972-08-16 Michael Thornberry, American team handball circle (Olympics 1996), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1972-10-18 Angie Marzetta, Norfolk Virginia, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)
  • 1972-11-20 Riddick Parker, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • 1972-12-19 Waverly Jackson, American NFL player (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
  • 1972-12-28 Jim Kitts, US NFL running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1972-12-31 Chris Parker, American football running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestPharrell Williams

1973-04-05 Pharrell Williams, American singer, songwriter ("Happy"), music producer (The Neptunes), and film producer (Hidden Figures), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • 1973-07-03 Patrick Wilson, American actor (Angels in America), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1973-08-23 James Roe, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973-10-09 Brandon Pollard, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973-10-24 Mike Matthews, American baseball player, born in Woodbridge, Virginia
  • 1974-02-11 D'Angelo [Michael Eugene Archer], American singer, songwriter, and record producer, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-05-24 Ace Custis, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Eastville, Virginia
  • 1974-09-23 Doris Glenn Easterly, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-11-23 Jamie Sharper, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1975-01-06 James Farrior, American football linebacker (NY Jets), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1975-04-02 Deedee Magno Hall, Filipino-American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1975-04-27 Rabih Abdullah, American National Football League player, born in Martinsville, Virginia
  • 1975-07-26 Joe Smith, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1975-09-18 Jason Sudeikis, American comedian and actor (Horrible Bosses), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1976-03-24 Aaron Brooks, American NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1976-08-14 Alex Albrecht, American actor, born in Vienna, Virginia
  • 1976-11-26 Maven Huffman, American professional wrestler (WWF/E), born in Crimora, Virginia
  • 1977-10-15 Erin McKeown, American musician and singer-songwriter, (We Will Become Like Birds), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • 1977-11-26 Paris Lenon, American football player, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1977-12-09 Shayne Graham, American football player, born in Radford, Virginia
  • 1978-01-05 Sabrina Harman, American military figure and accused torturer, born in Lorton, Virginia
  • 1978-03-14 Ron Dayne, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1999, University of Wisconsin; NY Giants), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1978-08-05 Kristin Link, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1978-09-06 Tony Thaxton, American drummer (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • 1978-10-31 Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1978-11-06 Taryn Manning, American actress (Hawaii Five-O), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1978-11-26 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1978-12-07 Chad Dukes, American radio personality, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1979-03-27 Michael Cuddyer, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1979-04-13 Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1979-05-29 Brian Kendrick, American pro wrestler (WWE cruiserweight tag team champion), born in Fairfax, Virginia

Person of interestChris Pratt

1979-06-21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • 1979-08-31 Mickie James, American professional wrestler (WWE Women's Champion 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1979-11-27 Hilary Hahn, American classical violinist, born in Lexington, Virginia
  • 1980-01-04 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia
  • 1980-06-26 Michael Vick, American football player (Atlanta Falcons), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1980-08-11 Lee Suggs, American football player, born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • 1981-03-09 Clay Rapada, American baseball player, born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • 1981-08-14 Julius Jones, American football player, born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia
  • 1981-08-20 Lauri Illy, Virginia Beach Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1981-12-28 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, 1st American test tube baby, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1982-01-15 Prince Philip and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, born in Fairfax, Virginia

Person of interestConstance Wu

1982-03-22 Constance Wu, Taiwanese-American actress (Fresh Off the Boat), born in Richmond, Virginia

Actress Constance Wu
Actress
Constance Wu
  • 1982-11-13 Michael Copon, American actor (Power Rangers Time Force), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • 1982-12-20 David Wright, American baseball player (New York Mets), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1984-01-18 Seung-Hui Cho, South Korean-born spree killer (Virginia Tech), born in Onyang-dong, South Korea (d. 2007)
  • 1984-08-21 B. J. Upton, American baseball player, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1985-08-22 Brittany Lang, American golfer (US Open 2016), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1986-02-23 Jerod Mayo, American football linebacker, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1986-06-27 LaShawn Merritt, American sprinter, born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1986-12-06 Matt Niskanen, American NHL player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Virginia, Minnesota
  • 1987-09-16 Travis Wall, American dancer and choreographer, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1988-06-27 Kate Ziegler, American swimmer, born in Fairfax, Virginia

Person of interestChris Brown

1989-05-05 Chris Brown, American R&B singer, born in Tappahannock, Virginia

Singer Chris Brown
Singer
Chris Brown
  • 1990-01-14 Grant Gustin, American actor & singer (The Flash), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1992-05-04 Courtney Jines, American actress (Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1995-12-31 Gabby Douglas, American gymnast (2012 Olympic champion), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1996-08-21 Jamia Simone Nash, American singer and actress, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1998-02-16 Mr Jefferson, Virginia, 1st cloned calf

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