United States of America in History (Part 74)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7301 - 7,400 of 9,828

  • 1972-01-04 James Longley, American documentary filmmaker, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • 1972-01-09 Angie Martinez, American radio & television personality, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-01-10 Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • 1972-01-11 Marc Blucas, American actor, born in Butler, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-01-12 Randy Sklar, American twin comedian (Sklar Brothers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-01-13 Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
  • 1972-01-16 Joe Horn, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs), born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1972-01-16 Richard T. Jones, American actor, born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • 1972-01-19 Ron Killings, American professional wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1972-01-19 Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972-01-21 Cat Power (Chan Marshall), American musician
  • 1972-01-22 Gabriel Macht, American actor (Suits), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972-01-27 Guillermo, Mexican-born American TV personality
  • 1972-02-01 Yoshi DeHerrera, American TV personality, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1972-02-07 Essence Atkins, American actress
  • 1972-02-07 Alex Bassi, American race car driver
  • 1972-02-07 Robyn Lively, American actress
  • 1972-02-09 Crispin Freeman, American voice actor
  • 1972-02-11 Kelly Slater, American surfer, born in Cocoa Beach, Florida
  • 1972-02-14 Erika Rachael Schwarz, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997), born in Folsom, Louisiana
  • 1972-02-14 Big Daddy V, American professional wrestler, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2014)
  • 1972-02-17 Taylor Hawkins, American drummer (Foo Fighters - "Everlong"; "My Hero"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1972-02-19 Francine, American professional wrestler
  • 1972-02-23 Steve Holy, American country singer, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-02-24 Patricia Regan Leines, American model and 3rd in Miss America 1997, born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1972-02-28 Rory Cochrane, American actor
  • 1972-02-29 Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (d. 2002)
  • 1972-03-02 Richard Ruccolo, American actor
  • 1972-03-04 Ivy Queen [Martha Pesante], Puerto Rican singer, rapper, and songwriter, born in Añasco, Puerto Rico
  • 1972-03-09 Kerr Smith, American actor (Final Destination, Dawson's Creek), born in Exton, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-03-10 Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
  • 1972-03-12 James Maritato, American professional wrestler
  • 1972-03-15 Mark Hoppus, American rock singer and bass player (+44 and blink-182), born in Ridgecrest, California
  • 1972-03-18 Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • 1972-03-18 Nathan Quarry, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • 1972-03-31 Andrew Bowen, American actor
  • 1972-04-01 Allen and Albert Hughes, American film directors
  • 1972-04-01 Jesse Tobias, American musician
  • 1972-04-03 Jennie Garth, American actress (Kelly Taylor-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1972-04-04 Jill Scott, American soul singer and songwriter (Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-04-05 Krista Allen, American actress
  • 1972-04-08 Paul Gray, American heavy metal bassist (Slipknot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • 1972-04-11 Balls Mahoney [Jonathan Rechner], American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1972-04-13 Aaron Lewis, American rock singer and songwriter (Staind - "It's Been Awhile"; "Eyes Wide Open"), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • 1972-04-14 Dean Potter, American free climber & BASE jumper, born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • 1972-04-15 Lou Romano, American voice actor

Person of interestJennifer Garner

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

  • 1972-04-18 Eli Roth, American film director (Cabin Fever) and actor, born in Newton, Massachusetts

Person of interestCarmen Electra

1972-04-20 Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans), born in Sharonville, Ohio

  • 1972-04-23 Sonya Smith, Venezuelan-American actress (Cara Sucia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-04-28 Violent J [Joseph Bruce], American rapper (Insane Clown Posse), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestDwayne Johnson

1972-05-02 Dwayne Johnson [The Rock], American pro wrestler (WCW C'ship x 2; WWE C'ship x 8; Royal Rumble 2000), actor and producer (Baywatch, Jumanji), born in Hayward, California

Actor and Professional Wrestler Dwayne Johnson
Actor and Professional Wrestler
Dwayne Johnson
  • 1972-05-03 Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter, born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestMike Dirnt

1972-05-04 Mike Dirnt [Pritchard], American rock bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
Bassist Rocker
Mike Dirnt
  • 1972-05-07 Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, born in Kendall, New York
  • 1972-05-14 Gabriel Mann [Mick], American actor (Bourne films - "Danny Zorn"; Revenge -"Norman"), born in Middlebury, Vermont
  • 1972-05-16 Khary Payton, American actor
  • 1972-05-21 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper (Life After Death), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1972-05-22 Anna Belknap, American actress (CSI NY), born in Damariscotta, Maine
  • 1972-05-24 Greg Berlanti, American television writer and producer (Dawson's Creek, Riverdale, Arrowverse), born in Rye, New York

Person of interestWayne Brady

1972-06-02 Wayne Brady, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Columbus, Georgia

  • 1972-06-02 Wentworth Miller, American actor
  • 1972-06-04 [Domenica] Nikka Costa, American pop and soul singer-songwriter, and musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972-06-04 Rob Huebel, American comedian
  • 1972-06-05 Mike Bucci, American professional wrestler
  • 1972-06-05 Chuck Klosterman, American journalist, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • 1972-06-09 Wesley Reid Scantlin, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1972-06-10 Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-06-16 John Cho, Korean-American actor
  • 1972-06-16 Ann Shoket, American magazine editor
  • 1972-06-19 Robin Tunney, American actress (The Mentalist), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestSelma Blair

1972-06-23 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde), born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1972-06-23 Ron Corning, American television anchor
  • 1972-06-28 Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-07-06 D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines

Person of interestSofía Vergara

1972-07-10 Sofia Vergara, Colombian-American actress (Modern Family), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

  • 1972-07-12 Brett Reed, American rock drummer (Rancid), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972-07-13 Sean Waltman, American wrestler
  • 1972-07-15 Scott Foley, American actor (Scandal, Felicity), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1972-07-15 Beth Ostrosky, American model
  • 1972-07-20 Vitamin C [Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick], American singer and actress, born in Old Bridge, New Jersey
  • 1972-07-22 Seth Fisher, American comic book artist and penciller (d.2006)
  • 1972-07-24 Rev. Jen Miller, American performance artist
  • 1972-07-27 Jill Arrington, American sports reporter, born in Conyers, Georgia
  • 1972-07-27 Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian (Bridemaids), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1972-07-28 Ed Templeton, American skateboarder (Toy Machine), born in Garden Grove, California
  • 1972-08-01 D-Von Dudley, American professional wrestler, born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1972-08-02 Jimmy Pop, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang), born in Trappe, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-08-07 Greg Serano, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-08-08 Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • 1972-08-11 Jonathon Prandi, American model
  • 1972-08-13 Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland
  • 1972-08-15 Chris Morrissey, American actor, and film director (Heavy Makeup), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1972-08-15 Matthew Wood, American film sound editor, and actor, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1972-08-16 Emily Strayer (formerly Robison), American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Person of interestCameron Diaz

1972-08-30 Cameron Diaz, American actress (Shrek, The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding), born in Long Beach, California

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz
  • 1972-09-06 Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut
  • 1972-09-06 Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • 1972-09-08 Lisa Kennedy, American political commentator and television personality, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1972-09-10 James Duval, American actor (Donnie Darko), born in Detroit, Michigan

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