United States of America in History (Part 74)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7301 - 7,400 of 9,878

  • 1971-11-07 Robin Finck, American guitarist (Guns N' Roses), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1971-11-11 Jennifer Celotta, American TV producer and writer
  • 1971-11-15 Jay Harrington, American actor
  • 1971-11-19 Alice Peacock, American folk singer
  • 1971-11-19 Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • 1971-11-20 Joel McHale, American actor and comedian, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1971-11-23 Lisa Arch, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-11-26 Winky Wright, American professional boxer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-11-27 Kirk Acevedo, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-11-28 Rob Conway, American professional wrestler
  • 1971-11-29 Gregory Byrne, American college administrator
  • 1971-11-30 Ray Durham, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1971-12-01 John Schlimm, American author
  • 1971-12-02 Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor (Rent), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-03 Vernon White, American mixed martial arts fighter (King of the Cage Middleweight Champion; UFC), born in Sparks, Nevada
  • 1971-12-04 Shannon Briggs, American boxer (lineal 1997-98 & WBO heavyweight champion 2006-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-05 Kali Rocha, American actress (Liv and Maddie), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-12-10 Brian Nichols, American spree killer (on trial for rape when he escaped from custody and murdered the judge presiding over his trial, a court reporter, a sheriff's deputy and later a federal agent), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971-12-19 Liz Cho, American television reporter
  • 1971-12-21 Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's), born in Brownsville, Tennessee
  • 1971-12-24 Christopher Daniels, American professional wrestler, born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1971-12-26 Jared Leto, American actor (My So Called Life, Requiem for a Dream), born in Bossier City, Louisiana
  • 1971-12-26 Jonathan M. Parisen, American film director, born in Staten Island, New York City
  • 1971-12-28 Frank Sepe, US bodybuilder, born in Rosedale, New York
  • 1971-12-29 Jay Fiedler, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1971-12-30 Daniel Sunjata, American actor
  • 1972-01-01 DJ Shadow, American DJ and songwriter
  • 1972-01-02 Christopher Lennertz, American composer
  • 1972-01-03 Nichole Nordeman, American singer
  • 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 comedian
  • 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 musician (Foo Fighters)
  • 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, American composer and singer
  • 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 musician (+44 and blink-182)
  • 1972-03-18 Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • 1972-03-18 Nathan Quarry, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • 1972-03-26 Jon Reep, American comedian and actor
  • 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 bassist (Slipknot)
  • 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 singer (Staind), 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 [Affleck], 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 interestThe Rock

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 & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock
  • 1972-05-03 Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter, born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestMike Dirnt

1972-05-04 Mike Dirnt [Michael Ryan Pritchard], American musician (Green Day), 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, American actor
  • 1972-05-16 Khary Payton, American actor
  • 1972-05-21 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper (Life After Death), born in NYC, 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 (Everwood), 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 singer, 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
  • 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

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths