United States of America in History (Part 74)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7301 - 7,400 of 9,753

  • 1972-04-01 Jesse Tobias, American session and touring guitarist (Alanis Morrisette; Morrisey, 2004-present), born in Austin, Texas

Jennie GarthJennie Garth (50 years old)

1972-04-03 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

Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner (50 years old)

1972-04-17 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

Carmen ElectraCarmen Electra (50 years old)

1972-04-20 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

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson (50 years old)

1972-05-02 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

  • 1972-05-03 Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter, born in Chicago, Illinois

Mike DirntMike Dirnt (50 years old)

1972-05-04 American Rock Bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

  • 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 (The Walking Dead; Bobbleheads:The Movie), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 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

Laverne CoxLaverne Cox (50 years old)

1972-05-29 American actress (Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word) and LGBT advocate, born in Mobile, Alabama

Wayne BradyWayne Brady (50 years old)

1972-06-02 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 Rob Huebel, American comedian
  • 1972-06-04 [Domenica] Nikka Costa, American pop and soul singer-songwriter, and musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972-06-05 Chuck Klosterman, American journalist, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • 1972-06-05 Mike Bucci, American professional wrestler
  • 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 (Star Trek), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1972-06-19 Robin Tunney, American actress (The Mentalist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972-06-23 Ron Corning, American television anchor

Selma BlairSelma Blair (50 years old)

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

  • 1972-06-28 Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972-07-06 D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines

Sofía VergaraSofía Vergara (50 years old)

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

  • 1972-07-12 Brett Reed, American rock drummer (Rancid, 1991-2006 - "Time Bomb"), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972-07-13 Sean Waltman, American wrestler
  • 1972-07-15 Beth Ostrosky, American model
  • 1972-07-15 Scott Foley, American actor (Scandal, Felicity), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 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 [James Franks], American rock singer and musician (The Bloodhound Gang - "The Bad Touch"), born in Trappe, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-08-07 Greg Serano, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-08-08 Lüpüs Thünder [Matthew Stigliano], American rock guitarist (Bloodhound Gang, 1994-2008 - "The Bad Touch"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 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

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz (50 years old)

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

  • 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 Kennedy [Lisa Kennedy Montgomery], American political commentator and television personality, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1972-09-10 James Duval, American actor (Donnie Darko), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-09-12 Avijit Roy, Bangladeshi-American activist and blogger, born in Bangladesh (d. 2015)
  • 1972-09-17 Bobby Lee, American comedian and actor (Splitting Up Together), born in San Diego, Californioa
  • 1972-09-18 Michael Landes, American actor (American Summer), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972-09-21 David Silveria, American drummer (KoЯn), born in San Leandro, California
  • 1972-09-27 Craig L. Rice, American Politician
  • 1972-09-28 Dita Von Teese [Heather Sweet], American burlesque artist, born in West Branch, Michigan
  • 1972-10-03 G. Love [Garrett Dutton], American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-03 Lajon Witherspoon, American rock singer (Sevendust), born in Nashville, Tennesee
  • 1972-10-05 Thomas Roberts, American news anchor, born in Towson, Maryland
  • 1972-10-07 Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-10-15 Matt Keeslar, American actor 9The Last Days of Disco), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1972-10-18 Jake Farrow, American actor (Drake & Josh)
  • 1972-10-19 Pras [Prakazrel Michel], Haitian-American rapper, songwriter and producer (The Fugees - "Killing Me Softly"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-10-21 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • 1972-10-22 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • 1972-10-24 Scott Peterson, American murderer, born in San Diego, California

Brad PaisleyBrad Paisley (50 years old)

1972-10-28 American country singer ("Collision of Worlds"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

  • 1972-10-29 Gabrielle Union, American actress, author and activist (Bring it on, Being Mary Jane), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1972-10-29 Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress (Black-ish), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-11-08 Gretchen Mol, American actress, born in Deep River, Connecticut
  • 1972-11-09 Doug Russell, American radio personality, born in Pewaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1972-11-09 Eric Dane, American actor, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1972-11-14 Matthew Bloom, American professional wrestler
  • 1972-11-16 Missi Pyle, American actress
  • 1972-11-17 Kimya Dawson, American singer
  • 1972-11-17 Leonard Roberts, American actor
  • 1972-11-18 Jessica "Jessi" Alexander, American country music singer and songwriter ("The Climb"), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1972-11-18 Robert Shapiro, American politician/humorist
  • 1972-11-21 Rain Phoenix, American singer/actress
  • 1972-11-29 Brian Baumgartner, American actor (Kevin in The Office), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1972-11-29 Larry Joe Campbell, American actor, born in Cadillac, Michigan
  • 1972-11-30 Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor
  • 1972-12-03 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder (10 x Summer X Games gold), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-12-05 Angela Shelton, American actress and screenwriter (Tumbleweeds), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1972-12-07 'Sunny' Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Matawan, New Jersey
  • 1972-12-08 Frank Shamrock, American mixed martial artist, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1972-12-09 Reiko Aylesworth, American actress, born in Evanston, Illinois

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