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Historical Events

Events 1 - 87 of 87

1781-09-04 - Los Angeles is founded by 44 Spanish speaking mestizos in the Bahia de las Fumas (Bay of Smokes)
1850-04-04 - City of Los Angeles incorporated
1860-12-17 - Anaheim Township created in Los Angeles County
1880-10-04 - University of California founded in Los Angeles
1881-12-04 - The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.
1895-03-19 - Los Angeles Railway established to provide streetcar service
1902-04-02 - "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California
1904-07-15 - 1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles
1906-04-18 - The Los Angeles Times story on the Azusa Street Revival launches Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
1910-03-23 - 1st race at Los Angeles Motordrome (1st US auto speedway)
1922-03-31 - KFI-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
1922-05-04 - KNX-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
1923-02-22 - 1st successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles California)
1923-07-13 - The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin 1931-01-30 - Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater
1932-07-30 - 10th modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
1932-08-14 - 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes
1935-05-06 - KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
1936-10-09 - Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles
1937-09-10 - Cleveland (Los Angeles) Rams plays their 1st NFL game, lose 28-0
1938-03-02 - Landslides & floods cause over 200 deaths (Los Angeles California)
1938-12-13 - Los Angeles freezes at 28°F
1940-11-10 - Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.
Animator Walt DisneyAnimator Walt Disney 1942-02-08 - Stravinsky's "Danses Concertantes," premieres in Los Angeles
1942-02-24 - The "Battle of Los Angeles" takes place, lasting until the next day.
1943-06-03 - A mob of 60 from the Los Angeles Naval Reserve Armory beat up everyone perceived to be Hispanic, starting the week-long Zoot Suit Riots.
1946-08-23 - 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380)
1946-09-29 - Los Angeles (previously Cleveland) Rams play 1st NFL game in LA
1947-01-15 - The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.
Murder victim Elizabeth ShortMurder victim Elizabeth Short 1947-01-22 - KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1948-02-06 - KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast
1948-09-17 - KCOP TV channel 13 in Los Angeles/Hollywood, CA (IND) begins
1948-10-06 - KHJ TV channel 9 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1949-01-01 - KTTV TV channel 11 in Los Angeles, CA (MET) begins broadcasting
1949-01-11 - Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles
1949-01-16 - KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1949-06-03 - Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)
1949-09-16 - KABC TV channel 7 in Los Angeles, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1952-08-15 - 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
1953-04-29 - The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV.
1954-02-18 - The first Church of Scientology is established in Los Angeles, California.
1954-05-08 - 1st shot-put over 60' (18.29 m)-Parry O'Brien, Los Angeles, CA
1956-01-22 - 30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles
1957-10-08 - Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
1958-02-07 - Dodgers officially become the Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc
1962-09-30 - KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1963-03-25 - KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1965-05-03 - Don Steele, begins a 40+ year radio career at KRTH (Los Angeles California)
1965-08-11 - 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles
1966-03-15 - Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles
1966-06-29 - KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins
1967-04-21 - Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)
Singer Elton JohnSinger Elton John 1970-08-25 - Elton John's 1st US appearance (Los Angeles)
1970-11-04 - Genie, a 13 year old feral child was found in Los Angeles, California having been locked in her bedroom for most of her life.
1972-09-18 - 1st black NL umpire (Art Williams-Los Angeles vs San Diego)
1973-05-29 - Thomas Bradley elected 1st black mayor of Los Angeles, California
1973-10-21 - Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.
1977-02-28 - 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles California)
1977-08-01 - Former Lockheed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers crashes the news helicopter he was flying in Los Angeles
1979-02-07 - Pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles
1981-05-04 - Rockline premieres on KLOS FM in Los Angeles
1984-07-28 - 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
1984-08-12 - 23rd Olympic games close at Los Angeles, Calif
1986-02-01 - KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH
1989-02-08 - 5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles
1989-12-02 - KHJ-TV in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KCAL-TV
1991-07-25 - Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
1992-07-01 - 6.6 earthquake in Big Bear Valley of Los Angeles
1992-08-03 - Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
1994-01-17 - 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
1994-04-17 - "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 72 perfs
1994-06-19 - "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" closes at Cort NYC after 72 perfs
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 1995-10-03 - OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California
1998-02-15 - Dale Eggeling wins Los Angeles Women's Golf Championship
2000-06-19 - Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana Pacers 4-2 in NBA finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal, L.A.
2000-06-19 - 54th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 2
2001-06-15 - 55th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 1
2002-06-12 - Los Angeles Lakers beat New Jersey Nets 4-0 in NBA finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal, L.A.
2002-06-12 - 56th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat New Jersey Nets, 4 games to 0
Basketball Player Shaquille O'NealBasketball Player Shaquille O'Neal 2004-06-15 - 58th NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1
2005-01-10 - A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.
2005-01-26 - Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.
2007-05-01 - The Los Angeles May Day mêlée occurs, in which the Los Angeles Police Department's response to a May Day pro-immigration rally become a matter of controversy.
2008-06-17 - 62nd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 2
2009-06-14 - 63rd NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Orlando Magic, 4 games to 1
2010-06-17 - 64th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 3
2012-05-01 - Guggenheim Partners make the largest ever purchase of a sports franchise after buying the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2.1 billion

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 381

1867-04-11 - Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Schools of Los Angeles County (d. 1928)
1881-09-06 - Leo Carrillo, Los Angeles California, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid)
1886-02-08 - Charlie Ruggles, Los Angeles California, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show)
1891-12-07 - Fay Bainter, Los Angeles California, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair)
1895-11-29 - Busby Berkeley, Los Angeles CA, choreographer
1902-03-29 - Onslow Stevens, Los Angeles California, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life)
1903-08-27 - Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
1905-01-03 - Anna May Wong, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Shanghai Express, Piccadilly)
1905-01-27 - Howard McNear, Los Angeles California, actor (Floyd-Andy Griffith Show, Jetsons)
1906-02-22 - Gale Gordon, Los Angeles California, actor (Conklin-Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy)
1907-11-26 - Frances Dee, Los Angeles California, actress (Of Human Bondage)
1908-05-02 - William Bakewell, Los Angeles California, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)
1908-12-21 - Pat Weaver, Los Angeles California, TV Executive (started Today show)
1910-01-08 - Richard Cromwell, [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], Los Angeles California, actor (Jezebel)
1910-07-11 - Irene Hervey, Los Angeles California, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West)
1911-03-29 - Philip Ahn, Los Angeles California, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu)
1911-05-11 - Doodles Weaver, Los Angeles California, comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers)
1911-12-30 - Jeanette Nolan, Los Angeles California, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian)
1912-09-05 - John Cage, Los Angeles California, composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O)
1913-05-29 - Iris Adrian, Los Angeles California, actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard)
1913-08-21 - Cornelius Johnson, Los Angeles California, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)
1914-02-17 - [Bert de] Wayne Morris, Los Angeles California, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory)
Actor Jackie CooganActor Jackie Coogan (1914-10-26) 1914-10-26 - Jackie Coogan, Los Angeles California, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), (d. 1984)
1916-02-13 - James Griffith, Los Angeles California, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
1917-05-01 - John Beradino, Los Angeles California, actor (Steve Hardy-General Hospital)
1917-06-18 - Richard Boone, Los Angeles California, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel)
1917-12-13 - Dave Street, Los Angeles California, actor/singer (Broadway Open House)
1918-02-25 - Robert Lorimer "Bobby" Riggs, Los Angeles California, US tennis star (US Open 1939, 41)
1918-03-08 - Alan Hale [MacKahan] Jr, Los Angeles California, actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island)
1918-08-08 - Rory Calhoun, Los Angeles California, actor (Capitol, Motel Hell, Bill-Texan)
1918-09-21 - Rand Brooks, Los Angeles California, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin)
1918-09-24 - Audra Lindley, Los Angeles California, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers)
1918-12-02 - Milton Delugg, Los Angeles California, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)
1919-01-13 - Robert Stack, Los Angeles California, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane)
1919-09-02 - Marge Champion, Los Angeles California, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show)
1919-09-16 - Andy Russell, Los Angeles California, singer (Andy & Della Russell Show)
1920-09-01 - Richard Farnsworth, Los Angeles California, actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester)
1921-01-03 - John Russell, Los Angeles California, actor (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo)
1921-04-08 - Virginia O'Brien, Los Angeles California, actress/singer (Gus, Ziegfeld Follies)
1921-04-11 - Virginia O'Brien, Los Angeles California, actress (Francis in the Navy)
1921-12-31 - Lynn Compton, Los Angeles, California, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), (d. 2012)
1922-07-06 - William Schallert, Los Angeles California, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)
1922-09-15 - Jackie Cooper, Los Angeles, California, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman)
1922-12-22 - Barbara Billingsley, Los Angeles California, actress (June-Leave it to Beaver)
1923-10-27 - Ned Wertimer, Los Angeles, California, actor (The Jeffersons), (d. 2013)
1923-11-01 - Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
1923-12-04 - Charles Keating, district attorney (Los Angeles California)
1924-03-31 - Leo Buscaglia, Los Angeles California, "Dr Hug", psycholigist (Love)
1924-05-03 - Mary Carver, Los Angeles California, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon)
1924-07-29 - Robert Horton, Los Angeles California, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena)
1925-09-12 - Dickie Moore, Los Angeles California, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men)
1925-11-28 - Gloria Grahame, Los Angeles California, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man)
1926-06-04 - Nan Leslie, Los Angeles California, actress (Kings Row, Californians)
1926-08-07 - Stan Freberg, Los Angeles California, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie)
1926-08-12 - John Derek, Los Angeles California, actor/director (10, Annapolis Story)
1926-10-06 - Alan Copeland, Los Angeles California, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)
1926-11-11 - Richard Tufeld, Los Angeles, California, voice actor (Lost in Space), (d. 2012)
1926-11-23 - Don Gordon, Los Angeles California, actor (Prentiss-Lucan)
1927-04-30 - Johnny Horton, Los Angeles Ca, rocker
1928-04-08 - John Gavin, Los Angeles California, actor (Back Street, Psycho, Murder for Sale)
1928-05-09 - Richard A "Pancho" Gonzalez, Los Angeles California, tennis star (US 1948-49)
1928-06-20 - Eric Dolphy, Los Angeles California, jazz musician, (d. 1964)
1930-01-31 - Lynn Carlin, Los Angeles California, actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15)
1930-05-01 - Richard Riordan, former mayor of Los Angeles
1931-03-06 - John Smith, Los Angeles California, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men)
1931-08-21 - Nancy Hadley, Los Angeles California, actress (Love That Jill, Joey Bishop Show)
1931-10-30 - Dick Gautier, Los Angeles California, actor (Hymie-Get Smart, Mr Terrific)
American Football Coach Bill WalshAmerican Football Coach Bill Walsh (1931-11-30) 1931-11-30 - Bill Walsh, Los Angeles California, NFL coach (San Fransisco 49ers)
1932-04-08 - John Gavin, Los Angeles California, actor (Felony, Jennifer, House of Shadows)
1932-09-03 - Eileen Brennan, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), (d. 2013)
1932-10-16 - Henry Jay Lewis, Los Angeles California, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59)
1932-11-08 - Richard E Lawyer, Los Angeles California, astronaut
1933-02-08 - Jack Larson, Los Angeles California, actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman)
1933-04-14 - Morton Subotnick, Los Angeles California, composer (Wild Bull)
Actress Elizabeth MontgomeryActress Elizabeth Montgomery (1933-04-15) 1933-04-15 - Elizabeth Montgomery, Los Angeles California, actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched)
1934-02-18 - [Clyde] Skip Battin, Los Angeles California, rocker (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn), (d. 2003)
1934-09-06 - Jody McCrea, Los Angeles California, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town)
1934-12-30 - Russ Tamblyn, Los Angeles California, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks)
1935-02-16 - Kenneth Price, Los Angeles, California, ceramic artist and print maker (Hot Bottoms, Tamed), (d. 2012)
1935-05-27 - Lee Meriwether, Los Angeles California, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones)
1935-11-10 - Pippa Scott, Los Angeles California, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky)
Tennis Player Darlene HardTennis Player Darlene Hard (1936-01-06) 1936-01-06 - Darlene Hard, Los Angeles California, American tennis player
1936-02-27 - Roger M Mahoney, Hollywood Ca, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- )
1936-08-16 - Gary Clarke, Los Angeles California, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne)
1936-11-14 - Cornell Gunther, Los Angeles California, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy)
1936-12-23 - James Stacy, Los Angeles California, actor (Fred-Adv of Ozzie & Harriet)
1937-07-05 - Brooke Hayward, Los Angeles California, author (Haywire)
1937-07-23 - Bruce Surtees, Los Angeles, California, cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), (d. 2012)
1937-12-08 - James MacArthur, Los Angeles California, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0)
1938-01-13 - Billy Gray, Los Angeles California, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best)
1938-01-14 - Jack Jones, Los Angeles California, singer (Love Boat Theme)
1938-01-25 - Etta James [Jamesette Hawkins], Los Angeles, California, singer (Roll with Me, At Last), (d. 2012)
1938-12-28 - Bruce Yarnell, Los Angeles California, actor (Outlaws)
1939-07-15 - Patrick Wayne, Los Angeles California, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis)
1939-12-01 - Dianne Lennon, Los Angeles California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1940-01-27 - James Cromwell, Los Angeles, California, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile)
Actor George TakeiActor George Takei (1940-04-20) 1940-04-20 - George Takei, Los Angeles California, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets)
1940-06-14 - Ben Davidson, Los Angeles California, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), (d. 2012)
1940-06-14 - Jack Bannon, Los Angeles California, actor (Art-Lou Grant, Trauma Center)
1940-07-18 - James Brolin, Los Angeles California, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 81 of 81

Author John SteinbeckAuthor John Steinbeck (1930-01-14) 1930-01-14 - Author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning in Los Angeles, California
1933-06-24 - Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles
1937-11-20 - Actor Jackie Coogan (23) weds actress Betty Grable (20) at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Los Angeles
1941-05-04 - Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley (23) weds Ethel Arnold
1954-11-19 - Actress Vera-Ellen (33) weds millionaire Victor Rothschild at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Los Angeles
1962-06-17 - Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles
1965-05-25 - Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (44) weds Millie Bruce in Los Angeles
Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray RobinsonMiddle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson (1965-05-25) 1973-07-28 - "Charlie's Angels" actress Farah Fawcett (26) weds "The Six Million Dollar Man" actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
1973-07-28 - Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
1974-09-14 - Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California
1976-06-06 - Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Terry Bradshaw (27) weds ice skater Jo Jo Starbuck (25) at Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles
1976-07-07 - NFL running back Walter Payton (21) weds Connie Norwood in Los Angeles, California
1980-07-16 - Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California
Actor Jackie ChanActor Jackie Chan (1982-12-01) 1982-12-01 - Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles
1995-06-10 - Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles
1995-10-14 - "Sleep with Me" actress Meg Tilly (35) weds United Artists studio president John Calley (65) in Los Angeles
1995-10-21 - "Family Ties" actress Meredith Baxter (48) weds screenwriter Michael Blodgett (56) in Los Angeles
1996-12-01 - Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles
1997-09-05 - TV and radio host Larry King (64) weds singer Shawn Southwick (38) at the hospital room in Los Angeles, California
Rapper CoolioRapper Coolio (1997-09-27) 1997-09-27 - Grammy Award winning singer-rapper Coolio (34) weds Los Angeles DJ Josefa Salinas (37) in Las Vegas
1997-10-12 - "Malcom X" actress Angela Bassett (39) weds actor Courtney B. Vance (38) in Los Angeles
1998-05-02 - Actor-comedian Jim Belushi (43) weds Jennifer Sloan (30) at their home garden in Brentwood, Los Angeles
1998-09-27 - "The Mummy" actor Brendan Fraser (30) weds actress Afton Smith (32) at Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
1998-10-25 - "Punky Brewster" actress Soleil Moon Frye (22) weds television producer and actor Jason Goldberg (26) at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California
1998-12-19 - Actress Vivica A. Fox (34) weds singer Christopher Harvest at the Park Plaza in Los Angeles, California
1999-03-20 - "Smallville" actress Annette O' Toole (46) weds "Laverne and Shirley" actor Michael McKean (51) at The Regal Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California
1999-05-30 - "The Goodbye Girl" actor Richard Dreyfuss (51) weds accountant Janelle Lacey in Los Angeles
Singer Victoria BeckhamSinger Victoria Beckham (1999-07-04) 1999-07-04 - Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Adams (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland
1999-07-17 - Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt (36) weds "The Simpsons" voice actor Hank Azaria (35) in Los Angeles, California
1999-09-19 - Chinese martial artist Jet Li (36) weds actress Nina Li Chi (37) in Los Angeles
1999-09-26 - Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York
2000-08-25 - "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles
2000-09-30 - Tennis star player Pete Sampras (29) weds actress and former Miss Teen USA Bridgette Wilson (27) in Los Angeles, California
Tennis Player Pete SamprasTennis Player Pete Sampras (2000-09-30) 2001-05-12 - American actor Eddie Cibrian (28) weds TV personality Brandi Glanville (28) at the beachfront Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
2001-09-01 - "Six Days Seven Nights" actress Anne Heche (32) weds cameraman Coleman Laffoon in Los Angeles, California
2002-05-31 - "NYPD Blue" actress Sharon Lawrence (30) weds doctor Thomas Apostle at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Los Angeles
2002-12-26 - Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (30) weds Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel's Crystal Garden
2003-07-05 - TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos (28) weds Lions Gate Entertainment president Jay Faires at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles, California
2003-09-20 - "Will & Grace" actress Megan Mullally (44) weds actor Nick Offerman (32) in Los Angeles
Basketball Player Shaquille O'NealBasketball Player Shaquille O'Neal (2002-12-26) 2003-10-12 - Actor Danny Nucci (35) weds actress Paula Marshall (39) in Los Angeles
2003-11-22 - Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California
2003-11-29 - Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles
2004-01-12 - Two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (44) weds ABC-TV correspondent Rebecca Rankin in Los Angeles
2004-05-09 - "Underworld" director Len Wiseman (31) weds actress Kate Beckinsale (30) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
2004-08-07 - "The Wonder Years" actor Fred Savage (28) weds commercial real estate agent Jennifer Stone (31) in Los Angeles
Composer Danny ElfmanComposer Danny Elfman (2003-11-29) 2005-05-07 - Lawyer Bobby Shriver (51) weds artist Malissa Feruzzi (41) in Los Angeles
2005-07-30 - Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (49) weds Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes (48) at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles
2005-09-02 - "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (43) weds director and writer Noah Baumbach (36) in Los Angeles
2005-09-24 - "King of Queens" actor-comedian Patton Oswalt (36) weds writer Michelle McNamara in Los Angeles
2005-10-08 - Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (34) weds "Joey" actor Ben Falcone (32) at the Oviatt Penthouse in Los Angeles
2005-12-23 - "Jurassic Park" actress Laura Dern (38) weds musician Ben Harper (36) in Los Angeles
2006-02-03 - "The Science Guy" Bill Nye (50) weds author/oboist Blair Tindall at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles
2006-06-04 - "General Hospital" actor Greg Vaughan (32) weds Dutch actress Touriya Haoud (28) in Los Angeles, California
2006-07-08 - "Good Day L.A." co-host Jillian Barberie (39) weds actor Grant Reynolds in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles
2006-09-02 - "Rodney" actress Jennifer Aspen (32) weds actor David O'Donnell in Los Angeles
2006-12-29 - Comedian Jay Mohr (36) weds "Las Vegas" actress Nikki Cox (28) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
2007-05-05 - Actress and singer Brittany Murphy (29) weds writer and director Simon Monjack (37) at their home in Los Angeles City
2007-07-28 - Comedian and actor Steve Martin (61) weds Anne Stringfield (35) at his Los Angeles home
2007-11-23 - Actress and model Jaime King (28) weds director Kyle Newman (31) at Greystone Park and Manor in Los Angeles
2007-12-08 - "Happy Days" actor and legendary bachelor Scott Baio (46) weds longtime girlfriend Renee Sloan at a luxury high-rise in Los Angeles
Actor Charlie SheenActor Charlie Sheen (2008-05-30) 2008-05-30 - Film actor Charlie Sheen (42) weds socialite Brooke Mueller (30) at a private estate in Los Angeles, California
2008-09-14 - Actor George Takei (68) weds Brad Altman at Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles
2008-09-22 - TV personality and glamour model Kendra Wilkinson (24) weds Philadelphia Eagles NFL player Hank Baskett (26) at Playboy mansion in Los Angeles, California
2009-10-17 - Musician Trent Reznor (44) weds vocalist Mariqueen Maandig in Los Angeles
2010-05-22 - Singer-songwriter and guitarist Alanis Morissette (38) weds rapper Mario Treadway (32) in Los Angeles
2010-07-17 - Actress Khadijah Haqq (29) weds New Orleans Saints defensive end Bobby McCray (29) at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles
Singer-Songwriter Alanis MorissetteSinger-Songwriter Alanis Morissette (2010-05-22) 2010-08-28 - "Pretty Little Liars" actor Chad Lowe (42) weds film producer Kim Painter at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles
2010-09-25 - Actress Emily Deschanel (33) weds writer-actor David Hornsby (34) in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles
2011-01-14 - "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor James Marsters (48) weds longtime girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Los Angeles
2011-12-05 - American game show host and executive producer Jeff Probst (50) weds actress/model Lisa Ann Russell (40) at a private house in Los Angeles
2011-12-17 - "The Descendants" actress Judy Greer (36) weds "Real Time with Bill Mahe"r co-executive producer Dean Johnsen at the Los Angeles Athletic Club
2012-05-05 - Actress Julie Benz (40) weds marketing executive Rich Orosco (39) at the historic John Sowden house in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles
2012-05-07 - Former "Dexter" actress Julie Benz (40) weds marketing executive Rich Orosco (39) at the historic John Sowden house in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles
2012-06-16 - Supermodel Agyness Deyn (29) weds "Avatar" actor Giovanni Ribisi (36) in Los Angeles
2012-06-23 - "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Eric Christian Olsen (35) weds Sarah Wright near Jackson Hole, Wyoming
2012-09-01 - "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams (31) weds real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee (32) in Los Angeles
2012-09-08 - "Big Brother" TV personality winner Rachel Reilly (27) weds fellow Big Brother player Brendon Villegas (32) at the top of AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles
2012-12-15 - "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (38) weds CaCee Cobb (35) in Los Angeles, California
2012-12-31 - "Playboy Enterprises" Chief Creative Officer Hugh Hefner (86) weds glamour model Crystal Harris (26) at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles
Actress Christina ApplegateActress Christina Applegate (2013-02-23) 2013-02-23 - Former "Married … with Children" actress Christina Applegate (41) weds rocker Martyn LeNoble (43) in Los Angeles
2013-06-01 - Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

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1928-06-16 - Dr. Mark Keppel, County Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928 (b. 1867)
1946-08-14 - Susan St James, [Susan Jane Miller], Los Angeles California, actress (Kate & Allie)
1956-11-05 - Art Tatum, African American pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles
1971-03-11 - Roy Glenn, dies in Los Angeles at 56
1973-11-30 - Bruce Yarnell, Los Angeles California, actor (Outlaws), dies at 35
1978-02-28 - Philip Ahn, Los Angeles California, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu), dies at 66
1979-07-16 - James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93
1979-08-09 - Raymond Washington, founder of Los Angeles, California gang, the Crips
1979-10-03 - Charles White, artist, dies at 61 in Los Angeles
1998-06-05 - Sam Yorty, Mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)
American Politician Tom BradleyAmerican Politician Tom Bradley (1998-09-29) 1998-09-29 - Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles, dies at 80
2005-01-15 - Victoria de los Angeles, Catalan soprano (b. 1923)
2007-08-07 - Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931)

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