Today in United States of America History (Part 14)

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Historical Events

Events 1301 - 1,308 of 1,308

2012-04-19 - Levon Helm, American rock musician, dies from throat cancer at 71
2012-05-09 - United States President Barack Obama officially states his support for same sex marriage
2012-05-22 - Philip Philips is crowned the eleventh American Idol
2012-06-17 - American golfer, Webb Simpson, wins the US Open
2012-06-30 - Mid-Atlantic storms in the United States kill 13 and leave millions without power in Ohio, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
44th US President Barack Obama44th US President Barack Obama 2012-07-10 - The American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite for blessing gay marriages
2012-08-28 - Mitt Romney is officially nominated as the United States Republican Party's candidate
2012-09-17 - United States and Japanese government officials agree to put a second missile defence system in Japan

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 8,932

1910-04-22 - Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)
1910-04-28 - Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996)
1910-05-03 - Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
1910-05-12 - Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
1910-05-23 - Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
1910-05-30 - Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
1910-06-07 - Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
1910-06-13 - Mary Wickes, American actress (d. 1995)
1910-06-17 - Red Foley, American musician (d. 1968)
1910-06-18 - E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
1910-06-23 - Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
1910-07-30 - Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
1910-08-01 - Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
1910-08-04 - Anita Page, American actress (d.2008)
Actress Jane WyattActress Jane Wyatt (1910-08-12) 1910-08-12 - Jane Wyatt, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek), (d. 2006)
1910-09-03 - Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007)
1910-10-07 - Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
1910-10-08 - Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)
1910-10-08 - Gus Hall, American union organizer and head of the U.S. Communist Party (d. 2000)
1910-10-12 - Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator (d. 1985)
1910-10-12 - Bob Sheppard, American baseball announcer
1910-10-25 - William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
1910-11-13 - William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
1910-12-02 - Russell Lynes, American art historian, photographer, author and managing editor of Harper's Magazine (d. 1991)
1910-12-07 - Louis Prima, New Orleans Luisiana, American musician (That Old Black Magic)
1910-12-15 - John H. Hammond, NYC, American rock/jazz musician (I Can Tell, So Many Roads)
1910-12-17 - Sy Oliver, American jazz arranger and bandleader (d. 1988)
1910-12-27 - Charles Olson, American poet (d. 1970)
1911-02-03 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor (d. 2006)
1911-02-09 - William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)
1911-02-12 - Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (d. 1968)
1911-03-26 - T. Hee, American animator (d. 1988)
1911-04-21 - Ivan Combe, American inventor (d. 2000)
1911-04-28 - Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
1911-05-10 - Bel Kaufman, American author
1911-05-13 - Robert Middleton, American film and television actor (d. 1977)
1911-06-26 - Babe Didrikson Zaharias [Mildred Ella], Port Arthur, Texas, American athlete (U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame)
1911-06-30 - Czeslaw Milosz, Polish/American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980)
1911-07-09 - John A. Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008)
1911-07-29 - Iakovos, Archbishop of America (d. 2005)
1911-08-01 - Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
1911-08-09 - Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer (d. 2001)
1911-09-02 - Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
1911-09-03 - Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
1911-09-09 - Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972)
1911-09-15 - Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
1911-09-23 - Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)
1911-10-02 - Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
1911-10-09 - Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)
1911-10-30 - Ruth Hussey, American actress (d. 2005)
1911-12-14 - Hans von Ohain, German/American aerospace engineer (d. 1998)
1911-12-15 - Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (d. 1991)
1912-01-20 - Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (d. 1970)
1912-01-30 - Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
1912-02-17 - Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
1912-02-19 - Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
1912-02-25 - Brenda Joyce, American actress
1912-03-04 - Carl Marzani, American documentarian (d. 1994)
1912-03-22 - Karl Malden, Chicago, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express)
1912-04-12 - Walt Gorney, American actor (d. 2004)
1912-04-16 - Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996)
1912-04-16 - Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
1912-04-19 - Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951)
1912-05-03 - Virgil Fox, American organist (d. 1980)
1912-05-13 - Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
1912-05-21 - John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (d. 1986)
1912-06-05 - Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
1912-06-08 - Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
1912-06-19 - Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
1912-07-01 - Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
1912-07-31 - Irv Kupcinet, Chicago Ill, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark)
1912-08-23 - Gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way)
1912-09-05 - Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
1912-09-22 - Martha Scott, Jamesport, Missouri, American actress (Our Town, Ben-Hur)
1912-09-23 - Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
1912-10-22 - Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
1912-10-31 - Ollie Johnston, American animator (d. 2008)
1912-11-11 - Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
1912-11-22 - Doris Duke, NYC, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress)
1912-11-23 - George O'Hanlon, American actor (d. 1989)
1912-12-04 - Pappy Boyington, American pilot (d. 1988)
1912-12-15 - Ray Eames, American designer (d. 1988)
1912-12-18 - Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002)
1912-12-22 - Doris Duke, NYC, heiress (American Tobacco Co)
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon (1913-01-09) 1913-01-09 - Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)
1913-01-14 - Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
1913-01-22 - Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
1913-01-25 - Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
1913-01-29 - Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
1913-02-14 - Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)
1913-03-04 - Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
1913-03-22 - Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
1913-03-30 - Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
1913-04-04 - Muddy Waters, [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man)
1913-04-07 - Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
1913-04-27 - Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
1913-05-01 - Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
1913-05-29 - Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
1913-06-06 - Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
1913-07-11 - Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 3,935

1989-08-30 - Seymour Krim, American journalist, essayist, and literary critic (b. 1922)
1989-09-01 - Tadeusz Sendzimir, American inventor (b. 1894)
1989-09-15 - Robert Penn Warren, American writer (b. 1905)
1989-09-19 - Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (b. 1923)
1989-09-20 - Richie Ginther, American racing driver (b. 1930)
Composer and Lyricist Irving BerlinComposer and Lyricist Irving Berlin (1989-09-22) 1989-09-22 - Irving Berlin, composer (God Bless America), dies at 101
1989-09-29 - Gussie Busch, American brewing magnate (b. 1899)
1989-10-04 - Secretariat, American race horse (b. 1970)
1989-10-09 - Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
1989-10-11 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
1989-10-12 - Jay Ward, American cartoonist (Rocky & His Friends), dies at 69 of kidney cancer
1989-10-23 - Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911)
1989-10-26 - Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)
1989-11-17 - Gus Farace, American gangster (b. 1960)
1989-11-22 - C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
1989-11-25 - Alva R. Fitch, American World War II and Korean soldier (b. 1907)
1989-12-06 - John Payne, American movie actor (b. 1912)
1989-12-11 - Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (b. 1895)
1990-01-03 - Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
1990-01-04 - Harold Edgerton, American electrical engineer (b. 1903)
1990-01-18 - Rusty Hamer, American actor (b. 1947)
1990-01-26 - Lewis Mumford, American historian (b. 1895)
1990-02-08 - Del Shannon, American entertainer (suicide) (b. 1934)
1990-02-27 - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)
1990-03-13 - Bruno Bettelheim, American psychiatrist (b. 1903)
1990-03-19 - Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
1990-04-14 - Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
1990-05-27 - Robert B. Meyner, American politician (b. 1908)
1990-06-03 - Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
1990-07-27 - Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)
1990-08-02 - Norman Mclean, American writer (b. 1902)
1990-08-12 - B. Kliban, American cartoonist (b. 1935)
1990-10-03 - Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano dies in Langhorne, PA
1990-10-10 - Tom Murton, American penologist (b. 1928)
1990-10-16 - Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)
1990-11-15 - Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
Physicist Robert HofstadterPhysicist Robert Hofstadter (1990-11-17) 1990-11-17 - Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
1990-12-16 - Douglas Campbell, American pilot (b. 1896)
1990-12-21 - Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, American aeronautical engineer (Lockheed Skunk Works; b. 1910)
1991-01-11 - Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 85
1991-01-30 - John Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)
1991-01-30 - Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (b. 1907)
1991-02-01 - Carol Dempster, actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
1991-02-03 - Harry Ackerman, American TV executive producer (b. 1912)
Physicist and Electrical Engineer John BardeenPhysicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen (1991-01-30) 1991-02-09 - James Cleveland, American gospel singer (b. 1931)
1991-02-11 - Robert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1922)
1991-02-26 - Slim Gaillard [Bulee], American Jazz singer/songwriter, dies at 75
1991-02-28 - Wassily Hoeffding, American statistician (b. 1914)
1991-03-22 - Dave Guard, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio) (b. 1934)
1991-04-04 - Forrest Towns, American hurdler (b. 1914)
1991-04-23 - Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
1991-04-26 - Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
1991-04-28 - Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (b. 1905)
1991-06-15 - Happy Chandler, American politician and Commissioner of Baseball (b. 1898)
1991-06-24 - Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (b. 1917)
1991-06-27 - Milton Subotsky, American screenwriter (b. 1921)
1991-08-08 - Julissa Gomez, American gymnast (b. 1972)
1991-08-11 - J. D. McDuffie, American NASCAR driver (b. 1939)
1991-09-14 - Russell Lynes, American art historian and magazine editor (b. 1910)
1991-09-26 - Billy Vaughn, American bandleader (b. 1919)
1991-10-11 - Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
1991-10-28 - Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
1991-10-31 - Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
1991-11-10 - William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
1991-11-26 - Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
1991-12-05 - Robert Karvelas, American actor (b. 1921)
1991-12-10 - Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
1991-12-19 - Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
1992-01-24 - Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (b. 1950)
1992-02-02 - Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
1992-03-21 - Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
1992-04-04 - Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
1992-04-28 - Iceberg Slim, American writer (b. 1918)
1992-05-01 - Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
1992-05-12 - Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
1992-05-20 - Roger Keith Coleman, American convict
1992-05-22 - Zellig Harris, American linguist (b. 1909)
1992-05-27 - Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (b. 1890)
1992-06-10 - Zak Hernández, American soldier (b. 1973)
1992-07-09 - Eric Sevareid, American reporter (b. 1912)
1992-08-15 - Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
1992-08-26 - Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
1992-10-07 - Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
1992-10-21 - Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
1992-10-27 - David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
1992-12-13 - Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (b. 1899)
1992-12-25 - Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66
1992-12-27 - Kay Boyle, American writer (Scottsboro: An American Tragedy), dies at 90
1993-01-03 - Johnny Most, American sports announcer (b. 1923)
1993-01-15 - Sammy Cahn, American songwriter (b. 1913)
1993-02-18 - Kerry Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
1993-03-31 - Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (b. 1900)
1993-05-08 - Avram Davidson, American writer (b. 1923)
1993-05-31 - Spuds Mackenzie, American advertisement dog
1993-06-08 - Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (b. 1945)
1993-06-26 - William H. Riker, American political scientist (b. 1920)
1993-06-28 - GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956)
1993-07-07 - Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
1993-07-10 - Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (b. 1924)
1993-08-28 - William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)


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