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Orlando - Notable Historical Events

Sam SneadFeb 24, 1952

Patty SheehanApr 25, 1982

Betsy KingApr 29, 1984

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Orlando - Historical Events
Date Event
1841-03-22

Cornstarch patented (Orlando Jones)

1951-02-25

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament

1952-02-24

Betty MacKinnon & Sam Snead wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament

1954-02-28

Patty Berg/Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament

1954-07-01

WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-05-29

WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast

1958-02-01

WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1965-03-15

WMFE TV channel 24 in Orlando, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-11-07

St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP

1970-08-15

Patricia Palinkas becomes 1st woman pro football player (Orlando)

1971-10-01

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens

1971-10-07

Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida

1973-01-18

Boston Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda as 1st player signed as a DH

1975-06-09

Tony Orlando & Dawn receives gold record for "He Don't Love You"

1976-09-21

Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet.

1982-04-25

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic

1982-10-01

EPCOT Center opens in Orlando Florida

1983-04-17

Lynn Adams wins LPGA Combanks Orlando Golf Classic

1984-04-29

Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom/Orlando Golf Classic

1984-10-28

15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

1984-10-29

Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) & Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win NY Marathon

1985-08-17

Sara Trollinger forms House of Hope in Orlando

1985-10-27

16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34

1987-04-28

NBA announces expansion to Charlotte NC & Miami Fla in 1988 & Minneapolis Minn & Orlando Fla in 1989

1987-11-04

NBA announces 4 new franchises; Charlotte & Miami for 1988 & Minneapolis & Orlando for 1989

1989-01-29

Orlando Arena opens

1989-11-04

First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106

1990-04-13

4th largest NBA crowd (45,458) see Orlando play at Minneapolis

1990-12-18

NL announces Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St Petersburg, & Wash DC as 6 finalist for 1993 expansion (Miami & Denver win)

1991-03-26

Orlando Thunder beats San Antonio Riders in their 1st WLAF game 35-34

1992-02-09

42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando

1992-06-06

WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)

1994-05-16

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando FL on WTKS 104.1 FM

1995-06-14

49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games

1996-12-04

Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest ponts scored since inception of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57

1997-12-31

Orlando Hernandez, half-brother of pitcher Livan, defects from Cuba

1998-01-18

ABL All-Star Game at Disney complex in Orlando

1998-04-22

Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.

2009-06-14

63rd NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Orlando Magic, 4 games to 1

2016-06-11

Former Voice contestant Christina Grimmie shot dead in Orlando

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Orlando - Notable Birthdays

Tilda SwintonNov 5, 1960

Orlando BloomJan 13, 1977

Orlando - Birthdays
Date Event
1474-09-08

Ludovico Ariosto, Italy, poet (Orlando Furioso)

1583-12-25

Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized

1820-08-03

Luther Orlando Emerson, composer

1823-04-16

Orlando Bolivar Wilcox, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1907

1832-03-07

Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895

1860-05-19

Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19)

1860-05-19

Vittorio Orlando,

1870-01-19

Orlando Hicks, Slippery Slim and the Impersonator

1877-04-30

Fritz von Herzmanovsky-Orlando, Kaiser Joseph und die Bahnwärterstochter

1882-01-25

Virginia Woolf, Orlando

1898-05-24

Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando)

1906-07-14

Orlando Beltran, The Hitch-Hiker

1908-12-25

Quentin Crisp, Orlando

1910-07-24

Charles Leno, Orlando Buys a Farm

1912-02-03

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1914-01-12

Orlando Villas Boas, The Tribe That Hides from Man

1915-10-03

Orlando Silva, Banana-da-Terra

1916-08-18

Hugh Munro, Orlando

1919-04-15

Orlando de la Rosa, My Life Without Me

1919-10-18

Orlando Drummond, O Sarcófago Macabro

1920-07-08

Orlando Orfei, Valley of the Lions

1923-03-28

John Bott, Orlando

1923-08-01

Orlando Dias, 007 1/2 no Carnaval

1925-05-03

Orlando Zumpano, Rosaura a las 10

1925-07-01

Franca Magnani, Freak Orlando

1925-07-09

Orlando Villar, Encontro com a Morte

1928-05-13

Orlando Fernandes, Bonança & C.a

1929-08-02

Orlando Rodríguez, Contra el viento

1932-04-10

Delphine Seyrig, Beirut Lebanon, actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages)

1932-04-13

Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician (d. 1976)

1932-9-19

Lol Coxhill, Orlando

1933-02-02

Orlando 'Cachaíto' López, Buena Vista Social Club

1933-06-02

Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)

1933-06-14

Orazio Orlando, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

1933-11-17

Orlando Peña, Cuban baseball player

1934-06-01

Marianne Orlando, Kristin Commands

1934-09-17

Orlando Cepeda, Giants player (NL MVP 1967)

1935-03-17

Adam Wade, Pitts Pa, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn)

1937-07-06

Mary MacLeod, Orlando

1937-09-17

Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player

1937-9-17

Orlando Cepeda, El Efecto Clemente

1940-08-14

Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)

1944-04-03

Tony Orlando, NYC, singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon)

1944-04-03

Tony Orlando, A Star Is Born

1944-04-06

Felicity Palmer, Orlando

1945-03-04

Jaime Tirelli, NYC, actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four)

1946-12-14

Joyce Vincent Wilson, Detroit Mich, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn)

1947-03-20

Dante Majorana, Orlando sei

1947-05-21

Viktor Stepanov, Orlando

1947-08-01

Leoluca Orlando, Shooting Palermo

1947-10-17

Orlando Paz, Tomás

1947-12-26

Orlando 'Puntilla' Ríos, Calle 54

1948-10-28

Telma Hopkins, Louisville, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters)

1948-12-24

Orlando Costa, Ensinamentos Para a Vida Adulta

1949-08-29

Yuri Vertlib, Orlando

1949-9-19

Sally Potter, Orlando

1950-02-15

Orlando Rojas, Papeles secundarios

1951-11-15

Orlando Gonzalez, Game 1

1953-9-17

Pedro Orlando Torres, Ave de paso

1955-03-13

Patricia J Engfer, general manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando)

1955-08-05

Orlando Carrió, Episode #1.1

1956-07-30

Delta Burke, Orlando Fla, actress (Suzanne-Designing Women)

1957-06-30

Silvio Orlando, The Caiman

1958-07-19

Orfeo Orlando, The Man Who Will Come

1958-08-11

Michael Orlando, Cutting Horse

1959-03-19

Vincenzo Failla, Orlando sei

1959-05-10

Dan Schayes, NBA center/forward (Miami Heat, Orlando Magic)

1959-11-15

Sara Mair-Thomas, Orlando

1959-12-16

Orlando Woolridge, 1984 NBA Slam Dunk Championship

1960-02-25

R. Orlando Duenas, Cast Away

1960-11-05

Tilda Swinton, London England, actress (Orlando)

1961-06-22

Jimmy Somerville, Orlando

1961-09-22

Dot Richardson, Orlando Fla, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)

1961-10-13

Derek Harper, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)

1962-01-22

Orlando Morais, Desejos de Mulher

1962-07-31

Wesley Snipes, Orlando Florida, actor (Passenger 57, Money Train, Blade trilogy)

1962-11-13

Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)

1962-12-06

Angelo Orlando, L'anno prossimo... vado a letto alle dieci

1963-05-17

Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

1963-08-22

Terry Catledge, NBA star (Orlando Magic)

1963-09-11

Gerald Wilkins, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)

1963-11-09

Anthony Bowie, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)

1964-02-15

Mark Price, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Orlando Magic)

1964-05-23

Kenny Gattison, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)

1964-12-17

Joe Wolf, NBA forward/center (Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets)

1965-05-10

Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)

1965-07-04

Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)

1965-10-11

Orlando Hernández, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

1966-02-24

Billy Zane, actor (Orlando, Memphis Belle, Millions, Titanic)

1966-03-22

Brian Shaw, NBA guard (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)

1966-04-03

Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)

1966-04-03

Bo Orlando, Houston Oilers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1966-05-22

Donald Royal, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic)

1966-06-14

Traylor Howard, Orlando Fla, actress (Joy Byrnes-Boston Common)

1966-11-02

Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1966-11-02

Orlando Merced, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros

1967-03-20

Dana Rinehart Dalton, Orlando Florida, Miss Florida-America (1991)

1968-01-20

Nick Anderson, NBA guard/forward (Orlando Magic)

1968-02-09

Derek Strong, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Orlando Magic)

1968-04-10

Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian

1968-04-10

Orlando Jones, Evolution

1968-06-22

Darrell Armstrong, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)

1968-11-21

Antonio Tarver, Orlando Fla, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96)

1968-11-29

Charlotte Valandrey, Orlando

1968-12-23

Stefania Orlando, Episode #16.4

1968-9-26

Orlando Fundichely, Reina y Rey

1969-01-13

Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)

1969-01-19

Orlando Palmeiro, Hoboken NJ, outfielder (California Angels)

1969-01-19

Orlando Palmeiro, 2002 World Series

1969-07-18

Orlando Miguel, Arrastrando el alma

1970-07-19

Brooks Thompson, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)

1970-08-04

Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)

1970-09-15

Danny Ellis, Orlando Fla, golfer (All-American-1990, 92, 93)

1970-12-12

Orlando Brown, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)

1970-12-12

Orlando Brown, Willie Jeffries

1971-03-19

Orlando R. Gonzales, Transformers

1971-04-13

Charles Outlaw, NBA forward (LA Clippers, Orlando Magic)

1971-07-10

Orlando Jordan, Episode dated 29 April 2006

1972-02-04

Nicolle Wallace, Cast of "Straight Outta Compton/Anneliese van der Pol & Orlando Brown

1972-02-08

Cecilia Orlando-Willberg, Madicken på Junibacken

1972-07-18

Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, Memphis, NBA guard (Orlando, Oly-gold-96)

1972-07-21

Orlando Bishop, The Secret Life of the American Teenager

1972-07-28

Orlando Santiago, BearWorld

1972-10-21

Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-10-21

Orlando Thomas, 1995 NFL Draft

1973-02-20

Orlando Antigua, Little Nicky

1973-03-23

David Vaughn, NBA forward (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)

1973-05-28

Orlando Williams-De La Rosa, Behind Enemy Lines

1973-06-09

Orlando Wells, The King's Speech

1973-09-13

Brian Evans, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)

1974-01-20

Calvin Harrison, Orlando Florida, 200m/400m runner

1974-02-09

Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1974-06-04

Johnny Taylor, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)

1974-09-02

Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

1974-11-02

Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball player

1974-11-02

Orlando Cabrera, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1974-11-19

Orlando Fuentes, Ellsworth AFB SD, half-lightweight judoka (Oly-96)

1975-05-10

Helio Castroneves, Helio Castroneves/Ian O'Connor/Orlando Hudson

1975-11-04

Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)

1975-11-04

Orlando Pace, Super Bowl XXXVI

1975-9-14

Savalas Colbert, Orlando's Bed and Breakfast

1976-02-16

Orlando Ortega, Speed Dating 101

1976-02-19

Orlando Hernandez, Argo

1977-01-13

Orlando Bloom, Kent England, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings)

1977-01-13

Orlando Bloom, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

1977-03-05

Wally Szczerbiak, 2009 East Finals Game 5: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

1977-08-29

Roy Oswalt, Helio Castroneves/Ian O'Connor/Orlando Hudson

1977-12-12

Orlando Hudson, American baseball player

1977-12-12

Orlando Hudson, Helio Castroneves/Ian O'Connor/Orlando Hudson

1977-12-16

Jennifer Vargas, Dog Powered Robot/Anthony Cosmano/The Orlando Fringe Festival

1978-05-06

Jude Christian Orlando, Down in the Valley

1978-08-10

Nicole Orlando, Barbara Eden

1979-08-24

Orlando Engelaar, Dutch International Footballer

1979-10-24

Amanda Aardsma, Orlando's Bed and Breakfast

1980-07-10

Isaac Orlando, The Most Dangerous Game

1981-03-28

Erica Oyama, Meet Orlando & the Ladies

1981-05-25

Gerardo Orlando, Kiss Me Lorena

1982-05-11

Jonathan Jackson, Orlando Fla, actor (Lucky-General Hospital)

1985-04-27

Orlando Belisle, Daredevil

1986-02-21

Orlando Yntema, Episode #7.32

1987-11-13

James Joseph Orlando, Behind the Door

1987-12-04

Orlando Brown, Major Payne

1988-01-27

Romane Orlando Robb, Batman #15

1989-9-21

Orlando Eastwood, Crisis

1991-05-10

Ian Chisholm, CVI Orlando: Bringing People Together

Orlando - Notable Weddings

Wayne BradyDec 31, 1993

Orlando BloomJul 21, 2010

Orlando - Weddings
Date Event
1993-12-31

Actor and host Wayne Brady (21) weds Diana Lasso in Orlando

2004-12-30

Boston Red Sox centerfielder Johnny Damon (31) weds Michelle Mangan at Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes Hotel in Orlando, Florida

2007-12-08

Backstreet Boys member Howie Dorough (34) weds longtime girlfriend Leigh Boniello at St. James Cathedral in Orlando, Florida

2008-05-31

"Law & Order" actress Alana De La Garza (31) weds writer Michael Roberts in Orlando, Orange County, Florida

2010-07-21

Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (27) weds British actor Orlando Bloom (33) in a secret ceremony

2012-07-26

NBA guard Rafer Alston (36) weds "Basketball Wives" star Ashley Walker at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida

2013-11-02

'N Sync founding member Chris Kirkpatrick (42) weds his girlfriend Karly Skladany in Orlando, Florida

Orlando - Deaths
Date Event
1181-08-30

Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies

1533-07-06

Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

1625-06-05

Orlando Gibbons, English organist/composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41

1915-09-29

Luther Orlando Emerson, composer, dies at 95

1941-03-28

Virginia Woolf, Orlando

1947-02-10

Orlando Hicks, Slippery Slim and the Impersonator

1952-12-01

Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92

1952-12-01

Vittorio Orlando,

1954-05-27

Herzmanovsky-Orlando, writer, dies

1954-05-27

Fritz von Herzmanovsky-Orlando, Kaiser Joseph und die Bahnwärterstochter

1957-10-02

Orlando Beltran, The Hitch-Hiker

1957-11-15

Orlando de la Rosa, My Life Without Me

1976-09-21

Orlando Letelier, minister Chile, dies

1985-09-25

Orlando Martins, The Nun's Story

1987-12-10

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1988-05-23

Guido Orlando, Breathless

1990-12-18

Orazio Orlando, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

1991-12-22

Orlando Zumpano, Rosaura a las 10

1994-05-03

John Bott, Orlando

1996-10-28

Franca Magnani, Freak Orlando

1998-07-27

Hugh Munro, Orlando

1999-11-21

Quentin Crisp, Orlando

2001-08-11

Orlando Dias, 007 1/2 no Carnaval

2002-05-26

Orlando Carrió, Episode #1.1

2002-12-12

Orlando Villas Boas, The Tribe That Hides from Man

2005-12-27

Viktor Stepanov, Orlando

2007-05-29

Orlando Ortega, Speed Dating 101

2008-08-12

Orlando 'Puntilla' Ríos, Calle 54

2009-02-09

Orlando 'Cachaíto' López, Buena Vista Social Club

2011-09-23

Orlando Brown, Willie Jeffries

2012-05-31

Orlando Woolridge, 1984 NBA Slam Dunk Championship

2012-07-10

Lol Coxhill, Orlando

2014-11-09

Orlando Thomas, 1995 NFL Draft

2015-08-01

Orlando Orfei, Valley of the Lions


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