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Kansas City - Historical Events
Date Event
1864-10-21

Battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City)

1900-01-29

American League organized in Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee & Minneapolis

1914-05-16

American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City

1919-03-18

Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City

1922-05-10

WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions

1933-06-17

Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

1949-10-16

WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-01

KMBC TV channel 9 in Kansas City, MO (MET/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

KCMO (now KCTV) TV channel 5 in Kansas City, MO (CBS) begins

1954-11-04

Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

1954-11-08

AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

1958-08-17

Bonnie Hoffman wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

1958-11-11

AL announces Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959

1961-03-29

KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-08-13

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

1964-02-23

Charlie Finley signs a 4 year lease to keep A's in Kansas City

1967-11-13

NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City

1970-01-11

Super Bowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minnesota Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB

1970-07-31

37th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Kansas City 24, All Stars 3 (69,940)

1973-03-24

Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champ

1978-10-08

Yanks win 3rd straight AL Championship, all against Kansas City

1985-09-29

Deron Cherry, Kansas City vs Seattle, has 4 interceptions!

1999-01-11

Marty Schottenheimer resigns as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs

2012-07-10

83rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-0 at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City

2013-04-25

Kansas City Chiefs select Eric Fisher as the first NFL draft pick

2014-10-15

Kansas City Royals win the MLB 2014 American League Championship Series

2014-10-28

Kansas City Royals defeat the San Francisco Giants 10—0 in the 6th game to tie the 2014 World Series 3-3

2015-10-27

Kansas City Royals beat NY Mets in Game 1 of World Series, 5-4 in 14 innings.

2015-11-01

World Series: Kansas City Royals steal Game 4 from New York Mets

2016-03-12

Police Use Pepper Spray to Disperse Protesters Outside Trump Rally in Kansas City

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Kansas City - Birthdays
Date Event
1841-03-07

William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)

1884-03-16

Harrison Ford, Kansas City, Missouri, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear)

1890-10-01

Alice Joyce, Kansas City MO, actress (Song O' My Heart)

1891-02-01

Edward Small, Kansas City Confidential

1894-06-15

Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)

1903-03-15

Ralph E. Black, Kansas City Confidential

1912-02-03

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1915-11-23

Ellen Drew, [Terry Ray], Kansas City Mo, actress (Isle of Dead)

1916-01-27

Harold Greene, Kansas City Confidential

1916-10-17

Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY)

1918-9-07

Buddy Small, Kansas City Confidential

1920-08-29

Charlie "Bird" Parker, Kansas City Kansas, American jazz saxophonist

1922-09-01

Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)

1924-08-17

Evan Connell, Kansas City, Missouri, author (The Patriot), (d. 2013)

1924-11-08

Ric Hardman, The Kansas City Massacre

1925-02-20

Robert Altman, Kansas City MO, director (Nashville, M*A*S*H)

1929-01-05

Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City)

1931-04-01

Charles Price, Kansas City, Missouri, American Businessman and diplomat, (d. 2012)

1931-10-09

Homer Smith, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1936-05-07

Bobby Joe Green, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1936-9-27

Paul Lowe, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1937-05-14

Dick Howser, shortstop (Kansas City A's), manager (KC Royals)

1939-07-11

Jacky Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1939-11-06

Ernie Wright, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1940-08-03

Pat Holmes, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1941-10-04

Lori Saunders, Kansas City Mo (Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails)

1941-12-25

Dave Parks, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints

1942-03-16

MacArthur Lane, Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1942-10-13

Bob Bailey, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1943-11-26

Jan Stenerud, Norway, NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)

1943-12-17

Ernie Kellermann, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills

1944-03-15

Billy Masters, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1945-11-14

Mike Livingston, Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1945-9-27

Dickie Post, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1946-10-14

Frank Duffy, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1946-9-01

Dennis Partee, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1947-02-10

Butch Morris, Kansas City

1947-04-05

Bernie Carbo, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1947-05-05

Bob Babich, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1947-05-18

Dave Smith, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1948-01-25

Bob Bell, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1948-12-14

Dee Wallace Stone, [Deanna Bowers], Kansas City Kansas, actress (Critters, 10, ET)

1949-06-14

Rochelle Firestone, Kansas City MO, actress (Hellhole)

1949-08-30

Dan Neal, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1949-9-07

Jim Osborne, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-02-04

Barry Pearson, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-03-19

Tony Adams, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-05-20

Victor Lewis, Kansas City

1950-06-29

Bob Parsons, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-07-31

Rick Brainin, Kansas City

1951-04-02

Matt Herkenhoff, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1951-04-14

Noah Jackson, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1951-05-12

Steve Boyd, Kansas City Trucking Co.

1951-07-09

Chris Cooper, Kansas City MO, actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan)

1951-07-18

Bruce Alan Lietzke, Kansas City KS, PGA golfer (1978 Canadian Open)

1951-07-23

Edie McClurg, Kansas City MO, actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family)

1952-03-06

Jimmy Allen, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1952-07-24

Charlie Getty, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1953-03-05

Horace King, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1953-12-26

Bob Bigelow, Kansas City Kings vs. Phoenix Suns

1954-04-03

Mike Pruitt, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1954-08-09

Henry Marshall, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1954-08-19

Ned Yost, Game 5: Kansas City Royals at New York Mets

1954-11-30

Juan Berenguer, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1954-9-10

Russ Bolinger, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1955-01-20

Bill Kenney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1956-01-19

Karl Baldischwiler, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1956-02-22

Amy Alcott, Kansas City MO, LPGA golfer (1983 Nabisco Dinah Shore)

1956-03-29

Paul Coffman, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1956-05-27

Nick Lowery, Kansas City Jazz & Blues; Past, Present & Future

1957-04-15

Nesby Glasgow, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1957-07-19

Cathy Reynolds, Kansas City MO, LPGA golfer (1981 Golden Lights)

1957-08-30

Mike Bell, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1957-10-27

Jeff East, Kansas City, Missouri, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman)

1957-10-31

Lloyd Burruss, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1958-10-30

Joe Delaney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1958-12-13

Tim Irwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1958-12-28

Carlos Carson, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1959-10-16

Kevin McReynolds, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-10-24

Junior Ortiz, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-12-23

Vyto Kab, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1959-12-29

Mervyn Fernandez, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1959-9-12

Deron Cherry, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1960-07-02

Julia Montgomery, Kansas City, Missouri, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds)

1960-07-13

Robert Abraham, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1961-02-06

Carl Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1961-04-26

Curtis Wilkerson, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1961-07-29

Pete Mandley, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1961-10-15

Stephone Paige, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1961-11-08

Eric Martin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-02-20

Adam Schreiber, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-05-30

John Alt, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-08-13

Audray McMillian, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-10-04

Chris James, Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals

1963-01-25

Harry Newsome, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1963-04-10

Jeff Gray, Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

1963-08-05

Louis Cooper, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1963-08-17

J.C. Pearson, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1964-03-07

Jeff Criswell, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1964-05-01

Jose Lind, Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

1964-11-11

Dan Saleaumua, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-01-06

Jose Dejesus, US baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals)

1965-07-12

Michael Stewart, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-08-13

Cris Dishman, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1965-10-07

Todd McNair, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1965-9-10

Brian Washington, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1965-9-11

Jesse Davis, Kansas City

1966-03-25

Jeff Cross, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1966-06-14

Ricky Siglar, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1966-9-10

Kimble Anders, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots

1967-01-01

Derrick Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs: The Complete History

1967-04-16

Charles Evans, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

1967-04-18

Tom Sims, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1967-05-19

John Friesz, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1967-05-21

Tracy Simien, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1968-01-27

Rusty Meacham, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1968-01-31

Doug Pederson, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1968-10-23

Kevin Henry, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1969-03-06

Deems May, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1969-03-14

Greg Biekert, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-03-29

Jeff Blackshear, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

1969-08-22

Hipolito Pichardo, Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals

1969-11-28

Dale Carter, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1970-06-29

Troy Drayton, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1970-10-06

Darren Oliver, Kansas city MO, pitcher (Texas Rangers)

1971-02-14

Lonnie Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1971-9-15

Will Shields, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1972-10-10

Hunter Goodwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1972-9-05

Tom Carter, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Chicago Bears

1973-07-20

Casey Wiegmann, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1973-10-09

A.J. Ofodile, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

1973-11-05

Johnny Damon, Ft. Riley Kansas, baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals)

1974-02-12

Scott McGarrahan, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans

1974-02-25

Tamarick Vanover, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1975-01-14

Shawn Barber, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1975-05-31

Kenny Mixon, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1975-07-29

Seth Greisinger, Kansas City KS, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1975-9-10

Sammy Knight, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1975-9-21

Wayne Hodges, Kansas City Beat

1976-03-03

Eric Warfield, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1976-05-05

Jedd Fisch, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1976-06-17

Eric Hicks, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1976-06-19

Patrick Surtain, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1976-11-01

Kelly Gregg, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1976-12-09

Jim Finn, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-02-18

Brian Waters, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-07-13

Chris Horn, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-11-27

Willie Bloomquist, Kansas City Royals vs. Anaheim Angels

1978-03-19

Greg Wesley, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1978-05-12

Dee Brown, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1978-08-20

Monty Beisel, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans

1978-9-25

Joel Pineiro, Kansas City Royals vs. Anaheim Angels

1980-05-04

Ryan Sims, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1981-01-20

Benny Sapp, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1981-01-25

Reggie Torbor, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1982-05-06

Dustin Colquitt, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1982-11-22

Derrick Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1988-03-03

Jason Worilds, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers

1989-11-21

Adrian Robinson, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers

Kansas City - Deaths
Date Event
1980-12-19

Ralph E. Black, Kansas City Confidential

1983-06-29

Joe Delaney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1983-11-07

Howard Negley, Kansas City Confidential

1985-12-12

Phil Karlson, Kansas City Confidential

1987-12-10

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1993-05-27

Bobby Joe Green, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1994-10-26

Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City), dies at 65

2000-02-08

Derrick Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs: The Complete History

2000-03-26

Harold Greene, Kansas City Confidential

2003-05-21

Buddy Small, Kansas City Confidential

2004-03-02

Steve Boyd, Kansas City Trucking Co.

2008-10-12

Charles Evans, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

2009-06-29

Ric Hardman, The Kansas City Massacre

2011-04-10

Homer Smith, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

2013-01-29

Butch Morris, Kansas City

2015-05-16

Adrian Robinson, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers


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