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Boston - Notable Historical Events

William KiddJul 6, 1699

John HancockNov 5, 1773

Abigail AdamsJun 17, 1788

Harriet Beecher StoweMar 20, 1852

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyOct 25, 1875

H. H. HolmesNov 17, 1894

John Philip SousaApr 13, 1896

Cy YoungMay 5, 1904

Babe RuthJul 10, 1914

Walter JohnsonJul 1, 1920

Ted WilliamsApr 23, 1939

polaroidNov 26, 1948

Bill SharmanNov 22, 1956

Bob CousyFeb 27, 1959

Bill RussellFeb 8, 1960

Red AuerbachJan 12, 1966

Bobby OrrOct 19, 1966

Carl YastrzemskiNov 15, 1967

Phil EspositoDec 22, 1974

Nolan RyanJul 13, 1979

Donna CaponiAug 2, 1981

Roger ClemensMay 20, 1984

Larry BirdMar 12, 1985

Jane GeddesJul 20, 1986

Jari KurriMay 18, 1990

Nelson MandelaJun 23, 1990

Whitey BulgerDec 23, 1994

Joe ThorntonJun 21, 1997

Ray BourqueMar 6, 2000

Cam NeelyJun 16, 2010

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Boston - Historical Events
Date Event
1630-03-22

1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)

1630-09-16

Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

1630-09-17

The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.

1630-10-19

In Boston the 1st general court is held

1631-02-05

Rhode Island, founder, Roger Williams arrives in Boston from England

1634-03-03

1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole)

1635-04-23

Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded

1644-01-18

Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting

1648-10-18

1st labor organization forms in North American colonies (Boston Shoemakers)

1652-06-10

In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America

1656-07-01

1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)

1664-05-28

1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)

1664-07-23

4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston

1672-12-10

NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston

1673-01-01

Regular mail delivery begins between NY & Boston

1673-01-22

Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated

1677-01-21

1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston

1690-09-25

Publick Occurrences, first newspaper in the American colonies (Boston), publishes first & last edition

1699-07-06

Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston

1704-04-17

1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell

1704-04-24

"Boston News-Letter" 1st successful newspaper in US, forms

1704-05-01

Boston Newsletter publishes 1st newspaper advertisement

1716-09-06

1st lighthouse built in north America (Boston)

1716-09-14

1st lighthouse in American colonies lit (Boston Harbor)

1716-11-26

1st lion exhibited in America (Boston)

1731-12-30

1st US music concert (Peter Pelham's great room in Boston)

1733-01-18

1st polar bear exhibited in America (Boston)

1733-07-30

Society of Freemasons opens 1st American lodge in Boston

1735-08-18

Evening Post begins publishing (Boston Mass)

1742-09-24

Faneuil Hall, Boston, opens to public

1743-03-05

1st US religious journal, The Christian History, published, Boston

1743-03-14

1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)

1745-03-09

Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston

1755-11-18

Worst quake in Mass Bay area strikes Boston; no deaths report

1760-03-20

Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings

1762-06-28

1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)

1768-07-18

Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song", America's 1st patriotic song

1768-10-01

British troops under General Gauge land in Boston

1769-09-18

John Harris of Boston, Massachusetts, builds 1st spinet piano

1770-03-05

Boston Massacre, British troops kill 5 in crowd. Native African American Crispus Attucks 1st to die. Later held up as early black martyr. Galvanised anti-British feelings

1772-11-02

Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms

1773-04-27

British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)

1773-11-05

John Hancock is elected as moderator at a Boston town meeting that resolves that anyone who supports the Tea Act is an "Enemy to America"

1773-12-16

Boston tea party incident - Sons of Liberty protesters throw tea shipments into Boston harbour in protest against British omposed Tea Act

1774-03-05

John Hancock delivers the fourth annual Massacre Day oration, a commemoration of the Boston Massacre, and denounces the presence of British troops in Boston, enhancing Hancock's stature as a leading Patriot

1774-03-07

British close port of Boston to all commerce

1774-03-25

British Parliament passes Boston Port Bill

1774-06-01

Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

1775-03-06

1st Negro Mason in north America initiated, Boston

1775-04-20

British begin siege of Boston

1776-03-02

Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston

1776-03-04

The American War of Independence: The Americans capture Dorchester Heights dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.

1776-03-17

British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War

1780-05-05

2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts & Sciences) forms (Boston)

1782-12-29

1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston

1787-05-06

1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston

1787-09-30

1st US voyage around the world - Columbia leaves Boston

1787-10-17

Boston blacks, petition legislature for equal school facilities

1787-11-18

First Unitarian minister in US ordained, Boston

1788-06-17

After a lengthy stay in Europe, John Adams and his wife Abigail Adams return to Boston

1790-08-09

Robert Gray's Columbia Rediviva returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st American ship to circumnavigate the Globe

1796-08-08

Boston African Society establishes with 44 members

1797-09-20

US frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides) launched in Boston

1798-02-02

Federal St Theater, Boston, becomes 1st in US destroyed by fire

1802-02-02

1st leopard exhibited in US, Boston (admission 25 cents)

1808-04-08

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore was promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII.

1809-12-30

Wearing masks at balls forbidden in Boston

1815-03-24

Handel & Haydn Society of Boston founded

1816-12-13

Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston

1818-12-25

Handel's Messiah, premieres in the US in Boston

1820-12-15

1st General pharmacopoeia in US published, Boston

1822-02-23

Boston is incorporated as a city

1822-03-19

Boston, Mass, incorporated as a city

1822-05-01

John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston

1826-02-13

American Temperance Society, forms in Boston

1827-07-23

1st US swimming school opens (Boston Mass)

1829-03-02

New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston

1829-08-16

Siamese twins Chang & Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited

1829-09-28

Walker's Appeal, racial antislavery pamphlet, published in Boston

1829-10-16

Tremont Hotel, 1st US modern hotel opens (Boston)

1831-01-02

Liberator, abolitionist newspaper, begins publishing in Boston

1831-07-04

"America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)" is 1st sung in Boston

1832-01-06

New England Anti-Slavery Society organizes (Boston)

1833-01-08

Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established

1837-02-11

American Physiological Society organizes in Boston

1837-06-11

The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.

1839-03-23

1st recorded use of "OK" [oll korrect] (Boston's Morning Post)

1839-11-27

American Statistical Association organizes in Boston

1842-11-17

Fugitive slave George Latimer captured in Boston

1843-03-14

Boston conducts its 1st town meeting (Faneuil Hall)

1847-06-27

New York & Boston linked by telegraph wires

1848-02-15

Sarah Roberts barred from white school in Boston

1848-11-01

First US women's medical school opens (Boston)

1848-11-23

Female Medical Educational Society forms in Boston

1849-11-15

1st US poultry show opens in Boston

1849-12-14

1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)

1851-02-15

Black abolitionists invade Boston courtroom rescuing a fugitive slave

1851-12-29

1st American Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) chapter opened in Boston Massachusetts.

1852-03-20

Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

1852-12-29

Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants

1854-05-24

Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston

1854-12-05

Aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair

1855-03-24

Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas

1855-04-28

1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston

1858-02-21

Edwin T Holmes installs 1st electric burglar alarm (Boston, Mass)

1858-08-02

1st mailboxes installed in Boston & NYC streets

1860-10-13

1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston

1861-02-22

On a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration

1862-04-21

Ellen Price Wood's "East Lynne" premieres in Boston

1863-01-15

1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

1863-05-28

1st black regiment (54 Mass) leaves Boston to fight in Civil War

1869-05-26

Boston University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

1869-08-23

1st carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in SF, from Boston

1869-10-16

Hotel in Boston becomes 1st to have indoor plumbing

1870-01-20

"City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard

1872-03-07

-8°F (-22°C ) in Boston, MA

1872-11-09

The Great Boston Fire of 1872. Close to 1,000 buildings destroyed

1872-11-19

E.D. Barbour of Boston is awarded the first U.S. patent for the first 'calculator', an adding machine capable of printing totals and subtotals

1874-07-30

1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Phila in British Isles

1875-10-25

The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist.

1875-11-04

Massachusetts Rifle Association is founded in Boston

1876-02-02

Baseball's National League forms with teams in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, Louisville, New York, Philadelphia, St Louis

1876-02-15

Historic Elm at Boston blown down

1876-04-01

1st official NL baseball game (Boston-6, Phila-5)

1876-04-02

Philadelphia A's & Boston Red Caps play 1st NL game, in Phila

1876-04-22

1st NL game, Boston Braves beat Phila Athletics 6-5

1876-05-23

1st NL no-hitter (Joe Borden, Boston)

1877-02-12

1st news dispatch by telephone, between Boston & Salem, Mass

1877-04-15

1st telephone installed: Boston-Somerville, Mass

1877-12-22

"American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

1878-02-11

1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms

1878-05-24

CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston

1878-09-01

1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)

1881-10-22

Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its first concert

1882-12-11

Boston's Bijou Theatre, 1st American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity, 1st performance, Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe"

1883-02-28

1st US vaudeville theater opens (Boston)

1884-03-27

1st long-distance telephone call, Boston-NY

1885-04-30

Boston Pops Orchestra forms

1887-02-14

Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000

1890-09-01

1st baseball tripleheader-Boston vs Pittsburgh

1891-11-10

1st Women's Christian Temperance Union meeting held (in Boston)

1893-01-13

U.S. Marines land in Honolulu from the U.S.S. Boston to prevent the queen from abrogating the Bayonet Constitution.

1893-01-28

Edward Mcdowell's "Hamlet & Ophelia," premieres in Boston

1894-05-14

Fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings

1894-05-16

Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings

1894-11-17

Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

1896-01-07

Fannie Farmer publishes her first cookbook "The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book"

1896-04-13

John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premieres at the Tremont Theatre in Boston,

1897-04-19

1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)

1897-09-01

The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.

1898-04-19

2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00

1898-04-22

Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0

1898-07-08

Phillies' Red Donahue no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0

1898-10-06

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

1899-04-19

3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38

1899-05-24

1st auto repair shop opens (Boston)

1899-12-12

George F Bryant of Boston patents the wooden golf tee

1900-03-08

NL decides to go with 8 teams They exclude Baltimore, Cleveland, Louisville & Washington (in 1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee)

1900-04-19

4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4

1900-07-07

Boston hurler Kid Nichols notches his 300th career victory

1900-08-10

1st Davis Tennis Cup: USA beats British Isles at Longwood Cricket Club in Boston, Massachusetts (3-0)

1900-08-23

National Negro Business League organizes (Boston)

1901-03-12

Ground is broken for Boston's 1st AL ballpark (Huntington Ave Grounds)

1901-04-19

5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6

1901-04-19

James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)

1901-05-08

In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4

1901-10-29

In Amherst, Massachusetts, nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.

1902-03-02

Jimmy Collins, leaves Boston Beaneaters (NL) club to manage AL's new Boston Somersets

1902-04-19

6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12

1903-04-20

7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8

1903-06-25

Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 & 5-3

1903-08-08

3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)

1903-09-17

Boston Pilgrims clinch AL pennant, beating Cleveland, 14-3

1903-10-01

1st baseball World Series, Pittsburgh Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)

1904-04-19

8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of NY in 2:38:04.4

1904-05-05

Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0)

1904-06-21

Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)

1904-08-17

Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0

1904-09-09

Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913

1904-10-10

Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089

1905-02-16

1st US Esperanto club organizes in Boston

1905-04-19

9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4

1905-07-04

Phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game

1905-09-27

Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chicago White Sox, 2-0

1906-04-19

10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45

1906-05-25

After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0

1906-06-09

Boston Beaneaters (NL) end 19-game losing streak beat Cards 6-3

1906-09-01

Joseph Harris (Boston) & Jack Coombs (A's) pitch complete 24 inn game

1907-04-19

11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24

1907-05-08

Boston's Big Jeff Pfeffer no-hits Cin Reds, 6-0

1907-09-30

Cards Ed Konetchy steals home twice & Joe Delahanty also steals home for record 3 steals of home (vs Boston)

1908-04-20

12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2

1908-06-30

Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0

1908-08-13

Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team

1908-09-05

Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0

1908-09-18

Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1

1908-09-24

Robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1

1909-02-18

Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps

1909-04-19

13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of NH in 2:53:36.8

1910-04-19

14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4

1911-04-19

15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6

1911-07-20

Boston Red Sox Smokey Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0

1911-07-29

Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0

1911-08-27

Chicago White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0

1911-09-12

Boston's Cy Young vs Christy Mathewson of Giants, Giants win 9-0

1911-09-25

Ground breaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park

1912-04-19

16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2

1912-10-16

Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series

1913-04-19

17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8

1914-04-20

18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2

1914-07-05

Boston Braves are 15 games back in NL, & win World Series

1914-07-10

Boston Red Sox purchase Babe Ruth from Baltimore Orioles

1914-07-11

Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleve 4-3

1914-07-14

NL's Boston Braves start climb from last place to world series sweep

1914-07-19

Boston Braves begin drive from last to 1st place in NL

1914-09-09

Boston Brave George Davis no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 7-0

1914-09-23

Reds drop their 19th straight game, then beat Boston Braves

1914-09-29

Boston Braves, who were in last place in mid-July, clinch NL pennant

1914-10-13

Boston Braves sweep Phila A's, 1st sweep in World Series history

1915-04-19

19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2

1915-07-18

Boston Braves start move from last place to become world series champs

1915-08-18

Braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1

1915-09-18

Boston Braves trounce St Louis Cardinals 20-1

1915-10-13

Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series

1916-04-19

20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4

1916-06-16

Boston Brave's Tom Hughes 2nd no-hitter beats Pitts, 2-0

1916-06-21

Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0

1916-07-14

St Louis Brown Ernie Koob pitches all 17 inns in a 0-0 tie vs Boston

1916-08-30

Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0

1916-10-12

Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series

1917-04-19

21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2

1918-06-23

Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0

1918-08-01

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings

1918-08-31

Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

1918-09-11

Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series

1919-01-15

2 million gallons of molasses flood Boston MA, drowning 21

1919-04-19

23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4

1919-09-09

Boston's police force forms strike

1919-12-10

NY, Boston, & Chicago, oppose AL resolution accusing Ban Johnson of overstepping his duties

1920-04-19

24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31

1920-05-01

Longest major league baseball game by inninngs - Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings

1920-07-01

Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0

1920-08-20

Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland

1921-04-19

25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of NJ in 2:18:57.6

1921-09-15

WBZ-AM in Boston MA begins radio transmissions

1922-04-19

26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10

1922-09-30

Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1

1923-02-20

Christy Mathewson becomes pres of Boston Braves

1923-04-19

27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

1923-07-07

Cleve Indians beat Boston Red Sox 27-3 with 13 runs in 6th inning

1923-09-07

Boston Red Sox Howard Ehmke no-hits Phila A's, 4-0

1924-01-12

History of Science Society organized at Boston

1924-04-19

28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2

1924-07-17

St Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0

1924-09-24

Boston, Massachusetts, opens its airport

1924-11-01

1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded

1925-04-20

29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6

1925-07-04

44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses

1926-04-19

30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4

1926-05-08

Fire breaks out in Fenway Park, home of Boston Red Socks baseball team

1927-04-13

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties

1927-04-19

31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

1927-05-17

Chicago Cubs beat Boston Braves, 4-3, in 22 innings

1927-05-18

Ritz Hotel opens in Boston

1928-04-19

32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8

1928-09-29

Cardinals win NL pennant with a 3-1 win at Boston

1928-10-12

1st use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)

1928-11-17

Boston Garden officially opens

1928-11-20

Boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0

1929-03-29

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep NY Rangers in 2 games

1929-04-19

33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6

1929-12-03

Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak

1930-01-09

Boston Bruins wins then NHL record 14th straight game

1930-01-12

NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game

1930-03-18

Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game

1930-03-28

1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)

1930-04-03

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 2 games

1930-04-19

34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2

1930-12-13

George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him

1931-04-20

35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8

1931-08-08

Wash Senator Bob Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0

1932-04-19

36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

1932-05-16

Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland & Boston

1932-07-09

Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) forms

1932-10-02

Washington Redskins (as Boston Braves) play 1st NFL game, lose 14-0

1933-02-25

Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox

1933-04-19

37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6

1933-09-23

Yanks commit 7 errors in 1 game but beat Boston 16-12

1934-04-19

38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8

1934-09-18

St Louis Brown Bobo Newsom loses no-hitter to Boston in 10, 2-1

1935-02-26

NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

1935-04-16

Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR

1935-04-19

39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4

1935-05-25

Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs, Boston Braves vs Pirates

1935-06-01

Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2

1935-06-27

Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ

1935-06-30

Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ

1935-09-22

Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115

1935-09-30

Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

1936-01-30

New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname

1936-04-20

40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8

1936-07-07

4th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Braves Field, Boston

1936-08-06

1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs

1936-09-28

Brooklyn & Boston play a penalty free NFL game

1936-12-13

Final Boston Redskin NFL game, lose to Packers 21-6, move to Wash DC

1937-02-13

NFL Boston Redskins move to Wash DC

1937-04-19

41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20

1937-08-18

1st FM radio construction permit issued (W1X0J (WGTR) in Boston MA)

1937-09-08

Yankees trailing 6-1 in 9th, score 8 to beat Boston 9-6

1937-10-25

Casey Stengel signs to manage Boston Bees

1938-02-11

Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to become wrestling champ

1938-04-19

42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8

1938-06-11

Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0

1938-06-16

Boston Red Sox Jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by St Louis Browns

1938-06-19

Reds Johnny Vander Meer extends his string of hitless baseball innings to 21 2/3 before Debs Garms singles for Boston in 4th

1939-02-24

Roy Harris' 3rd Symphony, premieres in Boston

1939-04-16

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1

1939-04-19

43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8

1939-04-23

Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st HR

1939-06-27

Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 2-2, in 23 innings

1940-04-19

44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6

1940-05-14

Boston's Jimmie Foxx HR goes over Comiskey Park's left field roof

1940-05-24

NY Giants rip Boston Bees 8-1 in 1st night game at Polo Grounds

1941-02-25

Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)

1941-03-04

NHL Chicago goalie Samuel LoPresti stops record 80 of 83 Boston shots

1941-04-12

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1941-04-19

45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38

1942-04-19

46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

1942-11-28

492 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston

1943-04-08

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1943-04-19

47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8

1944-01-27

Casey Stengel, manager of the Boston Braves since 1938, resigns Lou Perini, Guido Rugo, & Joseph Maney buy control of Boston Braves

1944-04-18

48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4

1944-04-27

Boston Brave Jim Tobin no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-0

1944-05-15

Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0

1944-06-22

Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn

1945-04-10

NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge

1945-04-19

49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2

1946-04-09

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1946-04-20

50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27

1946-04-23

Bkln Dodger Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0

1946-05-11

1st night game at Boston Braves Field (Giants 5, Braves 1)

1946-07-09

13th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 12-0 at Fenway Park, Boston

1946-07-27

Boston Red Sox Rudy York hits 2 grand slams in 1 game, gets 10 RBIs

1946-09-13

Boston Red Sox clinch AL pennant

1946-10-15

St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 43rd World Series

1947-04-19

51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39

1947-06-18

Cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0

1947-08-20

Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time

1948-01-09

Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston

1948-04-19

52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02

1948-06-09

WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-06-21

WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-09-06

"Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs

1948-09-16

"Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 perfs

1948-09-24

Yanks, Boston & Cleveland are tied for 1st place in AL (91-56)

1948-09-26

Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914

1948-10-11

Cleve Indians beat Boston Braves, 4 games to 2 in 45th World Series

1948-11-26

1st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes the prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras produced for the next 15 years.

1949-04-19

53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8

1950-01-17

The Great Brinks Robbery - 11 men rob $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities from armored car company Brink's offices in Boston, Massachusetts

1950-04-18

Sam Jethroe is 1st black to play for Boston Braves

1950-04-19

54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39

1950-06-08

Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)

1950-08-11

Boston Brave Vern Bickford no-hits Bkln Dodger, 7-0

1950-11-08

Boston Red Sox 1B Walt Dropo wins AL Rookie of Year

1950-11-08

Walt Dropo of Boston Red Sox selected AL Rookie of Year

1950-11-09

Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year

1951-03-02

1st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-94 at Boston

1951-04-19

55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45

1951-05-06

Pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0

1951-09-13

St Louis Cards beat NY Giants 6-4 (rescheduled from 9/12) then at night lose to Boston Braves 2-0

1952-04-19

56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53

1952-05-30

Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves

1952-06-14

Boston Brave Warren Spahn strikes out 18 Cubs in 15 innings

1952-09-15

Braves last game in Boston's Braves Field before move to Milwaukee

1952-12-12

Dallas Texans (former Boston Yanks) play last game, last original team

1953-01-31

NY, Cleveland, & Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues

1953-03-03

Boston Braves, who own Milwaukee minor league franchise, block St Louis Browns attempt to shift their franchise to Milwaukee

1953-03-18

Boston Braves move to Milwaukee

1953-03-18

NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)

1953-03-21

NBA record 106 fouls & 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)

1953-04-12

Keizo Yamada runs fastest marathon to date, at Boston

1953-04-16

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1953-04-20

57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51

1953-06-07

1st color network telecast in compatible color (Boston Mass)

1953-08-31

WKBG (now WLVI) TV channel 56 in Cambridge-Boston, MA (IND) begins

1954-03-04

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, announces the first successful kidney transplant.

1954-04-19

58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39

1954-04-19

7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th

1954-10-30

1st use of 24-sec shot clock in pro basketball (Rochester vs Boston)

1954-12-23

The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

1955-04-19

59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22

1955-05-02

WGBH TV channel 2 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-05-27

Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0

1956-04-19

60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14

1956-07-14

Boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0

1956-07-25

38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston

1956-08-07

Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans

1956-11-22

Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games

1956-12-27

Bill Sharman (Boston) ends NBA free throw streak of 55 games

1957-03-08

1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston

1957-03-19

Indians reject Boston's offer of $1 million for Herb Score

1957-04-16

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1957-04-20

61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05

1957-11-26

WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-01-18

1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)

1958-04-19

62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54

1958-04-20

Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup

1958-05-03

WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits

1958-07-24

Ted Williams is fined $250 for spitting at Boston fans again

1958-08-20

Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0

1959-02-27

Boston Celtic Bob Cousy sets NBA record with 28 assists Boston Celtics score 173 points against Minneapolis Lakers

1959-03-18

Boston Celtic's Bill Sharman begins record of 56 straight free-throws

1959-04-09

13th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics sweep Minn Lakers in 4 games Boston Celtics wins 8th straight title

1959-04-20

63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42

1959-11-22

Boston Patriots enters AFL

1960-02-08

Boston Celtic Bill Russell becomes 1st NBAer with 50 rebounds (51)

1960-04-19

64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54

1960-07-30

1st AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7)

1960-08-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 8.21m

1960-08-30

Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7

1960-09-09

4th American Football League plays 1st game (Denver 13, Boston 10)

1960-10-05

Eastern AL Electra turbo-prop crashed in Boston Harbor (61 die)

1961-01-20

Francis Poulenc's "Gloria," premieres in Boston

1961-04-19

65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39

1961-04-30

1st shuttle flights between Washington DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)

1961-05-27

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' ½"

1961-07-16

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 2"

1961-07-31

31st All Star Baseball Game: 1-1 tie ends by rain at Fenway, Boston

1961-09-30

Bill for Boston Tea Party is paid by Mayor Snyder of Oregon who wrote a check for $196, the total cost of all tea lost

1962-04-18

16th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1962-04-19

66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48

1962-06-14

Albert DeSalvo, better known as the Boston Strangler, murders Anna Slesers, his first victim.

1962-06-26

Boston Red Sox Earl Wilson no-hits LA Angels, 2-0

1962-08-01

Boston Red Sox Bill Monboquette no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0

1963-01-05

San Diego beats Boston 51-10 in AFL championship game

1963-04-10

USS Thresher, a nuclear powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston

1963-04-19

67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58

1963-04-24

17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2

1963-06-18

3,000 blacks boycott Boston public school

1964-01-14

14th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-107 at Boston

1964-04-20

68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59

1964-04-26

18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 1

1964-08-15

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

1964-09-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

1964-10-12

WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin

1965-01-23

Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain

1965-04-19

69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33

1965-04-25

19th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1

1965-09-16

Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0

1965-09-29

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

1966-01-12

Red Auerbach wins his 1,000th game as coach of NBA Boston Celtics

1966-04-18

Bill Russell became 1st black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)

1966-04-19

70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11

1966-04-19

Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon

1966-04-26

Red Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach

1966-04-28

20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1966-10-19

Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins against the Detroit Red Wings

1967-01-18

Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler) sentenced to life in prison

1967-04-16

Yankees beat Boston 7-6 in 18 innings

1967-04-19

71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45

1967-06-02

Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston

1967-08-06

Minn Twin Dean Chance perfect games Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings

1967-08-28

Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus

1967-09-25

WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-10-12

St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series

1967-11-03

Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young

1967-11-15

Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP

1968-04-19

72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Conn in 2:22:17

1968-04-27

Balt Oriole Tom Phoebus no-hits Boston, 6-0

1968-05-02

22nd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2

1969-03-16

Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

1969-03-27

Black Academy of Arts & Letters forms in Boston

1969-04-21

73rd Boston Marathon won by Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan in 2:13:49

1969-05-05

23rd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1969-08-12

Boston Celtics sold for an NBA record $6 million

1969-08-25

Det Lions beat Boston Patriots 22-9 in Montreal (NFL expo)

1970-04-20

74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30

1970-04-20

Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record

1970-05-10

Bobby Orr scores one of the most famous goals in hockey history, an overtime goal that gives the Boston Bruins its first Stanley Cup since 1941

1970-07-14

All star MVP: Carl Yastremski (Boston Red Sox)

1971-01-19

24th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 2-1 at Boston

1971-02-23

Boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak

1971-03-20

Boston Bruins win 13th straight NHL game

1971-03-25

Boston Patriots become New England Patriots

1971-04-19

75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45

1971-08-26

Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history

1972-03-18

Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)

1972-04-17

1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26

1972-04-17

76th Boston Marathon won by Olavi Suomalainen of Finland in 2:15:39

1972-05-11

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 2

1972-06-17

9 firefighters are killed in the Hotel Vendome fire in Boston

1973-01-18

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

1973-04-17

2nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Jacqueline Hansen of CA in 3:05:59

1973-04-17

77th Boston Marathon won by Jon Anderson of Oreg in 2:16:03

1973-07-31

Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later

1974-04-15

3rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman of California in 2:47:11

1974-04-15

78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39

1974-05-12

28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee, 4 games to 3

1974-05-19

Stanley Cup: Phila Flyers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2

1974-10-09

Race riot in Boston due to "bussing"

1974-10-15

National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing

1974-12-22

Phil Esposito, Boston, became 6th NHLer to score 500 goals

1975-01-06

1000 Led Zeppelin fans, waiting overnight inside the lobby of the Boston Garden for tickets to the group's February 4th gig to go on sale, cause a riot and an esimated $30,000 damage

1975-01-07

Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert causing $30,000 damage

1975-04-21

4th Boston Women's Marathon won by Liane Winter of W Germ in 2:42:24

1975-04-21

79th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:55

1975-04-21

Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)

1975-07-18

Jury can't decide on trial of Dave Forbes of Boston Bruins (1st athlete indicted for excessive violence during play)

1975-09-08

Boston begins court-ordered bussing of public schools

1975-10-22

Cin Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series

1975-10-29

Boston's Fred Lynn is the overwhelming choice as AL Rookie of Year

1975-10-30

John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals

1975-11-28

Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins

1976-04-19

5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10

1976-04-19

80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19

1976-06-06

30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2

1977-04-03

Boston Bruin Jean Ratelle scores his 1,000th NHL point

1977-04-18

6th Boston Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman of California in 2:48:33

1977-04-18

81st Boston Marathon won by Jerome Drayton of Canada in 2:14:46

1977-05-14

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1978-04-17

7th Boston Women's Marathon won by Gayle Barron of Ga in 2:44:52

1978-04-17

82nd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:10:13

1978-05-25

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2

1978-09-07

1st game of Boston Massacre, Yanks beat Red Sox 15-3

1978-09-08

2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2

1978-09-09

3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0

1978-09-10

4th game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-4. This ties them for 1st place. Yanks out hit 'em 67-21; score 42-9

1978-09-15

Yanks beat Boston 4-0, Guidry wins # 22, Yanks lead 2½ games

1978-11-07

Boston Red Sox Jim Rice wins AL MVP

1979-01-09

Bobby Orr's #4 jersey is retired by the Boston Bruins

1979-04-16

83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27

1979-04-16

8th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:35:15

1979-06-12

Opening ceremony at Cambridge Buddhist Association meditation in Boston

1979-07-13

Calif's Nolan Ryan & Boston's Steve Renko each lose no-hitters in 9th

1979-10-20

John F Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston

1979-11-11

Boston Court issues occupancy permit for Cambridge Buddhist Center

1980-04-12

Milwaukee beats Boston Red Sox, 18-1 (Cooper & Money hit grand slams)

1980-04-21

84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:12:11

1980-04-21

9th Boston Women's Marathon won by Jacqueline Gareau of Can in 2:34:28 Rosie Ruiz disqualified as women's champ she hadn't run entire course

1980-06-15

Dale Lundquis wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1980-12-09

61°F in Boston at 1 AM

1981-04-20

10th Boston Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe of NZ in 2:26:46

1981-04-20

85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26

1981-08-02

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1981-09-03

Gerald P Remy of Boston gets 6 hits in a baseball game

1981-09-04

Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7, in 20 inn (started 9/3)

1982-01-23

World Airways DC-10 skids at Boston Logan Airport killing 2

1982-02-24

Basketball team Boston Celtics begin 18 NBA game win streak

1982-04-19

11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Ger in 2:29:33

1982-04-19

86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51

1982-08-08

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1983-04-18

12th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:22:43

1983-04-18

87th Boston Marathon won by Greg Meyer of Mass in 2:09:00

1983-05-15

Madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion

1983-08-07

Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1984-04-16

13th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lorraine Moller of NZ in 2:29:28

1984-04-16

88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34

1984-05-20

Boston's Roger Clemens beats Twins, 5-4, for his 1st victory

1984-05-29

Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) & #4 (Joe Cronin)

1984-06-10

38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1984-06-24

Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1984-11-23

Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45

1984-12-01

50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)

1985-03-12

Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points

1985-04-15

14th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lisa Larsen Weidenbach in 2:34:06

1985-04-15

89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05

1985-06-09

39th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2

1985-06-18

Boston Red Sox Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs

1985-07-21

Judy Clark wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1986-04-13

Boston Celtics end season with a 40-1 home win record

1986-04-21

15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55

1986-04-21

90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51

1986-04-29

Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners

1986-06-08

40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2

1986-06-29

Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver

1986-07-15

All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)

1986-07-20

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1986-10-27

NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series

1987-04-20

16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21

1987-04-20

91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50

1987-06-14

41st NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2

1987-07-19

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1987-12-15

"Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, Boston

1988-01-09

August Wilson's "Piano Lesson," premieres in Boston

1988-01-29

Largest NBA crowd-Boston Celtics at Detroit (61,938)

1988-04-18

17th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:24:30

1988-04-18

92nd Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:43

1988-05-08

Amateur referees work NJ Devil-Boston Bruin playoff games, as NHL referees walk-off, due to a restraining order brought by Devils

1988-05-24

Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals

1988-05-26

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1988-06-13

Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East

1988-06-16

Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home

1988-07-17

Colleen Walker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1988-07-27

Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years

1988-08-12

Boston Red Sox set AL consecutive home victories at 23

1988-08-13

Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games

1988-08-14

Detroit beats Sox, 18-6, at Fenway, ends Boston winning streak at 24

1988-10-06

Oakland A's sweep Boston Red Sox in 4 games for AL pennant

1988-10-21

Boston Celtics beat Yugoslavia 113-85 in Madrid

1988-10-23

Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid

1989-04-17

18th Boston Women's Marath won by Ingrid Kristiansen of Nor in 2:24:33

1989-04-17

93rd Boston Marathon won by Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia in 2:09:06

1989-07-23

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1989-08-06

Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8

1990-01-09

Boston Celtics worst ever (6 pts in 2nd vs NJ Nets) & lose 87-78

1990-01-26

Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)

1990-03-18

Largest ever art robbery at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. 13 works valued over $500 million are stolen

1990-03-22

"Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, Boston

1990-04-16

19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23

1990-04-16

94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19

1990-04-28

Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat NY Knicks 157-128

1990-05-15

Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period

1990-05-18

Jari Kurri sets a record for scoring in a Stanley Cup Finals game, registering three goals and two assists vs the Boston Bruins

1990-05-24

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1990-06-23

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.

1990-07-17

Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0

1990-07-29

Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game

1990-08-05

Barb Mucha wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1991-04-15

20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18

1991-04-15

95th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:11:06

1991-09-09

Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland

1991-09-27

1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)

1991-11-13

Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award

1992-03-03

Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April)

1992-03-14

NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape

1992-04-09

Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman

1992-04-20

21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43

1992-04-20

96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14

1993-03-03

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)

1993-03-05

Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

1993-04-19

22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27

1993-04-19

97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33

1993-04-22

Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox

1993-07-12

Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)

1993-09-18

Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, & Yanks rally to beat Boston 4-3

1993-12-15

John Williams final appearance as conductor of Boston Pops

1994-01-01

Carquest Bowl 4: Boston College beats Virginia, 32-13

1994-02-12

20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston

1994-04-18

23rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:21:45

1994-04-18

98th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:07:15

1994-12-23

Fearing arrest by the FBI, Whitey Bulger flees Boston, and successfully hides from law enforcement for the next 16 years

1995-04-17

24th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:25:11

1995-04-17

99th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:09:22

1995-04-21

Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, NY Knicks win 98-92

1995-05-05

Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)

1995-10-07

Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4

1995-11-03

1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100

1996-01-20

46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center Boston

1996-04-01

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Boston MA on WBCN 104.1 FM (morn)

1996-04-15

100th Boston Marathon won by Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2:09:15.9

1996-04-15

25th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:27:12.6

1996-10-26

Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Lit de Justice, Storm Song, Jewel Princess, Da Hass, Boston Harbor, Pilsudski, Alphabet Soup at Woodbine

1997-04-21

101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34

1997-04-21

26th Boston Women's Marathon won by Fatuma Roba of Ethopia in 2:26:23

1997-05-06

Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics

1997-06-21

35th NHL draft Boston picks center Joe Thornton 1st

1997-08-13

Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees

1997-11-03

Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year

1998-01-09

Boston Red Sox Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving

1998-01-18

Boston Celtics retire Robert Parrish's #00

1999-07-13

70th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Fenway Park, Boston

2000-03-06

Long-time Boston Bruin defenseman Ray Bourque is traded to the Colorado Avalanche

2001-10-16

The US Coast Guard lifts a ban on liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers entering Boston Harbor to makes deliveries to Distrigas' Everett LNG terminal that had been imposed on September 26 in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11

2002-05-31

The New Jersey Nets defeat the Boston Celtics 96-88 in Game 6 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Championship, winning the series 4 games to 2 to advance to their first NBA Finals appearance.

2004-10-20

Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to defeat the New York Yankees 4-3 to win baseball's American League

2004-10-27

The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years

2005-11-30

The Boston Bruins trade captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks

2006-02-12

A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow from Washington DC up to Boston, Massachusetts. The storm dumped a record 26.9 inches of snow in New York City.

2007-12-31

The Massive Big Dig construction project in Boston, Massachusetts ends.

2008-06-17

62nd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 2

2010-06-16

Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

2010-06-17

64th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 3

2011-06-22

After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

2013-04-15

3 people are killed and 183 are injured after two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon

2013-04-19

Boston bombing suspects killed and captured in Boston after 4 days

2013-06-24

The Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Boston Bruins to win the NHL Stanly Cup Finals

2013-10-23

Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series

2013-10-24

St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1

2013-10-26

St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1

2013-10-30

The Boston Red Sox defeat the St Louis Cardinals in game 6 to win the MLB 2013 World Series

2013-11-14

Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus five years for his crimes

2014-04-21

Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon

2016-04-19

Two Boston Marathon amputee survivors run 2016 race

2017-04-18

First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70

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Boston - Notable Birthdays

Cotton MatherFeb 12, 1663

Benjamin FranklinJan 17, 1706

Samuel AdamsSep 27, 1722

Ralph Waldo EmersonMay 25, 1803

Edgar Allan PoeJan 19, 1809

Oliver Wendell Holmes JrMar 8, 1841

Louis SullivanSep 3, 1856

Joseph P KennedySep 6, 1888

Rose Fitzgerald KennedyJul 22, 1890

Jack HaleyAug 10, 1898

Red AuerbachSep 20, 1917

Ben BradleeAug 26, 1921

Jack LemmonFeb 8, 1925

Bill SharmanMay 25, 1926

Bob CousyAug 9, 1928

Whitey BulgerSep 3, 1929

Leonard NimoyMar 26, 1931

Sylvia PlathOct 27, 1932

Bill RussellFeb 12, 1934

Carl YastrzemskiAug 22, 1939

Bobby OrrMar 20, 1948

Dave CowensOct 25, 1948

Donna SummerDec 31, 1948

Bill WaltonNov 5, 1952

Larry BirdDec 7, 1956

Raymond bourqueDec 28, 1960

Cam NeelyJun 6, 1965

Uma ThurmanApr 29, 1970

Mark WahlbergJun 5, 1971

Boston - Birthdays
Date Event
1663-02-12

Cotton Mather, Boston Massachusetts, American Puritan minister (Salem witchcraft trials)

1676-03-17

Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (d. 1732)

1706-01-17

Benjamin Franklin, Boston, Mass, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor, (d. 1790)

1722-09-27

Samuel Adams, Boston Massachusetts, US revolutionary and politican (Lt Gov-Mass, 1789-94)

1746-10-07

William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)

1763-08-08

Charles Bulfinch, Boston Mass, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House)

1788-10-23

Sarah Hale, founder (Seaman's Aid Society of Boston)

1791-10-26

Charles Sprague, Boston, banker/poet (Curiosity)

1803-05-25

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston Massachusetts, American essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn)

1809-01-19

Edgar Allan Poe, Boston, author (Pit & the Pendulum)

1834-03-20

Charles William Elliot, Boston, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909)

1836-11-06

Francis Ellingwood Abbot, Boston, theologian (Scientific Theism)

1838-02-16

Henry Adams, Boston Mass, historian, writer (Education of Henry Adams)

1841-03-08

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, Boston Massachusetts, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32)

1844-07-08

Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)

1847-07-13

Roger Wolcott, Admiral Dewey at State House, Boston

1848-10-31

Boston Custer, brother of George Armstrong Custer (d. 1876)

1856-09-03

Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers)

1857-03-23

Fannie Farmer, Boston, Massachusetts, American culinary figure

1858-02-15

William Pickering, Boston, astronomer (9th & 10th moons of Saturn)

1861-10-26

Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881)

1863-06-29

Wilbert Robinson, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1872-05-21

Henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)

1874-07-26

Serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)

1875-04-04

Pierre Monteux, Paris France, conductor (Boston Symph Orch 1919-24)

1876-07-04

William Farnum, Boston MA, actor (Spoilers, Man who Fights Alone)

1880-02-21

Frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers)

1880-9-20

Fred Merkle, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1881-10-19

Jack Boyle, Meet Boston Blackie

1882-05-10

Thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society)

1884-04-07

Jake Daubert, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1884-04-20

Mike Mowrey, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1884-10-09

Helene Deutsch, [Rosenbach], psychoanalyst (Boston)

1884-9-30

Nap Rucker, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1885-10-14

Ivy Olson, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1885-9-22

Jimmy Walsh, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1886-05-02

Larry Cheney, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1886-06-11

Wheezer Dell, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1886-07-29

George Cutshaw, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1887-05-05

Estelle Hemsley, Boston MA

1887-09-16

Nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)

1887-9-04

Tilly Walker, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1888-03-04

Jeff Pfeffer, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1888-04-18

Duffy Lewis, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1888-05-23

Zack Wheat, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1888-09-06

Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy

1889-06-01

Otto Miller, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1889-08-03

Gus Getz, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1889-12-10

Jimmy Johnston, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1890-07-22

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Boston Massachusetts, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted, (d. 1995)

1891-02-18

Sherry Smith, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1892-04-19

Chick Shorten, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1894-09-22

Johnnie Gough, Boston MA, actor (Smooth as Satin, Circus Kid)

1894-11-16

Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], Boston MA, comedienne (Mickey)

1894-12-17

Arthur Fiedler, Boston Mass, conductor (Boston Pops)

1895-08-24

Richard Cardinal Cushing, archbishop of Boston (d. 1970)

1898-01-01

Rosemary Cooper, The Return of Boston Blackie

1898-08-10

Jack Haley [John Joseph], Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)

1899-02-02

Benny Rubin, Boston Mass, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show)

1899-02-27

Ian Keith, Boston MA, actor (Rochefort-3 Musketeers)

1899-08-01

William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)

1900-08-17

Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)

1902-06-23

Howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)

1903-02-21

Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox)

1903-10-17

Jerry Colona, Boston Mass, comedian (Jerry Colona Show)

1904-02-06

Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

1904-09-17

Jerry Colonna, Boston MA, actor (Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore)

1904-11-22

Roland Winters, Boston Mass, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers)

1905-02-10

Walter Brown, Massachusetts US, original owner of the Boston Celtics and important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States

1906-05-11

Kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)

1907-02-09

Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)

1907-08-02

Gerold Frank, The Boston Strangler

1907-09-06

John A Kelly, US marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991)

1907-09-28

Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)

1909-03-25

Dutch (Emil) Leonard, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, 1.01 ERA 1914)

1911-03-11

Alan Gifford, Boston MA, actor (Time Lock, Up Periscope)

1912-05-17

Clarence "Ace" Parker, NFL QB (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks)

1912-09-08

Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy)

1912-10-28

Johnny Holiday, The Boston Teddy Bear Co.

1912-12-03

Charlie Wagner, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1913-01-31

Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)

1913-02-08

Betty Field, Boston MA, actress (Kings Row, Bus Stop)

1914-06-09

Barbara Mullen, Boston MA, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners)

1914-12-03

Irving Fine, Boston Mass, composer (Toccata)

1915-05-04

Curt Conway, Boston MA, actor (Raw Deal)

1915-07-01

Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)

1915-09-29

Ann Nagel, Boston MA, actress (Don Winslow of the Navy)

1917-03-01

Robert Lowell, Boston, Massachusetts, American poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean)

1917-04-01

Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)

1917-09-20

[Arnold] Red Auerbach, Brooklyn New York, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic)

1917-10-15

Jan Miner, Boston Mass, actress (Crime Photographer)

1918-02-12

Dominic DiMaggio, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1918-03-13

Eddie Pellagrini, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1918-03-30

Joseph Allen Jr, Boston MA, actor (Death of a Champion)

1919-01-11

Veda Ann Borg, Boston MA, actress (Avalanche, Accomplice)

1919-03-21

Lois Collier, SC, actress (Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl)

1919-03-30

McGeorge Bundy, Boston, national security adviser (JFK)

1919-08-27

John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)

1919-9-19

Mike Holovak, Boston Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

1920-02-25

Hayes Gordon, Boston MA, actor (Sky Pirates, Dark Room)

1920-08-01

Maria Cole, Boston MA

1921-04-23

Warren Spahn, left-handed pitcher (Boston/Milwaukee Braves)

1921-08-26

Ben Bradlee, Boston, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post)

1921-10-13

Harper MacKay, Boston Mass, orchestra leader (NBC Follies)

1922-01-08

John M. Chester, Four Sisters from Boston

1922-06-13

Mel Parnell [Melvin], New Orleans, Louisiana, Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), (d. 2012)

1922-06-13

Mel Parnell, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1923-03-26

Bob Elliot, Boston, Massachusetts, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life)

1923-05-20

Edith Fellows, Boston, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets)

1923-12-12

Sheila Egan, Two Sisters from Boston

1923-12-23

Ruth Roman, Boston Mass, actress (Sylvia-Knots Landing, Dallas)

1924-05-21

Peggy Cass, Boston MA, actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame)

1924-09-18

Zelda Fichandler, Boston, theater director/producer (Raisin, K2)

1925-02-08

Jack Lemmon, Boston Mass, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing)

1925-09-17

Dorothy Loudon, Boston, Massachusetts, American actress and singer (Garry Moore Show, Annie)

1926-05-25

Bill Sharman, Abilene Texas, Hall of Fame basketball player (Boston Celtics)

1926-11-23

Gloria Alvord, Two Sisters from Boston

1927-01-15

Norm Crosby, Boston MA, comedian (Young at Heart Comedians)

1927-01-25

Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Dysart, SK, CAN, Hall of Fame NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), (d. 2012)

1927-03-23

John Logan, Endicott, NY, MLB shortstop (Boston and Milwaukee Braves), (d. 2013)

1927-07-06

Susan Cabot, Boston, actress (Carnival Rock)

1927-09-15

Norm Crosby, Boston Mass, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club)

1927-11-26

Eve Collyer, The Boston Strangler

1928-03-22

Ed Macauley, NBAer (Boston Celtics)

1928-08-09

Bob Cousy, Manhattan New York, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP)

1928-09-22

Eugene Roche, Boston MA, actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five)

1928-10-25

Jeanne Cooper, The Boston Strangler

1929-02-18

Lou Gorman, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1929-08-20

Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)

1929-09-03

Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], Boston Massachusetts, American gangster

1929-09-25

Kevin White, Boston, Massachusetts, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), (d. 2012)

1929-10-07

Harold Zirin, Boston, Massachusetts, astronomer, (d. 2012)

1929-9-25

Kevin White, The Night James Brown Saved Boston

1930-01-01

Frederick Wiseman, Boston, Massachusetts, documentary filmmaker

1930-12-15

Haywood Sullivan, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1931-03-26

Leonard Nimoy, Boston, actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible)

1931-05-27

James Wilson, Boston, Massachusetts, criminologist ('Zero Tolerance' policing), (d. 2012)

1931-09-03

Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler (d. 1973)

1931-09-25

Barbara Walters, Boston Mass, newscaster (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV)

1931-10-16

Charles W Colson, Boston Massachusetts, presidential adviser (Watergate figure), (d. 2012)

1932-02-08

John Towner Williams, Flushing NY, composer/conductor (Boston Pops)

1932-02-22

Edward M "Ted" Kennedy, Boston Massachusetts Politician (Sen-D-Mass 1962- 2009 )

1932-05-09

Tom Yewcic, Oakland Raiders vs. Boston Patriots

1932-10-27

Sylvia Plath, Boston Massachusetts, American poet (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar)

1933-04-11

Derek Martin, Boston Kickout

1933-05-18

Bob Dee, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots

1933-10-21

Matt Bennett, The Boston Strangler

1933-10-27

Pumpsie Green, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1933-11-15

Jack Burns, Boston Mass, comedian (Burns & Schreiber)

1934-01-16

Richard Wernick, Boston Mass, composer

1934-02-12

Bill Russell, Monroe La, NBAer (Boston Celtics, Oly-gold-56)

1934-07-11

Greg Benedict, The Boston Strangler

1934-08-06

Billy Boston, Welsh rugby league footballer

1934-10-15

Peter Haskell, Boston Mass, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals)

1934-11-15

Joanna Barnes, Boston, actr (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie)

1935-04-14

Joan Darling, Boston, actress (Frieda-Owen Marshall)

1935-07-18

Tenley Albright, Boston Mass, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)

1935-08-19

F Story Musgrave, Boston, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80)

1935-09-01

Seiji Ozawa, Hoten Manchuria, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

1935-10-18

John B Coleman, Boston, hotel magnate (Ritz Carlton)

1936-01-29

James Killilea, Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston

1936-02-04

Gary Conway, Boston Mass, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants)

1936-03-31

Jim Colclough, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots

1936-07-25

Ron Burton, Oakland Raiders vs. Boston Patriots

1936-08-11

Bill Monbouquette, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1936-11-07

Barry Newman, Boston Mass, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli)

1937-04-02

Dick Radatz, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1937-06-08

Bruce McCandless II, Boston, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31)

1937-08-26

Tom Heinsohn, NBA star/coach (Boston Celtic)

1937-10-29

Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)

1938-03-24

Larry Wilson, Boston Patriots vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1938-04-04

A Bartlett Giamatti, Boston, pres of Yale/baseball commish (1989)

1938-05-18

Janet Fish, Boston USA, American realist artist

1938-08-22

Richard Krisher, The Boston Strangler

1938-08-24

David Freiberg, Boston MA, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger)

1938-10-16

Charlie Bivins, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots

1939-01-07

Bob Scarpitto, Boston Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

1939-03-19

Joe Kapp, NFL QB (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)

1939-04-11

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1939-05-09

Ralph Boston, Laurel Miss, long jumper (Oly-gold/sil/brz-60, 64, 68)

1939-05-09

Ralph Boston, Sex Assault on Campus/The Overuse Epidemic/Mariah Stackhouse

1939-06-14

Stew Barber, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots

1939-08-12

Charley Frazier, Boston Patriots vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1939-08-22

Carl Yastrzemski, Southampton New York, Boston Red Sox great (1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame)

1939-10-28

Jane Alexander, [Quigley], Boston, actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer)

1939-11-12

Catherine Killilea, Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston

1940-01-27

Brian T O'Leary, Boston Mass, astronaut

1940-02-04

John Schuck, Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo)

1940-04-08

John Havlicek, Martin's Ferry Ohio, NBA hall-of-famer (Boston Celtics)

1940-05-15

Paul Rudd, Boston Mass, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

1940-07-22

Bake Turner, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1940-10-03

Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)

1940-11-23

Luis Tiant, Cuba, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees)

1941-05-28

Beth Howland, Boston Mass, actress (Vera-Alice, Company)

1941-07-26

Mike Taliaferro, Boston Patriots vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1941-12-17

Jim Kanicki, New York Giants vs. Boston Patriots

1942-02-21

Tom Longo, New York Giants vs. Boston Patriots

1942-04-16

Jim Lonborg, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1942-07-13

Stephen Jo Bladd, Boston Ma, rocker (J Geils Band-Centerfold)

1942-09-29

Madeline Kahn, Boston Mass, actress (Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety)

1942-10-13

Bob Bailey, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1942-9-05

Dave Morehead, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1943-01-14

Ronald Hunter, Boston Mass, actor (Lazarus Syndrome)

1943-03-02

Jim Allison, Boston Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers

1943-06-27

Rico Petrocelli, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1943-07-09

Mike Andrews, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1943-07-12

Paul Silas, NBAer (Boston Celtic, Seattle SuperSonic)

1944-01-17

Denny Doyle, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1944-03-23

George Scott, Greenville, MS, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), (d. 2013)

1944-04-06

John Huarte, Boston Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers

1944-05-01

Marva Whitney, The Night James Brown Saved Boston

1944-07-07

Warren Entner, Boston Mass, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots)

1944-11-10

Dave Loggins, singer (Please come to Boston)

1945-01-07

Tony Conigliaro, Mass, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1945-04-09

Peter Gammons, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1945-07-01

Billy Rohr, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1945-9-13

Rick Wise, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1946-02-21

Bob Ryan, Boston sports columnist

1946-07-06

Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)

1946-08-28

Mike Torrez, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1946-10-14

Frank Duffy, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1947-03-07

Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)

1947-03-10

Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)

1947-03-12

Bill Cappleman, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1947-03-21

Bill Plummer, Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners

1947-03-27

Tom Sullivan, Boston MA, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear)

1947-04-05

Bernie Carbo, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1947-10-13

Jerry Trupiano, Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie

1947-12-01

Elizabeth Baur, The Boston Strangler

1947-12-23

Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)

1947-12-26

Carlton Fisk, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1948-03-12

James Taylor, Boston MA, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof)

1948-03-20

Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)

1948-06-11

Stephen Schnetzer, Boston Mass, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World)

1948-07-06

Brad Park, Scarborough Ontario, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)

1948-10-25

Dave Cowens, Newport Kentucky, NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks)

1948-12-31

Donna Summer, Boston, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), (d. 2012)

1949-03-26

Fran Sheehan, Boston Mass, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)

1949-05-03

Albert Sacco Jr, Boston Mass, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)

1949-08-17

Sib Hashian, Boston Mass, rock drummer (Boston)

1949-10-04

John Wathan, Boston Red Sox vs. California Angels

1950-03-04

Judy Dickinson, Akron OH, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic)

1950-03-30

Grady Little, Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie

1950-08-11

Erik Brann, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003)

1950-11-21

Livingston Taylor, Boston, rocker (I Will be in Love With You)

1950-11-30

Paul Westphal, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns)

1951-03-27

Bobby Lalonde, NHLer (Boston Bruins)

1951-04-29

Rick Burleson, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1951-06-07

Anne Twomey, Boston Ma, actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker)

1951-06-12

Brad Delp, guitarist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)

1951-11-29

Barry Goudreau, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Boston)

1952-02-03

Fred Lynn, Chicago, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore)

1952-11-05

Bill Walton, La Mesa California, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)

1953-06-20

Brian J Duffy, Boston, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92)

1953-08-30

Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)

1953-09-16

Lenny Clarke, Boston, actor (Officer Hampton-John Larroquette Show)

1953-12-14

Joe Toplyn, Boston, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman)

1953-12-31

James Remar, Boston, actor (48 Hours, Rent-a-Cop, Cotton Club)

1954-05-05

Angelo Kimball, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Face To Face)

1955-02-04

Rusty Kuntz, Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners

1955-02-07

Rolf Benirschke, Boston, NFL place kicker/TV host (Wheel of Fortune)

1955-03-02

Dale Bozzio, Boston, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Unknown)

1956-12-07

Larry Bird, West Baden, Indiana, NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star)

1957-01-16

Steve Balboni, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1957-05-25

Hillary Bailey Smith, Boston MA, actress (Nora-One Life to Live)

1957-06-14

Greg Brock, Boston Red Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers

1957-12-19

Kevin McHale, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1958-02-09

Pete O'Brien, Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners

1958-03-24

Bruce Hurst, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1958-04-07

Alexandra Neil, Boston, actress (Rose-Guiding Light)

1958-06-03

Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)

1959-01-09

Otis Nixon, US baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers)

1959-02-15

Joe Hesketh, US baseball player (Boston Red Sox)

1959-02-15

Joe Hesketh, Boston Red Sox vs. California Angels

1959-04-18

Gretha Boston, D.A.W.

1959-05-06

Kate Collins, Boston Mass, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children)

1959-10-06

[Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1959-9-26

Rich Gedman, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1960-12-28

Raymond bourque, Saint-Laurent Quebec, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Boston)

1961-04-19

Spike Owen, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1961-07-26

Gary Cherone, Boston, heavy metal vocalist (Extreme-More Than Words)

1961-9-09

Jim Corsi, Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox

1962-03-19

Ivan Calderon, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1962-08-13

John Slattery, Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau)

1962-08-22

Gene Craig Sauers, Savannah GA, PGA golfer (1986 Bank of Boston)

1962-11-18

Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1963-01-04

Daryl Boston, Colorado Rockies vs. Florida Marlins

1963-03-10

Jasmine Guy, Boston Mass, actress (Whitley-Different World)

1963-03-22

Rich Monteleone, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1963-03-26

William Boston, I, Robot

1963-04-04

Anthony Clark, comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common)

1963-04-10

Jeff Gray, Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

1963-06-25

Mike Stanley, Fort Lauderdale FL, catcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)

1963-07-24

Paul Geary, Boston Mass, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words)

1963-11-19

Justine Greiner, Boston Mass, playmate (February, 1984)

1964-01-03

Luis Rivera, Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox

1964-08-17

Pete McCutcheon, Boston Mass, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Quebec Open)

1965-01-23

Joe Guay, Lewie and Geeno Do Boston

1965-02-03

Maura Tierney, Boston, actress (Lisa-Newsradio)

1965-03-17

Caitlin Bilodeaux, Boston Mass, US fencer (Olympic-92)

1965-03-31

Tom Barrasso, Boston, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)

1965-05-15

Melanie Adams, Boston Kickout

1965-06-06

Cam Neely, Comox British Columbia, NHL forward (Boston Bruins)

1965-07-24

Joe Oliver, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1966-02-04

Marissa Laakso, Boston Mass, Miss Mass-America (1991)

1966-03-03

Wendy Fletcher, Boston Mass, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1993)

1966-03-29

Eric Gunderson, Portland OR, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1966-04-02

Mauro Lannini, The Boston Strangler

1966-05-25

Bill Haselman, Long Branch NJ, catcher (Boston Red Sox)

1966-06-07

Heathcliff Slocumb, Jamaica NY, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1966-06-14

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

1966-08-02

Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], Melbourne, Florida, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year)

1966-08-10

Gerald Williams, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1966-08-18

Bob Zupcic, Boston Red Sox vs. California Angels

1966-08-31

Jeff Frye, Oakland CA, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

1966-09-27

Stephanie D Wilson, Boston Mass, astronaut

1966-12-10

Mel Rojas, New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox

1966-12-14

Bill Ranford, Brandon Man, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Boston)

1967-01-05

Chris Nabholz, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1967-02-01

Tim Naehring, Cincinnati OH, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

1967-02-16

John Valentin, Mineola NY, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

1967-04-03

Pervis Ellison, NBA forward/center (Boston Celtics)

1967-04-13

Dana Barros, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1967-04-24

Dino Radja, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1967-06-02

Mike Stanton, Houston Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)

1967-09-18

Ricky Bell, Boston Mass, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)

1967-11-17

Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl)

1967-11-18

Tom Gordon, Sebring FL, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1967-12-15

Mo Vaughn, Norwalk, Connecticut, American MLB first baseman (Boston Red Sox, MVP-1995)

1968-01-27

Eric Wedge, US baseball catcher (Boston Red Sox)

1968-03-06

Connie Britton, Boston MA, actress (Nikki-Spin City)

1968-04-14

Anthony Michael Hall, Boston Mass, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club)

1968-05-16

Ralph Tresvant, Boston, singer (New Editon)

1968-05-27

Jeff Bagwell, Boston Mass, infielder (Houston Astros)

1968-06-04

Scott Wolf, Boston Mass, actor (Broken Arrow, Party of 5)

1968-08-10

Michael Bivins, Boston, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)

1968-11-29

Dee Brown, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1968-9-26

Brian Shouse, Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox

1969-02-28

Shawn McEachern, Waltham MA, NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Senators)

1969-03-04

Jeff Tinsley, Shelbyville KY, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1969-05-14

David William Wood, Boston, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever)

1969-05-17

Paige Turco, Boston MA, actress (Melanie-Guiding Light)

1969-05-22

Vaughn Eshelman, Philadelphia PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1969-07-24

Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)

1969-07-29

Michael Boston, Sneakers

1969-08-01

Kevin Jarvis, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1969-08-04

Lee O'Leary, Compton CA, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1969-08-16

Becky Delos Santos, Boston Mass, playmate (April, 1994)

1969-08-17

Donald E Wahlberg Jr, Boston, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)

1969-08-31

Nathan Minchey, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1969-11-21

Dahlia Salem, Boston Mass, actress (Sofia Carlino-Another World)

1970-01-07

Todd Day, NBA guard/forward (Boston Celtics)

1970-01-17

Jeremy Roenick, Boston MA, NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes)

1970-04-14

Steve Avery, New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox

1970-04-29

Uma Thurman, Boston Mass, actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction)

1970-06-11

William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

1970-06-25

Aaron Sele, Golden Valley MN, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1970-09-29

Joseph Hudson, Philadelphia PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1970-11-14

David Wesley, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics)

1970-9-28

Mike DeJean, Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles

1971-01-11

Alexander Delgado, Palmerejo Venezuela, catcher (Boston Red Sox)

1971-01-24

Cory Bailey, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1971-04-03

Peter Schwab, Boston, Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

1971-05-18

Rich Garces, Maracay Aragua Venezuela, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

1971-05-18

Rich Garces, Boston Red Sox vs. Oakland Athletics

1971-05-31

Troy Malave, Cumana Venezuela, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1971-06-05

Mark Wahlberg, Boston, Massachusetts, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed)

1971-06-14

Bruce Bowen, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1971-06-25

Michael Tucker, South Boston VA, outfielder (KC Royals)

1971-09-08

Greg Minor, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1971-09-13

Ted Drury, Boston Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

1971-10-03

Sean Duffy, The Real World You Never Saw: Boston + Seattle

1971-10-30

Edward "Ted" Murphy, Boston Mass, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)

1971-11-13

John Francis Zingg, Boston Mass, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)

1971-11-24

Cosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner

1972-03-28

Jonathan Edwards, Boston Mass, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)

1972-04-21

Lori Flick, Boston Massachusetts, Miss America-Massachusetts (1997)

1972-06-20

Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)

1972-07-17

Eric Williams, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics)

1972-08-25

Ramon Reyes, Boston Nightly: Long Term Parking

1972-10-14

Erika de Lone, Boston Mass, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE)

1972-10-24

Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, Boston, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun)

1972-12-07

Jermaine Evans, Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie

1973-01-18

Junior Burrough, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1973-01-19

Chris Stynes, Boston Red Sox vs. Oakland Athletics

1973-02-01

Andrew DeClercq, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics)

1973-02-14

Tyus Edney, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings)

1973-02-24

James Michael Kennedy, Boston, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)

1973-03-06

Terry Adams, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1973-03-28

Camille Solari, Boston Girls

1973-06-10

Pokey Reese, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1973-07-23

Nomar Garciaparra, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1973-08-19

Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1974-01-25

Jonathan Bryan Colling, Boston, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)

1974-02-01

Walter McCarty, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1974-08-29

Brad Boston, Sarnia Ontario, soling yachter (Olympics-96)

1974-08-30

Rich Cronin, Boston Massachusetts, US singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones)

1974-09-13

Travis Knight, NBA center (Boston Celtics)

1974-11-02

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

1975-01-10

Shannon Kavanaugh, Boston Mass, rocker (Ivory Soul)

1975-02-18

Chad Moeller, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1975-02-19

Paul Frey, Boston MA, dance skater (& Ponte-1995 Eastern Jr champ)

1975-04-03

Thomas Hamilton, NBA center (Boston Celtics)

1975-04-04

Scott Rolen, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1975-06-02

Dontae' Jones, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1975-06-18

Harris Michaels, Boston

1975-06-18

Felix Heredia, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1975-07-31

Gabe Kapler, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1975-08-09

Mike Lamb, Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1975-09-08

John Thomas, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1976-04-14

Kyle Farnsworth, Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

1976-05-18

Ron Mercer, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1976-06-27

Chris Woodward, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1976-08-12

Antoine Walker, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

1976-09-25

Chauncey Billups, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)

1976-9-15

Matt Thornton, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1977-01-03

A.J. Burnett, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-01-28

Lyle Overbay, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-03-18

Fernando Rodney, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-06-03

Travis Hafner, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-08-27

Justin Miller, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-12-10

Dan Wheeler, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-9-10

Seth Boston, All Happy Families Are Alike

1977-9-25

Wil Nieves, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1978-10-15

Juan Cruz, Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

1978-9-19

Nick Johnson, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1979-02-09

Akinori Iwamura, Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox

1979-08-10

Brandon Lyon, Boston Red Sox vs. Anaheim Angels

1980-02-16

Boston Russell, Executive Decision

1980-03-17

Doug Relkin, The Boston Strangler

1980-12-30

Eliza Dushku, Boston MA, actress (This Boy's Life, True Lies, Journey)

1980-9-13

Daisuke Matsuzaka, 2007 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Colorado Rockies

1982-03-26

Brendan Ryan, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1982-05-09

Rachel Boston, American actress

1982-05-09

Rachel Boston, (500) Days of Summer

1982-07-23

Joe Mather, Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs

1982-08-19

J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

1982-10-12

Casey McGehee, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1982-11-11

Lil' Dave, [Davis Shelton], Boston Mass, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1983-02-22

Casey Kotchman, Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

1983-03-16

Stephen Drew, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1983-04-08

Eric Patterson, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1983-11-17

Nick Markakis, Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

1984-01-30

Jeremy Hermida, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1986-02-27

Bryan Stefancyk, Boston, Bloody Boston

1986-03-06

Francisco Cervelli, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1986-06-06

Junichi Tazawa, Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

1986-9-28

Kelly Boston, Karlovy Vary Film Festival

1987-11-23

Samantha Boston, Perfect Creature

1987-12-07

Ryan Martin, Boston Girls

1988-04-07

James Marcus Haney, Austin to Boston

1988-05-18

Daniel J. Ford, How to Do a Boston Accent

1988-06-07

Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)

1988-9-20

Steve Lombardozzi, Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

1990-02-16

Connie Boston, Flash vs. Arrow

1992-01-13

John Tesoriero, Audition #3: Boston

1992-10-01

Chuck Laing, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1992-10-01

Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

1996-05-24

Matthew Eappen, Boston Mass, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward

Boston - Notable Weddings

Paul RevereOct 10, 1773

Nathaniel HawthorneJul 9, 1842

D. W. GriffithMar 14, 1906

Henry J. KaiserApr 8, 1907

George S. PattonMay 26, 1910

Boston - Weddings
Date Event
1773-10-10

American revolution patriot Paul Revere (38) weds Rachel Walker in Boston, Massachusetts

1842-07-09

American writer "The Scarlett Letter" Nathaniel Hawthorne (38) marries painter and illustrator Sophia Peabody (33) in the Peabody's home, Boston

1906-03-14

Film director D. W. Griffith (31) weds Linda Arvidson (21) at Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts

1907-04-08

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser (24) weds Bess Fosburgh in Boston, Massachusetts

1910-05-26

US General George S. Patton (24) weds Frederick Ayer's daughter Beatrice Ayer at Beverly Farms Episcopal Church near Boston, Massachusetts

1990-01-26

Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)

1996-04-12

Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church

2002-06-06

Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary

2004-12-30

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

2009-07-11

WWE star John Cena (32) weds Liz Huberdeau in Boston, Massachusetts

2010-07-17

Boston Celtics star player Paul Pierce (32) weds interior-designer Julie Landrum (27) at Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Coast, California

Boston - Notable Deaths

Phillis WheatleyDec 5, 1784

Samuel AdamsOct 2, 1803

Ted WilliamsJul 5, 2002

Boston - Deaths
Date Event
1659-10-27

Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged

1661-03-24

William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston

1732-05-20

Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (b. 1676)

1770-02-22

Christopher Snider, 11, Boston, becomes 1st martyr of US Revolution

1770-03-05

Crispus Attucks, slave, is 1st of 5 killed during Boston Massacre

1784-12-05

Phillis Wheatley, American poet and first published African-American woman, dies in Boston at 31

1803-10-02

Samuel Adams, US revolutionary (Boston Massacre-Tea Party) and politican, dies at 81

1807-12-04

Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston

1865-04-06

Reuben B Boston, US Confederate cavalery colonel, dies in battle

1876-06-25

Boston Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn

1900-12-21

Roger Wolcott, Admiral Dewey at State House, Boston

1924-10-09

Jake Daubert, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1928-10-16

Jack Boyle, Meet Boston Blackie

1929-06-04

Harry Frazee, Boston Red Sox owner from 1916-1923 (b. 1881)

1932-02-29

"Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies

1934-04-07

William Monroe Trotter, African, dies on 62nd birthday in Boston

1934-08-08

Wilbert Robinson, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1947-03-20

Mike Mowrey, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1949-09-12

Sherry Smith, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1953-11-27

Eugene O'Neill, playwright (Nobel 1936), dies in Boston at 65

1956-03-02

Fred Merkle, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1959-09-20

Tilly Walker, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1961-12-06

Rosemary Cooper, The Return of Boston Blackie

1962-03-09

Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59

1962-03-17

Frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82

1962-03-29

Otto Miller, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1962-06-14

Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim

1962-07-03

Jimmy Walsh, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1966-08-24

Wheezer Dell, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1970-11-02

Richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75

1973-11-25

Albert DeSalvo, Boston strangler, stabbed to death in prison

1979-03-26

Jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63

1979-06-17

Duffy Lewis, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

1979-07-10

Arthur Fiedler, orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84

1983-06-10

Paul Yawitz, Confessions of Boston Blackie

1983-09-17

Humberto Madeiros, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 67

1985-07-27

Joseph "Smoky Joe" Wood, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95

1985-08-21

Bob Meading, Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture

1987-04-11

Kent Taylor, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79

1989-10-24

Ollie O'Mara, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1991-03-29

Matt Bennett, The Boston Strangler

1992-01-30

Clemence Gifford, Two Sisters from Boston

1992-02-26

Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of a stroke at 83

1992-11-10

Chuck Connors, US NBA/baseballer/actor (Boston Celtics), dies at 71

1993-07-27

Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27

1994-03-11

Charlie Bivins, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots

1998-09-17

Gerold Frank, The Boston Strangler

1998-12-10

Sheila Egan, Two Sisters from Boston

2000-01-23

Richard Krisher, The Boston Strangler

2002-07-05

Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84

2003-02-12

Haywood Sullivan, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2003-12-27

Ivan Calderon, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

2005-03-16

Dick Radatz, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2006-08-30

Charlie Wagner, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2006-10-11

Eddie Pellagrini, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2007-03-09

Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (b. 1951)

2007-07-12

Mr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (b. 1951)

2008-01-27

Mike Holovak, Boston Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

2008-02-13

Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)

2009-02-28

Johnny Holiday, The Boston Teddy Bear Co.

2011-04-01

Lou Gorman, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2011-12-26

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

2012-01-27

Kevin White, The Night James Brown Saved Boston

2012-03-20

Mel Parnell, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2012-12-22

Marva Whitney, The Night James Brown Saved Boston

2013-05-08

Jeanne Cooper, The Boston Strangler

2013-06-26

Justin Miller, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox

2015-01-25

Bill Monbouquette, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History

2015-07-02

Tom Longo, New York Giants vs. Boston Patriots

2015-12-17

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Kevin White dead at 37

2017-02-15

Ex-Boston Celtics Player, Fab Melo Dies In His Sleep, Aged 26

2017-03-24

Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies aged 67


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