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Brooklyn - Notable Historical Events

Walt WhitmanJul 4, 1855

Cy YoungOct 6, 1911

Louis BuchalterSep 13, 1936

Leo DurocherJun 9, 1945

Roy CampanellaJul 1, 1948

Adam YauchMay 3, 2013

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Brooklyn - Historical Events
Date Event
1845-01-01

The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn is completed.

1855-07-04

In Brooklyn, New York, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, titled Leaves of Grass, is published.

1861-06-30

CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade

1862-05-15

Union Grounds, Brooklyn, 1st baseball enclosure, opens

1863-10-06

Dr Charles H Sheppard opens 1st public bath, in Brooklyn

1870-01-03

Construction begins on Brooklyn Bridge in New York; completed May 24, 1883

1876-12-05

Fire at Brooklyn Theater kills 295, trampled or burned to death

1883-05-24

Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland

1883-05-30

Stampede caused by a rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge was going to collapse kills 12

1886-07-23

Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge

1887-02-21

1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)

1897-12-31

Brooklyn's last day as a city, it incorporates into NYC (1/1/1898)

1898-01-01

Brooklyn merges with NY to form present City of NY

1900-03-24

New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

1901-11-16

3 autos race on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, fastest speed achieved by Henry Fournier who drives a mile in 51 4/5 seconds

1902-11-18

Brooklyn toymaker Morris Michton names teddy bear after US President Teddy Roosevelt

1903-12-19

Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn & Manhattan

1906-08-01

Brooklyn Dodger Harry McIntire no-hits Pitts for 10 2/3 loses in 13th

1908-11-04

Brooklyn Academy of Music opens in NYC

1911-10-06

Cy Young's farewell appearance in a major league game is a letdown as he loses to Brooklyn 13-3 in a Braves uniform in his 906th game

1912-09-17

Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn & hits 4 singles

1913-04-09

Brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0

1914-09-19

Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2

1915-05-17

Cubs George "Zip" Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st & winds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever

1915-06-22

BMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service

1916-09-07

Giants beat Brooklyn 4-1, to launch NY's record 26-game winning streak

1917-07-01

Robins (Dodgers) play their 1st Sunday game in Brooklyn

1918-11-01

102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn

1919-05-15

Brooklyn Dodgers score 10 runs in 13th to beat Reds 10-0

1920-05-01

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

1920-11-08

Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn

1929-05-01

Brooklyn's Johnny Finn sets 100 yard sack race in 14.4 seconds

1930-09-06

Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8

1930-09-12

Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR

1930-09-24

Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights

1931-09-24

Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks

1934-02-23

Casey Stengel becomes manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

1934-03-20

Female Babe Didrickson pitches hitless inning for Phila A's in exhibition game against Brooklyn Dodgers

1934-10-28

Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game

1936-09-13

Acting on the orders of Louis Buchalter, Murder Inc. killers gun down Joseph Rosen, a Brooklyn candy store owner

1936-09-28

Brooklyn & Boston play a penalty free NFL game

1936-10-07

7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel

1937-05-31

Brooklyn Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak

1937-08-27

Brooklyn Dodger Fred Frankhouse no-hits Cin, 5-0 in 7 2/3 inn game

1938-06-15

1st night game at Brooklyn Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter

1939-06-27

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

1941-09-25

Brooklyn Dodgers win their 1st pennant in 21 years

1941-09-29

Million jam downtown Brooklyn to cheer NL champ Dodgers in a parade

1942-10-29

Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers

1945-04-10

NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge

1945-06-09

Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him

1948-07-01

Brooklyn's Roy Campanella debuts as catcher

1949-07-12

16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

1950-05-25

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel opens in NYC

1950-10-26

Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president

1951-04-19

"Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 perfs

1951-11-01

Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins 1st of his 3 NL MVP

1951-11-01

Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP

1951-12-08

"Tree Grows in Brooklyn" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 267 perfs

1952-05-28

Memphis Kiddie Park opens in Brooklyn, Ohio. The park's Little Dipper roller coaster would become the oldest operating steel roller coaster in North America.

1953-09-12

Brooklyn Dodgers, clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team

1953-12-14

Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax

1955-03-21

Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"

1955-04-21

Brooklyn Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season

1955-09-08

Earliest clinching of an NL pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers)

1955-10-04

Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7

1955-10-07

Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga launched at Brooklyn

1955-12-08

Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins his 3rd MVP Award

1956-02-05

NY Mayor Robert Wagner & Bkln Boro Pres Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build

1956-09-25

Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0

1956-10-08

Don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn

1956-10-31

Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service

1957-01-15

Brooklyn Dodgers sign a new 3 year lease for Ebbets Field

1957-05-28

NL approves Brooklyn Dodgers' & NY Giants' move to west coast

1957-09-24

Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0

1957-10-08

Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles

1960-02-23

Demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913)

1960-12-19

Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Brooklyn (50 die)

1961-05-22

"Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42

1967-04-03

WNYE TV channel 25 in Brooklyn, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-05-05

Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)

1973-06-30

Biggest US tanker "Brooklyn" christened (230,000 ton)

1974-08-20

Brooklyn pitcher Dan Bankhead is 1st black to homer in his 1st at bat

1975-12-14

WCPR (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1976-02-07

FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WCPR (Brooklyn New York)

1977-12-31

WFAT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1979-04-19

FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Brooklyn New York)

1980-09-27

WHOT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins on 1620 AM & 92.5 FM

1985-04-23

Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational

1987-07-23

RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1988-06-30

Brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason

1989-07-06

US marshals & FCC seize pirate radio station WHOT in Brooklyn

1989-09-19

Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens

1989-11-06

US marshals & FCC sieze pirate radio station WJPL in Brooklyn

1991-04-22

Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queens

1992-11-19

"3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances

1992-12-27

"3 From Brooklyn" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 45 perfs

1993-06-01

Brooklyn NY begins recycling

1995-09-09

Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904

1997-02-10

Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991

2007-08-08

An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.

2013-05-03

The Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn is renamed after Beastie Boys' rapper Adam Yauch

2016-08-16

Brooklyn Man Charged With Killing Imam and Assistant Near Mosque

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Brooklyn - Notable Birthdays

Moe HowardJun 19, 1897

Al CaponeJan 17, 1899

Aaron CoplandNov 14, 1900

Willie SuttonJun 30, 1901

Clara BowJul 29, 1905

Leo DurocherJul 27, 1906

Milton FriedmanJul 31, 1912

Vince LombardiJun 11, 1913

Red AuerbachSep 20, 1917

Malcolm ForbesAug 19, 1919

Gene TierneyNov 19, 1920

Roy CampanellaNov 19, 1921

Gil HodgesApr 4, 1924

Jerry StillerJun 8, 1927

Joe GalloApr 7, 1929

Lenny WilkensOct 28, 1937

Joe PepitoneOct 9, 1940

Neil DiamondJan 24, 1941

Barbra StreisandApr 24, 1942

Roy DeMeoSep 7, 1942

Judith SheindlinOct 21, 1942

Billy CunninghamJun 3, 1943

Henry HillJun 11, 1943

Al MichaelsNov 12, 1944

Larry DavidJul 2, 1947

seinfeldApr 29, 1954

Al SharptonOct 3, 1954

Eddie MurphyApr 3, 1961

Adam YauchAug 5, 1964

Adam SandlerSep 9, 1966

Riddick BoweAug 10, 1967

Michael MoorerNov 12, 1967

Jay-ZDec 4, 1969

Brooklyn - Birthdays
Date Event
1806-06-12

John A. Roebling, German-America civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)

1833-03-09

Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)

1859-10-29

Charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)

1863-06-29

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

1875-04-04

Samuel S Hinds, Brooklyn NY

1879-06-30

Walter Hampden, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame)

1880-9-20

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

1881-11-08

Frank Speck, Brooklyn New York, American Anthropologist (Algonquin Tribes and Eastern Woodland Native Americans)

1884-04-07

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

1884-04-20

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

1884-9-30

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

1886-03-18

Edward Everett Horton, Brooklyn New York, American actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show)

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

1887-04-21

Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer

1887-9-04

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

1888-03-04

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

1888-05-23

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

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

1890-03-20

Brooklyn Keller, Vengeance Is Mine!

1891-01-17

Marjorie Gateson, Brooklyn New York, American actress (One Man's Family)

1891-02-18

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

1892-02-09

Peggy Wood, Brooklyn New York, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama)

1892-04-19

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

1893-06-23

Donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma)

1893-12-25

Fred Hillebrand, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Martin Kane)

1894-09-26

Gladys Brockwell, Brooklyn NY, actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist)

1894-10-04

Cliff Hall, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Crime Photographer)

1895-09-12

Alice Lake, Brooklyn NY, silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked)

1896-12-28

Roger Huntington Sessions, Brooklyn NY, composer (Black Masks)

1897-06-19

Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Brooklyn New York, American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges)

1897-06-26

Viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)

1898-04-19

Constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance)

1898-12-30

Vincent Lopez, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)

1899-01-17

Al Capone, Brooklyn New York, American gangster (Chicago bootlegging)

1899-10-23

Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)

1900-06-11

Lawrence E Spivak, Brooklyn New York, American news panelist (Meet the Press)

1900-11-14

Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, New York, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990)

1901-02-02

Connie Gilchrist, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Cry Havoc, Letter to 3 Wives)

1901-06-30

Willie Sutton, Brooklyn New York, American bank robber

1901-09-05

Florence Elridge, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night)

1901-11-02

James Dunn, NYC, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life)

1902-02-14

Thelma Ritter, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Miracle on 34th Street)

1902-08-11

Lloyd Nolan, SF California, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place)

1903-06-26

Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)

1903-09-29

Ted Decorsia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon)

1903-11-10

Billie Haywood, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1904-01-21

Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men)

1904-02-01

S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)

1904-05-15

Clifton Fadiman, Brooklyn New York, American TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids)

1904-12-20

Albert Van Dekker, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dr Cyclops, Beau Gesture)

1905-07-17

William Gargan, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen)

1905-07-29

Clara Bow, Brooklyn New York, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), (d. 1965)

1906-04-16

Marion Lloyd Vince, Brooklyn New York, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31)

1906-07-27

Leo Durocher, Mass, baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants)

1906-12-15

Betty Smith, novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)

1907-04-23

Dolph Camilli, Whistling in Brooklyn

1907-07-21

Ross Alexander, Brooklyn NY, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood)

1908-01-27

Hot Lips Page, Last Exit to Brooklyn

1908-03-26

Hank Sylvern, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)

1908-07-23

Karl Swenson, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)

1908-09-10

Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Brooklyn New York, American composer ('The Toy Trumpet')

1909-01-05

Leo 'Ukie' Sherin, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1909-12-22

Alan Carney, [David Boughal], Brooklyn NY, actor (Zombies on Broadway)

1910-02-23

Stanley Paley, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1910-10-23

Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie)

1910-10-27

Maurice Duke, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1910-12-18

Abe Burrows, Brooklyn New York, American Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY)

1910-12-27

Harry Saz, Whistling in Brooklyn

1911-01-06

Joey Adams, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact)

1911-05-18

Sigrid Gurie, Brooklyn NY, actor (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee)

1911-05-20

Gardner Fox, Brooklyn, New York, American sci-fi author (Atom, Hawkman, Zatanna)

1912-01-29

"Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)

1912-05-11

Phil Silvers, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show)

1912-05-17

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

1912-06-19

Jerry Jerome, Brooklyn New York, American saxophonist (Words & Music)

1912-06-22

June Carroll, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1912-07-31

Milton Friedman, Brooklyn New York, economist (Nobel 1976), (d. 2006)

1912-08-08

Daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8)

1912-11-13

Alex Kampouris, Whistling in Brooklyn

1912-12-23

Pat Ankenman, Whistling in Brooklyn

1913-01-18

Danny Kaye, Brooklyn New York, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show)

1913-03-29

Phil Foster, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley)

1913-06-02

Bert Farber, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone)

1913-06-11

Vince Lombardi, Brooklyn New York, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers)

1913-06-23

Helen Humes, Last Exit to Brooklyn

1913-08-01

Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)

1913-08-28

Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], Brooklyn NY, Tenor (NY Met Opera)

1913-10-10

Johnny Downs, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Manhattan Showcase)

1913-11-13

Alexander Scourby, Brooklyn, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant)

1914-01-24

Sanford Green, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1914-09-16

Allen Funt, Brooklyn New York, American TV host & creator (Candid Camera)

1914-10-07

Alfred Drake, [Capurro], Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate)

1914-12-12

Buzzie Bavasi, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

1915-01-19

Alvy West, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)

1915-02-28

Zero "Samuel" Mostel, Brooklyn, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

1915-03-27

Newt Kimball, Whistling in Brooklyn

1915-10-14

Max Macon, Whistling in Brooklyn

1915-12-07

Eli Wallach, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Magnificent 7, Misfits, People Next Door)

1916-01-09

Vic Mizzy, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show)

1916-02-20

Jackie Gleason, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)

1916-03-26

Vic Schoen, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show)

1916-04-04

Mickey Owen, Whistling in Brooklyn

1916-04-21

Sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)

1916-05-15

Bill Williams, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels)

1916-9-03

Eddie Stanky, Brooklyn, I Love You

1917-01-01

Sherle North, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1917-05-28

Barry Commoner, Brooklyn NY, biologist (Science & Survival)

1917-06-04

Robert Merrill, Brooklyn New York, American baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera)

1917-06-30

Lena Horne, Brooklyn New York, American actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz)

1917-09-20

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

1917-11-23

George O'Hanlon, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson)

1918-03-09

Mickey Spillane, [Frank], Brooklyn NY, mystery writer (I the Jury)

1918-09-25

Phil Rizzuto, Brooklyn New York, American sportscaster/shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950)

1918-11-09

Howard Shanet, Brooklyn NY, conductor (Night of the Tropics)

1919-01-24

Leon Kirchner, Brooklyn NY, opera composer (Lily)

1919-03-15

Lawrence Tierney, Brooklyn, actor (Abduction, Dillinger)

1919-03-17

Pete Reiser, Brooklyn, I Love You

1919-06-18

Mel Brandt, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Faraway Hill)

1919-08-19

Malcolm Forbes, Brooklyn New York, publisher (Forbes Magazine), (d. 1990)

1919-09-30

Patricia Neway, Brooklyn New York, American soprano (Consul, Maria Golovia), (d. 2012)

1920-03-06

Mabel Boehlke, The Kid from Brooklyn

1920-05-23

Sid Melton, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Alf-Green Acres, Charlie-Danny Thomas)

1920-11-19

Gene Tierney, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Laura, Ghost & Mrs Muir)

1921-04-10

Chuck Connors, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa)

1921-04-29

Mel Durslag, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

1921-06-15

Irving Gump, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1921-07-05

Charlita, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1921-07-23

Calvert DeForest, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman)

1921-11-19

Roy Campanella, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Brooklyn Dodger catcher (NL MVP 1951/53/55)

1922-03-08

Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)

1922-11-26

Adele Jergens, Brooklyn NY, actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man)

1923-05-01

Joseph Heller, Brooklyn New York, American novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award)

1923-06-24

Jack Carter, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon)

1923-08-06

Jackie Kelk, Brooklyn NY, actor (Homer-Aldrich Family)

1923-10-12

Jean Nidetch, Brooklyn, nutritionist founder (Weight Watchers)

1923-12-23

Milt Okun, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Starland Vocal Band Show)

1924-01-24

Marvin Kaplan, Brooklyn NY, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice)

1924-04-04

Gil Hodges, Princeton Indiana, baseball player/manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Mets)

1924-09-07

Leonard Rosenman, Brooklyn New York, American TV composer (Marcus Welby MD)

1924-09-13

Scott Brady, Brooklyn New York, American actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar)

1924-10-13

Terry Gibbs, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

1925-04-18

Bob Hastings, Brooklyn New York, American actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family)

1925-06-29

Cara Williams, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show)

1925-07-09

Alan Dale, Brooklyn New York, American singer (Alan Dale Show)

1926-01-08

Evelyn Lear, [Shulman], Brooklyn, NY, soprano, (d. 2012)

1926-01-20

Michael Higgins, Brooklyn NY, actor (1918, Wanda, Black Stallion)

1926-04-23

James P Donleavy, Brooklyn, novelist (Ginger Man, Onion Eaters)

1926-08-06

Clem Labine, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

1927-01-10

Lee Philips, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Ellery Queen)

1927-03-31

William Daniels, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776)

1927-05-30

Dick Noel, Brooklyn New York, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder)

1927-06-08

Jerry Stiller, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)

1927-06-12

Henry Slesar, Brooklyn NY, headwriter (Edge of Night)

1927-09-19

William Hickey, Brooklyn, New York, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas)

1927-12-26

Alan King, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me)

1928-03-11

Albert Salmi, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue)

1928-04-04

Bill Ryan, Brooklyn New York, American newscaster (Smithsonian)

1928-04-12

Brooklyn Supreme, Belgium, stallion, heaviest known horse (1450 kg)

1928-06-20

Martin Landau, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood)

1928-07-09

Vince Edwards, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse)

1928-10-22

Paul Graeff, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1929-03-30

Shirley Stoler, Brooklyn NY, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties)

1929-04-07

"Crazy" Joe Gallo, Brooklyn New York, American mobster

1929-05-25

Beverly Sills, [Belle "Bubbles" Miriam Silverman], Brooklyn New York, American soprano

1929-06-28

Don Dubbins, Brooklyn, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix)

1929-07-27

Harvey Fuqua, Brooklyn's Finest

1929-09-20

Anne Meara, Brooklyn New York comedian/actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place)

1930-01-02

Julius LaRosa, Brooklyn New York, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air)

1930-01-06

Vic Tayback, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Mel-Alice, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper)

1930-01-16

Norman Podhoretz, Brooklyn NY, author/editor (NY Post)

1930-04-16

Herbie Mann, Brooklyn NY, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin')

1930-04-25

Paul Mazursky, Brooklyn, writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson)

1930-05-11

Stanley L Elkin, Brooklyn New York, American writer/professor (Living End)

1930-08-01

Julie Bovasso, Brooklyn NY, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You)

1930-11-05

Herb Edelman, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5)

1932-07-02

Ken McMillan, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat)

1932-9-30

Johnny Podres, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

1933-05-28

John Karlen, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey)

1933-06-17

Anthony Bevilacqua, Brooklyn, New York, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), (d. 2012)

1933-07-07

Dick Kallman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Borned to Be Loved, Verboten!)

1933-08-01

Dom DeLuise, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso)

1933-08-20

Ted Donaldson, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1934-04-01

Don Hastings, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns)

1934-06-09

Joe Santos, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Rockford Files, AKA Pablo, Shamus)

1934-06-27

Arnold Somkin, Over the Brooklyn Bridge

1934-10-24

Sammy Petrillo, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1935-02-15

Susan Brownmiller, Brooklyn, feminist author (Against Our Wills)

1935-06-24

Pete Hamill, Brooklyn, NY, journalist (NY Post)

1935-07-02

Gilbert Kalish, Brooklyn NY, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook)

1936-03-09

Marty Ingels, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster)

1936-05-27

Louis Gossett Jr, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep)

1936-09-22

Art Metrano, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi)

1936-10-19

Tony Lo Bianco, Brooklyn NY, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!)

1937-02-05

Stuart Damon, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Alan Quartermaine-General Hospital)

1937-05-02

Lorenzo Music, Brooklyn New York, American writer/actor/voice (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield)

1937-06-16

Erich Segal, Brooklyn NY, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story)

1937-08-01

Alfonse M D'Amato, Brooklyn NY, (Sen-R-NY 1981- )

1937-10-28

Lenny Wilkens, Brooklyn New York, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics)

1937-11-12

Ina Balin, Brooklyn NY, actress (Danger in Paradise)

1938-01-21

Wolfman Jack, [Bob Smith], Brooklyn New York, American DJ (Midnight Special)

1938-02-24

James Farentino, Brooklyn, New York, actor (The Final Countdown), (d. 2012)

1938-04-03

Jeff Barry, Brooklyn New York, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her)

1938-05-21

David Groh, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day)

1938-08-06

Paul Bartel, Brooklyn NY, director/actor (Eating Raoul)

1938-09-04

Leonard Frey, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith)

1938-11-19

Hank Medress, Brooklyn NY, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)

1938-12-30

Joseph Bologna, Brooklyn NY, actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year)

1939-03-13

Neil Sedaka, Brooklyn New York, American singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do)

1939-05-07

Johnny Maestro, NY rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)

1939-11-18

Brenda Vaccaro, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls)

1939-12-17

Novella Nelson, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Nellie Cole-Chiefs)

1940-04-14

Patricia Bruder, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns)

1940-10-09

Joe Pepitone, Brooklyn New York, MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees)

1940-12-13

Steve Harmon, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts)

1941-01-24

Neil Diamond, Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Jazz Singer)

1941-01-31

Jessica Walter, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development)

1941-05-15

Lainie Kazan, Brooklyn, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches)

1941-06-15

Harry Nilsson, Brooklyn New York, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy)

1941-06-22

Michael Lerner, Brooklyn NY, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights)

1942-02-09

Carole King, [Klein], Brooklyn NY, pianist/singer (Tapestry)

1942-04-09

Brandon De Wilde, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky)

1942-04-24

Barbra Streisand, Brooklyn New York, American singer/actress/award winner (People)

1942-06-26

Larry "The Mole" Taylor, Brooklyn, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)

1942-09-07

Roy DeMeo, Brooklyn New York, American gangster (Gambino crime family)

1942-10-21

Judith Sheindlin, Brooklyn, New York, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy)

1943-02-14

Robert J Murphy Jr, Brooklyn NY, PGA golfer (1968 Phila Classic)

1943-02-21

David Geffin, Brooklyn NY, record producer (Geffin, Asylum)

1943-06-03

Billy Cunningham, Brooklyn New York, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers)

1943-06-11

Henry Hill Jr., Brooklyn, New York, mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), (d. 2012)

1943-07-05

Curt Blefary [Curtis Le Roy], Brooklyn, New York, American baseball player (1965 AL rookie of year, The Sporting News Rookie of the Year)

1943-10-06

Michael Durrell, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs)

1943-10-22

Paul Zukofsky, Brooklyn NY, violinist (Cappricio)

1943-12-08

Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)

1944-02-20

Lew Soloff, Brooklyn New York, American rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)

1944-02-24

Sheila Larkin, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer)

1944-11-12

Al Michaels, Brooklyn New York, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football)

1944-11-27

Eddie Rabbitt, Brooklyn, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night)

1945-03-15

Mark J Green, Brooklyn New York, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System)

1945-05-24

Priscilla Presley, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun)

1945-08-05

Ja'net Dubois, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Good Times, Beverly Hill 90210)

1945-08-21

Patty McCormack, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, Ropers)

1945-12-20

Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], Brooklyn NY, American drummer and singer (Kiss)

1946-01-28

Renne Jarrett, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Nancy)

1946-03-06

Martin Kove, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey)

1946-03-31

Gabe Kaplan, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Welcome Back Kotter)

1946-05-29

Robin Johnson, Brooklyn, actress (Times Square)

1946-09-04

David Liebman, Brooklyn New York, American saxophonist and flautist

1947-03-07

Lewis J Stadlen, Brooklyn New York, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City)

1947-05-18

Candice Azzara, Brooklyn NY, actress (Fatso)

1947-05-29

Mark Nelson, Brooklyn NY, crew member (Biosphere 2)

1947-06-22

David L Lander, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley)

1947-07-02

Larry David, Brooklyn NY, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm)

1947-07-10

Arlo Guthrie, Brooklyn, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans)

1947-07-18

Ayn Rumen, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show)

1947-10-29

Richard Dreyfuss, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus)

1948-01-12

Wyatt Cenac Sr., Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn

1948-03-31

Rhea Perlman, Brooklyn, actress (Zena-Taxi, Carla-Cheers)

1948-10-05

Sal Viscuso, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos)

1948-11-14

Robert Ginty, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire)

1949-05-13

Franklin Ajaye, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash)

1949-08-24

Joe Regalbuto, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown)

1950-01-05

Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York

1950-02-22

Ellen Greene, Brooklyn New York, American vocalist/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors)

1950-02-28

Ilene Graff, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere)

1950-11-10

Jack Scalia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat)

1951-04-21

Tony Danza, Brooklyn, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss)

1951-05-05

Jean Elliott, Over the Brooklyn Bridge

1951-06-11

Maren Seidler, Brooklyn New York, American shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968)

1951-07-13

Didi Conn, [Bernstein], Brooklyn New York, American actress (Denise-Benson, Grease)

1951-09-21

Bruce Arena, Brooklyn New York, American soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)

1951-10-19

Annie Golden, Brooklyn NY, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair)

1951-11-09

Lou Ferrigno, Brooklyn New York, American body builder/actor (Incredible Hulk)

1952-01-02

Wendy Phillips, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land)

1952-07-15

Jesse Ventura, [James Janos], wrestler/actor (mayor-Brooklyn Pk-MN)

1952-08-18

Elayne Boosler, Brooklyn NY, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One)

1952-11-14

Ray Sharkey, Brooklyn NY, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear)

1953-01-10

Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], Brooklyn New York, American singer (Hell Is for Children)

1953-02-06

Phil Snyder, Brooklyn Bridge

1953-02-17

Janice Dickinson, Brooklyn New York, American model (Vogue)

1953-07-29

Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], Brooklyn, New York, American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball)

1953-08-08

Don Most, Brooklyn, New York, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days)

1953-12-18

Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], Brooklyn NY, rock guitarist (Cars)

1953-12-22

Bernnadette Stanis, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Thelma-Good Times)

1953-12-23

John Callahan, Brooklyn NY, actor (Craig-Santa Barbara, Falcon Crest)

1953-12-31

Jane Badler, Brooklyn NY, actress (Fine Gold, Easy Kill, V)

1954-03-24

Donna Pescow, Brooklyn, actress (Angie, Out of this World, Rainbow)

1954-04-29

Jerome 'Jerry' seinfeld, Brooklyn New York, comedian/actor ('Seinfeld')

1954-06-06

Harvey Fierstein, Brooklyn NY, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4)

1954-06-21

Robert Pastorelli, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown)

1954-07-26

Vitas Gerulaitis, Brooklyn NY, tennis star (Australia 1987)

1954-08-20

Theresa Saldana, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Rachel Scali-Commish)

1954-10-02

Lorraine Bracco, Brooklyn New York, actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas)

1954-10-03

Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], Brooklyn, New York, minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real)

1954-12-15

Justin Ross, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change)

1955-05-30

Colm Tóibín, Brooklyn

1956-10-07

James Van Patten, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Bo-Chisholms)

1956-12-31

Martin Joseph Fettman, Brooklyn New York, American PhD/astronaut (STS 58)

1957-05-12

Lou Whitaker, Brooklyn, New York, American MLB 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers, 1978 AL Rookie of the Year)

1957-12-25

Marc Yarrish, Brooklyn's Finest

1958-08-24

Steve Guttenberg, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit)

1959-02-03

Thomas Calabro, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place)

1959-05-20

Peter Greene, Brooklyn New York, American producer (After Midnight)

1959-06-10

Timothy Van Patten, Brooklyn New York, American actor (White Shadow, Master)

1960-06-27

Brian Dillinger, Brooklyn NY, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs)

1960-09-17

John Franco, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (NY Mets)

1961-03-10

Juliet Polcsa, Brooklyn's Finest

1961-04-03

Eddie Murphy, Brooklyn New York, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw)

1961-09-08

Franny Michel, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way)

1962-01-11

Kim Coles, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single)

1962-10-02

Esai Morales, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba)

1962-10-18

Vincent Spano, Brooklyn NY, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers)

1962-12-16

Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)

1963-03-10

John Cangelosi, Brooklyn NY, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1963-03-21

Shawon Dunston, Brooklyn NY, infielder (SF Giants)

1963-05-11

Mark Breland, Brooklyn New York, American welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1984)

1963-05-12

Vanessa A. Williams, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place)

1963-07-17

Denise Miller, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place)

1963-07-30

Chris Mullin, Brooklyn New York, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic-gold-92)

1963-11-17

Pedro Luis Estrada, Brooklyn New York, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

1964-08-05

MCA [Adam Yauch], Brooklyn New York, rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), (d. 2012)

1964-09-23

Diane Dixon, Brooklyn New York, American 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)

1964-11-02

Michael D'Asaro II, Brooklyn New York, American fencer-sabre

1964-12-04

Marisa Tomei, Brooklyn New York, American actress (My Cousin Vinny)

1965-01-01

Andrew O Valmon, Brooklyn NY, 400m runner

1965-05-15

Jeff Rochlin, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps)

1965-06-05

Karen Sillas, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Prime Suspect)

1966-03-31

Thomas Fitzgerald, Brooklyn New York, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996)

1966-05-03

M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Brooklyn New York, Cruiserweight boxing champion, (d. 2012)

1966-09-09

Adam Sandler, Brooklyn New York, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live)

1966-10-19

Amy Linker, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs)

1966-11-22

Brian Robbins, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class)

1967-03-27

Talisa Soto, [Miriam], Brooklyn NY, actress (License to Kill)

1967-05-20

Jack Lippman, Made in Brooklyn

1967-08-03

John Femia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry)

1967-08-10

Riddick Bowe, Brooklyn New York, HW boxing champ (Olympic-silver-1988)

1967-11-12

Michael Moorer, Brooklyn New York, boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994)

1967-12-25

Kathleen Franey, Brooklyn NY, 1.5k runner

1967-9-14

Luca Palanca, Made in Brooklyn

1968-02-02

Ivana Zigon, Brooklyn - Gusinje

1968-06-20

Mike McCarthy, Brooklyn New York, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96)

1968-10-15

Meredith Rainey, Brooklyn NY, 800m runner

1968-11-15

James Brady, Brooklyn NY, columnist (NY Post)

1969-04-30

Joey Restivo, Brooklyn, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)

1969-06-28

Danielle Brisebois, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2)

1969-09-03

Noah Baumbach, Brooklyn, New York, writer, director and independent film maker (The Squid and the Whale)

1969-12-04

Jay-Z, Brooklyn, New York City, American rapper (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint)

1970-01-07

Doug E Doug [Douglas Bourne], Brooklyn, New York, American actor (Cosby, Cool Runnings)

1970-07-02

Derrick Ralph Adkins, Brooklyn NY, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96)

1970-08-31

Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, Brooklyn NY, singer (Only in My Dreams)

1970-10-10

Helen Louise Goldsby, Brooklyn NY, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996)

1970-10-30

Nia Long, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food)

1970-11-18

Allen Watson, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (SF Giants)

1971-01-05

Patrick Murguia, Brooklyn's Finest

1971-02-19

Jesse Nemeth, Brooklyn Lobster

1971-03-09

Emmanuel Lewis, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Webster)

1971-06-18

Kerry Butler, Brooklyn Sonnet

1971-08-30

Joseph Fitzgerald, Brooklyn New York, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996)

1971-09-02

Rich Aurilia, Brooklyn NY, infielder (SF Giants)

1971-09-16

Charlie Fields, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Shannon)

1971-11-06

Matty Rich, Straight Out of Brooklyn

1971-11-27

Kirk Acevedo, Brooklyn, New York, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line)

1971-9-22

James Israel, The Venice of Brooklyn

1972-12-11

Francisco Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1972-12-19

Alyssa Jane Milano, Brooklyn NY, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss)

1973-02-05

Jesse Kennedy, Brooklyn's Finest

1973-12-15

Tammy Melinda Pearman, Brooklyn New York, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics-96)

1974-05-21

Rich Devaney, Brooklyn Bound

1975-03-18

Sutton Foster, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

1975-04-14

Heather Hicks, Last Ex to Brooklyn

1975-04-28

Daniel J. Goor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

1975-08-09

Ava Bove, Brooklyn Sonnet

1975-9-09

Brooklyn Rhodes, World's Luckiest Jock

1976-03-02

Brooklyn Baker, Gambler's Conceit

1976-03-26

Natalia Livingston, West of Brooklyn

1976-06-29

Neal Minahan, The Kings of Brooklyn

1977-03-28

Angelo Garcia, Brooklyn NY, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)

1977-05-29

Danny Gerard, Mt Vernon NY, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge)

1977-08-26

Steven Bevacqua, Brooklyn Sonnet

1978-04-24

Opal Taylor, Adventures of the Brooklyn Hipster Superhero

1978-07-05

Alasha Bartley, Brooklyn Babylon

1978-10-08

Bill Mazzola, West of Brooklyn

1978-9-06

Jason Keis, The Last Man in Brooklyn

1979-04-02

Bryce Morrow, Brooklyn

1979-08-25

Karen Starc, Brooklyn Babylon

1979-11-04

Daisy Eagan, Brooklyn New York, American actresss (Secret Graden)

1981-01-05

Brooklyn Sudano, American actress

1981-01-05

Brooklyn Sudano, Rain

1981-01-28

James Arrabito, Brooklyn Unemployed

1982-08-18

Adam Bertocci, Brooklyn Force

1983-06-04

Steven Sposato, Made in Brooklyn

1985-04-20

Jadyn Douglas, Brooklyn Heights

1985-08-01

John Curtis, Haiku in Brooklyn

1986-06-05

Nastassja Ocasio, Brooklyn Gangster: The Story of Jose Lucas

1986-9-13

Brooklyn Night, Teen Fuck Holes 2

1987-04-12

Brooklyn Decker, Battleship

1987-05-14

Baya Voce, Brooklyn Bridging

1987-08-03

Brooklyn Decker, American fashion model

1989-06-01

Brooklyn Lee, Voracious

1990-10-19

Samantha Munro, Brooklyn

1991-06-29

Kawhi Leonard, Guest Co-Hostess Brooklyn Decker/Melissa McCarthy/Kawhi Leonard/Susan Boyle

1993-03-21

Theresa Freeman, Hope a Brooklyn Story

1994-07-12

Brooklyn Daniels, Hot Girls Wanted

1997-11-19

Brooklyn Garrison, Wednesday's Farewell

1999-03-04

Brooklyn Beckham, Being Victoria Beckham

Brooklyn - Notable Weddings

Samuel GompersJan 28, 1867

George WestinghouseAug 8, 1867

Isaac AsimovJul 26, 1942

Norman MailerNov 11, 1980

Andy RoddickApr 17, 2009

Brooklyn - Weddings
Date Event
1867-01-28

Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

1867-08-08

Engineer George Westinghouse (20) weds Marguerite Erskine Walker in Brooklyn, New York

1942-07-26

Science fiction author Isaac Asimov (22) weds Gertrude Blugerman in Brooklyn, New York

1980-11-11

Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

1999-07-10

"It Could Happen To You" actress Rosie Perez (34) weds playwright and screenwriter Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (37) in Brooklyn, New York

2003-07-11

"The Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (22) weds her manager A.J. Discala at Brooklyn Botanical Garden in New York

2009-04-17

World's no. 1 professional tennis player Andy Roddick (29) weds fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker (25) in Austin, Texas

2013-05-19

Former Armor for Sleep frontman Ben Jorgensen (29) weds actress Katrina Bowden (24) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in NYC, New York

2014-04-19

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Joe Lo Truglio (43) weds Beth Dover in in Santa Barbara, California

Brooklyn - Deaths
Date Event
1869-07-22

John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge), (b. 1806)

1924-10-09

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

1934-08-08

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

1945-02-21

Tess Slesinger, A Tree Grows in 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

1950-05-28

Robert Tait, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1954-11-05

Hot Lips Page, Last Exit to Brooklyn

1956-03-02

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

1959-09-20

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

1962-03-29

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

1962-07-03

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

1966-08-24

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

1967-09-01

James Dunn, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61

1972-03-22

Clarence Marks, Two Knights from Brooklyn

1973-05-08

Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player (Brooklyn Bridegrooms and Baltimore Orioles), dies aged 100

1979-07-04

Billie Haywood, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1981-09-09

Helen Humes, Last Exit to Brooklyn

1981-10-25

Pete Reiser, Brooklyn, I Love You

1982-11-22

Arnold Somkin, Over the Brooklyn Bridge

1983-07-20

Glen Alden, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1984-11-14

George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73

1987-08-19

Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies

1989-01-13

Pat Ankenman, Whistling in Brooklyn

1989-08-05

Max Macon, Whistling in Brooklyn

1989-10-24

Ollie O'Mara, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn

1990-05-28

Joseph Hardy, actor/director (Tree Grows in Brooklyn), dies at 71

1993-05-29

Alex Kampouris, Whistling in Brooklyn

1994-02-18

Irving Gump, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1994-06-07

Harry Saz, Whistling in Brooklyn

1996-10-30

Maurice Duke, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1996-11-21

Gertrude Kingston, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1997-01-28

Charlita, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1997-10-21

Dolph Camilli, Whistling in Brooklyn

1998-06-21

Stanley Paley, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

1999-06-16

Eddie Stanky, Brooklyn, I Love You

2001-03-22

Newt Kimball, Whistling in Brooklyn

2002-08-14

Sherle North, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

2004-05-16

June Carroll, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

2005-07-13

Mickey Owen, Whistling in Brooklyn

2007-03-02

Clem Labine, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

2007-08-26

Sanford Green, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn

2008-01-13

Johnny Podres, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

2008-05-01

Buzzie Bavasi, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush

2009-08-15

Sammy Petrillo, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

2010-02-27

Paul Graeff, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

2010-07-06

Harvey Fuqua, Brooklyn's Finest

2010-12-23

Mabel Boehlke, The Kid from Brooklyn

2014-12-22

Heather Hicks, Last Ex to Brooklyn


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