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Honolulu - Notable Historical Events

Amelia EarhartJan 11, 1935

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Honolulu - Historical Events
Date Event
1794-11-21

Honolulu Harbor discovered

1850-08-30

Honolulu, Hawaii, becomes a city

1874-01-13

US troops land in Honolulu to protect the king

1879-12-31

Cornerstone laid for Honolulu's Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)

1893-01-13

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

1907-04-30

Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city.

1922-03-14

KGU-AM in Honolulu HI begins radio transmissions

1926-09-11

Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu

1929-02-10

Bishop Stephen Alencastre, dedicates the beautiful Romanesque church of Saint Patrick in Honolulu

1935-01-11

Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)

1936-04-18

Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu

1941-01-25

Pope Pius XII elevates the Apostolic Vicariate of the Hawaiian Islands to the dignity of a diocese. It becomes the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu.

1946-07-26

Aloha Airlines began service from Honolulu International Airport

1952-12-15

KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-08-19

Honolulu seeks a franchise in Continental League

1962-07-04

KIKU (now KHNL) TV channel 13 in Honolulu, HI (IND) 1st broadcast

1962-12-01

KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1966-04-15

KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1977-02-25

Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons

1982-12-24

Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic

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Honolulu - Notable Birthdays

Bette MidlerDec 1, 1945

Barack ObamaAug 4, 1961

Nicole KidmanJun 20, 1967

Honolulu - Birthdays
Date Event
1877-05-21

Curtis Railing, Honolulu Lu

1880-08-22

Gorch Fock, Die Königin von Honolulu

1904-10-04

Eliot Gibbons, Honolulu Lu

1906-10-15

Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)

1911-9-07

Howard Gottschalk, F.O.B. Honolulu: Part I

1912-08-13

Rita Johnson, Worcester Mass, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give)

1914-9-04

Christina Welles, Honolulu

1915-07-18

Phyllis Brooks, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1919-02-10

Kealohu Holt, Honolulu

1919-05-27

Kam Fong, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Hawaii Five-0)

1922-05-07

Frances Hoo, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1924-05-29

Sinclair Yip, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1924-09-07

Daniel K. Inouye, Honolulu, Hawaii, politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), (d. 2012)

1927-03-23

Helen Quan, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1927-10-25

Eugene Hoo, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1930-06-04

Allan Hoo, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1931-05-20

Caroline Richter, They Met in Honolulu

1932-04-02

Margie Lee, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1935-05-07

Kevin O'Connor, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Bogie, Special Effects)

1943-09-01

Don Stroud, Honolulu, Hawaii, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story)

1945-12-01

Bette Midler, Honolulu, Hawaii, actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings)

1948-09-13

Clyde Kusatsu, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Ali-Bring 'em Back Alive)

1949-08-06

Clarence Richard Silva, Catholic Bishop of Honolulu

1950-01-07

Erin Gray, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers)

1955-12-12

Lenore Rittenhouse, Honolulu HI, LPGA golfer (1983 United Va Bank)

1957-11-02

Michael Herringer, Honolulu

1958-01-11

Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores, Honolulu Hawaii, playmate (Jun, 1982)

1960-07-15

Alexander W Dunlap, Honolulu Hawaii, astronaut

1961-08-04

Barack Obama, Honolulu Hawaii,44th United States President (Democrat) and first African—American president

1962-08-01

Traci Phillips, Honolulu Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)

1962-08-06

Silvio Sardi, Honolulu Baby

1962-10-12

Sid Fernandez, Honolulu Hawaii, pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies)

1962-10-13

Kelly Preston, Honolulu HI, actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale)

1963-08-11

Mike Huff, Honolulu HI, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

1964-10-06

Pam Kometani, Honolulu HI, LPGA golfer (1992 Welch's Classic-27th)

1965-01-30

Julie McCullough, Honolulu Hi, playmate (Feb 86)/actr (Growing Pains)

1966-04-04

Mike Starr [Michael], Honolulu Hawaii, musician (Alice in Chains bassist), (d. 2011)

1966-04-07

Teri Ann Linn, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Kristen-Bold & Beautiful)

1967-01-02

Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, Hawaii, American actress (Wayne's World, True Lies)

1967-06-20

Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)

1970-04-01

Wyatt Jones, Honolulu Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

1971-05-18

Clifton Sunada, Honolulu HI, extra-lightweight judoka (Olympics-96)

1971-07-09

Danalee Bragado, Honolulu, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-9th-1995)

1972-01-08

Devlin Murphy, Honolulu Hawaii, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

1972-03-15

Steve Danielson, Honolulu, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

1974-02-02

David Buck, Honolulu Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

1974-04-14

Mike Allen Lambert, Honolulu HI, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)

1974-11-09

Traci Toguchi, Honolulu Hawaii, Miss America-Hawaii (1996)

1976-04-08

Jim Farnum, Honolulu Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

1976-06-30

Brian Rocheleleau, Honolulu Hawaii, kayak (alt-olympics-96)

1976-10-01

Kona Cormack, Honolulu HI, playmate (Feb, 1996)

1979-08-01

Jason Momoa, Honolulu Hawaiii, American actor (Game of Thrones)

Honolulu - Notable Weddings

Courtney LoveFeb 24, 1992

James GandolfiniAug 30, 2008

Honolulu - Weddings
Date Event
1992-02-24

Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii

2006-01-28

"The Biggest Loser" TV personality Rasha Spindel weds Edwin Chapman at the Wai'oli Tea Room in Manoa Valley, Honolulu

2008-08-30

"The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii

2012-06-18

R&B singer Bobby Brown (43) weds Alicia Etheridge in Honolulu, Hawaii

2012-08-09

"Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii

2012-08-18

Former "Martin and Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds Rico Hines in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu - Notable Deaths

Ferdinand MarcosSep 28, 1989

Honolulu - Deaths
Date Event
1916-05-31

Gorch Fock, Die Königin von Honolulu

1952-05-06

Curtis Railing, Honolulu Lu

1983-05-31

Natalie Leeb, Jeannie Goes to Honolulu

1987-12-25

Peggy Oumansky, F.O.B. Honolulu: Part II

1989-09-28

Ferdinand Marcos, President of Philippines (1965-86), dies in Honolulu at 72

1991-11-23

Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82

1992-07-18

Eugene Hoo, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1995-08-01

Phyllis Brooks, Charlie Chan in Honolulu

1997-09-22

Christina Welles, Honolulu

2010-01-12

Kealohu Holt, Honolulu

2012-03-19

Michael Herringer, Honolulu


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