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Kansas - Notable Historical Events

Jesse JamesDec 8, 1874

Theodore RooseveltAug 31, 1910

Truman CapoteNov 15, 1959

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Kansas - Historical Events
Date Event
1854-05-30

Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed Missouri Compromise opens north slavery

1854-05-30

Territories of Kansas & Nebraska created

1855-03-24

Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas

1856-05-21

Lawrence, Kansas, is captured and sacked by pro-slavery forces

1856-05-24

Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas

1860-07-09

Temperature hits 115°F in Ft Scott & 112°F in Topeka Kansas

1860-07-19

1st railroad reaches Kansas

1861-01-29

Kansas secedes from the Union (US Civil War)

1861-07-01

War Dept decrees that Kansas and Tennessee are to be canvassed for volunteers

1863-10-06

Battle at Baxter Springs, Kansas

1864-10-21

Battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City)

1864-10-25

Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)

1874-12-08

Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas

1877-09-05

Southern blacks led by Pap Singleton settle in Kansas

1879-05-30

An F4 tornado strikes Irving, Kansas, killing 18 and injuring 60.

1881-02-19

Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages

1881-04-16

In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle.

1889-03-02

Kansas passes 1st US antitrust

1889-03-09

Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in US

1891-03-10

Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.

1892-10-05

Dalton Gang ends in shoot-out in Coffeville, Kansas bank holdup

1897-06-24

Hail injures 26 in Topeka, Kansas

1900-01-29

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

1905-02-13

-40°F (-40°C) Lebanon, Kansas (state record)

1906-02-01

1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas

1907-01-23

Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes 1st Native American US senator

1910-08-31

Theodore Roosevelt makes a speech in Kansas advocating a 'square deal': property shall be 'the servant and not the master of the commonwealth'

1912-11-05

Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage

1913-03-13

Kansas legislature approved censorship of motion pictures

1914-05-16

American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City

1916-05-20

Codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918)

1918-03-11

First confirmed cases of the Spanish Flu in the US are reported at Fort Riley, Kansas.

1919-03-18

Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City

1922-05-10

WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions

1929-03-04

Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American VP

1930-04-28

1st night organized baseball game played in Independence Kansas

1933-06-17

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

1936-07-24

121°F (49°C), near Alton, Kansas (state record)

1936-10-02

1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas

1940-03-30

2nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana U beats Kansas 60-42

1941-05-31

-June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)

1941-06-01

12.59" (31.98 cm) rainfall, in Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)

1949-06-09

Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes 1st woman treasurer of US

1949-10-16

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

1951-03-27

13th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Kansas 68-58

1951-06-23

Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage & $14M property-Kansas)

1951-08-11

100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi River in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois

1952-03-26

14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63

1953-03-18

15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68

1953-08-01

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

1953-09-27

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

1954-11-04

Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

1954-11-08

AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

1955-05-25

Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla

1957-03-23

19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Kansas 54-53 (3 OTs)

1958-08-17

Bonnie Hoffman wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

1958-11-11

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

1959-11-15

Richard "Dick" Hickock and Perry Smith murder four members of the Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas (subject of Truman Capote book In Cold Blood).

1961-03-29

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

1961-08-13

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

1964-02-23

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

1964-09-17

Beatles are paid a then record $150,000 for a concert (Kansas)

1966-06-08

Topeka, Kansas is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.

1967-09-09

Debra Dene Barnes (Kansas), 20, crowned 40th Miss America 1968

1967-11-13

NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City

1970-01-11

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

1970-07-31

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

1973-03-24

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

1978-06-28

UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill

1978-10-08

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

1985-09-29

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

1988-04-04

50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79

1991-02-22

Kelli McCarty, 21, (Kansas), crowned 40th Miss USA

1991-04-01

53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65

1991-04-26

23 killed in Kansas & Oklahoma by tornadoes

1993-07-02

Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder

1995-08-15

Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA

1996-09-14

Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997

1999-01-11

Marty Schottenheimer resigns as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs

2000-11-07

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas.

2007-05-04

Greensburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by a 1.7m wide EF-5 tornado.

2012-07-10

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

2013-04-25

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

2014-10-15

Kansas City Royals win the MLB 2014 American League Championship Series

2014-10-28

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

2015-10-27

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

2015-11-01

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

2016-02-25

3 dead, 14 injured in Kansas shootings

2016-03-05

Ted Cruz tops Trump in Kansas Republican caucuses

2016-03-12

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

2016-03-13

Selection Sunday 2016: Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia and Oregon Are Top Seeds

2016-03-14

Chicago-bound Amtrak train derails in Kansas, 30 injured

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Kansas - Notable Birthdays

Damon RunyonOct 4, 1880

Walter JohnsonNov 6, 1887

Amelia EarhartJul 24, 1897

Charlton HestonOct 4, 1923

Gale SayersMay 30, 1943

Bill JamesOct 5, 1949

Kansas - Birthdays
Date Event
1841-03-07

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

1850-03-07

James Beauchamp Clark, Hutchinson, Kansas, Semi-Centennial Celebration

1875-04-02

Walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler

1880-03-12

House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)

1880-10-04

Damon Runyon, Manhattan, Kansas, journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), (d. 1946)

1884-03-16

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

1887-11-06

Walter Johnson, Humboldt Kansas, Washington Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)

1888-01-01

Ludwig Rex, Die Sklavenhalter von Kansas-City

1890-10-01

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

1891-02-01

Edward Small, Kansas City Confidential

1891-04-27

Ilona Vas, Kansas Pacific

1894-06-15

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

1895-06-10

Hattie McDaniel, Wichita Kansas, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Gone With The Wind)

1897-07-24

Amelia Earhart, Atchison Kansas, American aviator (1st woman to solo Atlantic)

1897-11-14

John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)

1898-01-03

ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)

1901-02-22

Charles E Whittaker, Kansas, US Supreme Court justice (1957-62)

1903-03-15

Ralph E. Black, Kansas City Confidential

1909-07-26

Vivian Vance, Cherryvale Kansas, American actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy) (d. 1979)

1912-02-03

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1915-11-23

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

1915-12-05

Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer

1916-01-27

Harold Greene, Kansas City Confidential

1916-10-17

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

1918-9-07

Buddy Small, Kansas City Confidential

1919-11-21

Steve Brodie, El Dorado Kansas, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp)

1920-08-29

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

1922-09-01

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

1923-07-22

Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)

1923-10-04

Charlton Heston, Ill, Manhattan, Kansas, actor (10 Commandments, Ben Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008)

1924-08-17

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

1924-11-08

Ric Hardman, The Kansas City Massacre

1925-02-20

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

1928-07-20

Jan Meyers, (Rep-R-Kansas, 1985- )

1928-12-20

Jack Christiansen, Kansas, NFL hall of famer defensive back (Lions)

1929-01-05

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

1929-11-15

Edward Asner, KC Kansas, actor (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant)

1931-04-01

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

1931-10-09

Homer Smith, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1932-07-29

Nancy Landon Kassebaum, (Sen-R-Kansas, 1979- )

1935-04-13

Lyle Waggoner, KC Kansas, actor (Carol Burnette Show, Wonder Woman)

1936-04-20

Pat Roberts, Topeka, Kansas, US Senator (Rep-R-KS, 1981-1997)

1936-05-07

Bobby Joe Green, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1936-07-05

Shirley Knight, Goessei Kansas, actress (Endless Love, Secrets)

1936-9-27

Paul Lowe, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1937-05-14

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

1939-07-11

Jacky Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1939-11-06

Ernie Wright, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1940-08-03

Pat Holmes, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1940-08-14

Perry T. Schwartz, Kansas Peaches

1941-10-04

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

1941-12-25

Dave Parks, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints

1942-03-16

MacArthur Lane, Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1942-03-28

Samuel Ramey, Colby Kansas, American operatic bass (La Scala)

1942-07-08

Janice Pennington, Kansas, playmate (May 1971)/model (Price is Right)

1942-10-13

Bob Bailey, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1943-05-30

Gale Sayers, Wichita Kansas, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)

1943-11-26

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

1943-12-17

Ernie Kellermann, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills

1944-03-15

Billy Masters, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1945-11-14

Mike Livingston, Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1945-9-27

Dickie Post, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1946-10-14

Frank Duffy, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1946-9-01

Dennis Partee, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1947-02-10

Butch Morris, Kansas City

1947-04-05

Bernie Carbo, Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox

1947-05-05

Bob Babich, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1947-05-18

Dave Smith, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1948-01-25

Bob Bell, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1948-08-04

James C Slattery, (Rep-D-Kansas, 1983- )

1948-12-14

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

1949-06-14

Rochelle Firestone, Kansas City MO, actress (Hellhole)

1949-08-30

Dan Neal, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1949-09-18

Kerry Livgren, Kansas, rock guitarist (Kansas)

1949-10-05

Bill James [George William James], Holton Kansas, American baseball writer and statistician

1949-10-07

Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)

1949-9-07

Jim Osborne, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-02-04

Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)

1950-02-04

Barry Pearson, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-03-19

Tony Adams, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-05-20

Victor Lewis, Kansas City

1950-06-29

Bob Parsons, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1950-07-31

Rick Brainin, Kansas City

1951-02-01

Rich Williams, Kansas: Sail On - The 30th Anniversary Collection

1951-02-04

Phil Ehart, Kansas: Device-Voice-Drum

1951-04-02

Matt Herkenhoff, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1951-04-14

Noah Jackson, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1951-05-12

Steve Boyd, Kansas City Trucking Co.

1951-06-15

Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)

1951-07-09

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

1951-07-18

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

1951-07-23

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

1952-03-06

Jimmy Allen, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1952-07-24

Charlie Getty, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1953-03-05

Horace King, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1953-12-26

Bob Bigelow, Kansas City Kings vs. Phoenix Suns

1954-04-03

Mike Pruitt, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1954-06-05

Jane Kansas, Amen

1954-08-09

Henry Marshall, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1954-08-19

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

1954-11-30

Juan Berenguer, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1954-9-10

Russ Bolinger, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1955-01-20

Bill Kenney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1955-10-30

Shanna Reed, KC Kansas, actress (Major Dad, Mirrors)

1956-01-19

Karl Baldischwiler, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1956-02-22

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

1956-03-29

Paul Coffman, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1956-05-27

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

1956-05-28

Susie Diane Owens, Arkansas City Kansas, playmate (March, 1988)

1957-04-15

Nesby Glasgow, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1957-07-19

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

1957-08-30

Mike Bell, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1957-10-27

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

1957-10-31

Lloyd Burruss, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1958-10-30

Joe Delaney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1958-12-13

Tim Irwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1958-12-28

Carlos Carson, San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1959-07-19

Terri Treas, KC Kansas, actress (Hannah-7 Brides for 7 Brothers)

1959-10-16

Kevin McReynolds, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-10-24

Junior Ortiz, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-12-23

Vyto Kab, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1959-12-29

Mervyn Fernandez, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1959-9-12

Deron Cherry, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1960-02-19

Vicki Lynn Lasseter Iola Kansas, playmate (Feb, 1981)

1960-07-02

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

1960-07-13

Robert Abraham, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1961-02-06

Carl Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1961-04-26

Curtis Wilkerson, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1961-07-29

Pete Mandley, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1961-10-15

Stephone Paige, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1961-11-08

Eric Martin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-02-20

Adam Schreiber, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-05-30

John Alt, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-08-13

Audray McMillian, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-10-04

Chris James, Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals

1962-11-10

Allan Detrich, Blown Away: Greensburg, Kansas

1963-01-25

Harry Newsome, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1963-04-10

Jeff Gray, Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

1963-08-05

Louis Cooper, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1963-08-17

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

1964-02-18

Matt Dillon, New Rochelle NY, actor (Flamingo Kid, Tex, Kansas)

1964-03-07

Jeff Criswell, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1964-04-16

Robert Kelker-Kelly, Wichita Kansas, (Bo-Days of our Live)

1964-05-01

Jose Lind, Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

1964-11-11

Dan Saleaumua, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-01-06

Jose Dejesus, US baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals)

1965-07-12

Michael Stewart, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-08-13

Cris Dishman, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1965-10-07

Todd McNair, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1965-9-10

Brian Washington, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1965-9-11

Jesse Davis, Kansas City

1966-03-25

Jeff Cross, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1966-06-14

Ricky Siglar, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1966-09-12

Darren E Burrows, Kansas, actor (Ed Chigliak-Northern Exposure)

1966-9-10

Kimble Anders, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots

1967-01-01

Derrick Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs: The Complete History

1967-04-16

Charles Evans, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

1967-04-18

Tom Sims, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks

1967-05-19

John Friesz, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1967-05-21

Tracy Simien, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1967-11-01

Steve Fritz, Salina Kansas, decathlete

1967-11-08

Kim Dugger, Wichita Kansas, Miss Kansas-America (1991)

1968-01-27

Rusty Meacham, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals

1968-01-31

Doug Pederson, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1968-03-26

Edward Kaminski, KC Kansas, javelin thrower

1968-10-23

Kevin Henry, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1969-03-06

Deems May, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1969-03-14

Greg Biekert, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-03-29

Jeff Blackshear, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

1969-08-22

Hipolito Pichardo, Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals

1969-11-28

Dale Carter, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1970-01-07

Dan Ginavan, Medicine on the Kansas Prairie

1970-06-29

Troy Drayton, Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1970-10-01

Thomas L. Lamb, Something's Wrong in Kansas

1970-10-06

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

1970-10-12

Amy Beth Keller, Great Bend Kansas, Miss America (Kansas-Top 10-1996)

1971-02-14

Lonnie Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1971-10-16

Kathryn J Taylor, Miss USA-Kansas (1997)

1971-9-15

Will Shields, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1972-10-02

Tara Dawn Holland, Overland Park Kansas, Miss America (1997)

1972-10-10

Hunter Goodwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1972-9-05

Tom Carter, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Chicago Bears

1973-07-20

Casey Wiegmann, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1973-10-09

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

1973-11-05

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

1974-02-12

Scott McGarrahan, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans

1974-02-25

Tamarick Vanover, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1974-07-23

Maurice Greene, KC Kansas, 100m runner

1975-01-14

Shawn Barber, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

1975-05-31

Kenny Mixon, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1975-07-13

Danni Boatwright, Tonganoxie, Kansas, American model/beauty queen (Miss Teen USA 1992 2nd runner-up)

1975-07-29

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

1975-9-10

Sammy Knight, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1975-9-21

Wayne Hodges, Kansas City Beat

1976-03-03

Eric Warfield, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1976-05-05

Jedd Fisch, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1976-06-17

Eric Hicks, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1976-06-19

Patrick Surtain, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1976-11-01

Kelly Gregg, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1976-12-09

Jim Finn, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-02-18

Brian Waters, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-07-13

Chris Horn, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1977-11-27

Willie Bloomquist, Kansas City Royals vs. Anaheim Angels

1978-01-25

Mandy Carraway, Miss Kansas Teen USA (1996)

1978-03-19

Greg Wesley, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1978-04-19

Kansas Carradine, Rapid Eye Movement

1978-05-12

Dee Brown, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

1978-08-20

Monty Beisel, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans

1978-9-25

Joel Pineiro, Kansas City Royals vs. Anaheim Angels

1979-03-13

Annie Kellogg, Kansas

1979-03-22

Mariah Leanne Bergmann, Miss Kansas Teen USA (1997)

1980-05-04

Ryan Sims, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1981-01-20

Benny Sapp, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

1981-01-25

Reggie Torbor, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants

1982-05-06

Dustin Colquitt, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1982-11-22

Derrick Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1988-03-03

Jason Worilds, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers

1989-11-21

Adrian Robinson, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers

1996-08-02

Kansas Bowling, B.C. Butcher

Kansas - Notable Weddings

J.E.B. StuartNov 14, 1855

Kansas - Weddings
Date Event
1855-11-14

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart (22) weds Flora Cooke in Fort Riley, Kansas

1996-12-07

Former Tennessee Republican Senator Howard Baker (71) weds retired Kansas GOP Senator Nancy Kassebaum (64) in Washington, D.C.

Kansas - Deaths
Date Event
1921-03-02

James Beauchamp Clark, Hutchinson, Kansas, Semi-Centennial Celebration

1946-10-29

John S Curry, US painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies

1953-08-03

Ilona Vas, Kansas Pacific

1967-12-07

House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87

1979-09-29

Ludwig Rex, Die Sklavenhalter von Kansas-City

1980-12-19

Ralph E. Black, Kansas City Confidential

1983-06-29

Joe Delaney, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Detroit Lions

1983-11-07

Howard Negley, Kansas City Confidential

1985-12-12

Phil Karlson, Kansas City Confidential

1986-09-08

Ray Nazarro, Kansas Pacific

1987-10-12

Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100

1987-12-10

Don Orlando, Kansas City Confidential

1993-05-27

Bobby Joe Green, Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1994-10-26

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

1995-08-03

Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer, dies at 79

2000-02-08

Derrick Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs: The Complete History

2000-03-26

Harold Greene, Kansas City Confidential

2003-05-21

Buddy Small, Kansas City Confidential

2004-03-02

Steve Boyd, Kansas City Trucking Co.

2008-10-12

Charles Evans, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens

2009-06-29

Ric Hardman, The Kansas City Massacre

2011-04-10

Homer Smith, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

2013-01-29

Butch Morris, Kansas City

2015-05-16

Adrian Robinson, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers


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