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Oklahoma - Notable Historical Events

General CusterNov 27, 1868

President ClintonApr 23, 1995

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Oklahoma - Historical Events
Date Event
1802-10-10

1st non-Indian settlement in Oklahoma

1825-01-27

U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."

1834-06-30

Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)

1842-08-14

Second Seminole War declared over by Colonel Worth; Indians go on to be removed from Florida to Oklahoma

1868-11-27

Battle at Washita River, Oklahoma. General Custer attacks group of Native American Indians, their chief Black Kettle dies in the attack

1889-03-23

Pres Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization

1889-04-22

Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"

1890-05-02

Territory of Oklahoma created

1892-01-07

Mine explosion kills 100 in Krebs, Oklahoma; blacks trying to help rescue white survivors, driven away with guns

1893-09-16

Cherokee Strip, Oklahoma opens white settlement homesteaders

1901-08-06

Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.

1907-11-16

Oklahoma becomes the United States 46th state

1908-02-27

Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma

1915-06-21

The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States 238 US 347 1915, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens.

1918-04-13

Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital

1921-06-01

Race riot in Tulsa Oklahoma (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)

1922-03-16

WKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions

1923-09-15

Gov Walton of Oklahoma declares state of siege because of KKK terror

1924-12-24

School in Babb's Switch, Oklahoma catches fire, 36 die

1930-01-18

-27°F (-33°C), Watts, Oklahoma (state record)

1935-07-16

1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)

1935-10-22

18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City

1940-09-03

39.4 cm rainfall at Sapulpa, Oklahoma (state record)

1942-04-27

Tornado destroys Pryor Oklahoma killing 100, injuring 300

1942-06-12

Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City

1943-03-30

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" premieres in NYC

1943-07-26

120°F (49°C), Tishmoningo, Oklahoma (state record)

1945-03-27

7th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU 49-44

1946-03-23

8th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NC 43-40

1947-03-25

9th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Holy Cross beats Oklahoma 58-47

1947-04-09

Tornadoes striking West Texas & Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300

1948-01-12

US Supreme Court decision (Sipuel v Oklahoma State Board of Regents)

1949-03-26

11th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Oklahoma State 46-36

1949-06-06

WKY (now KTVY) TV channel 4 in Oklahoma City, OK (NBC) 1st broadcast

1951-08-11

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

1951-10-20

The "Johnny Bright Incident" occurred in Stillwater, Oklahoma

1952-12-02

18th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Vessels, Oklahoma (HB)

1953-12-20

KWTV TV channel 9 in Oklahoma City, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-07-15

KOCO TV channel 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-04-03

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open

1956-04-13

KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-08-19

NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters

1959-01-26

KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-04-07

Oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years

1963-08-19

NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City

1964-02-04

FAA begins 6 month test of reactions to sonic booms over Oklahoma City

1969-11-26

35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)

1970-10-04

Herbert Schmidtz makes highest parachute jump from a tower by leaping from a 1,984 ft TV mast in Tulsa, Oklahoma

1972-12-31

39th Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma 14 beats Penn State 0

1978-11-28

44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)

1979-12-13

"Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 301 performances

1980-08-31

"Oklahoma!" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 301 performances

1982-01-19

Heater explodes at Star Elementary School-Oklahoma, kills 6 kids & teacher

1984-05-26

Tulsa Oklahoma gets 13" of rain, 14 die

1986-01-01

Oklahoma wins Orange Bowl for college football championship

1986-01-21

Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA

1986-08-20

Postal worker Patrick Sherrill shot 14 fellow workers dead in Edmond, Oklahoma

1988-01-01

Miami beats Oklahoma for college football championship

1988-04-04

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

1988-10-15

NCAA record rushing yardage (768 yards-Oklahoma)

1988-12-03

54th Heisman Trophy Award: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State (RB)

1988-12-19

Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation

1989-01-13

Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate

1989-01-21

A woman is assaulted & raped in room of an Oklahoma football player

1989-02-13

Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison

1989-02-20

Members of 1949 Oklahoma football team cancelled an April reunion because of deplorable conduct of Oklahoma players

1989-06-09

Barry Switzer resigns as head coach of Oklahoma's football

1989-12-22

Cold wave: -4°F in Oklahoma City, -6°F in Tulsa, -12°F in Pitts

1991-04-26

23 killed in Kansas & Oklahoma by tornadoes

1995-03-16

Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67

1995-04-19

Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168 & injures 500

1995-04-21

FBI arrested Timothy McVeigh & charge him with Oklahoma City bombing

1995-04-23

President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

1996-03-28

Katie Beam, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 35th Miss Teenage America

1997-06-02

Timothy McVeigh found guilty of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, killing 168

1997-06-13

Jurors in Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death

1997-08-14

Convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh formally sentenced to death

1997-08-14

Oklahoma Court of Appeals upholds death sentence of Timothy McVeigh

1997-09-29

Jury selection in Terry Nichols Oklahoma bombing trial begins

1997-12-23

Terry Nichols found guilty of manslaughter in Oklahoma bombing

1998-05-27

Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.

1998-06-04

Terry Nichols is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

1999-03-08

The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.

1999-05-03

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is slammed by an F5 tornado killing forty-two people, injuring 665, and causing $1 billion in damage. The tornado was one of 66 from the 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak.

2001-02-19

An Oklahoma City bombing museum is dedicated at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.

2001-06-11

Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

2004-03-01

Terry Nichols is convicted of state murder charges and being an accomplice to Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.

2004-05-26

The United States Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.

2012-06-21

Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA finals after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to one

2012-06-21

66th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 4 games to 1

2016-05-10

Large tornado hits south of Oklahoma City, two dead

2016-05-21

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill to jail abortion doctors

2018-04-11

Oklahoma teachers rally at capitol as walkout enters 7th day

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Oklahoma - Notable Birthdays

Sam WaltonMar 29, 1918

Paul HarveySep 4, 1918

Johnny BenchDec 7, 1947

Joe CarterMar 7, 1960

Garth BrooksFeb 7, 1962

Oklahoma - Birthdays
Date Event
1870-10-23

Francis Kelley, Catholic Bishop of Oklahoma (d. 1948)

1873-9-14

Will Irwin, Al Jennings of Oklahoma

1881-07-20

Hugh Sothern, The Oklahoma Kid

1887-10-06

Lew Harvey, The Oklahoma Kid

1888-05-28

James Francis 'Jim' Thorpe, Prague Oklahoma, versatile American athlete (Olympic gold 1912) (d. 1953)

1888-09-16

Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Oklahoma Annie)

1889-12-20

N.E. Hendrix, The Oklahoma Cyclone

1890-06-25

Charlotte Greenwood, Oklahoma!

1890-07-25

Julian Rivero, SF CA, actor (Son of Oklahoma, Via Pony Express)

1890-9-07

Lew Meehan, The Man from Oklahoma

1893-06-25

Charlotte Greenwood, Phila, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami)

1894-06-15

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

1898-02-12

[Le]Roy Harris, Oklahoma, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)

1898-03-13

Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)

1901-05-09

Fuzzy Knight, Fairmont WV, actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady)

1903-01-13

Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Oklahoma City, actress (False Madonna)

1904-01-17

Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)

1904-12-07

Clarence Nash, Watonga Oklahoma, American voice actor (Donald Duck)

1905-09-18

Agnes De Mille, NYC, choreographer (Oklahoma)

1906-02-10

Lon Chaney Jr, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, actor (Hawkeye, Pistols 'n' Petticoats)

1907-01-20

Paul Sells, Oklahoma Raiders

1908-02-02

Cal Tinney, Oklahoma, comedian (Stop Me If You Heard This One)

1910-12-13

Van Heflin, Walters Oklahoma, actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary)

1912-05-26

William Ludwig, Oklahoma!

1912-09-24

Don Porter, Miami Oklahoma, actor (Russ Lawrence-Gidget, Ann Sothern Show)

1913-02-14

James Pike, Oklahoma City, bishop (Beyond Anxiety)

1914-09-05

Gail Kubik, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, composer (Gerald McBoing Boing)

1914-11-14

Ken Carson, Coalgate Oklahoma, singer (Garry Moore Show)

1915-01-01

Richard Graham, In Old Oklahoma

1916-03-06

Rochelle Hudson, Oklahoma City OK, actress (That's My Boy)

1916-04-23

Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)

1916-04-24

Eldon Shamblin, Take Me Back to Oklahoma

1917-05-22

Rita Rey, The Oklahoma Cyclone

1917-07-14

Douglas Edwards, Alda Oklahoma, newscaster (CBS Evening News, FYI)

1918-01-24

Oral Roberts, Pontotoc County Oklahoma, American Televangelist, founder Oral Roberts College

1918-03-29

Sam Walton, Kingfisher Oklahoma, billionaire CEO (Wal-Mart)

1918-06-13

Ben Johnson, Foraker Oklahoma, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), (d. 1996)

1918-09-04

Paul Harvey, Tulsa Oklahoma, news commentator (Rest of the story)

1919-03-02

Jennifer Jones, [Phyllis Isley], Oklahoma, actress (Farewell to Arms)

1920-03-24

Gene Nelson, [Berg], Seattle Wash, actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma)

1920-07-03

Louise Allbritton, Oklahoma City, actr (Celia-Stage Door, Got a Secret)

1920-10-01

Lonny Chapman, Tulsa Oklahoma, actor (Investigator, For the People)

1920-11-01

James J Kilpatrick, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, columnist (60 Minutes)

1921-03-12

Gordon MacRae, East Orange NJ, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel)

1921-03-12

Gordon MacRae, Oklahoma!

1921-04-10

Sheb Wooley, Erick Oklahoma, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)

1922-07-02

Dan Rowan, Beggs Oklahoma, comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in)

1922-07-21

Kay Starr, Dougherty Oklahoma, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)

1923-03-11

A Louise Brough Clapp, Oklahoma, tennis player (4 time Wimbledon champ)

1923-09-20

Frances Heflin, Oklahoma City OK, actress (Mona Tyler-All My Children)

1924-07-16

Guy Longnon, Terreur en Oklahoma

1926-04-26

Bambi Linn, Oklahoma!

1926-11-19

Jeane J Kirkpatrick, Duncan Oklahoma, US ambassador to UN (R)

1926-12-01

Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor (Robert E. Lee-Blue & Gray)

1927-03-06

Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)

1928-04-07

James Garner, Norman Oklahoma, actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick)

1928-11-16

Clu Gulager, Holdenville Oklahoma, actor (Virginian, Survivors, Tall Man)

1929-02-28

Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Oklahoma City)

1929-05-06

John Polk Allen, Carnegie Oklahoma, CEO (Biosphere 2)

1929-12-02

Dan Jenkins, Baja Oklahoma

1930-01-23

William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)

1930-02-24

Barbara Lawrence, Carnegie, Oklahoma, American actress (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), (d. 2013)

1930-02-24

Barbara Lawrence, Oklahoma!

1930-03-08

Jane Fischer, Oklahoma!

1930-11-22

Owen Kay Garriott, Enid Oklahoma, astronaut (Skylab 3, STS 9)

1931-01-20

Earl Grant, Idabel, Oklahoma, American musician and singer (Ebb Tide, Winter Wonderland)

1931-03-21

Lizanne Truex, Oklahoma!

1931-07-14

Donald Eugene Webb, Oklahoma City, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

1931-11-04

Darla Hood, Leedey Oklahoma, singer/actress (Little Rascals)

1932-02-16

Gretchen Wyler, Bartlesville Oklahoma, actress (Silk Stockings)

1932-08-17

Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter)

1933-11-21

Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Oklahoma, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)

1934-01-23

Lou Antonio, Oklahoma City, actor (Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It)

1934-02-21

Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)

1934-06-05

Bill D Moyers, Hugo Oklahoma, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)

1934-11-17

James M Inhofe, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)

1935-05-09

Nokie Edwards, Lahoma, Oklahoma, American guitarist (The Ventures)

1935-08-22

Richard W Howard, Oklahoma City Ok, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1960)

1936-07-09

James Hampton, Oklahoma City OK, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf)

1937-10-05

Barry Switzer, football coach (Oklahoma)

1937-10-15

Barry McGuire, Oklahoma City, singer (Eve of Destruction)

1937-10-20

Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)

1937-11-03

Paula Wayne, Hobart Oklahoma, vocalist (Everything's Great)

1938-02-27

Phillip Resnick, The Oklahoma City Bombing

1938-03-25

Hoyt Axton, Duncan Oklahoma, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters)

1938-06-16

Mickie Finn, Hugo Oklahoma, TV hostess/banjo player (Mickie Finn's)

1938-10-03

Eddie Cochran, Oklahoma City, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody)

1938-12-05

John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight), (d. 2013)

1939-06-01

Cleavon Little, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers)

1939-07-01

Delaney Bramlett, Oklahoma, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie)

1939-08-18

Molly Bee, Oklahoma City OK, actress (Pinky Lee Show)

1940-03-25

Anita Bryant, Barnsdall Oklahoma, singer (George Gobel Show) and anti-homosexuality campaigner

1940-08-09

Beverlee McKinsey, Oklahoma, actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light)

1941-07-18

Marcia Jones Smoke, Oklahoma, 500m kayak (Olympic-bronze-1964)

1942-06-02

Marie Cheatham, Oklahoma, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Guiding Light)

1942-08-07

B J Thomas, Hugo, Oklahoma, American singer (Raindrops, Growing Pains Theme)

1942-09-06

Mel McDaniel, Checotah Oklahoma, singer (Baby's got her Blue Jeans On)

1942-10-13

Pamela Tiffin, [Pamela Wonso], Oklahoma City OK, actress (Viva Max!)

1943-04-19

Jonathan Gili, The Oklahoma Outlaw

1944-02-22

E J Peaker, Tulsa Oklahoma, actress (That's Life)

1945-04-09

Gus Hardin, [Carol Ann Blankenship], Tulsa Oklahoma, country singer

1946-06-23

Ted Shackelford, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing)

1946-08-15

Jimmy Webb, Elk City Oklahoma, songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up & Away)

1947-04-08

Cindy Pickett, Norman Oklahoma, actress (Guiding Light, St Elsewhere)

1947-09-23

Mary Kay Place, Tulsa Oklahoma, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!)

1947-12-07

Johnny Bench, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, MLB catcher (Reds)

1948-03-14

Tom Coburn, American politician, junior senator from Oklahoma

1949-03-19

Denny Albee, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, American actor (Dr Janssen-One Life to Live)

1949-10-27

Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)

1950-02-11

Earnest Jim Istook, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)

1950-09-19

Rudy Ramos, Lawton Oklahoma, actor (Wind-High Chaparral)

1950-10-17

Michael Lynn Synar, (Rep-D-Oklahoma, 1979- )

1951-06-06

Dwight Twilley, Tulsa Oklahoma, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind)

1952-04-02

Joseph Kent Massey, Oklahoma City OK, soling yachter (Oly-bronze-1996)

1952-11-08

Alfre Woodard, Tulsa, Oklahoma, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek)

1954-03-01

Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)

1954-10-02

Greg Jennings, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)

1956-07-12

Sandi Patty, Oklahoma Rising: The Centenial Anthem Premier

1956-07-30

Anita Hill, Banned in Oklahoma

1957-04-05

Vince Gill, Norman Oklahoma, country singer (When I Call Your Name)

1957-09-22

Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)

1957-11-18

J.C. Watts (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 4th district, in office Jan 3, 1995 - Jan 3, 2003

1958-01-05

Suzy Amis, Oklahoma City, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is)

1959-04-09

Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)

1959-05-04

Robert Raymond Tway, Oklahoma City OK, PGA golfer (1986 Shearson)

1959-10-24

Annette Colbert-Latham, New Black Gold: The Story of Oklahoma City Eastside

1960-03-07

Joe Carter, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, MLB outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

1960-09-16

Mickey Tettleton, Oklahoma City OK, catcher (Texas Rangers)

1960-10-19

Rex Brown, Two Wheel Oklahoma

1961-08-06

Carol Norman, Ardmore Oklahoma, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1982)

1961-11-25

Kenny Monday, Tulsa Oklahoma, 163 lbs freestyles wrestler (Oly-88, 92, 96)

1962-02-07

Garth Brooks, Tulsa Oklahoma, country vocalist (No Fences, Double Live)

1962-02-15

[Babette] Renee Props, Oklahoma, actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns)

1963-04-11

Elizabeth Smylie, Perth Australia, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City)

1963-06-10

Brad Henry, American politician (current Oklahoma governor)

1963-12-18

Brad Pitt, Shawnee, Oklahoma, American actor (12 Monkeys, Fight Club)

1964-05-11

Tim Blake Nelson, Tulsa, Oklahoma, American actor

1965-01-31

Kim Clarke, Tulsa Oklahoma, team handball back court (Olympics-88, 92, 96)

1965-03-09

Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, NFL linebacker (Seattle)

1965-06-21

Michael Dolan, Oklahoma City OK, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace)

1965-08-09

John Smith, Del City Oklahoma, 62kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-2 gold-88, 92)

1965-12-16

Cynthia Lynne White, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Miss Oklahoma-America (1991-top 10)

1966-11-20

Tom Richardson, Oklahoma!

1967-11-27

Laura Golarsa, Milan Italy, tennis star (Oklahoma City doubles)

1968-06-06

Brian Wright, Stillwater Oklahoma, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)

1968-06-21

Brandon Douglas, Oklahoma City, actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming)

1968-09-26

Anthony Shadid, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, (d. 2012)

1969-01-27

Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics-1996)

1969-06-18

Rebecca Thornhill, Oklahoma!

1969-11-06

Bryan Abrams, Oklahoma City, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up)

1970-09-27

Mark Caldero, Oklahoma City, vocalist (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up)

1970-12-05

Heather Crickard, Miss Oklahoma USA (1996)

1970-12-28

Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Haarlem Neth, tennis star (95, 96 Oklahoma City)

1971-09-16

Shawntel Smith, Oklahoma, Miss America (1996)

1972-03-31

John Godina, Fort Sill Oklahoma, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-silver-96)

1972-05-02

Jennifer Miriam, Oklahoma City OK, playmate (March, 1997)

1973-07-27

Amy Linn Duncan, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Miss America-Oklahoma (1997)

1973-11-18

Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

1974-01-05

John Drew Nichols, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

1974-02-16

Kimberly Dawn Whipany, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

1974-08-02

Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter

1974-11-16

Mario Avila, Oklahoma Tragedy

1975-01-12

Chase Hampton, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)

1975-11-02

Danny Cooksey, Moore Oklahoma, actor (Sam-Diff'rent Strokes)

1976-01-16

Trisha Stillwell, Miss USA-Oklahoma (1997, top 10)

1976-06-19

Ephraim Salaam, We're Not in Oklahoma No More

1977-06-28

Lindsay Lee, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, tennis star (1995 Futures-Woodlands TX)

1978-09-15

Amanda Rochelle Penix, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1997)

1979-01-30

Zoe Dawson, Oklahoma!

1979-06-26

Chester Pitts, We're Not in Oklahoma No More

1979-10-08

[Gregory] Chad Petree, Shawne Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

1980-11-17

[Clarke] Isaac Hanson, Tulsa Oklahoma, singer (Hanson-MMMbop)

1981-01-18

Latoya Farley, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1996)

1987-02-15

James Valdez, Oklahoma!

1988-03-28

Oklahoma, The Other Side of Sunny

Oklahoma - Notable Weddings

Mickey MantleDec 23, 1951

Gloria SteinemSep 3, 2000

Garth BrooksDec 10, 2005

Oklahoma - Weddings
Date Event
1951-12-23

MLB centerfielder Mickey Mantle (20) weds author Merlyn Mantle (19) in Commerce, Oklahoma

1999-06-12

Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller (22) weds lawyer and ophthalmologist Chris Phillips (26) at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City

2000-09-03

American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma

2005-12-10

Country music artist Garth Brooks (43) weds singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Deaths
Date Event
1947-04-13

Hugh Sothern, The Oklahoma Kid

1948-02-24

Will Irwin, Al Jennings of Oklahoma

1951-08-10

Lew Meehan, The Man from Oklahoma

1953-12-19

Lew Harvey, The Oklahoma Kid

1954-06-30

Lynn Riggs, Oklahoma!

1956-05-01

Edward E. Paramore Jr., The Oklahoma Kid

1959-03-27

Grant Withers, actor (Oklahoma Annie), suicide with sleeping pills at 54

1974-08-03

Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85

1978-02-18

Charlotte Greenwood, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), dies at 84

1980-12-19

Nellie Walker, In Old Oklahoma

1981-08-17

Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87

1986-01-24

Gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64

1986-01-24

Gordon MacRae, Oklahoma!

1988-04-07

Albert S. Rogell, In Old Oklahoma

1992-05-05

Richard Graham, In Old Oklahoma

1992-07-25

Alfred Drake, Broadway actor (Oklahoma), dies of heart failure at 78

1993-10-06

Agnes de Mille, US dancer/choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88

1993-10-07

Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88

1994-01-07

Jay Blackton, broadway Conductor (Oklahoma!), dies at 84

1994-01-08

Jay Blackton, US conductor/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 84

1994-07-19

Rita Rey, The Oklahoma Cyclone

1998-08-05

Eldon Shamblin, Take Me Back to Oklahoma

1999-02-07

William Ludwig, Oklahoma!

2004-10-01

Jonathan Gili, The Oklahoma Outlaw

2013-11-13

Barbara Lawrence, Oklahoma!

2013-12-27

Lizanne Truex, Oklahoma!

2014-02-04

Guy Longnon, Terreur en Oklahoma


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