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Fort - Notable Historical Events

George WashingtonJul 3, 1754

TecumsehAug 16, 1812

Ulysses S. GrantFeb 6, 1862

Stonewall JacksonMay 23, 1862

Nathan Bedford ForrestApr 12, 1864

Orville WrightSep 9, 1908

FDRJun 28, 1935

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Fort - Historical Events
Date Event
1565-09-20

Spaniards capture Fort Caroline Fla & massacre the French

1598-10-15

Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine

1606-10-01

Spanish troops under Spinola occupies fort Rhine birch

1616-04-23

Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England

1621-06-25

French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle

1627-08-19

Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo

1633-06-02

Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne

1637-08-28

WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa

1639-06-10

1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)

1648-05-13

Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.

1655-07-30

Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram

1658-06-23

Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort at Jafnapatnam in Ceylon

1661-04-30

Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa

1663-09-25

Austrian Fort Neuhausl surrenders to invading Turkish army

1664-09-24

Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English

1667-02-25

Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River

1667-02-27

Abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname

1675-11-02

A combined attack by the Plymouth, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut colonies attacks the Great Swamp Fort, owned by the Narragansetts during King Philip's War.

1685-02-18

Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.

1690-06-08

Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.

1729-11-28

Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.

1745-02-20

Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland

1754-07-03

George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War)

1755-06-16

British capture Fort Beauséjour, expel Acadians

1755-09-18

Fort Ticonderoga, New York opens

1756-08-14

French capture Fort Oswego, NY

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1758-11-25

Britain captures Fort Duquesne (later Fort Pitt/Pittsburgh) from French

1759-07-25

British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)

1760-02-16

Native American hostages killed in Fort Prince George, SC

1760-07-26

Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie

1763-06-02

Pontiac's Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrison's attention with a game of lacrosse, then chasing a ball into the fort.

1775-05-10

Green Mountain Boys capture Fort Ticonderoga NY-American Revolution

1775-12-05

At Fort Ticonderoga, Henry Knox begins his historic transport of artillery to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1776-01-24

Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.

1776-11-16

British troops captured Fort Washington during American Revolution

1777-07-06

British Gen Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans

1778-09-17

1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt)

1779-10-04

The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.

1793-07-29

John Graves Simcoe decides to build a fort and settlement at Toronto, having sailed into the bay there.

1794-06-30

Battle of Fort Recovery, Ohio

1800-07-10

The British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.

1802-08-25

Toussaint L'Ouverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France

1804-02-26

Vice-admiral William Bligh (of Bounty fame) ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad

1812-08-16

British forces under the command of Major General Sir Isaac Brock capture Fort Detroit with the help of Indigenous warriors led by Tecumseh

1813-07-05

War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin.

1813-12-18

British take Fort Niagara in War of 1812

1814-07-03

Americans capture Fort Erie, Canada (War of 1812)

1814-09-14

Francis Scott Key inspired to write the poem "Defence of Fort M'Henry" words of which later become lyrics of "Star-Spangled Banner"

1816-07-27

US troops destroy Fort Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves

1825-06-11

The first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.

1828-08-24

Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea

1836-02-22

Dutch garrison evacuates fort Du Bus New Guinea

1841-05-11

Lt. Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound.

1846-05-03

Mexican army surrounds fort in Texas

1851-09-22

The city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines.

1852-08-21

Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory.

1856-07-17

The Great Train Wreck of 1856 between Camp Hill and Fort Washington, Pennsylvania kills over 60 people.

1856-11-17

On the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.

1857-01-09

7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif

1860-04-30

Navaho indians attack Fort Defiance (Canby)

1861-01-07

Florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine (US Civil War)

1861-01-09

A Union merchant ship, the Star of the West, is fired upon as it tries to deliver supplies to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina

1861-01-10

Fort Jackson & Fort Philip are taken over by LA state troops (US Civil War)

1861-01-12

Florida state troops demand surrender of Fort Pickens (US Civil War)

1861-01-14

Fort Pikens, Florida, falls into state hands (US Civil War)

1861-01-19

Misssissippi troops take Fort Massachusetts and Ship Island (US Civil War)

1861-04-12

Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting Civil War

1861-04-13

After 34 hours of bombardment, Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederates (US Civil War)

1861-05-23

3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe Virginia

1861-07-25

Skirmish at Fort Fillmore, NM Terr - Rebels attack Union troops

1861-07-27

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

1861-08-28

Battle of Fort Hatteras,NC

1861-09-22

Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians

1862-02-06

General Ulysses S. Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee

1862-04-12

Union troops occupy Fort Pulaski Georgia

1862-05-23

Valley Campaign: Stonewall Jackson takes Fort Royal, Virginia

1862-06-04

Confederates evacuate Fort Pillow, Tennessee

1862-08-22

Santee Sioux indian attack Fort Ridgely

1862-10-22

Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory

1863-01-10

General McClernand's Union troops surround Fort Hindman Ark

1863-02-28

Confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister Georgia

1863-03-03

Federal ironclad ships bombard Fort McAllister, Georgia

1863-04-07

Battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter

1863-07-18

Battle of Fort Wagner, SC - Second assault US1500 CS174

1863-08-17

Federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC

1863-09-01

Federal troops reconquer Fort Smith Arkansas

1863-09-06

-7] After 59 day siege Confederate troops vacate Fort Wagner SC (1700 casualties)

1863-11-27

-29] Battle at Fort Esperanza Texas

1863-11-30

Confederate troops vacate Fort Esperanza, Texas

1864-03-14

Union troops occupy Fort de Russy, Louisiana

1864-04-12

Confederate Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tn

1864-07-11

Battle of Fort Stevens, DC (Early's Raid, Tennallytown, MD)

1864-08-06

Confederate forces evacuate Fort Powell, Mobile Bay, Alamaba

1864-08-08

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama

1864-08-23

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Morgan, Alabama

1864-09-28

-30) Battle of Fort Harrison VA (Chaffin's Farm New Market Heights)

1865-01-12

-13] Union fleet bombs Fort Fisher NC

1865-01-19

Union occupies Fort Anderson, NC

1865-02-18

Battle of Fort Moultrie, SC occupied by Federals

1865-02-22

Battle of Wilmington, NC (Fort Anderson) occupied by Federals

1865-03-25

Battle of Fort Stedman, VA - in front of Petersburg

1865-03-25

Battle of Mobile, AL (Spanish Fort, Fort Morgan, Fort Blakely)

1865-03-27

Siege of Spanish Fort, AL-captured by Federals

1865-06-23

At Fort Towson, General Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confederate army

1866-06-01

Renegade Irish Fenians from US invade Fort Erie, Ontario

1866-07-17

Italian fleet under Admiral Count Carlo Pellion di Persano captures Austrian Fort Lissa

1866-09-01

Last Navaho chief Manuelito turns himself in at Fort Wingate

1874-07-08

The Mounties (North West Mounted Police) begin their March West from Fort Dufferin

1883-02-07

Lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes founds Fort Bamako Niger

1883-06-02

1st night baseball under lights, Fort Wayne Indiana

1887-01-28

In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, being 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.

1888-12-19

Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa

1890-08-14

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)

1890-09-12

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland and found Fort Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe).

1896-06-16

Temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, Calif

1899-12-26

Mafeking: Bathe-Powells failed assault up fort Game Tree: 24 killed

1900-06-23

British Governor Frederick Hodgson and some of his British supporters flee Fort Coomassie, Gold Coast, Africa, where they have been under siege since 6 April

1901-09-26

Boer General Botha fails to capture Fort Itala in Natal

1905-08-30

Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa

1905-08-31

Mbunga-rebellion takes German Fort Mahenge East-Africa

1905-09-23

Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken

1908-09-09

Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va

1914-08-16

German army occupies last fort at Liege, Belgian general Leman caught

1915-06-27

100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record)

1916-01-07

German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun

1916-02-25

German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun

1916-04-21

Irish nationalist activist and poet Roger Casement is discovered at McKenna's Fort and is arrested by the Royal Irish Constabulary

1916-04-22

France battles at Fort Douaumont

1916-05-08

German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes

1916-05-22

French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun

1916-05-23

Heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun

1916-05-24

French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured

1916-06-01

German attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun

1916-06-02

German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux

1916-06-07

Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun

1918-03-11

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

1922-03-02

WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1922-05-02

WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Fort Worth, Texas

1923-01-04

1st broadcast of "Barn Dance Show" (WBAP - Fort Worth Texas)

1929-06-08

Venezuelan rebel Rafael Urbina overthrows Fort Amsterdam, Curacao kidnap governor Fruytier

1934-04-18

1st "Washateria" (laundromat) opens (Fort Worth, Tx)

1935-06-28

FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky

1941-05-15

British attack Halfaya-pass & Fort Capuzzo in Egypt & Libya

1941-06-07

45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Fort Worth

1941-06-09

Ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500

1942-05-27

Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim

1943-03-17

Aldemarin (Ned) & Fort Cedar Lake (US) torpedoed & sinks

1944-04-14

Freighter "Fort Stikene" explodes in Bombay India, killing 1,376

1944-07-19

Danish resistance fails in assault on Taarbaek Fort near Copenhagen

1945-04-10

General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"

1948-05-18

Arab Legion captures fort on Mt Scopus

1948-09-28

WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1948-09-29

WBAP (now KXAS) TV channel 5 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (NBC) begins

1948-11-25

16-inch coastal guns removed from Fort Funston, San Francisco

1949-03-02

Lucky Lady II (USAF B-50 Superfortress), completes 1st nonstop round- the-world flight at Fort Worth, Tx, covering 23,452-mis in 94 hrs

1949-03-08

WBAP-FM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1949-09-17

WFAA TV channel 8 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-12-03

KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins

1954-04-01

1st US Army helicopter battalion forms, Fort Bragg, NC

1954-07-25

Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open

1954-09-26

WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-09-11

KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1957-02-21

Dodgers (Fort Worth) & Cubs (LA) "trade" minor league franchises

1957-04-29

1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va

1957-10-27

WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1959-12-22

Continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Fort Worth

1962-09-18

Charlie Finley is denied permission to move As to Dallas-Fort Worth

1967-10-01

KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins

1968-02-05

KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-12-06

WKID (WSCV) TV channel 51 in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

1969-08-30

Racial disturbances in Fort Lauderdale Florida

1970-02-05

WSCV TV channel 51 in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND) suspends broadcasting

1971-04-14

Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site

1971-11-19

Disney's Fort Wilderness opens

1972-07-21

27.5 cm rainfall at Fort Ripley, Minnesota (state record)

1972-07-22

10.84" (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)

1977-08-14

77,691 see NY Cosmos beat Fort Lauderdale Strikers 8-3 at Giant Stad

1977-09-30

Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmeña III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines

1983-06-14

5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx

1985-08-02

Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, 137 die

1986-08-18

Crockett's Tavern opens in Fort Wilderness

1988-04-10

Herschel Walker performs Fort Worth Ballet

1989-07-23

Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith, Arkansas

1992-12-06

81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)

1993-07-04

Pilar Fort crowned 25th Miss Black America

1997-05-25

David Frost wins Golf's Colonial Final in Fort Worth Texas

1998-01-29

Singers Bobby Brown found guiilty of DWI in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2003-05-22

In Fort Worth, Texas, Annika Sörenstam becomes the first woman to play the PGA Tour in 58 years.

2009-11-05

US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan (US Army Medical Corps) killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas in the largest mass shooting ever at a US military installation.

2015-11-04

Ancient Greek fort of Acra found in Jerusalem, archaeologists say

2016-05-07

Wildfire continues to burn near Fort McMurray in Canada

2016-10-29

FedEx plane catches fire in Fort Lauderdale

2017-01-07

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

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Fort - Notable Birthdays

Crazy HorseDec 4, 1840

Eddie ShoreNov 25, 1902

Byron NelsonFeb 4, 1912

Ornette ColemanMar 9, 1930

Roger MillerJan 2, 1936

raymond floydSep 4, 1942

Larry NelsonSep 10, 1947

Chris EvertDec 21, 1954

Deion SandersAug 9, 1967

Kelly ClarksonApr 24, 1982

Fort - Birthdays
Date Event
1571-12-09

Adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect

1592-08-12

Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)

1835-01-18

Caesar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer

1840-12-04

Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], Fort Robinson Nebraska, Oglala Sioux chief (Battle of the Little Bighorn)

1872-02-01

Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose

1874-08-06

Charles Fort, American writer and researcher (d. 1932)

1874-08-06

Charles Fort, Magnolia

1876-10-11

G von Le Fort, writer

1876-10-11

Gertrud von Le Fort, Le dialogue des Carmélites

1878-06-29

Umberto Paradisi, The Explosion of Fort B 2

1886-07-31

Philip Kieffer, Fort Apache

1886-11-01

Hermann Broch, Zerline - En tjenestepiges fortælling

1888-9-08

Juan Sarcione, Fortín alto

1891-05-27

Lucien Cailliet, Fort Apache

1893-09-06

Irving Bacon, St Joseph MO, actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti)

1895-12-07

Jack Pennick, Fort Apache

1899-06-22

Dorothy Devore, Fort Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)

1902-03-23

Philip Ober, Fort Payne Ala, actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie)

1902-11-25

Eddie Shore, Fort Qu'Appelle Northwest Territories, NHL hall of famer

1907-08-03

Adrienne Ames, Fort Worth TX, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol)

1908-03-29

Dennis O'Keefe, Fort Madison IA, actor/dir (T-Men, Fighting Seabees)

1908-10-06

Carol Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], Fort Wayne, Indiana, American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)

1910-06-18

Ray McKinley, Fort Worth Tx, orchestra leader/drummer (Glenn Miller Time)

1910-08-23

Norm Taylor, Fort Dobbs

1912-02-04

Byron Nelson, Fort Worth Tx, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945)

1914-06-19

Hank Fort, Feudin' Rhythm

1914-9-26

Reuben Schafer, The Saint of Fort Washington

1921-01-31

John Agar, Chicago, actor (Fort Apache, Sands of Iwo Jima)

1921-11-20

Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Fort Worth), (d. 2012)

1924-01-01

François Patrice, Les quatre sergents du Fort Carré

1924-09-13

Norman Alden, Fort Worth Tx, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay), (d. 2012)

1925-05-13

Charmienne Harker, Fort Massacre

1925-08-16

Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)

1928-09-04

Dick York, Fort Wayne Ind, actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind)

1929-05-10

Robin Hill, 8th Marquess of Downshire, Irish peer and the Hereditary Constable of Hillsborough Fort

1929-9-06

Preben Møller Hansen, Kendte danskere fortæller om pension

1929-9-30

Joel Fort, Getting High

1930-03-09

Ornette Coleman, Fort Worth, Texas, American jazz composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966)

1930-05-10

Sterling Franck, Revolt at Fort Laramie

1931-07-30

Joan Vohs, St Albans NY, actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina)

1931-09-21

Larry Hagman, Fort Worth Tx, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas), (d. 2012)

1932-07-01

Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)

1933-09-01

Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)

1934-02-27

Van Williams, Fort Worth, Texas, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon)

1935-01-28

Jean-Laurent Cochet, Fort Saganne

1936-01-02

Roger Miller, Fort Worth Tx, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me)

1936-05-10

Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)

1938-10-02

Rex Reed, Fort Worth Tx, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge)

1939-11-02

Svend Åge Madsen, Svend Åge Madsen - at fortælle menneskene

1941-03-10

Sandra Palmer, Fort Worth TX, LPGA golfer (1986 Mayflower Classic)

1941-05-20

Krzysztof Kursa, Fort 13

1941-9-26

Tine Blichmann, Svend Åge Madsen - at fortælle menneskene

1942-07-19

Janusz Krawczyk, Fort 13

1942-09-04

raymond floyd, Fort Bragg North Carolina, American golfer (four-time Major winner)

1942-11-19

Lawrence Allen Gilbert, Fort Knox KY, PGA golfer (1994 Dallas Reunion)

1943-02-06

Gayle Hunnicutt, Fort Worth Tx, actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas)

1943-06-04

Sandra Haynie, Fort Worth TX, LPGA golfer (1974 US Women's Open)

1944-01-06

Robert Landers, Tarrant County TX, PGA golfer (Fort Worth-1976, 78, 80)

1946-9-05

Krzysztof Tyszkiewicz, Fort 13

1947-09-10

Larry Nelson, Fort Payne Alabama, American golfer (three-time Major Championship winner)

1948-12-07

Gary Morris, Fort Worth Tx, country singer/actor (Colbys)

1949-08-13

Sheralee, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)

1949-08-23

Shelley Long, Fort Wayne Indiana, actress (Diane-Cheers, Money Pit)

1949-08-27

Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)

1949-11-19

Michael Waldron, The Saint of Fort Washington

1949-12-13

Randy Owen, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)

1950-01-23

Richard Gilliland, Fort Worth Tx, actor (Jonesy-Waltons, Tom-Heartland)

1950-05-09

Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)

1951-06-04

Marco Risi, Fort Apache Napoli

1952-01-13

Sharon Gabet, Fort Wayne IN, actress (Edge of Night, Another World)

1952-01-22

Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)

1952-05-12

Yves Marchesseau, Fort Boyard

1952-9-12

Michael Paskowsky, It Took Brave Men: Deputy U.S. Marshals of Fort Smith

1953-11-03

Kate Capshaw [Nail], Fort Worth, Texas, American actress (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom)

1954-02-11

Catherine Hickland, Fort Lauderdale, actress (Capitol, Star Trek IV)

1954-12-02

Danielle Alexander, Fort Worth Tx, country music pianist

1954-12-21

[Christine] Chris Evert, Fort Lauderdale Florida, tennis champion (18 singles Gram Slams, 3 doubles titles)

1959-01-11

Phil Addis, Fort McCoy

1959-05-23

Ziemowit Janowski, Fort 13

1961-03-25

Mark David Brooks, Fort Worth TX, PGA golfer (1994 Kemper Open)

1962-06-26

Marin Hopper, The Saint of Fort Washington

1962-09-16

Kimberly McArthur, Fort Worth Texas, playmate (January, 1982)

1962-11-14

Morgan Reeser, Fort Lauderdale Fla, 470 yachter (Olymp-8th-1992, 96)

1962-12-14

Cendrine Dominguez, Fort Boyard

1963-01-06

Norm Charlton, Fort Polk LA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)

1963-01-13

Felita Carr, Fort Lauderdale Fl, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ)

1963-05-19

Sophie Davant, Fort Boyard

1963-05-29

Lisa Whelchel, Fort Worth Texas, actress (Blair-Facts of Life)

1963-06-25

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

1963-12-05

Bob Friend, Pittsburgh PA, Nike golfer (1991 Fort Wayne Open)

1965-01-02

Greg Swindell, Fort Worth TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians)

1965-03-10

Rod Woodson, Fort Wayne, Indiana, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers, SF 49ers)

1965-04-09

Hal Morris, Fort Rucker Alabama, infielder (Cin Reds)

1965-05-17

René Ketterer, Fort Sable

1965-06-30

Mitch Richmond, Fort Lauderdale Fl, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Oly-g-88, 96)

1966-01-07

Randy Burridge, Fort Erie, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)

1966-08-23

Laura Richmond, Fort Dix NJ, playmate (Sep, 1988)

1966-11-26

Jay Berger, Fort Dix NJ, tennis star

1967-03-01

George Eads, Fort Worth Texas, American actor (CSI)

1967-08-09

Deion Sanders, Fort Myers Florida, NFL cornerback/wide reciever and MLB player (Dallas Cowboys and NY Yankees)

1967-12-17

Sean McDevitt, Fort McCoy

1968-04-12

Neal Fort, CFL tackle (Montreal Alouettes)

1968-04-15

Billy Brewer, Fort Worth Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1968-11-05

Ricardo Fort, Episode dated 23 November 2012

1969-07-22

Kasey Dunn, 2003 PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl

1970-10-08

David Doster, Fort Wayne IN, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)

1971-07-20

Charles Johnson, Fort Pierce Fla, catcher (US Olympics 1992, Marlins)

1972-03-31

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

1972-05-02

Jill Savery, Fort Lauderdale Fl, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)

1972-05-23

John Pollono, Fort McCoy

1973-06-16

Nikki Hunter, Fort Sable

1974-9-11

Dino Giarrusso, Fort Apache Napoli

1975-06-18

Rob Hill, The Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life & Death of Robert E. Harrill

1975-9-04

Smithy Sipes, Fort Lauderdale

1977-02-11

Mike Shinoda, American musician, Linkin Park, Fort Minor

1978-08-21

Zsuzsa Demcsák, Fort Boyard - Az Eröd

1982-04-24

Kelly Clarkson, Fort Worth, Texas, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol

1983-11-13

Jason M. Norman, Fort Bliss

1987-07-05

Charles Rogers, Fort Tilden

1996-03-12

Zachary Gray, Fort Brother

1997-06-24

Madeline Gray, Fort Brother

Fort - Notable Weddings

J.E.B. StuartNov 14, 1855

Jose RizalDec 30, 1896

Kim KardashianMay 24, 2014

Fort - Weddings
Date Event
1855-11-14

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

1896-12-30

Filippino Nationalist Jose Rizal (35) weds girlfriend Josephine Bracken (20) before his execution in Fort Santiago, Manila

2004-04-02

Actress Jill Whelan (38) weds Michael Chaykowsky aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2005-12-10

Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model Isabeli Fontana (22) weds actor-model Henri Castelli (27) at Fort Are Joao in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

2008-11-29

"Without a Trace" star Roselyn Sanchez (35) weds actor Eric Winter (32) at Fort San Cristobal in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

2014-04-01

Media personality Willard Scott (80) weds Paris Keena in Fort Myers, Florida

2014-05-24

Rapper and record producer Kanye West (36) weds model Kim Kardashian (33) at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy

Fort - Deaths
Date Event
1635-09-06

Adrian A Metius, mathematician/fort architect, dies at 63

1679-11-30

Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45

1704-03-17

Menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63

1755-07-09

Edward Braddock, British General, mortally wounded at Fort Duquesne during French & Indian War. Dies 13th July.

1864-08-05

Griffin A Stedman, Union-brig-gen (Fort Stedman), dies in battle at 26

1918-03-26

Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83

1932-05-03

Charles Fort, Magnolia

1933-06-21

Umberto Paradisi, The Explosion of Fort B 2

1945-10-26

Garrett Fort, Frankenstein

1951-05-30

Hermann Broch, Zerline - En tjenestepiges fortælling

1961-11-04

Juan Sarcione, Fortín alto

1962-07-13

Philip Kieffer, Fort Apache

1964-08-16

Jack Pennick, Fort Apache

1965-02-05

Irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71

1971-11-01

G von Le Fort, writer, dies at 95

1985-01-03

Lucien Cailliet, Fort Apache

1987-03-02

Randolph Scott, actor (Fort Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89

1990-10-29

Krzysztof Kursa, Fort 13

1993-01-05

Norm Taylor, Fort Dobbs

1993-04-16

Rhea Le Fort, Souls for Sale

1993-07-15

David Brian, US actor (Damned Don't Cry, Fort Worth), dies at 78

1993-12-18

Janusz Krawczyk, Fort 13

2005-06-19

Krzysztof Tyszkiewicz, Fort 13

2006-10-23

Sterling Franck, Revolt at Fort Laramie

2008-04-11

Reuben Schafer, The Saint of Fort Washington

2008-09-11

Preben Møller Hansen, Kendte danskere fortæller om pension

2013-11-25

Ricardo Fort, Episode dated 23 November 2012

2014-09-29

Yves Marchesseau, Fort Boyard

2015-08-23

Joel Fort, Getting High


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