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Houston - Notable Historical Events

Bronko NagurskiJun 23, 1939

Betsy RawlsApr 12, 1952

Mickey MantleApr 9, 1965

Leo DurocherOct 1, 1973

Gordie HoweFeb 20, 1974

Donna CaponiOct 22, 1978

Rick BarryFeb 9, 1980

Ronald ReaganAug 19, 1984

Whitney HoustonJan 27, 1986

Michael JacksonMar 30, 1988

James WorthyNov 14, 1990

Clyde DrexlerFeb 14, 1995

Alanis MorissetteSep 29, 1996

Nolan RyanSep 29, 1996

Puff DaddyFeb 27, 1998

Roger ClemensMay 6, 1998

Steve NashJan 8, 2013

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Houston - Historical Events
Date Event
1836-08-30

The city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen

1836-09-05

Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas

1836-10-22

Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas

1861-03-16

Edward Clark became Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who was evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy (US Civil War)

1881-10-11

David Houston patents roll film for cameras

1916-05-08

Irishmen Eamon Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert and Sean Houston are executed by British authorities following the Easter Rising at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

1917-08-23

Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)

1917-12-11

13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot

1918-09-03

5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot (or Camp Logan riot); in all 19 mutineers were executed.

1939-06-23

Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to become wrestling champ

1942-11-27

Bobby Managoff beats Yvon Robert in Houston, to become wrestling champ

1943-09-07

Fire in decrepit old Gulf Hotel kills 45 (Houston, Texas)

1949-01-01

KPRC TV channel 2 in Houston, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1952-04-12

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Houston Weathervane Golf Tournament

1953-05-12

KUHT TV channel 8 (PBS) in Houston, TX, begins broadcasting

1953-05-25

1st non-commercial educational television station-Houston, Texas

1954-11-20

KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-04-26

First modern container ship, the Ideal X, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas

1959-08-14

AFL organized with NY, Dallas, LA, Minneapolis, Denver & Houston

1960-07-18

Baseball's NL votes to add Houston & NY franchises

1960-10-16

NL votes to admit Houston & NY to league

1961-01-01

Houston Oilers beat LA Chargers 24-16 in AFL championship game

1961-01-02

1st AFL Championship Game, Houston Oilers beat LA Chargers 24-16

1961-01-31

Houston voters approve bond to finance luxury domed stadium

1961-10-10

Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets

1961-11-19

Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Titans (49-13)

1961-12-03

George Blanda of Houston Oilers kicks 55-yard field goal

1961-12-10

Houston Oiler Billy Cannon gains record 373 yards against Titans

1961-12-24

Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game

1962-01-03

Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome

1962-04-10

1st major league game in Houston, Colt .45s beat Chicago Cubs, 11-2

1962-10-14

Houston Oiler George Blanda throws for 6 TD passes vs NY Titans 56-17

1962-12-22

Harris County voters approve all-weather stadium for Houston Colt .45s

1962-12-23

Dallas Texans beat Houston Oilers 20-17 in AFL championship game

1963-05-17

Houston Colt .45's Don Notterbart no-hits Phillies, 4-1

1963-06-09

1st Sunday night game in baseball SF Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0

1963-06-15

SF Giants Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0

1963-09-10

Phillies beat Houston Colt .45s, 16-0

1963-09-29

Houston Colt .45 John Paciorek goes 3 for 3 in his only game

1963-12-22

Oakland Raider Tom Flores passes for 6 touchdowns vs Houston (52-49)

1964-04-23

Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0

1964-05-17

Phillies triple play Houston Colt .45s

1964-11-01

George Blanda of Houston throws NFL-record 37 passes in 68 attempts

1964-12-01

Houston Colt .45s change name to Astros

1965-04-09

1st game at Astrodome, Houston beats Yankees 2-1 in exhibition as Mickey Mantle hits 1st indoor homerun

1965-04-12

1st NL game at Houston's Astrodome (Phillies beat Astros 2-0)

1965-07-08

Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game

1966-09-04

Houston Oilers holds Denver Broncos to no 1st downs winning 45-7

1967-01-06

KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-06-18

Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0

1967-10-22

17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)

1967-12-31

1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

1967-12-31

Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL championship game

1968-01-20

Houston ends UCLA's 47-game basketball winning streak, 71-69

1968-01-20

The Houston Cougars defeat the UCLA Bruins 71-69 to win the Game of the Century.

1968-04-15

Houston Astros beat NY Mets, 1-0, in 24 innings

1968-07-09

39th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 1-0 at Astrodome, Houston

1968-07-14

Houston Astro Don Wilson strikes-out 18, beats Reds 6-1

1969-04-30

Cin Red Jim Maloney 3rd no-hitter beats Houston Astros, 10-0

1969-05-01

Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cin Reds, 4-0

1969-06-15

69th US Golf Open: Orville Moody shoots a 281 at Champs GC in Houston

1970-02-06

NBA expands to 18 teams with Buffalo, Cleveland, Houston & Portland

1970-04-13

Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon

1971-09-24

Houston Astros beat SD Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings

1973-07-20

Jack Brisco beats Harley Race in Houston, to become NWA champ

1973-10-01

Leo Durocher resigns as Houston Astro manager

1973-12-11

Houston Astro Caesar Cedino jailed in death of 19 year old woman

1974-01-13

Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB

1974-02-20

Gordie Howe comes out of retirement for $1M from Houston Aeros, WHA

1975-05-04

Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time

1975-08-09

1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7

1975-10-28

Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games

1975-11-02

Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89

1975-11-18

Calvin Murphy (Houston) ends NBA free throw streak of 58 games

1976-06-08

Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1

1976-07-09

Houston Astro Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0

1977-10-09

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Houston Exchange Clubs Golf Classic

1978-09-02

John McClain performs 180 outside loops in an airplane over Houston

1978-09-30

Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title

1978-10-22

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs

1979-04-07

Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0

1979-05-10

John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros

1980-02-09

Rick Barry, Houston, is 1st in NBA to score 8 3-pointers in a game

1980-07-30

Houston Astro pitcher J R Richard suffers a stroke

1981-05-14

35th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat Houston Rockets, 4 games to 2

1981-05-16

Houston Astro Craig Reynolds hits 3 triples beating Cubs 6-1

1983-01-22

Houston is 1st NBA team to be held scoreless in an overtime Portland Trail Blazers out score them 17-0 & win 113-96

1983-01-23

In NBA, Portland scores all 17 pts in overtime to beat Houston 113-96

1983-04-04

45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC State beats Houston 54-52

1983-08-18

Hurricane Alicia battered Houston & Galveston, Texas

1984-04-02

46th NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Georgetown beats Houston 84-75

1984-08-19

Republican convention in Houston nominates Ronald Reagan for President

1984-11-16

Houston blocks 20 Denver shots tying NBA regulation game record

1985-02-24

Jim Kelly (Houston USFL) passes for pro football record 574 yds

1985-09-18

BBC Radio reports prime # 2^216091-1 found in Houston

1985-09-29

Houston QB Warren Moon sacked NFL tying record 12 times (by Cowboys)

1986-01-27

13th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis & C Gayle

1986-07-15

57th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at Astrodome, Houston

1986-09-05

3rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins

1986-09-25

Houston Astro Mike Scott no-hits SF Giants, 2-0

1986-11-06

Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young

1986-11-11

Houston's Astro Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young Award

1987-01-26

14th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie & Alabama

1987-08-18

Houston Oiler Earl Campbell, retires from NFL

1987-09-29

"Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

1988-01-25

15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney Houston

1988-03-30

2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win

1988-08-25

Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston

1989-02-12

39th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-134 at Houston

1989-03-02

Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil

1989-06-03

Houston Astros beat LA Dodgers, 5-4, in 22 innings (7:14:09)

1989-06-13

Houston's Terry Puhl plays in his 1,403rd game (most by a Canadian)

1989-10-21

Houston becomes 1st major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game

1989-12-02

55th Heisman Trophy Award: Andre Ware, Houston (QB)

1990-11-14

James Worthy is arrested in Houston and charged with two counts of solicitation of prostitution

1990-12-09

Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14

1991-01-26

Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter

1991-08-31

Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3

1991-09-11

14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston

1991-11-09

Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts

1991-12-09

2nd Billboard Music Awards: Michael Jackson & Whitney Houston win

1992-05-01

Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior

1993-01-03

"The Comeback", QB Frank Reich led the Buffalo Bills back from a 32-point deficit, to defeat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in overtime in a wild card playoff game, the greatest comeback ever in pro football history

1993-01-10

Maiden flight of Ultrair (Houston to LA)

1993-09-08

Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets

1993-12-02

Houston Rockets tie NBA record of 15-0 start

1993-12-08

4th Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard Soundtrack win

1994-02-07

21st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins

1994-03-15

8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win

1994-06-22

48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3

1994-07-18

Houston Astros tie NL comeback record, trailing 10-0, beat Cards 15-12

1994-10-22

Statue of Sam Houston unveiled in Texas

1995-02-14

The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

1995-03-01

Part of Houston begins using new area code 281

1995-04-18

Houston Post folds after 116 years

1995-06-14

49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games

1995-09-03

Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)

1996-09-29

Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour (Houston Texas)

1996-09-29

Houston Astro's retire Nolan Ryan's #34

1997-05-04

Phil Blackmar wins 50th Houston golf Open

1997-08-30

1st WNBA Championshion: Houston Comets beat NY Liberty

1997-10-23

Les Alexander, owner of Houston Rockets buys NHL's Edmonton Oilers

1998-02-27

12th Soul Train Music Awards: Puff Daddy, Whitney Houston win

1998-05-06

Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his 5th career start.

1998-11-17

Whitney Houston releases "My Love is Your Love"

2000-03-04

14th Soul Train Music Awards: Prince, Whitney Houston, DMX & Mary J. Blige win

2000-04-11

AT&T Park in San Francisco, Minute Maid Park in Houston, and Comerica Park in Detroit open.

2001-06-05

Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.

2001-09-13

Relative calm returns to world oil markets as US retail gasoline prices return to normal levels; energy trading by Houston energy companies resumes and limited commercial aviation starts

2002-10-31

A federal grand jury in Houston, Texas formally indicted former Enron Corp. chief financial officer Andrew Fastow on 78 counts of wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and obstruction of justice related to the collapse of his ex-employer.

2004-07-13

75th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Minute Maid Park, Houston

2005-06-01

The longest oil/natural gas explosion in the Houston, Texas area occurs in Crosby, Texas. The drill was owned by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Company.

2005-10-26

Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago

2007-04-20

Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.

2007-06-28

Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros becomes the 27th member of the 3000 hit club, going 5 for 5 against the Colorado Rockies.

2008-09-13

Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston and surrounding areas.

2012-06-13

San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros

2013-01-08

Steve Nash records his 10,000th career assist against Houston

2017-08-30

US Coast Guard has saved 4322 lives in Houston flooding: official

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Houston - Notable Birthdays

Kenny RogersAug 21, 1938

Elvin HayesNov 17, 1945

Shelley DuvallJul 7, 1949

Hakeem OlajuwonJan 23, 1963

Whitney HoustonAug 9, 1963

Zina GarrisonNov 16, 1963

Jennifer GarnerApr 17, 1972

Marcus LuttrellNov 7, 1975

Beyoncé KnowlesSep 4, 1981

Hilary DuffSep 28, 1987

Houston - Birthdays
Date Event
1793-03-02

Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)

1835-10-01

Robert Houston Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1855-09-09

Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist

1882-07-10

Ima Hogg, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony

1887-08-21

Norman Houston, The Broadway Melody

1895-07-23

Florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston Texas, actress (Jack Knife Man)

1900-11-07

Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54)

1905-01-19

Oveta Culp Hobby, government official/newspaper publisher/CEO (Houston Post)

1911-10-26

Sid Gillman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston)

1912-01-11

Donald Barry, Houston Texas, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak)

1912-04-10

Roy Hofheinz, engineer (Houston Astrodome)

1913-08-24

Charles Houston, The Death Zone

1916-04-10

Paula Houston, Motorcycle A

1916-09-02

Penny Santon, Greenwich Village NY, actress (Roll Out, Matt Houston)

1916-10-25

Grace Houston, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

1919-10-23

Wally Lemm, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1920-06-28

James C. Houston, The Dungeon of Harrow

1920-08-22

Denton Cooley, Houston, heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant)

1921-06-12

James Houston, Toronto, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak)

1921-06-12

James Houston, The White Dawn

1921-10-26

George Houston, land economist

1923-05-14

Bill Peterson, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1923-09-29

O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)

1923-11-06

Donald Houston, Where Eagles Dare

1925-10-25

Glyn Houston, The Cruel Sea

1926-06-16

Clyde Houston, Fox Style

1927-9-09

Penelope Houston, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

1929-02-24

David Houston, Major-General/Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland

1930-04-28

James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-92)

1930-9-17

Thomas P. Stafford, Houston, We've Got a Problem

1932-03-26

Dick Nolan, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1932-05-30

Pauline Oliveros, Houston Texas, composer (Sound Patterns)

1933-11-10

James D. Houston, Farewell to Manzanar

1933-11-25

Kathryn Grant Crosby, Houston Texas, actress (Mr Cory, Big Circus)

1933-9-30

Cissy Houston, Twenty Feet from Stardom

1934-06-01

Peter Masterson, Houston Texas, actor (Ambush Bay)

1934-09-24

John Brunner, [Kilian Houston], UK, sci-fi author (100th Millennium)

1934-9-26

Jeanne Houston, Farewell to Manzanar

1935-01-16

A J Foyt, Houston, auto race driver (Indy 500 1961, 64, 67, 77)

1935-08-20

Tom Day, Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers

1936-02-21

Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)

1936-03-01

John Wittenborn, Houston Oilers vs. Miami Dolphins

1936-03-14

Bob Charles, Carterton, New Zealand, PGA golfer (1963 Houston Open)

1937-02-04

Harry Jacobs, Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers

1937-05-10

Jean Houston, Money & Life

1937-11-03

Jim Houston, New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns

1937-12-11

Bill Walters, P.D.Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem

1938-03-07

Homero Blancas, Houston Texas, PGA golfer (1972 Phoenix Open)

1938-04-18

Al Bemiller, Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers

1938-08-21

Kenny Rogers, Houston Texas, singer (Through the Years)

1938-10-20

Jim Norton, Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers

1938-11-06

P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker

1938-12-09

David Houston, rocker

1938-12-09

David Houston, Carnival Rock

1939-02-12

John D Hancock, actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)

1939-03-19

Joe Kapp, NFL QB (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)

1939-04-11

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1940-08-03

Lance Alworth, Houston Texas, NFL hall of famer (Charger, Cowboys)

1940-08-19

Johnny Nash, Houston, Tx, rocker (I Can See Clearly Now)

1941-03-04

John Hancock, Hazen AR, actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)

1941-06-01

Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)

1941-07-03

Wylie Walker Vale, Houston, Texas, Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone

1941-11-01

Robert Foxworth, Houston Texas, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein)

1942-02-12

Pat Dobson, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros

1942-05-19

June 19 1942: Willie Frazier, El Dorado, AR, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), (d. 2013)

1942-06-19

Willie Frazier, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1942-12-30

Michael Nesmith, Houston, rocker (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville)

1943-03-17

Don Mitchell, Houston Texas, actor (Mark-Ironside), (d. 2013)

1943-04-06

Susan Tolsky, Houston, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides)

1943-04-30

Elbert Drungo, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1943-07-28

Lawrence Elkins, football player FL (Houston Oilers)

1943-12-02

Zeke Moore, Denver Broncos vs. Houston Oilers

1944-01-01

Dick Gordon, San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Oilers

1944-03-12

Kent Nix, Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers

1944-11-12

Ken Houston, Strange But True Football Stories

1945-05-30

Meredith MacRae, Houston Texas, actress (Petticoat Junction, My 3 Sons)

1945-10-26

Jaclyn Smith, Houston, Texas, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity)

1945-11-17

Elvin Hayes, Rayville Louisiana, NBA star (San Diego, Houston, Baltimore)

1946-03-22

Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)

1946-04-28

Gregory Houston, Fear No Evil

1946-05-07

Thelma Houston, 54

1946-08-15

Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, (4 time Mayor-Houston)

1946-08-27

Billy Van Heusen, Denver Broncos vs. Houston Oilers

1946-09-02

Billy Preston, Houston, Texas, American soul musician/singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show)

1947-07-07

Carl Mauck, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1947-08-08

Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)

1947-10-14

Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)

1947-10-21

Skip Butler, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1947-9-29

Altie Taylor, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1948-01-27

Tom Trebelhorn, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1948-02-16

Ted Washington, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1948-04-21

Linzy Cole, Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers

1948-06-19

Phylicia Rashad, Houston, Texas, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live)

1948-07-14

Ken Burrough, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1948-12-06

JoBeth Williams, Houston Texas, actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist)

1948-12-25

Barbara Mandrell, Houston Texas, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters)

1949-01-10

Teresa Graves, Houston Texas, actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love)

1949-01-21

John James, Houston Oilers vs. San Diego Chargers

1949-02-02

Brent Spiner, Houston, Texas, American actor (Data-Star Trek the Next Generation)

1949-05-26

Dan Pastorini, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Raiders) [or Dec 25]

1949-05-31

Ed Fisher, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1949-07-07

Shelley Duvall, Houston Texas, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater)

1949-12-16

Billy Gibbons, Houston Texas, jazz/rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top)

1950-01-16

Debbie Allen, Houston Texas, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame)

1950-08-07

Rodney Crowell, Houston Texas, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin')

1950-10-01

Randy Quaid, Houston Texas, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live)

1950-11-08

Boobie Clark, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1951-03-13

Gregg Bingham, Houston Oilers vs. San Diego Chargers

1951-06-08

Ishmael Houston-Jones, The Brother from Another Planet

1951-07-09

Ronnie L. Coleman, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1951-08-11

Andy Dorris, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1951-10-25

Greg Stemrick, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1951-11-15

Leon Gray, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1952-02-27

Dwight Elmo Jones, Houston Texas, basketball player (Olymp-silver-1972)

1952-04-01

Annette O'Toole, Houston Texas, actress (Cat People, Superman III)

1952-08-18

Patrick Swayze, Houston Texas, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost)

1952-08-24

Art Houston, A Gentleman's Game

1953-02-07

Robert Brazile, Houston Oilers vs. San Diego Chargers

1953-05-06

Mike Reinfeldt, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1953-10-31

John Lucas, Durham NC, NBA guard (Houston, Golden State, Milwaukee)

1953-11-27

David Carter, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1953-12-06

Gina Hecht, Houston Texas, actress (Melanie-Hizzoner, Mork & Mindy)

1954-01-14

Tim Wilson, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1954-04-03

Mike Pruitt, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1954-04-09

Dennis Quaid, Houston Texas, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff)

1954-07-18

Harry Spilman, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1954-07-22

Dianne Houston, Take the Lead

1955-01-22

Neil Bush, Houston, We Have a Problem

1955-03-29

Earl Campbell, NFL running back (Houston, New Orleans, 1977 Heisman)

1955-05-15

Lee Horsley, Muleshoe Tx, actor (Nero Wolfe, Matt Houston)

1955-05-28

William Gay, Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steelers

1955-07-20

Jim Smith, Houston Oilers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1955-08-11

Bryn Smith, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1956-02-19

Mike Stensrud, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1956-03-11

J.C. Wilson, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1956-03-14

Butch Wynegar, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros

1956-05-27

Lisa Niemi, Houston Texas, actress (Dirty Dancing, Will Rodgers Follies)

1956-06-01

Lisa Hartman Black, Houston, singer/actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing)

1956-06-14

Frederick Funk, Takoma Park MD, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston Open)

1956-10-27

Matt Cavanaugh, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1956-11-03

Daryl Hunt, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

1956-11-18

Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)

1957-01-10

Robert Thompson, Houston Texas, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-2nd)

1957-02-18

Dwayne Woodruff, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1957-04-03

Charles Jones, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

1957-05-13

Eloise Broady, Houston Texas, playmate (Apr, 1988)

1957-07-10

Jesse Baker, Houston Oilers vs. San Diego Chargers

1957-10-14

Houston Nutt, The Blind Side

1958-01-07

Kenny Johnson, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1958-02-18

Rafael Ramirez, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1958-02-23

Juan Agosto, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1958-12-17

Penelope Houston, Happiness Runs

1958-12-23

Joan Severance, Houston Texas, actress (Hear No Evil, See No Evil)

1959-05-01

Eddie Johnson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers)

1959-06-02

Hoby Brenner, Houston Oilers vs. New Orleans Saints

1959-06-11

Ron Hallstrom, Green Bay Packers vs. Houston Oilers

1959-06-13

Doug Smith, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1959-07-21

Terry Long, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1959-11-29

Rich Camarillo, NFL punter (Houston Oilers)

1960-03-20

Steve Brown, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1960-05-21

Robert Brown, Green Bay Packers vs. Houston Oilers

1960-07-07

Ralph Sampson, NBA center (Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets)

1960-07-13

Robert Abraham, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1960-07-21

Barry Redden, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1960-10-19

Jennifer Holliday, Houston Texas, singer/actress (Dream Girls)

1961-01-01

Irv Eatman, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

1961-01-27

Dean Steinkuhler, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1961-02-06

Cam Cameron, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1961-03-01

Mike Rozier, NFL halfback (Heisman Trophy-1983, Houston, Atlanta)

1961-03-16

Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1961-03-21

Robert Lyles, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1961-06-25

Johnny Meads, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Houston Oilers

1961-08-08

Bruce Matthews, NFL guard/center (Houston Oilers)

1961-08-26

Patrick Allen, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1961-10-27

Bill Swift, San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros

1961-11-01

Don Maggs, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1961-11-18

Mike Felder, San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros

1961-12-11

Mike Henneman, New York Mets vs. Houston Astros

1961-12-27

Doug Dawson, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1962-02-16

Dwayne Henry, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1962-02-25

John Grimsley, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1962-03-02

Al Del Greco, NFL kicker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1962-03-29

Kirk Alan Triplett, Moses Lake WA, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston-2nd)

1962-06-22

Clyde "Glide" Drexler, New Orleans Louisiana, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers)

1962-07-21

Ike Eisenmann, Houston Texas, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey)

1962-07-25

Doug Drabek, Victoria TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, NY Yankees)

1962-08-23

Kyle Clifton, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1962-09-06

Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1962-10-15

Lee Williams, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1962-10-20

Ray Childress, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1962-10-20

Ray Childress, Houston Oilers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1962-12-03

Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)

1962-9-03

Dave Clark, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1963-01-07

Craig Shipley, New York Mets vs. Houston Astros

1963-01-23

Hakeem Olajuwon, Lagos, Nigeria, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1963-03-10

John Cangelosi, Brooklyn NY, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1963-03-24

Sammy Giammatva, Houston Tex, tennis star

1963-04-10

Mike Devereaux, Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1963-04-14

Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic-gold-1988)

1963-04-28

Willie Drewrey, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1963-07-13

Bobby Rock, Houston Texas, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection)

1963-07-18

Lonnie Young, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1963-08-05

Louis Cooper, Houston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1963-08-09

Whitney Houston, Newark NJ, singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), (d. 2012)

1963-08-09

Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard

1963-10-11

Sam Houston, Royal Rumble

1963-11-05

Cody Carlson, Houston Oilers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1963-11-16

Zina Garrison Jackson, Houston Texas, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon)

1963-11-26

Mario Elie, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets)

1963-12-18

Cali Houston, Glazed Cougars

1963-9-16

Richard Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1964-02-26

Kurt Houston, Night Walk: A Bedtime Story

1964-06-03

Eugene Seale, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Oilers

1964-07-21

Susan Swift, Houston Texas, actress (Chisholms)

1964-10-07

Stuart Hendley, Houston Texas, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Manitoba Open)

1964-10-31

Kira, The World's Biggest Gang Bang III - The Houston 620

1964-11-01

Eddie Williams, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros

1964-11-08

Chuck Cecil, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)

1964-11-26

Al Smith, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers)

1964-11-26

Al Smith, New York Giants vs. Houston Oilers

1964-12-02

Yolanda Henry, Houston Texas, high jumper

1964-12-12

Haywood Jeffires, NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers)

1964-12-22

Mike Jackson, Houston Texas, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)

1965-01-02

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

1965-01-26

Curtis Duncan, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1965-02-05

James David McGovern, Teaneck NJ, PGA golfer (1993 Shell Houston Open)

1965-02-08

Jim Thornton, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)

1965-03-08

Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)

1965-03-12

Fran Harris, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)

1965-04-08

Scott Mersereau, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1965-04-09

Hal Morris, Cincinnati Reds vs. Houston Astros

1965-04-25

Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)

1965-05-29

Charlie Hayes, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1965-07-30

Todd Haney, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1965-08-13

Cris Dishman, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers, Wash Redskins)

1965-08-16

Todd McNair, NFL running back/kick returner (Houston Oilers)

1965-08-16

Xavier Hernandez, Port Arthur TX, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1965-10-12

Chris Chandler, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons)

1965-11-04

Erik Norgard, NFL center/guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1965-11-22

Mike Benjamin, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1965-12-14

Craig Biggio, Smithtown NY, infielder (Houston Astros)

1965-12-30

Tony Jones, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Houston Oilers

1966-01-03

Wendell Davis, Chicago Bears vs. Houston Oilers

1966-02-03

Sean Patrick Wade, Houston Texas, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96)

1966-02-14

Clark Sherwood Dennis, Houston Texas, PGA golfer (1990 Hawaiian Open-3rd)

1966-02-21

Chris Donnels, US baseball infielder (Houston Astros)

1966-03-16

Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)

1966-03-22

Sean Berry, Santa Monica CA, infielder (Houston Astros)

1966-04-01

Odie Harris, NFL safety/defensive back (Houston Oilers)

1966-04-03

Bo Orlando, Houston Oilers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1966-04-10

David S. Barron, Houston, We Have a Problem

1966-06-05

Bill Spiers, Orangeburg SC, infielder (Houston Astros)

1966-06-05

Bill Spiers, Cincinnati Reds vs. Houston Astros

1966-06-21

David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)

1966-06-28

Mary Stuart Masterson, Houston Texas, actress (Some Kind of Wonderful)

1966-07-20

Enrique Peña Nieto, Storms Slam Houston

1966-08-12

Dean Hartgraves, Bakersfield CA, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1966-10-18

Alan Mills, Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1966-10-28

Tim Bogar, Cincinnati Reds vs. Houston Astros

1966-11-02

Orlando Merced, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros

1966-12-12

Cheryl Dickey, Houston Texas, 100m hurdler

1966-12-18

Aaron Jones, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1966-12-25

Craig Veasey, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1967-01-12

Mike Simms, Whittier CA, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1967-01-12

David Houston, Some Place New

1967-01-17

William Michael Heinen Jr, Rayne LA, PGA golfer (1994 Shell Houston)

1967-01-18

Kim Perrot, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)

1967-01-20

Mark Stepnoski, NFL center (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1967-03-31

Glenn Montgomery, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1967-04-12

Kirk Everist, Houston Texas, water polo driver (Olympics-96)

1967-06-02

Mike Stanton, Houston Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)

1967-06-04

Rick Wilkins, Jacksonville FL, catcher (Houston Astros)

1967-06-05

Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)

1967-06-29

Melora Hardin, Houston Texas, actress (Family Tree, Best Times)

1967-06-29

John Wehner, Florida Marlins vs. Houston Astros

1967-07-11

Donne Wall, Potosi MO, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1967-08-17

Kenny Davidson, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1967-10-04

Roger Pavlik, Houston Texas, pitcher (Texas Rangers)

1967-10-14

Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)

1967-10-24

F.P. Santangelo, Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1967-10-26

Bobby Houston, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)

1967-10-26

Bobby Houston, 1990 NFL Draft

1967-10-27

Jaren Jackson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs)

1967-11-15

Pedro Borbon, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1967-11-28

Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, Houston Tex, playmate (May 1992)

1967-12-14

Eldridge Recasner, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets)

1968-01-24

Ross Powell, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros)

1968-02-05

Will Furrer, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, St Louis Rams)

1968-02-29

Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)

1968-03-04

Brian Hunter, Torrance CA, infielder (Seat Mariners, Houston Astros)

1968-03-26

Shane Reynolds, Bastrop LA, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1968-04-24

Todd Jones, Marietta GA, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1968-05-27

Jeff Bagwell, Boston Mass, infielder (Houston Astros)

1968-06-08

Dave Mlicki, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1968-06-10

Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1968-06-16

Matt Turk, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1968-07-07

Chuck Knoblauch, Houston Texas, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1968-07-14

Derrick May, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

1968-07-19

William Houston, Sherlock Holmes

1968-08-21

Tuffy Rhodes, Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs

1968-08-27

Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)

1968-09-16

Tara Cross-Battle, Houston Texas, volleyball hitter (Oly-br-92, 96)

1968-10-04

Kanavis McGhee, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1968-10-14

Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)

1968-10-28

Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)

1968-10-28

Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

1968-11-07

Darren Lewis, Chicago Bears vs. Houston Oilers

1968-11-12

Derek Bell, Tampa Florida, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1968-11-12

Randy Knorr, San Gabriel CA, catcher (Houston Astros)

1968-11-25

John Johnstone, Liverpool NY, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1968-12-02

Darryl Kile, Garden Grove CA, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1968-12-09

Brent Price, NBA guard (Houston Rockets, Washington Bullets)

1968-12-11

Derek Bell, Tampa Florida, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1968-12-16

Darryll Lewis, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1968-12-29

James Mouton, Denver CO, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1969-01-06

Alvin Morman, Rockingham NC, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1969-01-07

Chris Hatcher, US baseball outfielder (Houston Astros)

1969-01-08

Brian Boehringer, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1969-01-09

Domingo Jean, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Houston Astros)

1969-01-13

Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)

1969-02-07

Bucky Richardson, US football quarterback (Houston Oilers)

1969-02-07

Bucky Richardson, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1969-03-06

Houston Haynes, In the Eyes of a Killer

1969-03-24

Houston, Behind Closed Doors

1969-04-08

Steve Jackson, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1969-04-11

Janeth Arcain, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)

1969-05-10

Pete Schourek, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros

1969-06-16

Kevin Young, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1969-06-22

Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1969-07-01

Gary Brown, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)

1969-08-16

Bill Houston Ball, X-Men: First Class

1969-10-02

Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)

1969-10-03

Claudia D'Corazon, The World's Biggest Gang Bang III - The Houston 620

1969-10-31

Henry John Mills, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)

1969-10-31

John Henry Mills, New York Giants vs. Houston Oilers

1969-11-01

Barron Wortham, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1969-11-18

Sam Cassell, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets)

1969-11-22

Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1970-01-06

Darrell Bevell, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1970-01-31

Travis Hannah, NFL/WLAF receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy)

1970-02-25

Joe Bowden, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1970-04-06

Billy Houston, Newbie to the Game

1970-04-13

Eddie Robinson, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-04-19

Michael Barrow, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers)

1970-05-23

Ricky Gutierrez, Miami FL, infielder (Houston Astros)

1970-05-26

Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)

1970-07-14

Mark Brandenburg, Houston Texas, pitcher (Texas Rangers)

1970-07-24

Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)

1970-08-25

Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)

1970-09-05

Brad Hopkins, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

1970-09-08

Tomur Barnes, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers)

1970-11-07

Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver

1970-11-24

Lemanski Hall, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1970-11-25

Purvis Hunt, NFL/WLAF guard (Houston Oilers, Scottish Claymores)

1970-11-28

Todd Perry, Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins

1970-12-13

George Van Os Jr, Houston Texas, team handball left back (Oly-1996)

1970-12-27

Mike Salmon, NFL/WLAF safety (Houston Oilers, Rhein Fire, SF 49ers)

1971-01-17

Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-02-13

Jim Reid, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

1971-03-05

Brian Hunter, Portland OR, outfielder (Houston Astros)

1971-03-19

D.T. Cromer, Houston Astros vs. Cincinnati Reds

1971-03-25

Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Oly-gold-96)

1971-04-04

Allan Houston, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Detroit Pistons)

1971-04-20

Allan Houston, Laws of Attraction

1971-06-09

Roderick Lewis, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1971-07-25

Billy Wagner, Marion VA, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1971-09-19

Jeremy Nunley, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1971-10-14

Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1971-10-15

Gabriella Gotti, The World's Biggest Gang Bang III - The Houston 620

1971-10-30

Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1971-12-06

Matt Maloney, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)

1972-01-26

Harrison Houston, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)

1972-02-10

Torey Hunter, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers)

1972-03-19

Gina Adorabella, The World's Biggest Gang Bang III - The Houston 620

1972-03-22

Houston Alexander, UFC 78: Validation

1972-04-17

Jennifer Garner [Affleck], Houston, Texas. American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias)

1972-05-08

Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)

1972-05-11

Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)

1972-06-06

Brooks Kieschnick, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros

1972-07-05

Bo Porter, Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros

1972-08-29

Michael Roan, NFL tight end/halfback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1972-09-09

Mike Hampton, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1972-10-20

Dexter Coakley, St. Louis Rams vs. Houston Texans

1972-11-29

Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)

1972-12-29

Malcolm Seabron, NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers)

1972-9-13

Nelson Cruz, Houston Astros vs. Cincinnati Reds

1973-01-28

Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

1973-02-14

Steve McNair, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers)

1973-02-28

Gary Walker, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)

1973-02-28

Gary Walker, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1973-03-01

Brandon Houston, Battle in Seattle

1973-04-04

Tiffany Woosley, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)

1973-04-28

Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1973-05-25

Racquel Spurlock, WNBA center (Houston Comets)

1973-09-24

Rodrick Rhodes, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

1974-01-31

Othella Harrington, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

1974-02-19

Marnie Rose, Houston Medical

1974-07-10

Michael Kotschi, Houston

1974-08-21

Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)

1974-11-27

Nick Ferguson, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1974-9-03

Bastian Günther, Houston

1975-02-10

Tina Thompson, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)

1975-02-12

Seth Payne, Houston Texans vs. Seattle Seahawks

1975-04-05

Jordan Houston, Furious 7

1975-06-26

Stacey Mack, Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins

1975-10-05

Brandon Puffer, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1975-10-15

Steve McKinney, St. Louis Rams vs. Houston Texans

1975-11-07

Marcus Luttrell, Houston Texas, United States Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor")

1975-12-08

Corey Bradford, St. Louis Rams vs. Houston Texans

1975-9-21

Doug Davis, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros

1976-01-29

Chad Stanley, St. Louis Rams vs. Houston Texans

1976-02-06

Kim Zmeskal, Houston Texas, US gymnist (Olympic-92)

1976-02-23

Mike Houston, Deliver Us from Evil

1976-02-23

Scott Elarton, Cincinnati Reds vs. Houston Astros

1976-03-23

Jason R. Houston, Mean Creek

1976-05-23

Kailee Wong, Green Bay Packers vs. Houston Texans

1976-9-14

John Houston, Part 6

1977-01-29

Averil Houston, On the Wings of Love

1977-02-17

Bennie Anderson, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1977-02-18

Brad Houston, V-Day 11.11.11

1977-11-05

JaJuan Dawson, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1977-11-15

Robaire Smith, St. Louis Rams vs. Houston Texans

1977-12-09

Shayne Graham, Houston Texans at Chicago Bears

1977-12-10

Gavin Houston, The Rum Diary

1977-9-26

T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1978-02-08

Christa Williams, Houston Texas, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)

1978-02-28

Julia Houston, Halfway Point

1978-03-06

Sage Rosenfels, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1978-07-06

Rachel Rochelli, Houston Texas, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)

1978-07-28

Aaron Houston, Sunflower Hour

1978-08-11

Ben Houston, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

1978-08-24

Melissa McElroy, Houston Texas, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)

1979-02-12

Shane Houston, The Manager: Part 3

1979-06-12

Andre' Davis, Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

1979-12-14

Kyle Shanahan, Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

1979-12-20

Kelli Houston, Hot Body Competition: Summer Wet T Shirt Finals

1980-02-28

Tyler Houston, Atomic Vixens: Escape from the Valley of the Sluts

1980-03-25

Houston Rhines, eCupid

1980-07-28

Anthony Weaver, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1980-08-27

Rashean Mathis, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1980-10-14

Sascha Brungs, Houston

1980-11-15

Cory Redding, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

1981-02-25

Bobby Wade, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1981-04-16

Jake Scott, Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

1981-08-04

Marques Houston, American singer and actor (IMx)

1981-08-04

Marques Houston, You Got Served

1981-08-04

Kevin Walter, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1981-09-04

Beyoncé Knowles, Houston Texas, singer (Destiny's Child)

1982-06-23

Cean Houston, Episode #1.6

1982-08-10

Josh Anderson, Houston Astros vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1982-11-28

Kara Houston, Coach Carter

1983-05-19

Adam Schindler, Strikeforce: Houston

1984-06-17

Sequoia Houston, Arthur, Autumn & a Violin

1986-04-09

Mike Hart, Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts

1987-09-28

Hilary Duff, Houston Texas, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire)

1987-9-18

Javarris James, Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts

1989-12-10

Houston Mack, You, Me and Dupree

1992-10-23

Houston Hooker, Weeds

1992-12-27

Houston Tumlin, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

1993-03-04

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown

Houston - Notable Weddings

Tom LandryJan 28, 1949

Zina GarrisonSep 23, 1989

Whitney HoustonJul 18, 1992

Hakeem OlajuwonAug 8, 1996

Houston - Weddings
Date Event
1919-05-31

1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas)

1949-01-28

NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas

1989-09-23

Tennis Ace Zina Garrison (25) weds businessman Willard Jackson (25) at the Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston

1992-07-18

Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

1996-08-08

NBA Rockets star Hakeem Olajuwon (33) weds Dalia Asafi (18) in Houston, Texas

2006-11-04

1996 summer Olympics gold medalist gymnast Dominique Moceanu (25) weds podiatrist Dr. Michael Canales (29) in Houston, Texas

2007-08-06

NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (27) weds Chinese women's national basketball team member Ye Li (26) at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai

2010-06-26

Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool (30) weds fellow wrestler "The Undertaker" Mark Calaway (45) in Houston, Texas

Houston - Notable Divorces

Whitney HoustonApr 24, 2007

Houston - Divorces
Date Event
2007-04-24

Recording artist and the most-awarded female act of all-time Whitney Houston (43) divorces R&B singer-songwriter Bobby Brown (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Houston - Notable Deaths

Whitney HoustonFeb 11, 2012

Houston - Deaths
Date Event
1863-07-26

Samuel Houston, 1st Pres of Rep of Texas (1836-38, 41-44), dies at 70

1927-01-09

Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71

1944-11-12

George Houston, Frontier Scout

1950-04-22

Charles H Houston, architect of NAACP legal campaign, dies at 54

1958-10-26

Norman Houston, The Broadway Melody

1961-04-29

Cisco Houston, American folk singer (b. 1918)

1977-11-05

Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75

1988-10-02

Wally Lemm, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1988-10-25

Boobie Clark, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1991-10-13

Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67

1991-10-13

Donald Houston, Where Eagles Dare

1993-08-05

Bill Peterson, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

1993-11-30

David Houston, Carnival Rock

1995-08-25

John Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60

1996-10-21

George Houston, land economist, dies at 74

1997-08-23

Kurt Houston, Night Walk: A Bedtime Story

1998-06-28

Glenn Montgomery, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

2000-10-28

Andujar Cedeno, Dominican baseball player for the Houston Astros (b. 1969)

2002-08-23

Marnie Rose, Houston Medical

2002-10-03

Paula Houston, Motorcycle A

2005-04-17

James Houston, The White Dawn

2005-06-07

Terry Long, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

2006-11-22

Pat Dobson, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros

2007-11-11

Dick Nolan, Houston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

2008-01-27

Louie Welch, mayor of Houston (b. 1918)

2008-02-06

John Grimsley, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers

2009-04-16

James D. Houston, Farewell to Manzanar

2009-09-27

Charles Houston, The Death Zone

2010-03-14

Altie Taylor, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

2010-07-09

Daryl Hunt, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys

2010-09-09

Grace Houston, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

2011-10-15

James C. Houston, The Dungeon of Harrow

2011-12-26

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

2012-02-11

Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

2012-02-11

Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard

2012-03-21

Gregory Houston, Fear No Evil

2014-10-11

Elbert Drungo, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

2015-07-12

JaJuan Dawson, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans

2015-10-26

Penelope Houston, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art


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