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Mass - Historical Events
Date Event
390-12-25

Roman emperor Theodosius admits debt on mass murder in Thessalonica

1226-09-11

The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes.

1377-02-03

Mass execution of population of Cesena, Italy

1494-01-06

The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.

1620-11-21

Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass

1621-03-16

Native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass

1628-06-09

1st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Mass

1630-09-16

Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

1635-10-09

Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony

1638-06-01

1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass

1639-05-20

Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes

1640-12-09

Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin

1641-12-01

Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery

1642-09-23

Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement

1646-02-28

Roger Scott was tried in Mass for sleeping in church

1654-05-03

Bridge at Rowley Mass begins charging tolls for animals

1668-10-09

Mass society storms palace of "heretics" Spanish governor Jose de Paternina

1672-06-25

1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass

1676-02-10

Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

1676-04-18

Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians

1676-11-16

1st colonial prison organized, Nantucket Mass

1690-02-03

1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)

1690-12-10

Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money

1692-02-29

Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne & Tituba, an Indian servant first people to be accused of witchcraft in Salem Mass.

1692-07-19

5 more people are hanged for witchcraft (20 in all) in Salem Mass

1692-09-22

Last (8) people hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass) 20 hanged overall

1704-02-28

Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 40, kidnap 100

1704-02-29

French & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100

1708-08-29

Haverhill, Mass, destroyed by French & Indians

1732-02-26

1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, St Joseph's, Philadelphia

1735-08-18

Evening Post begins publishing (Boston Mass)

1753-07-18

Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham Mass

1755-11-18

Worst quake in Mass Bay area strikes Boston; no deaths report

1769-12-25

First Christian service in New Zealand; Mass is celebrated in Doubtless Bay by Father Paul-Antoine Léonard de Villefeix of the de Surville expedition

1775-02-09

English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion

1775-07-03

Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass

1778-01-20

1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass

1786-08-29

Shay's Rebellion in Springfield, Mass

1787-01-25

Shays' Rebellion suffers a setback when debt-ridden farmers, led by Capt Daniel Shays, fail to capture an arsenal at Springfield, Mass

1789-09-26

4th US Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office

1791-03-10

John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver

1813-02-23

1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Mass

1814-11-28

The Times of London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.

1817-08-18

Gloucester, Mass, newspapers tells of wild sea serpent seen offshore

1822-03-19

Boston, Mass, incorporated as a city

1826-03-04

1st US RR chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Mass

1827-07-23

1st US swimming school opens (Boston Mass)

1832-07-25

1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies

1837-11-08

Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women

1838-06-12

Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass

1838-08-23

Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class

1839-07-03

1st state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students

1842-03-03

1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass)

1843-12-04

Manila paper (made from sails, canvas & rope) patented, Mass

1845-05-03

1st African American lawyer (Macon B Allen) admitted to the bar (Mass)

1846-02-21

1st US woman telegrapher, Sarah G Bagley, Lowell, Mass

1850-08-23

1st national women's rights convention convenes in Worcester Mass

1853-01-21

Envelope-folding machine patented by Russell Hawes, Worcester, Mass

1854-03-17

1st park land purchased by a US city, Worcester, Mass

1856-05-19

Sen Charles Sumner, Mass, spoke out against slavery

1856-05-22

Violence in Senate, SC rep Brooks used a cane on Mass Sen Sumner

1858-02-21

Edwin T Holmes installs 1st electric burglar alarm (Boston, Mass)

1859-07-12

Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass

1863-05-28

1st black regiment (54 Mass) leaves Boston to fight in Civil War

1865-12-26

James H Mason (Mass) patents 1st US coffee percolator

1866-07-10

Indelible pencil patented by Edson P Clark, Northampton, Mass

1870-03-17

Mass legislature authorizes incorporation of Wellesley Female Seminary

1874-05-16

1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg, Mass)

1876-12-05

Daniel Stillson (Mass) patents 1st practical pipe wrench

1877-02-12

1st news dispatch by telephone, between Boston & Salem, Mass

1877-04-15

1st telephone installed: Boston-Somerville, Mass

1877-12-22

"American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

1881-06-14

Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass)

1882-06-10

Anti-colonization mass society of Alexandria Egypt kills 50 Europeans

1885-05-19

1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)

1886-03-20

1st AC power plant in US begins commercial operation, Mass

1892-01-15

Basketball rules published in Triangle Magazine, Mass

1892-01-20

1st basketball game played (Mass)

1892-03-11

1st public basketball game (Springfield, Mass)

1892-04-19

Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)

1892-07-08

American Psychological Association organized, Worcester, Mass

1892-08-04

Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden arrested in Fall River, Mass on two counts of murder

1893-06-20

Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

1895-12-17

George Brownell patents a machine to make paper twine (Mass)

1896-05-18

Khodynka Tragedy: A mass panic on Khodynka Field in Moscow during the festivities of the coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas II results in the deaths of 1,389 people.

1898-02-08

John Ames Sherman patents 1st envelope folding & gumming mach (Mass)

1898-04-19

2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00

1898-06-18

4th US Golf Open: Fred Herd shoots a 328 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass

1899-04-19

3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38

1900-08-08

1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later

1903-04-20

7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8

1905-09-22

11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass

1905-11-11

High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt

1906-04-19

10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45

1906-12-24

Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass)

1908-08-28

14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass

1910-10-01

Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair)

1911-04-19

15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6

1912-07-19

A meteorite of estimated 190kg mass explodes over Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona, causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town.

1914-01-25

An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters

1916-04-19

20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4

1916-04-19

Alderman Kelly reads the 'Castle Order' to a meeting of Dublin Corporation; this forged document supposedly from Dublin Castle, indicated that there was to be mass arrests of Irish Volunteers to prevent "trouble"

1919-04-19

23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4

1919-05-12

The Transvaal British Indian Association calls a mass meeting to organise opposition to the proposed Asiatics (Land and Trading) Amendment Act; in the Act, Transvaal Indians are prohibited from owning shares in limited companies

1919-06-11

23rd US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Brae Burn CC Mass

1919-10-15

14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money

1920-12-19

1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)

1921-07-14

Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti convicted in Dedham Mass, of killing their shoe company's paymaster

1922-04-19

26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10

1923-02-05

Mass arrests of socialists & communists in Italy

1923-02-24

Mass arrests in US of mafia

1923-04-19

27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

1923-07-01

1st permanent radio network-AT&T (WEAF NY & WMAF Mass)

1924-01-27

The Natal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Association jointly organise a mass meeting in Durban, South Africa in opposition to the Class Areas Bill

1924-03-21

Mass Investors Trust becomes 1st mutual fund set up in US

1924-04-19

28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2

1925-02-21

Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg

1925-06-05

29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass

1927-04-19

31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

1928-04-19

32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8

1930-04-19

34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2

1931-04-20

35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8

1932-06-10

1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass

1934-12-27

1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)

1935-04-19

39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4

1935-08-11

Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews

1938-01-19

General Motors begins mass production of diesel engines

1939-11-15

Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews

1940-01-06

Mass execution of Poles, committed by Germans in the city of Poznań, Warthegau.

1941-01-22

1st mass killing of Jews in Romania

1941-06-14

Estonia loses 11,000 inhabitants as a consequence of mass deportations into Siberia

1941-07-02

Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)

1941-09-29

Nazi mass murder at Babi Jar, Soviet Union

1941-10-14

1st mass deportation of Kowno, Lodz, Minsk & Riga

1941-10-15

1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe

1942-04-19

46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

1943-04-13

Nazis discover mass grave of Polish officers near Katyn

1943-06-25

Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Reichskommissar in the Netherlands, orders mass arrests of Dutch physicians

1944-06-20

Nazis begin mass extermination of Jews at Auschwitz

1945-04-19

49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2

1945-10-17

Loyalty Day in Argentina, mass demonstrations held to release Juan Perón

1946-07-03

The Cape Passive Resistance Council is formed at a mass meeting in Cape Town, attended by 1,500 people

1946-07-14

Mass murder of Jews in Kielce, Poland

1948-12-24

1st US house completely sun-heated is occupied (Dover, Mass)

1949-02-19

Mass arrests of communists in India

1950-09-09

Mass arrests of communists in France

1950-11-18

South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions

1953-06-07

1st color network telecast in compatible color (Boston Mass)

1954-02-23

1st mass inoculation with salk vaccine (Pittsburgh)

1954-02-26

1st typesetting machine (photo engraving) used, Quincy Mass

1956-02-28

13 die in a train crash in Swampscott Mass

1957-01-11

Mass-murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is executed via the Gas Chamber.

1957-06-13

Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass

1958-09-28

USAF selects Thor over Jupiter rocket for mass production as ICBM's

1959-07-14

USS Long Beach, first nuclear powered cruiser launched at Quincy, Mass

1960-11-08

JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) to become 35th US president

1962-08-14

US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million

1962-11-06

Edward M Kennedy 1st elected (Sen-D-Mass)

1963-06-23

63rd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 293 at The Country Club Mass

1964-06-02

Rolling Stones 1st US concert tour debuts in Lynn, Mass

1965-10-20

Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia

1966-03-21

US preme Court reverses Mass ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene

1966-11-08

Edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st black elected to Senate

1966-12-28

13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass

1966-12-29

Pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass)

1967-01-10

Edward Brooke, takes (Sen-R-Mass) seat as 1st popular elected black

1968-02-17

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Mass, opens

1969-10-14

Race riots in Springfield Mass

1970-01-17

John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Mass)

1972-02-16

German mass murderers "Three of Breda" freed

1973-04-20

Mass murderer Ed Kemper attempted to dispose of his mother's vocal chords in a domestic waste disposal unit.

1973-10-20

The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass

1973-11-18

Greek regime calls emergency crisis due to mass protests

1975-04-21

79th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:55

1976-11-04

1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich & McCovey, available

1978-02-15

Escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola, Fla

1978-04-17

82nd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:10:13

1978-08-20

Mark Vinchesi of Amherst Mass keeps a frisbee aloft 15.2 seconds

1979-04-16

83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27

1979-10-18

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini orders mass executions to stop

1980-04-21

84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:12:11

1981-11-12

Bill C Davis' "Mass Appeal" premieres in NYC

1982-01-09

Steve D'Innocenzo scores 3 hockey goals in 12 sec in Mass HS game

1983-03-06

New Bedford, Mass woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table

1983-04-18

87th Boston Marathon won by Greg Meyer of Mass in 2:09:00

1986-10-04

Rachel Oliver (Mass), 20, crowned 19th Miss Black America

1988-02-25

Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester Mass

1988-06-19

88th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange shoots a 278 at Country Club Mass

1988-09-24

Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal bishop

1989-12-06

Worst Canadian mass murder: Marc Lepine kills 14 women at U Montreal

1990-08-03

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats

1990-08-06

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th HR in 1st 86 at bats

1990-08-07

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats & becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome

1990-08-19

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)

1990-08-20

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)

1992-07-13

The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August

1992-07-27

Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly

1994-04-12

Canter & Siegel post the first commercial mass Usenet spam.

1994-05-09

Mass murderer Joel Rifkind found guilty in NY

1994-06-08

Mass murderer Joe Rifkind sentenced to 27 years

1995-01-06

A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.

1996-11-24

"Juan Darien - A Carnival Mass" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

1997-01-05

"Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC

1997-07-10

Louise Woodward's trial begins in Mass, Nanny murder trial

2000-03-17

The 800+ deaths of members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is considered to be a mass murder and suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult.

2000-10-05

Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.

2003-11-23

Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.

2004-04-24

The United States lifts economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction.

2004-05-26

The New York Times publishes an admission of journalistic failings, claiming that its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism towards sources during the buildup to the 2003 war in Iraq helped promote the belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.

2005-03-07

Mass protest outside the National Assembly of Kuwait building for women's voting rights in Kuwait.

2006-03-10

Mass unrest by the PCC started in São Paulo (the biggest city in Brazil) which would eventually kill more than 152 people.

2006-12-12

Peugeot produces its last car at the Ryton Plant signalling the end of mass car production in Coventry, formerly a major centre of the British motor industry.

2007-04-16

Virginia Tech massacre: The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. The gunman, Seung-Hui Cho, kills 32 people and injures 23 others before committing suicide.

2007-07-07

Pope Benedict XVI issues the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, removing restrictions on celebrating the old Tridentine Mass.

2007-09-14

Restrictions on the traditional Latin Mass are officially removed in the Roman Catholic Church as Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio Summorum Pontificum takes effect.

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.

2012-05-14

1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike

2013-01-25

Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding

2013-10-08

Peter Higgs and François Englert win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the origin of the mass of subatomic particles

2014-11-23

Mass protests in Mexico by relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang

2016-03-08

UN says wary of any mass return of refugees under EU-Turkey deal

2017-11-29

Pope preaches forgiveness in first public Mass in Myanmar

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Mass - Notable Birthdays

Benjamin FranklinJan 17, 1706

Samuel AdamsSep 27, 1722

Henry David ThoreauJul 12, 1817

Susan Brownell AnthonyFeb 15, 1820

Clara BartonDec 25, 1821

Emily DickinsonDec 10, 1830

Luther BurbankMar 7, 1849

Robert Hutchings GoddardOct 5, 1882

Joseph P KennedySep 6, 1888

Erle Stanley GardnerJul 17, 1889

Leo DurocherJul 27, 1906

Bette DavisApr 5, 1908

John Fitzgerald KennedyMay 29, 1917

Mike WallaceMay 9, 1918

Jack LemmonFeb 8, 1925

Robert Francis KennedyNov 20, 1925

Al DavisJul 4, 1929

Robert Alan LitchfieldApr 8, 1948

Kurt RussellMar 17, 1951

Uma ThurmanApr 29, 1970

Mass - Birthdays
Date Event
1584-12-04

John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony

1588-01-12

John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)

1588-02-12

John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass

1674-10-15

Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)

1706-01-17

Benjamin Franklin, Boston, Mass, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor, (d. 1790)

1722-09-27

Samuel Adams, Boston Massachusetts, US revolutionary and politican (Lt Gov-Mass, 1789-94)

1738-07-03

John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist

1744-07-17

Elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering

1746-10-07

William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)

1759-01-17

Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist

1763-08-08

Charles Bulfinch, Boston Mass, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House)

1779-09-18

Joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)

1785-08-19

Seth Thomas, American pioneer in mass production of clocks

1792-01-08

Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)

1794-04-11

Edward Everett, Dorchester Mass, (Gov-Mass), statesman/orator

1795-02-18

George Peabody, South Danvers Mass, merchant/philanthropist

1805-09-23

Matthew Adams Stickney, Rowley Mass, numismatist

1810-02-01

Charles Lenox Remond, Salem Mass, famous black American orator and abolitionist

1817-07-12

Henry David Thoreau, Concord Mass, naturalist/pacifist (Walden Pond), (d. 1862)

1819-07-09

Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine

1820-02-15

Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette

1821-12-25

Clara Barton, Oxford Mass, nurse/founder (American Red Cross), (d. 1912)

1823-06-05

George Thorndike Angell, Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)

1829-09-12

Charles Dudley Warner, Mass, newspaperman/author (Being a Boy)

1830-12-10

Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886)

1838-02-16

Henry Adams, Boston Mass, historian, writer (Education of Henry Adams)

1849-03-07

Luther Burbank, Lancaster, Mass, horticulturist

1853-03-05

Arthur W Foote, Salem Mass, organist/composer (Suite for Strings in E)

1853-03-20

George Godfrey, Chelsea Mass, heavyweight boxer (Old Chocolate)

1854-11-13

George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)

1856-09-28

Edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization)

1856-11-13

Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)

1858-10-15

John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92)

1867-05-30

Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)

1871-01-05

Frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer

1872-02-01

Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer (d. 1927)

1872-05-21

Henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)

1873-09-28

Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)

1873-11-20

Daniel Gregory Mason, Brookline Mass, composer (Chanticker)

1874-07-25

Sergey Vasilyevich Lebedev, Lublin Poland, Russian Chemist who invented the first commercially viable and mass-produced synthetic rubber

1876-03-11

Carl Ruggles, Marion Mass, composer (Evocations)

1879-11-15

Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

1881-02-25

William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)

1881-08-12

Cecil B deMille, Mass, directed God (10 Commandments, Cleopatra)

1882-10-05

Robert Hutchings Goddard, Worcester Mass, rocket pioneer

1883-05-14

Julian Eltinge, Mass, vaudeville star/greatest female impersonator

1888-09-06

Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy

1889-07-17

Erle Stanley Gardner, Malden Mass., US detective writer (Perry Mason), (d. 1970)

1893-05-08

Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)

1893-08-12

Howard Smith, Attleboro Mass, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel)

1893-09-29

Phillip Tead, Somerville Mass, actor (Lightnin', Fighting Blade)

1894-07-02

Walter Brennan, Swampscott Mass, actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point)

1894-12-17

Arthur Fiedler, Boston Mass, conductor (Boston Pops)

1895-09-28

Wallace K Harrison, Worcester Mass, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center)

1896-02-29

William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born)

1896-10-30

Ruth Gordon, Mass, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude)

1896-11-29

Philip L Carret, Lynn Mass, CEO (Pioneer Fund)

1897-01-17

Marcel Petiot, French mass murderer (d. 1946)

1899-02-02

Benny Rubin, Boston Mass, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show)

1899-05-21

Ralph Sanford, Springfield Mass, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp)

1899-09-09

Neil Hamilton, Lynn Mass, actor (Commisioner Gordon-Batman)

1900-08-17

Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)

1901-04-05

Chester Bowles, Mass, ambassador/writer (Conscience of a Liberal)

1901-08-09

Charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie)

1903-10-17

Jerry Colona, Boston Mass, comedian (Jerry Colona Show)

1904-01-10

Ray Bolger, Dorchester Mass, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz)

1904-01-21

Richard P Blackmur, Mass, critic/poet (Good European)

1904-11-22

Roland Winters, Boston Mass, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers)

1906-06-20

Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)

1906-07-27

Leo Durocher, Mass, baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants)

1906-11-13

Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)

1907-02-18

Billy Dewolfe, Wollaston Mass, actor (Good Morning World)

1907-06-16

Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man)

1908-02-04

Gordon Fraser, Lawrence Mass, newscaster (All Star News)

1908-04-05

(Ruth Elizabeth) Bette Davis, Lowell Mass, US actress (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel)

1908-12-08

John Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73)

1909-04-01

Eddie Duchin, Mass, society pianist/bandleader (Eddie Duchin Orch)

1911-03-08

Alan Hovhaness, Somerville Mass, composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo)

1912-03-12

Paul Weston, Springfield Mass, orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour)

1912-08-12

Samuel Fuller, Worchester Mass, actor (Return to Salem's Lot)

1912-08-13

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

1912-11-21

Eleanor Powell, Springfield Mass, actress/tap dancer (Bdwy Melody)

1912-12-09

Thomas P "Tip" O'Neill, (Rep-D-Mass 1977-86)/Speaker of the House

1913-07-15

Murvyn Vye, Quincy Mass, actor (Bob Cummings Show)

1914-02-17

Arthur Kennedy, Worcester Mass, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place)

1914-03-20

Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)

1914-12-03

Irving Fine, Boston Mass, composer (Toccata)

1915-09-15

John Conte, Plamer Mass, actor (Mantovani)

1916-11-06

Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)

1917-05-29

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963)

1917-09-02

Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)

1917-10-15

Jan Miner, Boston Mass, actress (Crime Photographer)

1918-01-13

Steve Dunne, Northampton Mass, actor (Professional Father)

1918-02-22

Don Pardo, Westfield Mass, TV announcer (Jeopardy, Saturday Night Live)

1918-05-09

Mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes), (d. 2012)

1919-10-26

Edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass)

1920-04-29

Harold Samuel Shapero, Lynn Mass, composer (9 Minute Opera)

1920-08-17

Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire)

1921-01-21

John Doucette, Brockton Mass, actor (Lock Up, Big Town)

1921-01-21

Howard Unruh, American mass murderer

1921-03-25

Nancy Kelly, Lowell Mass, actress (Double Exposure, Jesse James)

1921-10-13

Harper MacKay, Boston Mass, orchestra leader (NBC Follies)

1922-03-20

Ray Goulding, Lowell Mass, comedian (Bob & Ray)

1922-04-01

William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)

1922-04-15

Michael Ansara, Lowell Mass, actor (Cochise-Broken Arrow, Centennial), (d. 2013)

1922-05-18

Bill Macy, Revere Mass, actor (Walter-Maude, Oh! Calcutta)

1922-11-01

George S Irving, Springfield Mass, singer/actor (Dumplings)

1923-12-23

Ruth Roman, Boston Mass, actress (Sylvia-Knots Landing, Dallas)

1924-10-05

Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)

1925-02-08

Jack Lemmon, Boston Mass, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing)

1925-09-28

Arnold Stang, Mass, comedian/actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat)

1925-11-20

Robert Francis Kennedy, Brookline, Mass (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), (d. 1968)

1926-05-21

Robert Creeley, Mass, poet/novelist (Island)

1927-05-07

Jim Lowe, Springfield Mass, DJ (WNEW) "King of Trivia"

1927-06-04

Priscilla Morrill, Medford Mass, actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore)

1927-07-09

Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)

1927-07-11

Herbert Blomstedt, Springfield Mass, conductor (Oslo Phil 1954-61)

1927-09-15

Norm Crosby, Boston Mass, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club)

1927-09-28

Thomas J J Altizer, Mass, US Radical theologian (God is Dead)

1927-11-20

Estelle Parsons, Lynn Mass, actress (Rachel Rachel, Bonnie & Clyde)

1927-12-05

Rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- )

1928-08-27

Joan B. Kroc, Mass Appeal

1928-11-09

Anne Sexton, Newton Mass, poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967)

1929-03-30

Richard Dysart, Brighton Mass, actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law)

1929-07-04

Al Davis, Brocton Mass, American businessman and NFL team owner (Oakland Raiders)

1929-08-16

Bill Evans, Black Mass

1929-08-20

Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)

1929-10-12

Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)

1929-12-02

Lowell North, Springfield Mass, yachtsman (Olympic-Gold-1968)

1930-07-22

Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)

1931-01-11

Ed Hall, Roxbury Mass, actor (Dr Bicker-Medical Center)

1931-03-13

Rosalind Elias, Lowell Mass, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere)

1931-05-18

Robert Morse, Newton Mass, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost)

1931-06-20

Olympia Dukakis, Lowell Mass, actress (Moonstruck, Cemetery Club)

1931-09-25

Barbara Walters, Boston Mass, newscaster (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV)

1932-02-22

Edward M "Ted" Kennedy, Boston Massachusetts Politician (Sen-D-Mass 1962- 2009 )

1932-11-02

Melvin Schwartz, New York City, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass)

1933-06-10

F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)

1933-10-30

Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass)/presidential candidate (D-1988)

1933-11-03

Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass, 1988 Pres Candidate)

1933-11-15

Jack Burns, Boston Mass, comedian (Burns & Schreiber)

1934-01-16

Richard Wernick, Boston Mass, composer

1934-01-30

Tammy Grimes, Lynn Mass, actress (Can't Stop the Music)

1934-07-28

Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)

1934-10-15

Peter Haskell, Boston Mass, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals)

1935-07-18

Tenley Albright, Boston Mass, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)

1935-08-22

Morton Dean, Fall River Mass, TV newscaster (CBS, ABC)

1935-11-12

Jerry Douglas, Chelsea Mass, actor (John Abbott-Young & Restless)

1935-11-19

John F Welch Jr, Salem Mass, CEO (GE)

1936-02-04

Gary Conway, Boston Mass, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants)

1936-07-14

Gloria Lambert, Worcester Mass, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)

1936-07-24

Mark Goddard, Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)

1936-09-02

Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted

1936-11-07

Barry Newman, Boston Mass, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli)

1936-12-26

Kitty Dukakis, substance abuser/wife of Michael (Gov-Mass)

1938-04-13

Frederic Rzewski, Westfield Mass, composer (Spacecraft)

1938-07-23

Ronny Cox, Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)

1938-09-30

Salvatore Michael Caruana, Mass, criminal (FBI Most Wanted List)

1939-11-19

Tom Harkin, Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction/T Boone Pickens/Gorongosa

1940-01-27

Brian T O'Leary, Boston Mass, astronaut

1940-05-06

Harvey Goldschmid, Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction/T Boone Pickens/Gorongosa

1940-05-15

Paul Rudd, Boston Mass, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

1941-01-04

John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest)

1941-02-14

Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)

1941-05-28

Beth Howland, Boston Mass, actress (Vera-Alice, Company)

1941-06-12

Chick Corea, Chelsea Mass, jazz pianist (Delhpi I, Toy Dance)

1941-12-06

Richard Speck, mass murderer (killed 8 student nurses in 1966)

1942-06-27

Danny Schechter, WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

1942-09-29

Donna Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Man Without a Star)

1942-09-29

Madeline Kahn, Boston Mass, actress (Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety)

1942-11-20

Norman Greenbaum, Mass, folk singer (Spirit in the Sky)

1943-01-14

Ronald Hunter, Boston Mass, actor (Lazarus Syndrome)

1943-10-14

Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father)

1944-07-07

Warren Entner, Boston Mass, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots)

1944-10-17

Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)

1945-01-07

Tony Conigliaro, Mass, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

1945-07-31

William Floyd Weld, (Gov-R-Mass)

1946-01-22

Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22]

1946-05-07

Bill Danoff, Springfield Mass, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)

1946-06-22

Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]

1947-02-15

John Adams, Worcester Mass, composer (Nixon in China)

1947-03-07

Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)

1948-04-08

Robert Alan Litchfield, Mass, bank robber (FBI most wanted in the 1980s)

1948-06-11

Stephen Schnetzer, Boston Mass, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World)

1948-12-21

Barry Gordon, Brookline Mass, actor (Gary-Archie Bunker's Place)

1949-03-26

Fran Sheehan, Boston Mass, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)

1949-04-28

Jerome "Jay" Apt, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79)

1949-05-03

Albert Sacco Jr, Boston Mass, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)

1949-08-17

Sib Hashian, Boston Mass, rock drummer (Boston)

1949-10-01

Isaac Bonewits, Satanis: The Devil's Mass

1950-05-12

Billy Squier, Mass, heavy metal guitarist (Don't Say No)

1950-08-11

Erik Brann, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003)

1951-03-17

Kurt Russell, Springfeild Mass, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons)

1951-08-11

Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar in Coneheads

1951-11-29

Barry Goudreau, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Boston)

1951-9-26

Ronald DeFeo, Mass Murderer Ronnie DeFeo: The Amityville Horror

1952-02-23

Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)

1952-04-14

John Bowsher, Levitated Mass

1952-06-14

Eddie Mekka, Worcester Mass, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley)

1952-08-19

Kim McCaw, Mass Effect

1953-06-27

Kent Bostick, Lowell Mass, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96)

1953-10-11

David Morse, Beverly Mass, actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves)

1954-05-05

Angelo Kimball, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Face To Face)

1954-05-14

Tom Pöysti, A Charming Mass Suicide

1955-03-05

Penn Jillette, Mass, magician (Penn & Teller-Penn & Teller are Dead)

1955-05-11

Mark Herndon, Springfield Mass, country drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down)

1955-06-29

Charles J Precourt, Waltham Mass, astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91)

1955-08-15

Petr Kofron, Jan Hus: A Mass for Three Dead Men

1955-08-30

Richard "Butch" Johnson, Worcester Mass, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)

1955-09-12

Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)

1956-09-16

Mark Daniel Gearan, Gardner Mass, campaign manager (Al Gore)

1957-01-21

Geena [Virginia] Davis, Wareham Mass, actress (Beetlejuice, Fly)

1957-05-31

Jim Craig, North Easton Mass, hockey goalie (oly-gold-1980)

1957-08-15

Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)

1957-09-19

Richard M Linnehan, Lowell Mass, astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90)

1958-02-24

Susan Scannell, Lexington Mass, actress (Nicole-Dynasty)

1958-06-09

Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

1959-05-06

Kate Collins, Boston Mass, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children)

1959-12-15

Donna Brazile, Mass Shootings; Arianna Huffington; Maya Angelou

1960-07-09

Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Newton Mass, Major USMC/astronaut

1960-08-03

Tim Mayotte, Springfield Mass, tennis player (Olympic-silver-1988)

1960-08-06

Grace Dilling, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1960-09-17

Terry Nihen, Concord Mass, playmate (December, 1983)

1960-10-13

Greg Derr, Marshfield Mass, free pistol (Olympics-1996)

1962-06-19

Chris Borders, Mass Effect

1963-01-29

Michelle Bell, Melrose MA, LPGA golfer (1981 Mass School Girls Champ)

1963-01-31

John Dye, Amory Mass, actor (Andrew-Touched by an Angel)

1963-03-01

Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

1963-03-10

Jasmine Guy, Boston Mass, actress (Whitley-Different World)

1963-04-18

Conan Chris O'Brien, Brookline Mass, TV host (Late Night)

1963-07-01

Edward Tsang Lu, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 84)

1963-07-24

Paul Geary, Boston Mass, heavy metal drummer (Extreme-More Than Words)

1963-11-19

Justine Greiner, Boston Mass, playmate (February, 1984)

1963-11-23

Mamoru Takuma, Japanese mass murderer and rapist (d. 2004)

1964-06-23

Trent Bushey, Haverhill Mass, actor (David Rampal-All My Children)

1964-08-17

Pete McCutcheon, Boston Mass, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Quebec Open)

1964-10-01

Marcia Pankratz, Wakefield Mass, field hockey forward (Oly-88, 96)

1964-12-01

Scott Colburn, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1964-12-07

Peter Laviolette, Norwood Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)

1964-9-12

Sergio Iglesias, Bialet Massé, un siglo después

1965-03-17

Caitlin Bilodeaux, Boston Mass, US fencer (Olympic-92)

1965-04-30

Adrian Pasdar, Pittsfield Mass, actor (C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun)

1965-07-25

Illeana Douglas, Mass, actress (Picture Perfect, To Die For, Hacks)

1966-01-25

John [Vo] Velyvis, North Adams Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

1966-02-02

D.C. Douglas, Mass Effect 2

1966-02-04

Marissa Laakso, Boston Mass, Miss Mass-America (1991)

1966-03-03

Ellen Minzner, Lawrence Mass, rower (Olympics-96)

1966-03-03

Wendy Fletcher, Boston Mass, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1993)

1966-09-27

Stephanie D Wilson, Boston Mass, astronaut

1966-11-30

Joe Biel, Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland

1967-03-09

Eric Flaim, Pembroke Mass, short track skater (Olympics-1994)

1967-04-24

Pam[ela] Bustin, Somerset Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

1967-09-18

Ricky Bell, Boston Mass, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)

1968-03-21

Jeff Lazaro, Waltham Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

1968-04-14

Anthony Michael Hall, Boston Mass, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club)

1968-05-27

Jeff Bagwell, Boston Mass, infielder (Houston Astros)

1968-06-04

Scott Wolf, Boston Mass, actor (Broken Arrow, Party of 5)

1968-11-18

Christopher Jon Gombos, Black Mass

1968-11-24

Ken Johnson, Quincy Mass, 3x40 rifle (Olympics-1996)

1968-11-29

Jonathan Raleigh Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)

1969-05-22

Tim Wiley, Lexington Mass, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

1969-05-28

Frank McCormack, Leicester Mass, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1969-07-28

Garth Snow, Wrentham Mass, US hockey goalie (Olympics-1994, Flyers)

1969-08-16

Becky Delos Santos, Boston Mass, playmate (April, 1994)

1969-08-19

Matthew Perry, Williamstown Mass, Canadian/American actor (Chandler Bing on Friends)

1969-09-09

Scott DeFreitas, Newton Mass, actor (Andy Dixon-As the World Turns)

1969-10-12

Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Mass, figure skater (Olympics-silver-1994)

1969-10-26

Mark Sweeney, Framington Mass, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)

1969-10-29

Peter Breen, Brockton Mass, dance skater

1969-11-21

Dahlia Salem, Boston Mass, actress (Sofia Carlino-Another World)

1970-03-28

Jason B Gailes, Taunton Mass, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)

1970-04-29

Uma Thurman, Boston Mass, actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction)

1970-05-03

Ted Crowley, Concord Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)

1970-05-17

Jordan Nathaniel M Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)

1970-10-30

James Pedro, Danvers Mass, lightweight judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

1971-03-01

Tyler Hamilton, Marblehead Mass, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1971-04-03

Peter Schwab, Boston, Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

1971-07-09

Scott Grimes, Lowell Mass, actor (Together We Stand)

1971-08-28

Scott Eldredge, Chatham Mass, 1996 World Mens' Champion

1971-08-28

Todd Eldredge, Chatham Mass, figure skater (1997 National Sr champ)

1971-09-13

Ted Drury, Boston Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

1971-10-02

Jair Lynch, Amherst Mass, gymnast (Olympics-silver-96)

1971-10-30

Edward "Ted" Murphy, Boston Mass, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)

1971-11-13

John Francis Zingg, Boston Mass, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys)

1971-12-31

Erin Warren, Winchester Mass, luger (Olympics-1994)

1972-01-30

Jennifer Hale, Mass Effect 3

1972-02-10

Sara Simmons, Belmont Mass, rower (Olympics-96)

1972-03-28

Jonathan Edwards, Boston Mass, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)

1972-05-11

Dax Jolly, Weapons of Mass Destruction

1972-08-03

John Lilley, Wakefield Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

1972-08-17

Ken Ryker, Mass Appeal

1972-09-04

Danny Ponce, Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)

1972-10-14

Erika de Lone, Boston Mass, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE)

1973-01-20

Rick Chase, Mass Appeal

1973-02-26

Jenny Thompson, Danvers Mass, 400m freestyle (Olympics-gold-92, 96)

1973-04-02

Richard Jacques, Mass Effect

1973-04-03

Jim Campbell, Worchester Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

1973-04-17

Mark Mallouk, Black Mass

1973-06-18

Tracy Noonan, Lawrence Mass, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96)

1973-06-25

Whitney Post, Wayland Mass, rower (Olympics-96)

1973-10-06

Rebecca Lobo, Mass, WNBA center (Olympics-gold-96)/(NY Liberty)

1973-12-05

Brad Carter, Black Mass

1974-01-08

Greg Lidstone, Mass Effect 2

1974-05-02

Miles Joseph, West Springfield Mass, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)

1974-05-17

Marcia Turner, Cambridge Massachusetts, Miss America (Mass-Top 10-1996)

1974-06-28

Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

1974-07-30

Jessica Anne Bogart, Mass Effect 2

1974-08-06

Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)

1974-12-31

Holly Halston, Mass Appeal 2

1974-9-24

Sam Hulick, Mass Effect 2

1975-01-10

Shannon Kavanaugh, Boston Mass, rocker (Ivory Soul)

1975-03-27

Brandon Haskins, Weapon of Mass Destruction

1975-12-23

Sky Lopez, Mass Appeal

1976-05-30

Michael Higgins, Mass Effect

1977-03-08

Deryn Cullen, Mass Effect 3

1977-05-02

Amy D'Entremont, Stoneham Mass, figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ)

1978-08-25

Todd Ryan Jones, Black Mass

1978-11-29

Rob Blake, Mass Effect 2

1979-06-28

Kurt Bergeron, Black Mass

1980-07-04

Ty Taylor, Black Mass

1981-01-10

Richard van Dijk, Mass

1982-04-06

Dan Francis, Mass Acre Hill

1982-04-06

Jamie Francis, Mass Acre Hill

1982-11-11

Lil' Dave, [Davis Shelton], Boston Mass, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1982-11-14

Cooper Hopkins, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1982-12-25

Kevin Hamedani, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1984-12-15

Gary Scullion, Mass Effect: Assignment

1986-02-11

Janette Armand, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1987-02-08

Ryan Duffy, Black Mass

1987-11-21

Jackie Shea, Body Mass

1988-06-07

Nick Cooke, The Mass of Men

1989-04-27

Andrew Hyde, ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

1989-12-12

Elissa Clare, Red Sand: A Mass Effect Fan Film

1990-05-17

Zach Zatet, Black Mass

1995-03-07

Christopher Paul Horne, Critical Mass

1995-05-13

Dabier, Weapon of Mass Destruction

1996-05-24

Matthew Eappen, Boston Mass, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward

Mass - Weddings
Date Event
1982-07-22

Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in NYC

1987-06-20

Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass

1992-07-03

Mass Senator Ted Kennedy marries Victoria Reggie (38)

2009-06-06

"Survivor: Gabon" castaway Matty Whitmore weds Jamie Mass at Malibou Lake Mountain Club in Malibu

Mass - Notable Deaths

Calvin CoolidgeJan 5, 1933

Joseph P KennedyNov 18, 1969

GeinJul 26, 1984

John Wayne GacyMay 10, 1994

Mass - Deaths
Date Event
1636-07-20

John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians

1649-03-26

John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies

1649-04-05

John Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61

1652-12-23

John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68

1657-05-09

William Bradford, Governor (Plymouth Colony, Mass), dies

1817-04-04

André Masséna, Duke of Rivoli, Prince d'Essing and Marshal of France (b. 1758)

1844-04-04

Charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80

1859-01-29

Seth Thomas, American Manufacturer and pioneer in the mass production of clocks, dies at 73

1898-07-11

Charles Chanoine, French lt/mass murderer in Senegal, dies

1898-07-12

Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies

1901-03-08

Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (High Mass), dies at 66

1918-02-02

John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59

1927-05-18

Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer commits suicide (b. 1872)

1927-08-23

Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass

1933-01-05

Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

1969-11-18

Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81

1978-11-18

Leo J Ryan, (Rep-Cal) & 4 killed in Jonestown, Guyana by members of Peoples Temple, followed by ritual mass suicide of 914 members

1980-03-24

Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass

1980-09-15

Bill Evans, Black Mass

1984-07-26

Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer (Psycho based on him), dies at 78

1991-12-05

Richard Speck, mass murderer, dies a day before his 50th birthday

1994-02-15

Andrei Tsjikatilo, [Rostov Ripper], Russian mass murdered, executed

1994-05-10

John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

1997-01-18

Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass), dies at 55

2002-05-12

Erich Kulas, ECW Wrestler (Mass Transit)

2003-10-12

Joan B. Kroc, Mass Appeal

2006-08-28

Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), dies at 73

2010-08-12

Isaac Bonewits, Satanis: The Devil's Mass

2014-12-29

John Bowsher, Levitated Mass

2015-02-12

Harvey Goldschmid, Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction/T Boone Pickens/Gorongosa

2015-03-19

Danny Schechter, WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception


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