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Wash - Notable Historical Events

Frederick DouglassMar 18, 1877

Walter JohnsonMay 14, 1913

Babe RuthSep 27, 1919

FDRNov 15, 1939

Mickey MantleApr 17, 1953

Ted WilliamsFeb 21, 1969

Weird Al YankovicMay 19, 1983

Pierre TurgeonApr 28, 1993

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Wash - Historical Events
Date Event
1216-10-12

King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge

1792-05-08

British Capt George Vancouver sights and names Mt Rainier, Wash

1800-11-17

Congress held 1st session in Wash DC in incompleted Capitol building

1836-12-15

Patent Office burns in Wash, DC

1842-02-21

1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Wash DC

1864-02-19

Knights of Pythias form 1st lodge in Wash DC (12 members)

1864-07-11

Confederate forces led by Gen J Early begin invasion of Wash DC

1867-09-25

Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Wash DC

1869-01-13

Colored National Labor Union, 1st Black labor convention meets in Wash DC

1875-11-04

Passenger Steamship "Pacific" collides with sailing vessel "Orpheus" off Cape Flattery Wash, 236 die

1877-03-18

President Hayes appoints Frederick Douglass marshal of Wash DC

1881-05-17

Frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Wash DC

1884-12-06

Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC

1885-02-21

Washington Monument dedicated (Wash DC)

1887-06-07

Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC

1888-01-27

National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)

1890-04-14

Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC)

1890-10-11

1st 100 yard dash under 10 seconds (John Owens 9-4/5 secs, Wash DC)

1893-05-19

Heavy rain wash "quick clay" into a deep valley, kills 111 (Norway)

1893-12-11

11 fishing ships wash up at Wadden Sea, 22 killed

1894-04-29

Commonwealth of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol

1895-02-11

Georgetown became part of Wash DC

1897-04-24

1st reporter, William Price (Wash Star), assigned to White House

1897-05-11

Wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers

1897-08-27

Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)

1902-01-28

Carnegie Institute founded in Wash DC

1903-04-23

NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 2nd game beating Wash Senators 7-2

1903-04-30

NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home game, (Hilltop Park-168th St & Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Wash Senators, 6-2

1906-08-03

Wash Natl's pitcher Tom Hughes hits HR to win his own game 1-0 in 10th

1906-08-23

Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Wash Senators

1906-09-01

NY Highlanders win 6th game in 3 days from Wash (3 straight DHs)

1907-10-05

Phila A's Rube Vickers no-hits Wash Senators, 4-0 in 5 inning game

1909-07-16

Det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings

1910-06-19

Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)

1910-08-27

Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit

1911-10-30

Clark Griffith is named manager of Wash Senators

1912-03-16

Mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Wash DC

1912-03-27

1st Japanese cherry blossom trees planted in Wash DC

1912-08-20

Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings

1913-05-14

Wash Senator Walter Johnson ends record scorless streak at 56 innings

1913-09-29

Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 36th game

1915-07-19

Wash Nationals steal record 8 bases vs Cleve Indians in the 1st inning

1916-07-15

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

1917-05-07

Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Wash Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0

1918-05-15

1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)

1918-05-15

1st regular airmail service (between NY & Wash) inaugurated

1918-05-19

Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings

1918-07-19

Wash catcher Eddie Ainsmith applies for deferment from the draft Sec of War Newton D Baker rules baseball players are not draft exempt

1919-09-27

Babe Ruth's 29th HR is 1st of year in Wash (1st in every park in league in one season)

1920-05-14

Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit

1920-07-01

Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0

1922-08-12

Dedication of Frederick Douglas' home in Wash DC as national shrine

1923-12-03

1st Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Wash DC)

1924-02-10

Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)

1924-08-25

Wash Senator Walter Johnson 2nd no-hitter beats Browns, 2-0 in 7 inn

1925-10-15

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series

1927-04-07

Using phone lines TV is sent from Wash DC to NYC

1931-08-08

Wash Senator Bob Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0

1931-10-05

1st nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Wash (Herndon & Pangborn)

1933-04-27

Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Wash DC

1933-10-01

Wash Senator coach Nick Altrock plays in a game at age 57

1934-10-26

While Wash player-mgr Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson owner Clark Griffith's niece & adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox

1934-12-29

Japan renounces Wash Naval Treaty of 1922 & London Treaty of 1930

1935-01-21

12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Wash (state record)

1935-04-08

Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Wash DC

1936-12-13

Final Boston Redskin NFL game, lose to Packers 21-6, move to Wash DC

1936-12-15

KVL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KEEN (now KING)

1937-02-13

NFL Boston Redskins move to Wash DC

1937-02-24

1st US group hospital-medical cooperative authorized, Wash, DC

1937-03-25

Wash Daily News is 1st US newspaper with perfumed advertising page

1937-07-07

5th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 8-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash

1938-12-15

Groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC

1939-11-15

FDR lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC

1940-11-05

Walter Johnson, won 416 games for Wash Senators, loses Maryland congressional race (R)

1940-11-07

Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash

1941-02-10

1st highway post office makes 1st trip, Wash, DC-Harrisonburg, VA

1941-03-16

National Gallery of Art opens in Wash DC

1941-03-29

3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Wisconsin beats Wash State 39-34

1941-05-28

1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5)

1941-05-28

NY Yankees nip Wash Senators 6-5 in 1st night game at Griffith Stadium

1941-06-16

1st US federally owned airport opened Wash DC

1941-07-16

100°F (38°C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle Wash

1942-08-23

Walter Johnson pitches to Babe Ruth in pregame attraction that draws 69,000 for NY-Wash game (raises $80,000 for Army-Navy relief

1942-09-27

NY Giants beat Wash Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down

1943-02-17

Gen-major Bradley flies to Wash DC

1944-05-06

KJR-AM in Seattle Wash swaps calls with KOMO

1944-08-20

26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash

1944-12-28

Former Wash 3rd baseman Buddy Lewis wins Distinguished Flying Cross

1945-07-06

Wash Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games

1946-05-04

Wash's Cecil Travis gets 6 straight hits before being stopped

1947-09-03

Phila A's Bill McCahan no-hits Wash Senators, 3-0

1949-04-04

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)

1949-04-13

3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2

1950-01-15

4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Wash DC

1950-06-02

St Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators

1951-05-24

Racial segregation in Wash DC restaurants ruled illegal

1952-05-15

Detroit Tiger Virgil Trucks no-hits Wash Senators, 1-0

1953-01-15

16 car Federal Express train loses brakes & crashes in Wash DC station

1953-04-17

Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium

1953-05-22

Yankee Irv Noren hits into a triple-play, Yanks beat Wash 12-4

1953-06-07

Mary Terrell wins struggle to end segregation in Wash DC restaurants

1953-12-01

Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen

1954-09-07

Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools

1954-09-27

School integration begins in Wash DC & Baltimore Md public schools

1954-10-17

Phila Eagle Adrian Burk passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash (49-21)

1954-11-07

Cleveland Browns' Chet Hanulak sets club record with 7 punt returns & win by their largest margin of victory (59) beating Wash 62-3

1956-07-10

23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash DC

1956-08-24

1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC

1956-10-11

AL Pres Will Harridge bars Wash Senators move to West Coast, unless unanimously approved by the other AL owners

1957-04-09

Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Wash DC

1957-06-16

White Sox reliever Dixie Howell hits 2 HRs to beat Wash Senators 8-6

1957-08-20

Chicago White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Wash Senators, 6-0

1959-04-09

Balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators)

1959-04-14

(Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC

1959-09-05

Wash Senator Jim Lemon is 7th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)

1959-11-15

Cleveland Browns' halfback Bobby Mitchell sets club record for longest run from scrimmage (90-yards), beat Wash 31-17

1959-11-18

Wash Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year

1960-10-26

AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961

1961-04-10

New Wash Senators loses 1st regular-season game 4-3 to White Sox

1961-06-15

Expansion Wash Senators are 30-30, latest date an expansion team will be at .500, Washington will lose their next 10 games

1962-09-12

Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game

1962-10-28

NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)

1962-11-17

President Kennedy dedicates Dulles Intl Airport outside Wash DC

1965-11-22

"Man of La Mancha" opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 perfs

1966-06-10

Cleve Indian Sonny Siebert no-hits Wash Senator, 2-0

1966-11-27

In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41

1967-07-15

LA Wolves beat Wash Whips 6-5 in OT to be United Soccer Ass champs

1968-02-11

Jeffrey Kramer survives 76-m jump, Wash Bridge, Hudson River NY

1968-03-17

2-tiered gold price negotiated in Wash DC by US & 6 European nations

1968-06-24

Resurrection City in Wash DC closed permanently

1968-07-29

Wash DC Ron Hansen makes unassisted triple play vs Cleve

1968-07-30

Wash Senator Ron Hansen makes 1st unassisted triple-play in 41 years

1969-02-21

Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators

1969-04-07

Ted Williams begins managing Wash Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

1969-06-07

Wash Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1

1969-07-23

40th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 9-3 at RFK Memorial, Wash DC

1969-08-30

25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash

1969-11-15

250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Wash DC against Vietnam War

1971-03-01

Bomb attack on the Capitol in Wash DC

1971-06-04

Oakland A's beat Wash Senators, 5-3, in 21 innings

1971-06-26

"Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 perfs

1971-09-14

Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings

1971-09-30

Last Wash Senator home game, Yanks win career 5th forfeit game Yanks trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field

1973-01-11

Trial of Watergate burglars begins in Wash DC

1973-01-14

Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins beat Wash Red Skins, 14-7 in LA, MVP: Jake Scott, Miami, S

1973-02-18

54-kg octopus measuring 7m across captured in Hood Canal, Wash

1973-02-22

US & China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing & Wash DC

1974-03-12

Bundy victim Donna Manson disappears, Evergreen SC, Olympia, Wash

1974-06-01

Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash

1974-06-11

Bundy victim Georgann Hawkins disappears from UW, Seattle, Wash

1974-08-06

Explosion & fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash

1974-10-01

Watergate cover-up trial opens in Wash DC

1974-10-09

Washington Capitals 1st NHL game, losing 6-3 to NY Rangers at Madison Square Garden Wash Caps begin a 37 game road losing streak

1974-10-12

1st time Wash Caps are shutout as they are beat 6-0 by Minnesota

1974-10-19

Det Red Wing Mickey Redmond scores 1st hat trick against Wash Caps

1974-11-05

Walter E Washington, becomes first elected mayor of Wash DC

1974-12-05

1st Wash Cap penalty shot, Tom Williams unsuccessful vs Buff Sabres

1974-12-05

Tom Williams is unsuccessful on Wash Capitals 1st NHL penalty shot

1975-02-01

1st successful Wash Cap penalty shot, Ken Lockett vs Vancouver Canucks

1975-03-28

Wash Caps win 1st game on road after 37 straight road loses also

1975-04-06

Fastest hat trick by a Wash Cap 3 mins 26 secs (Stan Gilbertson)

1975-05-25

29th NBA Championship: Golden Warriors sweep Wash Bullets in 4 games

1975-08-30

KTW-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KYAC (now KKFX)

1975-09-01

KOL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KMPS

1976-01-23

Wash Caps end 25 game winless streak (0-22-3) beat NY Rangers 7-5

1976-02-08

Largest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Wash-21,130)

1976-04-13

1st NBA playoff game for Cleve Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Wash

1976-04-19

80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19

1976-05-24

1st commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Wash DC)

1977-03-09

Hanafi Muslims invade 3 buildings in Wash DC, siege ended Mar 11th

1977-03-11

Moslems hold 130 hostages in Wash DC

1977-06-30

US Railway Post Office final train run (NY to Wash DC)

1978-06-07

32nd NBA Championship: Wash Bullets beat Sea Supersonics, 4 games to 3

1978-07-09

Nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Wash DC for ERA

1979-06-01

33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1

1979-07-20

44-kg Newfoundland dog pulls 2293-kg load, Bothell, Wash

1981-03-02

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Wash DC

1981-04-13

Wash Post Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize (later admits story a hoax)

1981-04-15

Janet Cooke says her Pulitzer award 8-year-old heroin addict story is a lie, Wash Post relinquishes Pulitzer Prize on fabricated story

1981-12-11

Wash Capitals biggest margin of victory (9) beating Toronto 11-2

1982-02-04

Indoor distance record for a paper airplane (47m) Tacoma Wash

1982-03-27

Randy Holt sets Wash Cap record of 34 penalty minutes

1982-07-19

1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Wash DC

1983-01-30

Super Bowl XVII: Wash Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB

1983-04-18

KMO-AM in Tacoma Wash changes call letters to KAMT (now KKMO)

1983-05-19

Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Wash DC

1984-01-08

Wash Caps Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Phila 7-1

1984-01-22

Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Wash Red Skins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB

1984-10-27

Wash State's Rueben Mayes sets col football rec of 357 yards rushing

1985-04-14

Bob Carpenter is unsuccessful on Wash Caps 1st playoff penalty shot

1985-10-07

KHQ-AM in Spokane Wash's final transmission

1986-12-27

"Les Miserables" opens at Kennedy Center, Wash DC

1987-01-11

Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)

1987-02-26

Wash blocks 20 Indiana shots tying NBA regulation game record

1987-04-07

National Museum of Female Physician opens in Wash DC

1988-01-31

Super Bowl XXII: Wash Redskins beat Denver Broncos, 42-10 in San Diego Super Bowl MVP: Doug Williams, Washington, QB

1988-09-29

Union Station reopens in Wash DC

1988-10-03

WBMW-FM, Wash DC changes calls to WJFK & begins airing Howard Stern

1988-12-17

Bryan Murray becomes 17th NHL coach to win 300 games (Wash Caps)

1989-04-09

Wash DC march supporting 1973 Roe vs Wade decision (allow abortions)

1990-01-18

Wash DC, Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting

1990-06-13

Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term

1990-07-21

Goodwill Games opens in Seattle Wash

1990-12-18

NL announces Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St Petersburg, & Wash DC as 6 finalist for 1993 expansion (Miami & Denver win)

1991-06-08

Victory parade held in Wash DC (Persian Gulf War)

1992-01-26

Super Bowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Super Bowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB

1992-04-23

Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison

1992-10-12

Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception

1992-11-22

Wash Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women

1993-04-22

Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Wash DC

1993-04-28

NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

1994-07-15

Israel & Jordan agree to talks in Wash DC on July 25th

1994-07-25

Jordan & Israeli end 46 year state of war (Wash DC)

1995-10-16

Million Man March held in Wash DC (over 800,000 black men attend)

1997-09-25

WNBA announces it will add Detroit & Wash DC franchises

1997-11-26

Wash Capitals final game at USAir Arena, retire Rod Langway's #5

1997-11-29

USAir Arena closes, hosting Wash Wizards

1997-12-02

MCI Center opens in Wash DC, Wizards vs SuperSonics

1997-12-05

1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers

2013-03-28

Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to wash the feet of women in the Maundy Thursday service

2016-06-30

Human body parts wash up on shore of Rio's Olympic beach

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Wash - Notable Birthdays

Benjamin BannekerNov 9, 1731

Pierre Charles L'EnfantAug 2, 1754

Bing CrosbyMay 3, 1903

Marvin GayeApr 2, 1939

Jimi HendrixNov 27, 1942

Bill GatesOct 28, 1955

Sandra BullockJul 26, 1964

Wash - Birthdays
Date Event
1731-11-09

Benjamin Banneker, Ellicott Md, black mathematician/surveyor (Wash DC)

1754-08-02

Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Anet France, architect laid out Wash DC, (d. 1825)

1759-05-20

William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)

1825-08-09

Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)

1850-10-04

John W McGraw, (Gov-R-Wash) (1893-97)

1876-03-16

Charles Halton, Wash DC, actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again)

1892-02-10

Alan Hale, [Rufus A Mackahan], Wash DC, actor (Little John-Robin Hood)

1893-08-06

Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset)

1896-08-08

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling)

1900-10-10

Helen Hayes, Wash DC, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday)

1902-10-15

William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)

1902-12-01

Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer (Yanks, Giants, Dodgers)

1903-05-03

Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)

1910-05-15

Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour)

1912-01-29

"Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)

1912-02-07

Jane Ross, Spokane Wash, actress (Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever)

1912-05-31

Henry M "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash)

1913-12-24

Bud Brill, Car Wash

1914-02-09

Gypsy Rose Lee, Seattle Wash, stripper (or 0109 or 0208)

1914-02-11

Matt Dennis, Seattle Wash, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show)

1914-07-29

"Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash)

1914-08-05

Anita Colby, Wash DC, model/actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse)

1915-03-15

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris)

1915-12-14

Clay Warnick, Tacoma Wash, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

1916-11-08

June Havoc, Seattle Wash, actress (Willy, Panic, GE Theater)

1917-06-16

Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)

1919-02-11

Gretchen Fraser, Tacoma Wash, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948)

1920-03-24

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

1921-01-14

Mark Lawrence, Wash DC, pianist (Alice Pearce)

1921-01-31

Carol Channing, Wash, actress (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly)

1921-02-20

Joseph Albert Walker, Wash DC, test pilot (X-15)

1921-05-29

James Clifton, Spokane Wash, actor (Live & Let Die)

1921-08-06

Ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN)

1922-05-07

Darren McGavin, Spokane Wash, actor (Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182)

1922-09-16

Janis Paige, Tacoma Wash, actress (Lanigan's Rabbi, Trapper John MD)

1922-10-19

Jack Anderson, Long Beach, California, journalist (Wash Post)

1923-03-25

Lee Hale, Tacoma Wash, choral director (The Entertainers)

1923-08-17

Larry Rivers, [Grossberg], NYC, painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953)

1923-12-12

Bob Barker, Darrington Wash, game show emcee (Price is Right)

1923-12-14

Sully Boyar, NYC, actor (Car Wash)

1923-12-23

Bob Barker, Darrington Wash, TV host (Price is Right)

1924-09-09

Jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown)

1925-05-14

Patrice Munsel, Spokane Wash, soprano (Patrice Munsel Show)

1925-06-18

Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)

1925-08-11

Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)

1926-03-12

Hildy Park, Wash DC, actress (To Tell the Truth)

1927-07-06

Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/pres candidate (Smothers Bros Show)

1927-12-29

Jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)

1928-02-09

Roger Mudd, Wash DC, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News)

1928-09-19

Adam West, Walla Walla Wash, actor (Batman, Last Precinct)

1929-05-07

Sally L Smith, educator/founder (Lab School of Wash)

1930-01-13

Frances Sternhagen, Wash DC, actress (Outland, Starting Over)

1930-09-11

Cathryn Damon, Seattle Wash, actress (Mary-Soap, She's Having a Baby)

1931-01-26

Mary Murphy, Wash DC, actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators)

1931-04-06

Ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes)

1931-04-09

Bill Gilbert, Wash DC, sports author (They Also Served, Big E)

1932-08-17

Robert Andreozzi, The Big Wash

1933-01-23

Chita Rivera, Wash DC, actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity)

1934-08-23

Sonny Jurgensen, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins)/sportscaster

1934-09-27

Barbara Howar, Nashville, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight)

1934-10-03

Madlyn Rhue, Wash DC, actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite)

1934-10-08

J Carter Brown, Providence RI, art director (Wash National Gallery)

1936-02-20

Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)

1936-03-06

Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Wash DC, 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment

1937-01-04

Dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait)

1937-04-18

Robert Hooks, Wash DC, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela)

1937-04-19

Elinor Donahue, Tacoma Wash, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life)

1937-06-13

Eleanor Holmes Norton, Wash DC, lawyer/(Rep-D-DC)

1937-11-11

Warner Wolf, Wash DC, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV)

1939-04-02

Marvin Gaye (Jr), Wash DC, singer (Sexual Healing)

1939-04-09

Michael Learned, Wash DC, actress (Olivia-Waltons, Nurse)

1939-04-23

David Birney, Wash DC, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere)

1939-05-01

Judy Collins, Seattle Wash, singer (Send in the Clowns, Clouds)

1939-05-19

Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut (STS 41C, 51L-Chal disaster)

1940-12-23

Jorma Kaukonen, Wash DC, rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)

1941-01-07

Frederick Drew Gregory, Wash DC, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-B, 33, 44)

1941-08-15

Don Rich, Olympia Wash, guitarist/country singer (Hee Haw)

1941-09-20

Dale Chihuly, Tacoma Wash, artist in glass (Louis Tiffany Award 1967)

1941-09-28

Charley Taylor, NFL wide receiver/running back (Wash Redskin)

1941-11-05

Patricia Harty, Wash DC, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie)

1941-11-13

Mel Stottlemyre, Wash, pitcher (NY Yankee)/pitching coach (NY Met)

1942-08-13

Robert Lee Stewart, Wash DC, Brig Gen US Army/astronaut (STS 41B, 51J)

1942-09-08

Brian Cole, Tacoma Wash, rock vocalist/bassist (Association)

1942-10-15

Don Stevenson, Seattle Wash, rock drummer (Moby Grape)

1942-11-27

Jimi Hendrix, Seattle Wash, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), (d. 1970)

1943-07-21

Edward Herrmann, Wash DC, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds)

1944-02-21

Kitty Winn, Wash DC, actress (Beacon Hill)

1944-04-04

Craig T. Nelson, Spokane, Wash, actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach)

1944-04-13

Jack Casady, Wash DC, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)

1944-10-25

Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)

1945-01-25

Leigh Taylor-Young, Wash DC, actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas)

1945-04-01

Heather Young, Bremerton Wash, actress (Betty-Land of Giants)

1945-04-04

Caroline McWilliams, Seattle Wash, actress (Sally-Soap, Marcy-Benson)

1945-09-12

John Mauceri, NYC, conductor (Wash DC Opera)

1945-12-09

Michael Nouri, Wash DC, actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues)

1946-01-31

Jonathan Banks, Wash DC, actor (Armed & Dangerous, Cold Steel)

1946-02-14

Tim Buckley, Wash DC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears-When I Die)

1946-06-23

Russ Thacker, Wash DC, producer (Golden Seal)

1947-09-08

Ann Beattie, Wash DC, short story writer (NYer Magazine)

1948-03-31

Albert Gore Jr, Wash DC, (Sen-D-Tenn, 1985-92)/45th US VP (1993- )

1948-05-12

Darrow Igus, Car Wash

1948-05-13

Brian Gusse, Car Wash

1948-07-05

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Wash DC, daughter of Richard Milhaus

1948-07-28

Georgia Engel, Wash DC, actress (Georgette-Mary Tyler Moore Show)

1949-03-03

Bonnie J Dunbar, Sunnyside Wash, PhD/astro (STS 61-A, 32, 50, 71, 89)

1949-04-23

Blair Brown, Wash DC, actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd)

1949-05-13

Franklin Ajaye, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash)

1949-08-04

John Riggins, NFL running back (NY Jets, Wash Redskins)

1950-03-20

William Hurt, Wash DC, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God)

1950-08-27

Charles Fleischer, Wash DC, comedian (Roger Rabbit)

1950-10-30

Phil Chenier, NBA guard (Wash Bullets)

1951-01-27

Seth Justman, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)

1951-07-28

Greg Gluffria, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara)

1951-10-15

Frank Dimino, Wash DC, rock vocalist (Angel)

1951-10-27

Jayne Kennedy-Overton, Wash DC, actress (Penitentary)

1951-11-14

Barry Brandt, Wash DC, rock drummer (Angel)

1951-11-27

Jayne Kennedy, Wash DC, sportscaster (CBS)/actress (Body & Soul)

1951-9-21

Otis Day, Car Wash

1952-07-17

Chet McCracken, Seattle Wash, rocker (Doobie Brothers)

1952-10-20

Melanie Mayron, Phila, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing)

1952-11-21

Deborah Shelton, Wash DC, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double)

1952-12-06

Terence Knox, Richland Wash, actor (Peter-St Elsewhere) [or 2/16/50]

1952-12-17

Mickey Jones, Wash DC, rock bassist

1953-03-21

Carl Wolfson, Wash DC, comedian (Thicke of the Night)

1953-03-27

Pamela Roylance, Seattle Wash, actress (Sarah-Little House on Prairie)

1953-08-20

Peter Horton, Bellevue Wash, actor (Gary-30 Something)

1953-12-28

Martha Wash, D2: The Mighty Ducks

1954-11-27

Patricia McPherson, Oak Harbor Wash, actress (Bonnie-Knight Rider)

1955-02-28

Adrian Dantley, Wash DC, NBA forward (Olympic-gold-1976, Utah Jazz)

1955-05-10

Bruce Hartzler, Wash DC, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

1955-08-09

Doug Williams, Louisiana, NFL QB (Tampa Bay Bucaneers, Wash Redskins)

1955-10-28

Bill Gates [William Henry], Seattle Wash, billionaire founder/CEO (Microsoft)

1955-12-24

Clarence Gilyard Jr, Moses Lake Wash, actor (Chips, Duck Factory)

1956-06-22

Tim Russ, Wash DC, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager)

1957-01-25

Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)

1957-03-01

Jon Carroll, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)

1957-03-23

Sheila Rena Ingram, Wash DC, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)

1957-05-03

Rod Langway, Formosa, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Wash Caps)

1957-05-10

Phil Mahre, Yakima Wash, alpine slalom skier (Oly-gold/silver-80, 84)

1957-05-10

Steve Mahre, Yakima Wash, twin alpine slalom skier (Oly-Silver-80, 84)

1957-06-11

Bruce Plummer, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast)

1957-09-30

William Christian, Wash DC, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children)

1957-12-05

Art Monk, NFL wide receiver (Wash Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles)

1958-02-02

Dexter Manley, NFLer (Wash Redskins)

1958-03-25

James McDaniel, Wash DC, actor (Arthur Fancy-NYPD Blue)

1958-05-31

Kyle Secor, Tacoma Wash, actor (Tim Bayliss-Homicide)

1958-06-01

Cathy Hearn, Wash DC, slalom kayak (Olympics-7th-96)

1958-07-22

Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)

1958-12-13

Dana Strum, Wash DC, rock bassist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)

1959-04-17

David Hearn, Wash DC, slalom single canoe (Olympics-9th-96)

1959-04-22

Ryan Stiles, Seattle Wash, actor (Lewis-Drew Carey Show)

1959-05-06

Scott Hood, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Montana Open-2nd)

1959-05-12

Dave Christian, Minn, NHL right wing (Wash Caps, Olympic-gold-1980)

1959-09-13

Jean Smart, Seattle Wash, actress (Charlene-Designing Women)

1960-07-08

Jeff Stork, Longview Wash, volleyball setter (Olympics-G-88, B-92, 96)

1961-06-28

Jay Schroeder, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins, LA Raiders)

1963-03-12

Candy Costie, Seattle Wash, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)

1963-03-26

Rebecca Twigg, Seattle Wash, 79K cyclist (Olympic-silver-1984, 92, 96)

1963-05-10

Lisa M Nowak, Wash DC, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

1963-06-22

Randy Couture, Everett Wash, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olymp-96)

1963-07-05

Leon Pinkney, Car Wash

1963-08-02

Jeff Bloom, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Montana Open)

1963-10-22

Cherie Witter, Everett Wash, playmate (February, 1985)

1964-01-12

Lynne Marie Thurik, Vancouver Wash, Miss Washington-America (1991)

1964-07-26

Sandra Bullock, Wash DC, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War)

1964-08-06

John Mooney, Seattle Wash, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)

1964-08-25

Blair Underwood, Tacomma Wash, actor (Jonathan-LA Law, High Incident)

1964-10-22

Ricky Fellen, Car Wash

1964-12-14

C[arl] J[eff] Snare, Wash DC, vocalist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)

1965-01-09

[Tyrone] Muggsy Bogues, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Wash Bullets)

1965-01-10

James Washington, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Wash Redskins)

1965-08-13

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

1965-09-16

Katy Kurtzman, Wash DC, actress (Lindsay-Dynasty)

1965-12-16

Romallis Ellis, Wash DC, lightweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1988)

1966-02-16

Eric Uptagrafft, Spokane Wash, prone rifle (Olympics-1996)

1966-03-04

Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], Leeds, English independent film director director

1966-03-04

Wash Westmoreland, Still Alice

1966-07-11

Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)

1966-11-19

Gail Devers, Seattle Wash, 60m/100m hurdler (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)

1966-11-24

Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)

1966-11-25

Stacy Lattisaw, Wash DC, disco singer (Million Dollar Baby)

1966-12-24

Deidrich Bader, Wash DC, actor (Oswald-Drew Carey Show)

1967-01-04

Michael "Mike" Peterson, Wash DC, rower (Olympics-1996)

1967-02-08

Yvon Corriveau, Ontario, NHL left wing (Wash Caps)

1967-04-29

Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, Kirkland Wash, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)

1967-04-29

Mary McCagg, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)

1967-06-17

Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)

1967-08-02

Brian Nicholas, Wash

1967-12-02

Sharry Konopski, Longview Wash, playmate (August, 1987)

1968-02-21

Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)

1968-04-30

Roger Mar, Seattle Wash, rapid fire pistol (Olympics-1996)

1968-05-27

Cedric Smith, NFL running back (Wash Redskins, Arizona Cardinals)

1969-03-14

Ty[rel] Bennion, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-1996)

1969-07-15

Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)

1969-07-24

Steve Jennings, Wash DC, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)

1969-08-05

Olivia Parrish, Car Wash Angels 2

1969-08-07

Ludovit Tatos, Lynnwood Wash, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

1969-08-27

Steven Van Randwijck, Wash DC, field hockey player (Olympics-96)

1969-10-16

Gregory Metcalf, Ellensburg Wash, 3k steeplechase

1969-12-29

Betsy Lewis, Wash

1970-04-08

Derek D Brown, Wash DC, team handball right wing (Olympics-1996)

1970-06-15

Amanda Cromwell, Wash DC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)

1970-07-24

Philip Sykes, Tacoma Wash, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

1970-10-05

Josie Bissett, Seattle Wash, actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place)

1970-10-17

Shauna O'Brien, Pasco Wash, actress (Showgirls)

1970-11-14

Dexter Nottage, NFL defensive end (Wash Redskins, KC Chiefs)

1970-11-24

Kelly Blair, Prosser Wash, heptathlete

1971-03-01

Allen Johnson, Wash DC, long jumper/110m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96)

1971-04-10

Nana Miyagi, Seattle Wash, tennis star (1995 final Surabaya doubles)

1971-05-15

Scott Shipley, Bremerton Wash, slalom single kayak (Olympics-6th-96)

1971-07-25

Tracy Murray, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards)

1971-10-05

Chris Whitney, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)

1971-10-27

Liz Pagano, Seattle Wash, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)

1971-12-16

Catherine "Cathy" Symon, Wash DC, rower (Olympics-96)

1972-01-16

Desiree Leipham, Spokane Wash, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)

1972-03-11

Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)

1972-06-15

Lianne Bennion, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-96)

1972-07-09

Derek Mills, Wash DC, 400m runner

1973-01-02

Sarah Schwald, Bellingham Wash, 1.5k runner

1973-07-23

Darvin Ham, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)

1974-09-10

Ben Wallace, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)

1974-12-02

Seth Doran, The Wash

1975-12-17

Napiera Danielle Groves, Miss USA-Wash DC (1997, Miss Congeniality)

1976-01-06

Richard Zednik, Bystrica CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Wash)

1976-03-22

Kellie Shanygne Williams, Wash DC, actress (Laura-Family Matters)

1976-04-29

God Shammgod, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)

1976-06-24

Tyce Routson, Bellevue Wash, diver (Olympics-96)

1976-08-11

Clayton Paschal, Wash

1976-10-03

Nate Johnson, Seattle Wash, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

1977-11-29

Bernadette Giacomazzo, Rivers Wash Over Me

1979-06-17

Cawey Schau, Seattle Wash, canoist (alt-Olympics-96)

1980-01-23

Theresa Kulikowski, Tacoma Wash, gymnast (World-bronze-95, Oly-96)

1980-07-09

Tony Wash, The Muck

1981-07-13

Kim Camille Roberts, Wash

1986-03-07

Mariah Madysinn, Big Boob Car Wash

1989-08-06

Oakley Boycott, Last Wash

1989-08-23

Christiana Cinn, All American Bikini Car Wash

1998-02-16

Benny Feng, The Wash Up/Biggest Drums Ever

Wash - Divorces
Date Event
1993-03-05

Former Wash DC Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi

Wash - Deaths
Date Event
1963-06-20

Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs

1969-01-24

Tom Zachary, baseball pitcher (Wash Senators), dies at 72

1983-09-01

Henry "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash), dies at 71

1986-01-28

Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster

1988-05-23

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73

1990-12-31

George Allen, US football coach (LA Rams, Wash Redskins), dies

1993-10-26

Absolutely Nobody, [David Powers], Wash lt-gov candidate, dies at 37

1997-04-06

Jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84

1998-04-16

Bud Brill, Car Wash


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