- 1838: John Wilkes Booth (assassin of Abraham Lincoln)
- 1899: Fred Astaire (singer, dancer, actor)
- 1902: David O. Selznick (Hollywood film producer)
- 1944: Jim Abrahams (director)
- 1957: Sid Vicious (bassist: The Sex Pistols)
- 1960: Bono (singer: U2, political activist)
- 1869: Meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railways.