Evans Events in History



2007 Death - Ray Evans, dies in Los Angeles, California, of heart failure, at 92

2005 Death - T. Cooper Evans, Representative-R-Iowa, 1981 - 1987

2002 Death - Josh Ryan Evans, actor, Passions, dies at 20

2001 Death - Dale Evans, actress, dies at 88

1997 Death - Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37

1997 Death - Barry Evans, actor (Dr. Upton-Dr. in the House), dies at 53

1996 Death - Thoams Eric Evans, dean of St. Paul's, dies at 68

1996 Death - Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver, dies at 37

1996 Death - Robley D Evans, nuclear physicist, dies at 88

1995 Death - Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77

1993 Event - Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head

1991 Death - John Morgan Evans, actor, dies after lengthy illness at 49

1990 Death - Ronald E Evans, astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57

1989 Event - Janet Evans swims female world record 800m freestyle (8:16.22)

1989 Death - Maurice Evans, actor (Bewitched, MacBeth), dies at 87

1988 Event - Darrell Evans hits his 400th career home run

1988 Event - Janet Evans swims 1500m freestyle female world record (15:52.10)

1988 Death - Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75

1987 Event - Janet Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)

1987 Event - Detroit Tiger Darrell Evans is 1st 40 year old to hit 30 home runs

1985 Event - Tigers Darrell Evans is 1st to hit 40 home run seasons in both leagues

1981 Death - Madge Evans, TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71

1980 Death - Bill Evans, U.S. jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51

1979 Death - Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53

1978 Event - 3rd annual reentry free-agent draft, Pete Rose, Tommy John, and Darrell Evans, available

1978 Death - Tolchard Evans, composer and conductor, dies

1978 Death - Bergen Evans, English professor ($64,000 Question), dies at 73

1976 Event - Reverend Joseph Evans elected president of United Church of Christ

1976 Death - Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88

1976 Death - Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies

1975 Death - Walker Evans, U.S. photographer (Fortune Magazine), dies at 71

1973 Birthday - Brian Evans, NBA forward, Orlando Magic

1973 Birthday - Faith Evans, American Musician

1973 Event - Mickey Welch, George Kelly and Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame

1972 Birthday - Stacy Evans, WLAF defensive end for the Rhein Fire

1971 Death - Renee Evans, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 63

1971 Death - Richard L. Evans, American Clergyman

1971 Birthday - Janet Evans, born in Placentia, California, competitive swimmer, 1988 Olympics gold-medal winner, freestyle, seven World records, five Olympic medals

1971 Birthday - Janet Evans, Fullerton California, 400m/800m swimmer, 4 Gold Medals 1988, 1992, 1996 Olympics

1971 Birthday - Greg Evans, NFL/WLAF safety, Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy

1971 Birthday - Josh Evans, actor, Ricochett, The Doors

1971 Event - Dr. Melvin H Evans inaugurated as 1st elected governor of Virgin Is

1970 Birthday - Randall Evans, Franklin Virginia, 100m/200m runner

1970 Birthday - Doug Evans, NFL defensive back, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31

1969 Birthday - Craig Evans, cricketer, Zimbabwe batsman 1996 World Cup

1969 Event - Zager and Evans release "In the Year 2525"

1969 Event - Australian aircraft carrier "Melbourne" slices U.S. destroyer "Frank E. Evans" in half, killing 74 (South Vietnam)

1969 Death - Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara), dies at 65

1968 Event - Lee Evans sets world record of 43.8 seconds in 400 meter dash

1968 Event - Lee Evans of U.S. sets 400 meter record at 43.86

1968 Birthday - Jerry Evans, NFL tight end for the Denver Broncos

1968 Death - Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail), dies in Hollywood

1967 Birthday - Mike Evans, WLAF DL for the Amsterdam Admirals

1967 Birthday - Charles Evans, NFL running back for the Minnesota Vikings

1967 Birthday - Mike Evans, WLAF defensive tackle for the Amsterdam Admirals

1965 Birthday - Jon Evans, Nottimgham ENG, Australasia golfer

1964 Birthday - Judi Evans Luciano, born in Montebello, actress, Paulina Cory-Another World

1964 Birthday - Donald Evans, NFL defensive end/tackle for the New York Jets

1964 Birthday - Byron Evans, NFL linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles

1963 Birthday - Yazz, Yasmin Evans, Mrs. Simon La Bon/rocker, Fine Time

1962 Event - "Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show," debuts on ABC-TV

1961 Birthday - Mary Beth Evans, born in Pasadena, California, actress, Katherine Ashton-General Hospital

1961 Birthday - The Edge, Dave Evans, London, rock guitarist, U2-I Will Follow

1961 Birthday - Mary Beth Evans, born in Pasadena, California, actress, Katherine-General Hospital

1960 Birthday - Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian

1960 Birthday - Michael Evans, born in Fontana, California, U.S. water polo player 1988 Olympics silver

1959 Birthday - Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver

1958 Birthday - Dwayne Evans, born in Phoenix, Arizona, 200m runner 1976 Olympics bronze

1957 Birthday - Gwyn Evans, born in Maesteg, Wales, professional rugby player, played for Maesteg RFC, Barbarian FC, toured with the British and Irish Lions

1957 Birthday - Andrea Evans, actress, Young and Restless, Tina-One Life to Live

1956 Birthday - Mark Evans, born in Melbourne, Australia, rock bassist, AC/DC

1955 Birthday - Vince Evans, NFL quarterback for the Oakland Raiders

1951 Birthday - Lane Evans, born in Rock Island, Illinois, Representative-D-Illinois 1983 - 2007

1950 Birthday - Damon Evans, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actor, Lionel-The Jeffersons

1949 Birthday - Michael Evans, Salisbury, North Carolina, actor, Lionel-All in the Family

1948 Death - Charles Evans Hughes, American Judge

1948 Birthday - John Evans, Aka Evan, rock drummer, Jethro Tull

1947 Birthday - R J Evans, FBA, historian

1947 Birthday - Tom Evans, born in Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist, Badfinger

1947 Birthday - Lee Edward Evans, Madera California, 400m runner, Olympic-2 gold-1968

1945 Birthday - Rod Evans, rocker, Deep Purple-Come Taste the Band

1943 Birthday - Barry Evans, actor, Dr. Upton-Dr. in the House, Mind Your Language

1943 Birthday - Lord Mountevans, born in England, born Edward Patrick Broke Evans, 3rd Baron Mountevans of Chelsea in the County of London

1942 Birthday - Linda Evans, Hartford, actress, Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo

1941 Birthday - Chubby Checker, Ernest Evans, Philadelphia, rock vocalist, Twist

1941 Birthday - Joni Evans, New York City, publisher, Simon and Schuster, Random House

1938 Birthday - Paul Evans, singer and pedal guitarist, Damascus Road

1935 Birthday - Ronald Ellwin Evans, St. Francis, Kansas, Captain USN/astronaut, Apollo 17

1935 Birthday - David Evans, born in England, footballer, cricketer for Aston Villa, Conservative Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield

1934 Birthday - Anthony Evans, British high court judge

1931 Birthday - Roy Evans, general sect, British Iron and Steel Trade Confederation

1930 Birthday - Robert Evans, born in New York City, director/actor, Love Story, Godfather, Chinatown

1929 Birthday - Bill Evans, U.S. jazz pianist

1928 Birthday - Harold Evans, British Journalist

1928 Birthday - Richard Evans, British diplomat

1928 Birthday - Eric Evans, Dean, St. Paul's

1928 Birthday - Thoams Eric Evans, dean, St. Paul's

1927 Birthday - Tommy Evans, rocker, Drifters

1927 Birthday - Robert Evans, CEO, British Gas

1926 Birthday - Tenniel Evans, rev/actor, 10 Rillington Place, My Brother's Keeper

1925 Birthday - Betty Evans Grayson, born in Portland, Oregon, softball pitcher, Hall of Fame 1959

1925 Birthday - Daniel J. Evans, born in Seattle, Washington, Senator-R-Washington 1983 - 1989, Governor of Washington 1965 - 1977

1924 Birthday - T. Cooper Evans, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Representative-R-Iowa, 1981 - 1987

1923 Birthday - Mari Evans, American Poet

1922 Birthday - Gene Evans, born in Hollbrook, Arizona, actor, My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo

1922 Birthday - Geraint Evans, British opera vocalist, Knaben Wunderhorn

1921 Birthday - Rowland Evans, born in White Marsh, Pennsylvania, news reporter, CNN-Evans and Novak

1920 Birthday - [Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper, 1950's

1920 Birthday - Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge

1919 Birthday - Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper, Godfrey Evans' shadow

1918 Birthday - Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor

1916 Event - 22nd U.S. Golf Open: Chick Evans shoots a 286 at Minikahda Club MINN

1915 Birthday - Ray Evans, born in New York, lyricist, composer, Oscar-winner, worked with Jay Livingston, wrote "Mona Lisa"

1913 Death - David Emlyn Evans, composer, dies at 69

1912 Birthday - Dale Evans, Frances Butts, Uvalde, Texas, cowgirl, Roy Rogers Show

1912 Birthday - Edgar Evans, born in Cardiganshire, Wales, tenor, singer, founder of Covent Garden Opera Company, performed more than 45 roles

1912 Death - Edgar Evans, British explorer of Antarctica, dies

1911 Event - Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole

1909 Birthday - Madge Evans, born in Manhattan, New York City, TV panelist, Masquerade Party

1907 Birthday - Robley D Evans, nuclear physicist

1906 Event - Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected New York Governor beats William Randolph Hearst

1906 Birthday - Richard L. Evans, American Clergyman

1904 Birthday - Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor, $64,000 Question

1904 Birthday - Douglas Evans, actor, South Pacific Trail

1903 Birthday - Walker Evans, U.S., photographer, Fortune Magazine

1903 Birthday - Rex Evans, actor, Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker

1901 Birthday - Maurice Evans, Dorchester England, actor, Maurice-Bewitched

1900 Event - Sir Arthur Evans finds old city of Knossus

1885 Birthday - Edith Evans, born in London, England, actress, Tom Jones, David Copperfield

1879 Event - 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75

1862 Birthday - Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court, 1930-41

1862 Birthday - Charles Evans Hughes, American Judge

1851 Birthday - Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist, Crete

1833 Birthday - Clement Anselm Evans, Brigadier General Confederate Army

1824 Birthday - Nathan George "Shanks" Evans, Brigadier General, Confederacy

1819 Birthday - George Eliot, Mary A Evans, England, author, Silas Marner

1815 Event - George Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia

1755 Birthday - Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine