Vt Events in History



1970 Birthday - Kerrin Petty, Townshend Vt, cross country skier 1994 Olympics

1969 Birthday - John Leclair, St. Albans VT, NHL forward, Team USA, Philadelphia

1968 Event - WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968 Event - WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967 Event - WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965 Birthday - Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower, Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96

1963 Birthday - Cindy Gibb, Bennington Vt, actress, Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood

1963 Birthday - Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress, Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light

1960 Birthday - Matt Salinger, Windsor VT, actor, Captain America, Deadly Deception

1956 Birthday - Patty Sheehan, Middlebury VT, LPGA golfer, 1994 U.S. Women's Open

1954 Event - WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1951 Birthday - Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier, Olympics-1972

1950 Birthday - Ernest Thompson, Bellows Fall Vt, actor, Sierra, Westside Medical

1932 Birthday - Andrea Mead Lawrence, Rutland Vt, alpine slalom skier, 2 Gold Medals 1952 Olympics

1927 Event - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)

1919 Event - 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money

1901 Birthday - Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer, Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time

1880 Birthday - Ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, Sen-VT

1872 Birthday - Calvin Coolidge, Silent Cal, Plymouth Vt, R, 30th President, 1923-29

1830 Birthday - Chester Alan Arthur, Fairfield Vt, R, 21st President, 1881-85

1823 Event - 1st normal school in U.S. opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt

1811 Birthday - John Humphrey Noyes, Vt, found Oneida Community, Perfectionists

1805 Birthday - Joseph Smith, Jr., Sharon Vt, founder, Mormon Church

1794 Event - 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published

1777 Event - Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt