Whitney Houston By English3 Aug 9, 1963 Birth Whitney Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey. Jun 11, 1988 Whitney joined other musicians Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then-imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday, during the European leg of her tour. Jul 18, 1992 Marriage Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown got married. Mar 4, 1993 Gives brith too Bobbi Whitney Houstin gave brith too her one and only child, Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown. Jan 11, 2000 Charges that she had put on her Airport security guards discover marijuana in both Houston’s and husband Bobby Brown’s luggage at a Hawaii airport. Apr 24, 2007 Divorce Whitney and Bobby Brown was currently divorce and Whitney granted custody of Bobbi. Feb 9, 2012 Death Whitney Houston died. Mar 22, 2012 Facts on how she died. the Los Angeles County coroner’s office reported the cousin of her death was drowning and the effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. Aug 17, 2012 Movie Soundtrack Whitney Houston "Sparkle: Music from the Motion Picture" was released. Apr 10, 2013 Buried Houston was buried on Sunday, February 19, 2012, in Fairview Cemetery, in Westfield, New Jersey and also next too her father John Russell Houston who died in 2003.