Today In History
Here is what happened
on Thursday - September 21st...
History, n. One darn thing after another.
Famous People Born On This Day In History...
|1756||John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt).
Today, this person is/would be 261 years old.
|1866||H.G. Wells, author, futurist.
Today, this person is/would be 151 years old.
|1874||Gustav Holst, composer of "The Planets."
Today, this person is/would be 143 years old.
|1950||Bill Murray, actor, comedian.
Today, this person is/would be 67 years old.
|1968||Ricki Lake, Talkshow Host.
Today, this person is/would be 49 years old.
|1947||Stephen King, author.
Today, this person is/would be 70 years old.
Events On This Day In History...
|1784||First daily newspaper in US begins publication in Pennsylvania. |
|1895||First auto manufacturer opens -- Duryea Motor Wagon Company. |
|1915||Those famous stones at Stonehenge, England, are sold at auction to C.H.E. Chubb of Salisbury, England for 6,600 pounds sterling.|
|1930||Johann Ostermeyer patents his invention, the flashbulb. |
|1954||The world's first nuclear submarine, "USS Nautilus", is commissioned. |
|1993||Criticly acclaimed US TV show N.Y.P.D. Blues premiers. |