History Blog

April 25

Happy Birthday RIP Ella Fitzgerald (1917–1996) George “Meadowlark” Lemon III(1932–2015) ; Alzenia Lynn Hamilton–93 Alfredo “Al” Pacino–83 Henry “Hank” Azaria–59 Andrew “Andy” Bell–59 Renée Zellweger–54 Jason Wiles–53 ; 1901 New York State becomes the first state to require automobile license plates ; 1954 – The first practical solar cell is publicly demonstrated by Bell Labs ; 1972 – Polaroid Corp. introduced its SX-70 folding camera, which ejected self-developing photographs, the first of it’s kind.