History Blog

April 7

Happy Birthday RIP Ian Richardson(1934–2007) “Billie Holiday”(Elinora Fagan 1915–1959) James Bumgarner(“Garner” 1928–2014) William “Wayne” Rogers III(1933–2015) ; Edmund “Jerry” Brown Jr–83 Francis Ford Coppola–82 John Oates–73 Kong-sang “Jackie” Chan(陳港生)–67 Russell Crowe–57 Edward John Speleers–33 ; 1927 – First long-distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C., to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover)