History Blog

August 2

Happy Birthday RIP Jacob “Jack” Warner(1892–1978) Myrna “Loy” Williams(1905–1993) Beatrice Straight(1914–2001) John Carroll O’Connor(1924–2001) Peter O’Toole(1932–2013) ; Wes Craven–75 Joanna Cassidy(Caskey)–68 Patrick Lilley(“Butch Patrick”)–61 Patricia Apollonia Kotero–60 Mary-Louise Parker–50 Sam Worthington–38 Edward Furlong–37 ; 1790 – The first United States Census is conducted ; 1870 – Tower Subway, the world’s first underground tube railway, opens in London, England, United Kingdom.