History Blog

August 23

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Kelly(1912–1996) Edgar “Ted” Codd(1923–2003) River Phoenix(Bottom 1970–1993) Kobe Bryant(1979–2020) ; Vera “Miles” Ralston–91 Barbara “Eden” Moorhead–89 Richard Sanders–80 Richard “Rick” Springthorpe (“Springfield”)–71 Shelley Long–71 Jon “Jay” Mohr–50 Scott Caan–44 ; 1973 – A back robbery gone wrong in Stockholm Sweden, turns into a hostage crisis; over the next five days the hostages begin to sympathise with their captors, leading to the term “Stockholm Syndrome”