History Blog

August 24

Happy Birthday RIP Margaret “Dorothy” Comingore(1913–1971) Millicent “Penny” Edwards(1928–1998) ; Ronee Blakley–78 Anne Archer–76 Stephen Fry–66 Steven Guttenberg–65 Craig Kilborn–61 Marlee Matlin–58 David Chappelle–50 Simon “James” D’Arcy–48 Chad Michael Murray–42 Rupert Grint–35 ; 1891 – Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera ; 1949 – The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect