History Blog

August 24

Happy Birthday RIP Margaret “Dorothy” Comingore(1913–1971) Millicent “Penny” Edwards(1928–1998) ; Ronee Blakley–76 Anne Archer–74 Stephen Fry–64 Steven Guttenberg–63 Craig Kilborn–59 Marlee Matlin–56 David Chappelle–48 Simon “James” D’Arcy–46 Chad Michael Murray–40 Rupert Grint–33 ; 1891 – Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera ; 1949 – The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect