History Blog

August 24

Happy Birthday RIP Margaret “Dorothy” Comingore(1913–1971) Millicent “Penny” Edwards(1928–1998) ; Ronee Blakley–73 Anne Archer–71 Stephen Fry–61 Steven Guttenberg–60 Craig Kilborn–56 Marlee Matlin–53 David Chappelle–45 Simon “James” D’Arcy–43 Chad Michael Murray–37 Rupert Grint–30 ; 1891 – Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera ; 1949 – The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect