History Blog

August 24

Happy Birthday RIP Margaret “Dorothy” Comingore(1913–1971) Millicent “Penny” Edwards(1928–1998) ; Ronee Blakley–74 Anne Archer–72 Stephen Fry–62 Steven Guttenberg–61 Craig Kilborn–57 Marlee Matlin–54 David Chappelle–46 Simon “James” D’Arcy–44 Chad Michael Murray–38 Rupert Grint–31 ; 1891 – Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera ; 1949 – The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect