History Blog

August 27

Happy Birthday RIP Lyndon Johnson(1908–1973) “Martha Raye”(Margaret Reed 1916–1994) ; George W. Bailey–70 Barbara Goldbach–68 Paul Rubenfeld(“PeeWee Herman”)–62 Peter Storm–61 Diana Scarwid–59 “Downtown” Julie Brown–55 Thomas “Tom” Ford–53 Sarah Chalke–38 Aaron Paul Sturtevant–35 Blake Jenner–22 ; 1859 – Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world’s first commercially successful oil well.