History Blog

December 18

Happy Birthday RIP Gladys Cooper 1888–1971) Elizabeth “Betty” Grable(1916–1973) Raymond “Ray” Liotta(1954–2022) ; Keith Richards–80 Steven Spielberg–77 Leonard Maltin–73 William Bradley Pitt–60 Casper Van Dien Jr–55 Katie Holmes–45 Christina Aguilera–43 ; 1957 – the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first civilian nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, went online as engineers synchronized the plant with the distribution grid of Duquesne Light Company