History Blog

December 18

Happy Birthday RIP Elizabeth “Betty” Grable(1916–1973) ; Keith Richards–71 Steven Spielberg–68 Leonard Maltin–64 Raymond “Ray” Liotta–60 William Bradley Pitt–51 Casper Van Dien Jr–46 Kate Holmes–36 Christina Aguilera–34 ; 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.