History Blog

February 28

Happy Birthday RIP Samuel “Zero” Mostel(1915–1977) Charles Durning(1923–2012) ; Gavin MacLeod(Allan See)–83 Mario Andretti–74 Bernadette Peters(Lazzara)–66 Gilbert Gottfried–59 John Turturro–57 Cynthia “Cindy” Wilson–57 Alison “Ali” Larter–38 ; 1827 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight. ; 1935 – DuPont scientist Wallace Carothers invents nylon.