History Blog

February 28

Happy Birthday RIP Samuel “Zero” Mostel(1915–1977) Charles Durning(1923–2012) ; Gavin MacLeod(Allan See)–84 Mario Andretti–75 Bernadette Peters(Lazzara)–67 Gilbert Gottfried–60 John Turturro–58 Cynthia “Cindy” Wilson–58 Alison “Ali” Larter–39; 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.