History Blog

January 1

Happy Birthday RIP John Edgar Hoover(1895–1972) ; Frank Langella–75 Joseph Saddler(“Grandmaster Flash”)–55 Dedee Pfeiffer–49 Verne Troyer–44 William Jonas Armstrong–32 ; 1890 – The Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, is held for first time ; 1892 – Ellis Island in New York City opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States ; 1983 – APRANET officially begins using TCP/IP, thus creating Internet

First Parade