History Blog

January 1

Happy Birthday RIP John Edgar Hoover(1895–1972) “Carole Landis”(Francis Ridste 1919–1948) ; Frank Langella–77 Joseph Saddler(“Grandmaster Flash”)–57 Verne Troyer–46 William Jonas Armstrong–34 ; 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.