History Blog

January 5

Happy Birthday RIP “Jane Wyman”(Sarah Mayfield 1917–2007) “Jeane Dixon”(Lydia Pinckert 1904–1997) ; Walter Mondale–93 Robert Duvall–90 Diane Keaton(Hall)–75 Theodore “Ted” Lange–73 Pamela Sue Martin–68 “Marilyn Manson”(Brian Warner)–52 Bradley Cooper–46 ; 1896 – An Austrian newspaper reports that Wilhelm Röntgen has discovered a type of radiation later known as X-rays ; 1944 – The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper