History Blog

January 5

Happy Birthday RIP “Jane Wyman”(Sarah Mayfield 1917–2007) “Jeane Dixon”(Lydia Pinckert 1904–1997) ; Walter Mondale–90 Robert Duvall–87 Diane Keaton(Hall)–72 Theodore “Ted” Lange–70 Pamela Sue Martin–65 “Marilyn Manson”(Brian Warner)–49 Bradley Cooper–43 ; 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 (www.dailymail.co.uk)