History Blog

January 7

Happy Birthday RIP Charles Addams(1912–1988) Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen(1911–1995) William Peter Blatty(1928–2017) ; “Terry Moore”(Helen Koford–91 Kenneth “Kenny” Loggins–72 Erin Gray–70 David Caruso–64 Katherine “Katie” Couric–63 Nicolas Cage(Coppola)–56 Jeremy Renner–49 Dustin Diamond–43 ; 1782 – The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens ; 1927 – The first transatlantic telephone service is established – from New York, New York to London, England