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–92 Kenneth “Kenny” Loggins–73 Erin Gray–71 David Caruso–65 Katherine “Katie” Couric–64 Nicolas Cage(Coppola)–57 Jeremy Renner–50 Dustin Diamond–44 ; 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