History Blog

July 29

Happy Birthday RIP Clara Bow(1901–1965) “Theda Bara”(Theodosia Goodman 1885–1955) Peter Jennings(1938–2005) ; “Robert Fuller”(Leonard Lee)–87 David Warner–79 Genaro “Tony” Sirico Jr–78 Gary “Geddy Lee” Weinrib–67 Ian Roberts–55 Rodney Allen Rippy–52 Richard “Wil” Wheaton III–48 Stephen Dorff–47 Allison Mack–38 ; 1914 – Transcontinental telephone service began with the first phone conversation between New York and San Francisco ; 1957 –Jack Paar debuted as host of NBC’s “Tonight” show.