History Blog

July 3

Happy Birthday RIP Laura Branigan(1957–2004) Timothy O’Connor(1927–2018) ; Gloria Allred(Bloom)–83 Kurtwood Smith–81 Betty Buckley–77 Karin Jan Smithers–75 Montel Williams–68 Thomas Gibson–62 Martha Yeardley Smith–60 Thomas “Tommy” Flanagan–59 Ryan McPartlin–49 Corey Sevier–40 ; 1819 – The Bank of Savings in New York City, the first savings bank in the United States, opens ; 1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average (about 25) which contained nine railroads and two industrial companies in The Customer’s Afternoon letter. The first recorded value Feb 16 1885 was 30.92