History Blog

March 1

Happy Birthday RIP Alton Glenn Miller(1904–1944) James “David” Niven(1910–1983) Harry Caray(Harry Carabina 1914–1998) ; Robert Clary(Robert Widerman)–87 Harold “Harry” Belafonte–86 Robert Conrad(Konrad Falkowski)–78 Roger Daltrey–69 Alan Thicke(Alan Jeffrey)–66 Catherine Bach(Bachman)–59 Ronald Howard–59 James “Tim” Daly–57 Javier Bardem–44 Mark–Paul Gosselaar–39 Jensen Ackles–35 Mark Cirillo–35 Kesha Sebert–26 Justin Bieber–19 ; 1790 – The first United States census is authorized by Congress ; 1932 – the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was kidnapped from their family home near Hopewell, N.J. ; 1936 – The Hoover Dam is completed.