History Blog

March 25

Happy Birthday RIP Howard Cosell(Cohen 1918–1995) Eileen Ford(1922–2014) ; Eugene Shalit–89 Gloria Steinem–81 Aretha Franklin–73 Paul Manfred Glaser–72 Sir “Elton John”(Reginald Dwight)–68 Bonnie Bedelia Culkin–67 Mary Gross–62 Marcia Cross–53 Sarah Jessica Parker–50 Lee Pace–36 Sean Faris–33 Danica Patrick–33 ; 1913 – The home of vaudeville, the Palace Theater located at 1564 Broadway (at West 47th Street) in midtown Manhattan opened ; 1965 – Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.