History Blog

May 1

Happy Birthday RIP Louis Nye(Niestat 1913–2005) Gwyllyn Samuel “Glenn” Ford(1916–2006) Jack Paar(1918–2004) Richard J. Riordan(1930–2023) ; Judith Collins–84 Rita Coolidge–78 Joanna Lumley–77 Ray Parker Jr.–69 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–56 Wesley Anderson–54 Becky Baeling Lythgoe–46 ; 1885 – The original Chicago Board of Trade Building opens for business ; 1931 – The Empire State Building is dedicated in New York City ; 1941 – The Orson Welles film “Citizen Kane” premiered in New York City