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–85 Judith Collins–76 Rita Coolidge–70 Joanna Lumley–69 Ray Parker Jr.–61 Samuel “Tim” McGraw–48 Wesley Anderson–46 Emilia Clarke–29 ; 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