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–90 Judith Collins–81 Rita Coolidge–75 Joanna Lumley–74 Ray Parker Jr.–66 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–53 Wesley Anderson–51 Becky Baeling–43 ; 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