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–91 Judith Collins–82 Rita Coolidge–76 Joanna Lumley–75 Ray Parker Jr.–67 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–54 Wesley Anderson–52 Becky Baeling Lythgoe–44 ; 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