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–88 Judith Collins–79 Rita Coolidge–73 Joanna Lumley–72 Ray Parker Jr.–64 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–51 Wesley Anderson–49 Becky Baeling–41 ; 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