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–89 Judith Collins–80 Rita Coolidge–74 Joanna Lumley–73 Ray Parker Jr.–65 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–52 Wesley Anderson–50 Becky Baeling–42 ; 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