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–92 Judith Collins–83 Rita Coolidge–77 Joanna Lumley–76 Ray Parker Jr.–68 Samuel “Tim” McGraw(Smith)–55 Wesley Anderson–53 Becky Baeling Lythgoe–45 ; 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