History Blog

May 25

Happy Birthday RIP Belle Miriam Silverman(“Beverly Sills” 1929–2007) Claude Akins(1926–1994) Dixie Carter(1939–2010) Anne Heche(1969–2022) ; Ian McKellen–84 Leslie Uggams–80 Frank Oznowicz(“Oz”)–79 Karen Valentine–76 Concetta Sellecchia(“Connie Sellecca”)–68 Michael Myers–60 James “Jamie” Kennedy–53 Octavia Spencer–53 Cillian Murphy–47 ; 1953 – The first public television station(Public Broadcast) in the United States officially begins broadcasting as KUHT from the campus of the University of Houston ; 1968 – The Gateway Arch in St. Louis was dedicated http://bit.ly/2qXvmu6 ; 2020 – George Floyd is murdered by asphyxiation in police custody by Derek Chauvin with a knee on his neck for over 9 minutes.