History Blog

May 3

Happy Birthday RIP Lucile Langhanke(“Mary Astor” 1906–1987) James Brown(1933–2006) Ann B Davis(1926–2014) Alex Viespi(“Cord” 1933–2021) ; Francis Castelluccio(“Frankie Valli”)–89 Chris Mulkey–75 Ron Canada–74 Christopher Cross(Geppert)–72 Roberto “Bobby” Cannavale–53 ; 1802 – Washington, D.C., was incorporated ; 1978 – The first unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail (which would later become known as “spam”) is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the west coast of the United States