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”)–88 Francis Castelluccio(“Frankie Valli”)–87 Chris Mulkey–73 Ron Canada–72 Christopher Cross(Geppert)–70 Roberto “Bobby” Cannavale–51 ; 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