History Blog

May 31

Happy Birthday RIP Walter “Walt” Whitman(1819–1892) Dominic “Don” Ameche(Amici 1908–1993) ; Clinton Eastwood–83 Peter Yarrow–75 Sharon Gless–70 Joseph “Joe” Namath–70 Thomas Berenger(Moore)–64 Christopher Elliott–53 Lea Thompson–52 Corey Hart–51 Brooke Shields–48 Colin Farrell–37 ; 1889 – Johnstown Flood: Over 2,200 people die after a dam break sends a 60-foot (18-meter) wall of water over the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.