History Blog

May 6

Happy Birthday RIP Sigismund Freud(1856–1939) Rodolfo di Valentina d’Antonguolla(Rudy Valentino 1895–1926) George Orson Welles(1915–1985) ; Willie Mays–82 Robert “Bob” Seger–68 Anthony Blair–60 Tom Bergeron–58 George Clooney–52 Gabourey Sidibe–30 Adrianne Palicki–30 ; 1889 – The Paris Exposition opened, featuring the just-completed Eiffel Tower ; 1937 – the hydrogen-filled German dirigible Hindenburg burned and crashed in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 of the 97 people on board.