History Blog

May 7

Happy Birthday RIP Anne Baxter(1923–1985) Frank “Gary” Cooper(1901–1961) Robert Hegyes(1951–2012) ; Thelma Houston(Jackson)–68 Nora Kuzma(“Traci Lords”)–46 Ivan Sergei Gaudio–43 Breckin Meyer–40 Alexander Ludwig–22 ; 1846 – The Cambridge Chronicle, America’s oldest surviving weekly newspaper, is published for the first time in Cambridge, Massachusetts ; 1946 – Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.