History Blog

November 18

Happy Birthday RIP Louis Daguerre(1787–1851) Imogene Fernandez de Coca(1908–2001) ; Brenda Vaccaro–75 Linda Evans(Evanstad)–72 Kevin Nealon–61 John Parr–60 Kim Wilde(Smith)–54 Owen Wilson–46 Chloë Sevigny–40 Damon Wayans Jr–32 ; 1928 – The first successful sound-synchronized animated cartoon, Walt Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York City ; 1963 – The first push-button telephone goes into service.  Mine was of course was a princess phone!