History Blog

November 4

Happy Birthday RIP William “Will” Rogers(1879–1935) Arthur Carney(1918–2003) Walter Cronkite Jr(1916–2009) ; Doris Roberts(Green)–89 Loretta Swit–77 Laura Bush(Welch)–68 Marjorie “Markie” Post–64 Kathleen Griffin–54 Ralph Macchio–53 Jeffrey Probst–53 Matthew McConaughey–45 Sean Combs–45 Travis Van Winkle–32 ; 1952 – The United States government establishes the National Security Agency, or NSA. ; 2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first man of African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.