History Blog

November 4

Happy Birthday RIP William “Will” Rogers(1879–1935) Arthur Carney(1918–2003) Walter Cronkite Jr(1916–2009) Doris Roberts(Green 1925–2016) ; Loretta Swit–82 Laura Bush(Welch)–73 Berlinda Tolbert–70 Marjorie “Markie” Post–69 Kathleen Griffin–59 Ralph Macchio–58 Jeffrey Probst–58 Matthew McConaughey–50 Sean Combs–50 Travis Van Winkle–37 ; 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