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–83 Laura Bush(Welch)–74 Berlinda Tolbert–71 Marjorie “Markie” Post–70 Kathleen Griffin–60 Ralph Macchio–59 Jeffrey Probst–59 Matthew McConaughey–51 Sean Combs–51 Travis Van Winkle–38 ; 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