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–81 Laura Bush(Welch)–72 Berlin da Tolbertt–69 Marjorie “Markie” Post–68 Kathleen Griffin–58 Ralph Macchio–57 Jeffrey Probst–57 Matthew McConaughey–49 Sean Combs–49 Travis Van Winkle–36 ; 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