History Blog

October 11

Happy Birthday RIP Anna Eleanor Roosevelt(1884–1962) Luke Perry(Coy Luther Perry III 1966–2019) ; Daryl Hall(Hohl)–78 David Morse–70 Joan Cusack–61 Sean Patrick Flanery–58 Jane Krajkowski–55 Stephen Moyer(Emery)–54 Emily Deschanel–47 Matthew Bomer–46 Trevor Donovan Neubauer–45 Belcalis Almanzar(“Cardi B”)–31 ; 1975 – The NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live debuts with George Carlin as the host and Andy Kaufman, Janis Ian and Billy Preston as guests ; 1988 – National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQ observed day to commemorate the gay liberation spirit of the person being political. The emphasis is that the most basic form of activism is coming out to family, friends and colleagues, and living life as an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender or queer person (LGBTQIA)