History Blog

October 17

Happy Birthday RIP Edward Montgomery Clift(1920–1966) “Rita Hayworth”(Margarita Cansino 1918–1987) Thomas Poston(1921–2007) Robert “Evil” Knievel(1938–2007) Margaret “Margot” Kidder(1948–2018) ; James Seals–77 Michael McKean–71 George Wendt III–70 Norman Macdonald–59 David “Ziggy” Marley–59 Marshall Mathers III(“Eminem”)–46 David Matthew Macfadyen–44 Chris Lowell–34 Maximillian Irons–33 ; 1919 – RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America ; 1956 – The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,  Cumbria, England