History Blog

October 26

Happy Birthday RIP Mahalia Jackson(1911–1972) John “Jackie” Coogan(1914–1984) Robert “Bob” Hoskins(1942–2014) ; Jacquelyn Smith–75 Patrick Sajdak–74 Hillary Diane Rodham-Clinton–73 Lauren Tewes–67 Mark “Dylan” McDermott–59 Ivan “Cary” Elwes–58 Thomas Cavanagh–57 Keith Urban–53 Anthony Rapp–49 Seth MacFarlane–47 ; 1921 – The Chicago Theatre originally known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre promoted as the “Wonder Theatre of the World” opened with its first performance “The Sign on the Door ” starring Norma Talmadge