History Blog

October 26

Happy Birthday RIP Mahalia Jackson(1911–1972) John “Jackie” Coogan(1914–1984) Robert “Bob” Hoskins(1942–2014) ; Jacquelyn Smith–73 Patrick Sajdak–72 Hillary Diane Rodham-Clinton–71 Lauren Tewess–65 Mark “Dylan” McDermott–57 Ivan “Cary” Elwes–56 Thomas Cavanagh–54 Keith Urban–51 Anthony Rapp–47 Seth MacFarlane–45 ; 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