History Blog

October 26

Happy Birthday RIP Mahalia Jackson(1911–1972) John “Jackie” Coogan(1914–1984) Robert “Bob” Hoskins(1942–2014) ; Jacquelyn Smith–74 Patrick Sajdak–73 Hillary Diane Rodham-Clinton–72 Lauren Tewess–66 Mark “Dylan” McDermott–58 Ivan “Cary” Elwes–57 Thomas Cavanagh–56 Keith Urban–52 Anthony Rapp–48 Seth MacFarlane–46 ; 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