History Blog

October 8

Happy Birthday Rona Barrett(Burstein)–87 Paul Hogan–84 Cornelius “Chevy” Chase–80 Sarah Purcell–75 Susan “Sigourney” Weaver–74 Darrell Hammond–68 Stephanie Zimbalist–67 Dylan Neal–54 Matthew Damon–53 Nicholas Cannon–43 Peter “Bruno Mars” Hernandez–38 ; 1921 – KDKA TV located in Pittsburgh’s Forbes Field conducts the first live broadcast of a football game ; 1967 – Guerrilla leader Ernesto “Che” Chavez, a Cuban Marxist revolutionary leader, and his men are captured in Bolivia