History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) Barbara March (1953–2019) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–75 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–71 Anthony Shalhoub–70 John O’Hurley–69 Scott Bakula–69 Sean Lennon–48 Brandon Routh–44 ; 1701 – The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) was chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut ; 1936 – Generators at Boulder Dam (later renamed to Hoover Dam) begin to generate electricity from the Colorado River and transmit it 266 miles to Los Angeles, California