History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–65 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–61 Tony Shalhoub–60 John O’Hurley–59 Scott Bakula–59 Sean Lennon–38 Brandon Routh–34 ; 1701 – The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) was chartered in New Haven. ; 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.