History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–66 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–62 Anthony Shalhoub–61 John O’Hurley–60 Scott Bakula–60 Sean Lennon–39 Brandon Routh–35 ; 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.