History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–72 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–68 Barbara March–67 Anthony Shalhoub–67 John O’Hurley–66 Scott Bakula–66 Sean Lennon–45 Brandon Routh–41 ; 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