History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–69 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–65 Barbara March–64 Anthony Shalhoub–64 John O’Hurley–63 Scott Bakula–63 Sean Lennon–42 Brandon Routh–38 ; 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