History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–70 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–66 Barbara March–65 Anthony Shalhoub–65 John O’Hurley–64 Scott Bakula–64 Sean Lennon–43 Brandon Routh–39 ; 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