History Blog

October 9

Happy Birthday RIP John Winston Lennon(1940–1980) ; Clyde Jackson Browne–71 Sharon Osbourne(Arden)–67 Barbara March–66 Anthony Shalhoub–66 John O’Hurley–65 Scott Bakula–65 Sean Lennon–44 Brandon Routh–40 ; 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