History Blog

September 29

Happy Birthday RIP Orvon “Gene” Autry(1907–1998) Madeline Kahn(Wolfson 1942–1999) Larry Linville(1939–2000) Jerry Lee Lewis(1935–2022) ; Ian McShane–81 Bryant Gumbel–75 Roger Bart–61 Jill Whelan–57 Luke Goss–55 Zachary Levi Pugh–43 ; 1951 – The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC