History Blog

September 29

Happy Birthday RIP Orvon “Gene” Autry(1907–1998) Madeline Kahn(Wolfson 1942–1999) Larry Linville(1939–2000) ; Jerry Lee Lewis–79 Ian McShane–72 Bryant Gumbel–66 Andrew “Dice” Clay Silverstein–57 Roger Bart–52 Jill Whelan–48 Luke Goss–46 Zachary Levi Pugh–34 ; 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.