History Blog

September 29

Happy Birthday RIP Orvon “Gene” Autry(1907–1998) Madeline Kahn(Wolfson 1942–1999) Larry Linville(1939–2000) ; Jerry Lee Lewis–86 Ian McShane–79 Bryant Gumbel–73 Roger Bart–59 Jill Whelan–55 Luke Goss–53 Zachary Levi Pugh–41 ; 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