History Blog

September 5

Happy Birthday RIP “Freddie Mercury”(Farrokh Bulsara 1946–1991) Raquel Welch(Tejada 1940–2023) ; George Robert Newhart–94 William Devane–84 Michael Keaton(Douglas)–72 Peter Wingfield–61 Rose McGowan–50 ; 1957 – “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac, the defining novel of the Beat Generation, was published. Jackie Beat, the drag personality, derived her name from his first name and the generation name ; 1975 – Sacramento CA Lynette Frome attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford