History Blog

September 5

Happy Birthday RIP “Freddie Mercury”(Farrokh Bulsara 1946–1991) ; George Robert Newhart–92 William Devane–82 Raquel Welch(Tejada)–81 Michael Keaton(Douglas)–70 Peter Wingfield–59 Rose McGowan–48 ; 1957 – “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac, the defining novel of the Beat Generation, was published. Jackie Beat derived her name from his first name and the generation name ; 1975 – Sacramento CA Lynette Frome attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford