History Blog

September 5

Happy Birthday RIP “Freddie Mercury”(Farrokh Bulsara 1946–1991) ; George Robert Newhart–93 William Devane–85 Raquel Welch(Tejada)–82 Michael Keaton(Douglas)–71 Peter Wingfield–60 Rose McGowan–49 ; 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