History Blog

September 7

Happy Birthday RIP John Pierpont “Jack” Morgan, Jr.(1867–1943) Charles Holley(“Buddy Holly” 1936–1959) William Jermaine Stewart(1957–1997) ; Gloria Gaynor(Fowles)–65 Julie Kavner–64 Christine “Chrissie” Hynde–63 Michael Emerson–60 Corbin Bernsen–60 Diane Farr–45 Thomas Everett Scott–44 Oliver Hudson–38 Devoto ; 1916 – US federal employees win the right to Workers’ compensation by Federal Employers Liability Act (39 Stat. 742; 5 U.S.C. 751)