Good morning. Today is the 329th day of the year. On this day in 1902, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that thieves had tunneled their way through a brick wall in the basement of a department store at Fulton Street and DeKalb Avenue known as Browning, King & Co. While there, the burglars tried to sledgehammer their way into a safe, but apparently something scared them off and they ran away. Found at the scene were some cigarettes, two sandwiches and a half-empty bottle of whiskey.
Well-known people who were born today include former baseball player and manager Bucky Dent, singer Amy Grant, Hall of Fame football player Lenny Moore, actor-journalist Ben Stein and Brooklyn-born actor Jerry Ferrara.
He is the most notorious athlete in American history. The undisputed heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Tyson was the first and the youngest fighter to hold all three major boxing titles at the same time. … Full Article