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August 27, birthdays for Aaron Paul, Paul Reubens, Darren McFadden

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 239th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1935, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “10,000 Swarm in Ten Blocks on WPA Call.” … Full Article

August 25, birthdays for Gene Simmons, Regis Philbin, Sean Connery

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 237th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1929, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled, “Nine Makes of Lipstick Contain Benzol, Highly Dangerous, Wynne Finds.” … Full Article

August 24, birthdays for Mike Huckabee, Reggie Miller, Cal Ripken

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 236th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Mother Who Sold Her Baby Is Hysterical in Prison; Buyer Reads Bible in Cell.” … Full Article

August 21, birthdays for Usain Bolt, Hayden Panettiere, Brody Jenner

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 233rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1936, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Drunken Cop Rams Wagon, Hurls Driver Off Bridge to Death.” … Full Article

August 20, birthdays for Robert Plant, Amy Adams, Demi Lovato

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 232nd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1932, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Full Week Goal Set for Flying Boudoir.” … Full Article

August 19, birthdays for Bill Clinton, Matthew Perry, John Stamos

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 231st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1925, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Sixteen Men Escape Death as Steel Pier Collapses.” … Full Article

August 13, birthdays for DeMarcus Cousins, Johnny Gaudreau, Danny Bonaduce

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 225th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1929, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Two N.Y. Women Robbed, Arrested and Amused in Picaresque Russian Tour.” … Full Article

August 11, birthdays for Hulk Hogan, Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 223rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Splinter Causes Death.” … Full Article

StoryCorps turning Thanksgiving into an oral history holiday

As students head back to school, here comes a big homework assignment: StoryCorps wants tens of thousands of teenagers across America to interview a grandparent or elder this Thanksgiving and upload their recordings to the Library of Congress. … Full Article

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