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MILESTONES: October 6, birthdays for Jeremy Sisto, Britt Ekland, Rebecca Lobo

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 281st day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 5, birthdays for Neil deGrasse Tyson, Grant Hill, Mario Lemieux

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 280th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 4, birthdays for Susan Sarandon, Derrick Rose, Alicia Silverstone

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 279th day of the year.  … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 3, birthdays for Gwen Stefani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Lena Headey

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 278th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 2, birthdays for Sting, Kelly Ripa, Annie Leibovitz

On this day in 1928, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page covered the exuberant Democratic Convention in Rochester, N.Y., at which Franklin Delano Roosevelt was nominated for governor in a very declamatory manner. Roosevelt was nominated to succeed Gov. Alfred E. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 29, birthdays for Kevin Durant, Halsey, Lo Bosworth

On this day in 1927, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on the search across four U.S. states for a poultry raiser named Willis Beach who went missing after helping to kill Dr. A. William Lilliendahl. A detective found seven witnesses who could provide clues to this mystery. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 28, birthdays for Gwyneth Paltrow, St. Vincent, Bam Margera

On this day in 1920, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page featured several stories about the upcoming World Series and a baseball scandal. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 26, birthdays for Serena Williams, Christina Milian, Olivia Newton-John

Allied Forces Make Headway; Brooklyn Jurist Willing to Be Drafted: On this day in 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on several Allied fronts during World War I. French and American troops struck Champagne — a province in northeastern France — driving back the Germans. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 25, birthdays for Mark Hamill, Barbara Walters, Scottie Pippen

On this day in 1935, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that Ethiopian troops closed the country’s border with Eritrea, forbidding trade. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 21, birthdays for Stephen King, Nicole Richie, Faith Hill

On this day in 1938, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that Czechoslovakia had ceded to Hitler’s demand for partitioning the land, and surrendered Slovakia to Nazi forces, after “irresistible pressure” from Great Britain and France to do so. Czechoslovakia ceased to exist at 6:55 p.m. … Full Article

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