History

June 8, birthdays for Kanye West, Julianna Margulies, Jerry Stiller

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 160th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1906, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Hint of Scandal in Bridge Bids.” … Full Article

June 1, birthdays for Heidi Klum, Morgan Freeman, Amy Schumer

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 153rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1923, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “City Gives Small Increase in Pay to Hospital Nurses.” … Full Article

May 18, birthdays for Ai Weiwei, Tina Fey, George Strait

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 139th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1881, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “A Stern Chase.” … Full Article

May 17, birthdays for Tony Parker, Nikki Reed, Bob Saget

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 138th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “$100,000 Seizure of Narcotics Made in Warren St. Rain.” … Full Article

May 13, birthdays for Lena Dunham, Stephen Colbert, John Kasich

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 134th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1899, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “28 Killed in Exeter Wreck.” … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club to visit namesake's grave in Philadelphia

The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn will travel to Philadelphia by bus on Sunday, May 29, for a day of commemoration and festivities honoring the life of John Barry, an Irish immigrant who led the U.S. Navy during the Revolutionary War. … Full Article

May 10, birthdays for Bono, Kenan Thompson, Missy Franklin

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 131st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1938, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Find Boy Stowaway on His Third Voyage.” … Full Article

May 9, birthdays for Rosario Dawson, Billy Joel, Candice Bergen

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 130th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1922, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “City to Deny Fund of $415,000 to Buy 425 Vote Machines.” … Full Article

May 6, birthdays for George Clooney, Chris Paul, Tony Blair

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 127th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1946, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “FBI Joins Drive on Black Market in Meat in City.” … Full Article

May 5, birthdays for Chris Brown, Adele, Henry Cavill

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 126th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1925, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Pastor Henderson’s Lost Diary Washed Across the Irish Sea.” … Full Article

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