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Dec. 11, birthdays for John Kerry, Mos Def, Mo'Nique

ON THIS DAY in 1916, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Ackron Gets Life Term; Schloer, Too.” The article focused on a notorious dive keeper and swindler, Charles Ackron, who was sentenced to prison for life. … Full Article

Dec. 9, birthdays for Kirsten Gillibrand, Kirk Douglas, John Malkovich

ON THIS DAY in 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Kelly and Drummond in a Near Fist Fight.” The article focused on a fight between two pols at the time. … Full Article

Dec. 8, birthdays for Nicki Minaj, Gregg Allman, Dwight Howard

ON THIS DAY in 1905, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “For Football 15 to 8, But Asking a Reform.” The article focused on a conference of 13 representatives that opposed a proposed abolition of college football at the time.   … Full Article

Dec. 4, birthdays for Jay-Z, Jeff Bridges, Fred Armisen

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Sentencing of Hyde Postponed by Goff Till Next Monday.” The article focused on charges against the city’s former chamberlain being postponed.  … Full Article

Dec. 3, birthdays for Julianne Moore, Ozzy Osbourne, Brendan Frasor

ON THIS DAY in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Gaynor Repudiates Interview as Bogus.”  … Full Article

Dec. 2, birthdays for Britney Spears, Aaron Rodgers, Harry Reid

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 336th day of the year. **** … Full Article

Dec. 1, birthdays for Bette Midler, Woody Allen, Lee Trevino

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 335th day of the year. Notable people born on this day include Brooklyn native Woody Allen and Bette Midler, among others. For more of Brooklyn Today, please turn to page 3. … Full Article

Nov. 28, birthdays for Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Matt Williams

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 332nd day of the year. **** … Full Article

Nov. 25, birthdays for Joe Gibbs, Christina Applegate, Ben Stein

Hall of Fame football coach and NASCAR team owner Joe Gibbs, left, celebrates his birthday today. AP photo Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 329th day of the year. **** … Full Article

Nov. 24, birthdays for Katherine Heigl, Oscar Robertson, Sarah Hyland

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 328th day of the year. **** … Full Article

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