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MILESTONES: October 27, birthdays for John Cleese, Matt Drudge, Lonzo Ball

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 302nd day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 26, birthdays for Hillary Clinton, Keith Urban, Jeff Probst

On this day in 1841, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle saw its inaugural edition. It was published with the full name of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Kings County Democrat when 28-year-old Isaac van Anden ran the first copies off his printing press in his shop at 39 Fulton St. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 25, birthdays for Katy Perry, Ciara, Craig Robinson

On this day in 1926, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on the freak storm that hit the New York metropolitan area, killing three and wounding a fourth — a baby who was not expected to survive. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 24, birthdays for Drake, Wayne Rooney, Sen. Jeff Merkley

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 299th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 23, birthdays for Pele, Nancy Grace, Caleb McLaughlin

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 298th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 20, birthdays for Snoop Dogg, John Krasinski, Candice Swanepoel

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 295th day of the year.  … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 19, birthdays for Lil Durk, Evander Holyfield, Jose Bautista

On this day in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on the Austrian military force’s invasion of Serbia and Italy’s declaration of War on Bulgaria during the First World War. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 18, birthdays for Zac Efron, Lindsey Vonn, Ne-Yo

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 293rd day of the year. **** … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 17, birthdays for Eminem, Alan Jackson, Jacob Artist

On this day in 1936, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that President Franklin D. Roosevelt, while visiting New York state, would speak in Brooklyn to help swing a very “doubtful state.” Brooklyn Borough President Raymond V. … Full Article

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