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MILESTONES: August 9, birthdays for Anna Kendrick, Gillian Anderson, Michael Kors

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 221st day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 8, birthdays for Roger Federer, Shawn Mendes, Meagan Good

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 220th day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 7, birthdays for Charlize Theron, David Duchovny, Mike Trout

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include hockey player SIDNEY CROSBY, who was born in 1987; actor DAVID DUCHOVNY, who was born in 1960; actor JOHN GLOVER, who was born in 1944; humorist, producer, host and author GARRISON KEILLOR, who was born in 1942; actress DeLANE MATTHEWS, w … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 4, birthdays for Barack Obama, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Jeff Gordon

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor-comedian Richard Belzer, who was born in 1944; country singer Crystal Bowersox, who was born in 1985; retired MLB All-Star pitcher Roger Clemens, who was born in 1962; actress Crystal Chappel, who was born in 1951; actress-singer Tina Cole, who was bo … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 3, birthdays for Tom Brady, Martha Stewart, Ryan Lochte

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include college and pro Football Hall-of-Famer Lance Alworth, who was born in 1940; singer Tony Bennett, who was born in 1926; actor, director and writer S … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 2, birthdays for David Ferrer, Charli XCX, Kristaps Porzingis

ON THIS DAY IN 1899, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published a front-page article titled “Aged Woman a Prisoner.” The article focused on an 80-year-old woman who had a long record of theft. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 1, birthdays for Chuck D, Adam Jones, Coolio

ON THIS DAY IN 1923, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published a front-page article titled “Brooklyn Traffic Court Conditions are ‘Disgraceful.’” … Full Article

MILESTONES: July 30, birthdays for Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lisa Kudrow, Simon Baker

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 211th day of the year. Notable people born on this day include Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lisa Kudrow, among others. **** … Full Article

MILESTONES: July 29, birthdays for Wil Wheaton, Ken Burns, David Warner

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 210th day of the year. Notable people born on this day include Wil Wheaton and Ken Burns, among others. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1935, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published a front-page article titled “7 Thugs Foiled in $15,000 Raid.” … Full Article

MILESTONES: July 31, birthdays for J.K. Rowling, Evgeni Malkin, Rico Rodriguez

ON THIS DAY IN 1913, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Sons in Court over Mother’s Grave Site.” The article focused on two brothers who were at odds about their mother’s burial site. … Full Article

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