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NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actress PAM DAWBER, who was born in 1951; sportscaster, Hall of Fame football player and former football coach MIKE DITKA, who was born in … Full Article

October 18, ON THIS DAY in 1950, Allied armies rip into Pyongyang

ON THIS DAY IN 1950, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Tokyo, Oct. 18 (U.P.) — The vanguard of on-rushing Allied armies was reported tonight to have smashed through a flurry of Communist resistance and entered the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 18, birthdays for Zac Efron, Lindsey Vonn, Tyler Posey

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actress PAM DAWBER, who was born in 1951; sportscaster, Hall of Fame football player and former football coach MIKE DITKA, who was born in 1939; actor ZAC EFRON, who was born in 1987; jazz musician WYNTON MARSALIS, who was born in 1961; a … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 17, birthdays for Eminem, Wyclef Jean, Alan Jackson,

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include golfer ERNIE ELS, who was born in 1969; musician, rapper and actor EMINEM, who was born in 1972; scientist and astronaut MAE JEMISON, who was born in 1956; comedian and actor NORM MACDONALD, who was born in 1959; actor MICHAEL McKEAN, who … Full Article

October 17, ON THIS DAY in 1945, triumphant U.S. Navy returns to NYC

ON THIS DAY IN 1945, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “A spearhead of the mighty U.S. … Full Article

October 16, ON THIS DAY in 1946, how 11 top Nazis died

ON THIS DAY IN 1946, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Nuernberg, Oct. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 16, birthdays for John Mayer, Bryce Harper, Amelia Lily

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include Olympic swimmer MELISSA LOUISE BELOTE, who was born in 1956; actor BARRY CORBIN, who was born in 1940; former baseball player JUAN GONZALEZ, who was born in 1969; hockey player PAUL KARIYA, who was born in 1974; five-time Tony Award-winni … Full Article

October 15, ON THIS DAY in 1924, ZR-3 blimp flies over Brooklyn

ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Springing suddenly out of the October haze hanging like a fog over the lower bay at 7:40 o’clock today, and swimming the skies with all the grace of a huge silver fish, the ZR-3 came sailing over New York straight from the works of h … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 15, birthdays for Keyshia Cole, Ginuwine, Anthony Joshua

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor VICTOR BANERJEE, who was born in 1946; Duchess of York SARAH FERGUSON, who was born in 1959; actress PAIGE DAVIS, who was born in 1969; former automobile executive LEE IACOCCA, who was born in 1924; singer TITO JACKSON, who was born … Full Article

October 12, ON THIS DAY in 1939, Chamberlain says no to Hitler

ON THIS DAY IN 1939, the Eagle reported, “London, Oct. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 12, birthdays for Hugh Jackman, Josh Hutcherson, Tyler Blackburn

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include singer and actress SUSAN ANTON, who was born in 1950; actor CARLOS BERNARD, who was born in 1962; actor TYLER BLACKBURN, who was born in 1986; actor … Full Article

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