History

MILESTONES: August 14, birthdays for Steve Martin, Magic Johnson, Tim Tebow

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 226th day of the year.   … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 11, birthdays for Hulk Hogan, Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 223rd day of the year. … Full Article

MILESTONES: August 10, birthdays for Antonio Banderas, Kylie Jenner, Andre Drummond

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include musician Ian Anderson, who was born in 1947; actress Rosanna Arquette, who was born in 1959; actor Antonio Banderas, who was born in 1960; Hall of Fame boxer  … Full Article

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

BDE TWITTER FEED

  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year