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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

October 11, ON THIS DAY in 1937, Supreme Court rejects challenged to Justice Hugo Black

ON THIS DAY IN 1937, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Washington, Oct. 11 (AP) — The Supreme Court rejected today two petitions challenging Justice Hugo L. Black’s eligibility to hold a seat on the high bench. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 11, birthdays for Cardi B, Matt Bomer, Emily Deschanel

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor MATT BOMER, who was born in 1977; rapper CARDI B, who was born in 1992; actress JOAN CUSACK, who was born in 1962; actress EMILY DESCHANEL, who was born in 1976; actor SEAN PATRICK FLANERY, who was born in 1965; physician and cofoun … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 10, birthdays for Mario Lopez, Brett Favre, Marina Diamandis

ON THIS DAY IN 1849, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reprinted an article from the New York Evening Post, which read, “Edgar A. Poe. … Full Article

October 5, ON THIS DAY in 1941: Brooklyn Dodgers win big World Series game over Yankees

ON THIS DAY IN 1941, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Ebbets Field, Oct. 4 — ‘Come on, you Dodgers; bust our windows with homers,’ implored the black-and-red banner suspended from the building on the other side of Bedford Avenue.
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MILESTONES: October 5, birthdays for Neil deGrasse Tyson, Grant Hill, Dillon Francis

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actress KAREN ALLEN, who was born in 1951; racecar driver MICHAEL ANDRETTI, who was born in 1962; author CLIVE BARKER, who was born in 1952; actress JOSIE BISSETT, who was born in 1970; Hall of Fame golfer LAURA DAVIES, who was born in 19 … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 4, birthdays for Susan Sarandon, Derrick Rose, Alicia Silverstone

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actor ARMOND ASSANTE, who was born in 1949; actress CAITRIONA BALFE, who was born in 1979; actor ABRAHAM BENRUBI, who was born in 1969; author JACKIE COLLINS, who was born in 1941; actress RACHEL LEIGH COOK, who was born in 1979; singer a … Full Article

October 3, ON THIS DAY in 1954, Giants win World Series

ON THIS DAY IN 1954, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Happy Heroes, Inc., otherwise the Giants of New York, are the new baseball champions of the world. … Full Article

MILESTONES: October 3, birthdays for Gwen Stefani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Lena Headey

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include singer and songwriter LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM, who was born in 1949; actress NEVE CAMPBELL, who was born in 1973; musician and singer CHUBBY CHECKER, who was born in 1941; golfer FRED COUPLES, who was born in 1959; Hall of Fame baseball player … Full Article

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