5 days ago · George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924. He was the second son of Prescott Bush and Dorothy (Walker) Bush. His paternal grandfather, Samuel P. Bush, worked as an executive for a railroad parts company in Columbus, Ohio, while his maternal grandfather and namesake, George Herbert Walker, led Wall Street investment bank W. A. Harriman & Co. Walker was known ...
Sep 11, 2021 · Events. April 29 – Sir Alfred Hitchcock, known as "the Master of Suspense", dies at his home in Bel Air, California, at the age of 80. May 21 – The Empire Strikes Back is released and is the highest-grossing film of the year (just as its predecessor, Star Wars, was three years prior).
3 days ago · Eau Claire (/ oʊ ˈ k l ɛər /; French: ) is a city in Eau Claire and Chippewa counties in the west-central part of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.Located almost entirely in Eau Claire County, for which it is the county seat, the city had an estimated population of 68,802 in 2019, making it the state's eighth-largest city.
2 days ago · Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was a British-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, and author.With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope's top ...
Sep 11, 2021 · Portland is a port city in the U.S. state of Oregon located at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers.Established in the 1830s as a camp along the Oregon Trail, Portland evolved into a major West Coast industrial city during the twentieth century.
Sep 11, 2021 · 1844 in art – Birth of Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Henri Rousseau, J. M. W. Turner paints Rain, Steam and Speed. 1843 in art. 1842 in art – J. M. W. Turner paints Peace – Burial at Sea. 1841 in art – Birth of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Collapsible zinc oil paint tube invented.
4 days ago · Emma Abbott (1850–91), opera soprano. Born and raised in Illinois until age 16; funeral held in Illinois, but interred in Massachusetts. Margaret Abbott (1878–1955), first modern-era Olympic United States female champion.