NEXT CLBR TODAY AT 10AM PT (DAY IN HISTORY)

Next CLBR is today at 10AM PT.

Today in History features the first permanent ARPANET link established between UCLA and Stanford, a not so peaceful Ron Artest and a Happy Birthday to Tweety Bird.

     (World Television Day)

1620

Mayflower reaches Provincetown, voyagers sign Mayflower Compact

1878

Edison announces invention of the phonograph

1922

Rebecca Felton of Georgia is sworn in as first woman Senator at the age of 87. She was appointed and served only 1 day.

1927

Columbine Mine Massacre Police use machine guns on striking miners in Serene, Colorado, killing 6.

1969

First permanent ARPANET link established between UCLA and Stanford

1980

Eighty-seven killed in fire at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

1983

Former US Navy Intelligence Analyst Jonathan Pollard arrested for spying for Israel.

2004

Indiana Pacer’s Ron Artest (aka Meta World Peace) is suspended for the rest of the season following his brawling in the stands with Detroit fans.

 

 

BIRTHDAYS

Tweety Bird
Not a Putty-Tat

Stan Musial
Baseball Hall of Famer

Marlo Thomas
Actress

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Senate Majority Whip

Earl “the Pearl” Monroe
Basketball Hall of Famer

Harold Ramis
Director

Goldie Hawn
Oscar Winning Actress

Alberto Juantorena
Only athlete to win 400 and 800 meters at Olympics

Eamonn Coghlan

Runner, Irish Senator

Tina Brown

Magazine Editor

Bjork
Singer

Troy Aikman
Football Hall of Famer

Ken Griffey, Jr.
Future Baseball Hall of Famer

Nicollete Sheriden
Actress

 

Ines Sastre
Model-Actress

 

 

Brook Kerr
Actress

 

Carly Rae Jepsen
Singer

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