On this Day
Make A Difference Day
1879 Thomas Edison test the Incandescent Light Bulb it last 13 1/2 hours
1883 New York City the Metropolitan Opera House opens Faust is the first performance
1972 The Oakland A's Pull off a World Series victory In seven games Defeating The Cincinnati Reds.
1975 Venera 9 a unmanned Soviet spaceship lands on Venus.
1975 The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series in 7 games over the Boston Red Soxs
1982 First Blood Opens in Movie Theatres starring Sylvester Stallone.
1936 Bobby Seale co-founder of the Black Panther Party
1938 Christopher Lloyd actor Back to The Future , Who Framed Roger Rabbit
1943 Catherine Deneuve actress Belle de Jour
1952 Jeff Goldbum actor Jurassic Park, The Fly & Transylvania 6-5000
1968 Shaggy Musician Angle, It wasn’t me
1969 Spike Jonze Film Director, jackass, Where the Wild Things are, & Music Videos for Beastie Boys, Weezer, The Pharcyde, Ween, & Beck
1972 D’Lo Brown WWE superstar
1988 Corey Hawkins actor in the film Straight Outta Comptent
1991 Josh Zammit Film Director