BRUINS HOCKEY –NY Rangers @ Bruins Saturday afternoon 12:30 p.m.On WNAW

TODAY IN HISTORY



Today in History: Thursday, March  26, 2015
AP Highlight in History: 
On March 26, 1979, the Camp David peace treaty was signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the White House.
Audio Link Begin: "no more war, no more bloodshed"
Audio Link Sadat: "a historic turning point ... for all peace-loving nations"
 
AP Photo
On this date in:
1827 Composer Ludwig van Beethoven died in Vienna, Austria, at age 56.
1874 Poet Robert Frost was born in San Francisco.
AP Photo
1885 The Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co. of Rochester, N.Y., manufactured the first commercial motion picture film.
1892 Poet Walt Whitman died at age 72.
1911 Playwright Tennessee Williams was born in Columbus, Miss.
1964 The musical "Funny Girl," starring Barbra Streisand, opened on Broadway.
AP Photo
1971 East Pakistan proclaimed its independence, taking the name Bangladesh.
1992 A judge in Indianapolis sentenced former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to six years in prison for raping a Miss Black America contestant.
1997 The bodies of 39 members of the Heaven's Gate techno-religious cult who had committed suicide were found inside a mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
1999 Dr. Jack Kevorkian was convicted of second-degree murder for giving a lethal injection to an ailing man whose death was shown on "60 Minutes."
2000 Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia.
2003 Former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., died at age 76.
2011 More than 250,000 people took to London's streets to protest the toughest spending cuts since World War II.
2011 Former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro, the first female major party nominee for the office, died at age 75.
 
Video
Highlights of This Day in History
Today's Birthdays:
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., turns 75 years old today.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Name Profession Age
Sandra Day O'Connor Former Supreme Court justice 85
Alan Arkin Actor 81
James Caan Actor 75
Erica Jong Author 73
Bob Woodward Journalist 72
Diana Ross Singer 71
Vicki Lawrence Singer, actress 66
Martin Short Actor, comedian 65
Lincoln Chafee Former governor of Rhode Island 62
Elaine Chao Former secretary of labor 62
Leeza Gibbons TV personality 58
Marcus Allen Football Hall of Famer 55
Jennifer Grey Actress ("Dirty Dancing") 55
Jon Huntsman Jr. Former governor of Utah 55
John Stockton Basketball Hall of Famer 53
Michael Imperioli Actor ("The Sopranos") 49
Kenny Chesney Country singer 47
Leslie Mann Actress 43
Amy Smart Actress 39
Keira Knightley Actress 30
Rock singer Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) turns 67 years old today.
AP Photo/Dan Steinberg
 

 Follow 
Share
ADVERTISEMENT