Saturday, August 15, 2015

On This Day Update

On This Day
On this day in history. August 15th (Also seen on our This Day In History Page)

 Famous Birthdays


Sir Walter Scott 1771
Ethel Barrymore 1879
Oscar Peterson 1925
Bill Pinkney (The Drifters) 1925
Nicolas Roeg 1928

On This Day
1057 - Macbeth, the King of Scotland, was killed by the son of King Duncan. 1057 - Macbeth, the King of Scotland, was killed by the son of King Duncan.
1939 - The Wizard of Oz premiered in Hollywood, CA. Judy Garland became famous for the movie's song -Somewhere Over the Rainbow-
1948 - CBS-TV inaugurated the first nightly news broadcast with anchorman Douglas Edwards.
1974 - President Park Chung-hee, of South Korea, escaped an assassination attempt. His wife was killed in the attempt.
1992 - Four people were killed and 20 were injured in a shooting spree outside a club in Miami, Florida.

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