Today in History
Listings for Friday, May 20, 2022.
- 1750 Stephen Girard, bailed out US bonds during the War of 1812
- 1799 Honore de Balzac, novelist
- 1818 William George Fargo, helped to found Wells, Fargo & Co.
- 1861 H.S. White --1943
- 1908 James Stewart, actor, home-town boy (It's a Wonderful Life)
- 1913 William Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Co.
- 1915 Moshe Dayan, Israeli general & politician
- 1919 George Gobel
- 1940 Stan Mikita
- 1944 Joe Cocker
- 1946 Cher
- 1959 Bronson Pinchot
- 1927 At 7:40am, Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross Atlantic
That's all for today.