POPULAR CHARACTER ACTOR IS DEAD AT 87

Richard Herd Dies: 'Seinfeld's Mr. Wilhelm & 'China Syndrome ...
Richard Herd Jr.
(September 26, 1932 – May 26, 2020)

(CNN) – Richard Herd, a veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of
films and television series, has died. A representative for the actor told
CNN Herd died of cancer-related causes on Tuesday morning at his
home in Los Angeles. 

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NOVEL SALES STARTED ON THIS DAY IN 1897

Dracula SIGNED by Bram Stoker 1897 Archibald by Bram Stoker
A first edition copy of “Dracula” signed by Bram Stoker.

The first copies of the classic vampire novel Dracula, by Irish writer Bram
Stoker, appeared in London bookshops.

A childhood invalid, Stoker grew up to become a football (soccer) star at
Trinity College, Dublin. After graduation, he got a job in civil service at
Dublin Castle, where he worked for the next 10 years while writing drama
reviews for the Dublin Mail on the side. In this way, Stoker met the well-
respected actor Sir Henry Irving, who hired him as his manager. Stoker
stayed in the post for most of the next three decades, writing Irving’s
voluminous correspondence for him and accompanying him on tours
in the United States. Over the years, Stoker began writing a number of
horror stories for magazines, and in 1890 he published his first novel,
The Snake’s Pass. Stoker would go on to publish 17 novels in all

The Real History That Went Into Bram Stoker's Dracula | Time
Abraham "Bram" Stoker
(November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912)
 

Universal May Remake 'Dracula' Next Following Invisibel Man

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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The Tonight Show With Jay Leno TV Show: News, Videos, Full ...

Tonight Show with Jay Leno - First Episode - 5/25/92 - YouTube
A young Jay Leno (above) debuted as the new permanent
host of NBC’s "Tonight Show" on this day in 1992.

"This brings to an end a long, successful two decades of a man’s career and of a country’s relationship with somebody," Crystal tells THR of Leno's exit.
Billy Crystal as Jay Leno’s first guest on the ‘Tonight Show’.

Memorial Day 2020, Director Message; photo of US flag at Portland VA with Mt. Hood in background

Catholic Cemeteries Plan Virtual Memorial Day Field Mass ...


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Memorial Day Weekend: a time for remembrance and family

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ORGANIZATION FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1881

The LOC.GOV Wise Guide : She Was the 'Angel of the Battlefield'

In Washington, D.C., humanitarians Clara Barton  and Adolphus Solomons
founded the American National
Red Cross, an organization established to
provide humanitarian aid to victims of wars and natural disasters in
congruence with the International Red Cross.

Barton, born in Massachusetts in 1821, worked with the sick and wounded
during the
American Civil War and became known as the “Angel of the
Battlefield” for her tireless dedication. In 1865, President
Abraham
Lincoln
commissioned her to search for lost prisoners of war, and with
the extensive records she had compiled during the war she succeeded
in identifying thousands of the Union dead at the
Andersonville prisoner-
of-war camp.

Clara Barton - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton
(December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912)

University Research Park | American Red Cross Blood Drive – November 4

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