On This Day Weekend May 2, 3, 4
On This Day in history:
1885- The magazine, "Good Housekeeping" is first published.
1946- Prisoners revolt at California's Alcatraz prison.
1972- Dwayne Johnson, a wrestler and actor known as "The Rock," is born.
1974- The filming of "Jaws" begins in Martha's Vineyard, MA.
1921- West Virginia imposes the first state sales tax.
1937- Margaret Mitchell wins a Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With The Wind."
1960- "The Fantasticks" opens. The show became the longest-running musical in theater history on May 13th, 1984 when it performed its 10,000th show.
1971- National Public Radio is broadcast for the first time.
1886- Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter patent the gramophone. It is the first practical phonograph.
1929- Audrey Hepburn, actress, is born.
1932- Al Capone enters the Atlanta Penitentiary federal prison for income tax evasion.
1959- The winners of the first annual Grammy Awards are announced.
1979- Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first woman Prime Minister.
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