Today in history

  • One hundred and 70 years ago today, President Zachary Taylor died after just 16 months in office.
  • 86 years ago, Donald Duck made his theatrical debut with Wise Little Hen.
  • Seventy-five years ago today, 1.5 million people in Los Angeles watched a victory parade for George S. Paton and James Doolittle.
  • Seventy years ago today, B. Jay Cooper was born in Waterbury, Conn.
  • Fifty years ago today …



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B. Jay Cooper

B. Jay Cooper

Former deputy White House press secretary (Reagan and Bush 41) and former head of communications at Republican Natl Committee. My blog: