— On this date in 1891, James Naismith nailed two peach baskets on opposite ends of the Spring College gym in Massachusetts and instructed his students to toss soccer balls into them. It was the birth of basketball.
— On this date in 1913, The first drive-in automobile service station opened in Pittsburgh
— On this date in 1929, Bingo was invented .
— On this date in 1963, The Beatles’ first single, “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” was released in the United States.
Happy Birthday to Bette Midler. We will feature Bette Midler in the 8 O’clock hour tonight in The Lounge.
Image- Bette Midler on Twitter @BetteMidler