Boomer 102.5 invites you out to Blue Cross Blue Shield in Midland, for "Cruizin For A Cure," Saturday, April 28th, from 8am to 1pm, to benefit Relay For Life of Muscogee County, and the American Cancer Society. Click HERE for more information!
Boomer 102.5 invites you out to Woodruff Park for the 2018 Barks & Blues Festival, May 19th, from 4pm to 11pm. Enjoy food, live entertainment, a pet costume contest & more! Click HERE for more information!
1823 - R J Tyers patents roller skates
1903 - Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game in New York at Hilltop Park vs Washington Senators, lose 3-1 before 11,950
1915 - The Second Battle of Ypres begins on the Western Front
1916 - France battles at Fort Douaumont
1982 - Launch of STS-3-Lousma and Fullerton [03/23]
1997 - The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends in Lima, Peru.
1711 - Eleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (d. 1779)
1899 - Martyn Green, British actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh), born in London, England (d. 1975)
1926 - James Stirling, Scottish D-day-parachutist/architect/knight
1952 - FranÃ§ois BerlÃ©and, French actor
1971 - Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
1977 - Aaron Fink, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin)
1830 - Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69
1929 - Henry Lerolle, French painter (b. 1848)
1930 - Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (b. 1866)
1975 - Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75
1989 - Emilio G. SegrÃ¨, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), dies at 84 of a heart attack
1998 - Kitch Christie, South African rugby coach (b. 1940)