April 22, birthdays for Kaka, Jack Nicholson, Marshawn Lynch
Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 113th day of the year.
ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Ask Dental Clinic for Every School.”
The article focused on a local school board meeting at which several resolutions were adopted.
“Chairman John H. Leich declared that dental clinics are as necessary for the health of school children as dispensaries,” the Eagle reported. “[A resolution was adopted requesting] the establishment of a dental clinic in every school at city expense.”
NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include comedian and TV host BYRON ALLEN, who was born in 1961; singer and guitarist GLEN CAMPBELL, who was born in 1935; actor FRANCIZ CAPRA, who was born in New York City in 1983; singer and guitarist PETER FRAMPTON, who was born in 1950; actress AMBER HEARD, who was born in 1986; soccer player KAKA, who was born in 1982; former football player MARSHAWN LYNCH, who was born in 1986; actor ERIC MABIUS, who was born in 1971; actor CHRIS MAKEPEACE, who was born in 1964; Oscar Award-winning actor JACK NICHOLSON, who was born in 1936; actress CHARLOTTE RAE, who was born in 1926; actress and TV personality SHERRI SHEPHERD, who was born in 1967; actor RYAN STILES, who was born in 1959; and filmmaker and actor JOHN WATERS, who was born in 1946.
BROOKLYN COMMUNITY Board 9 will host a housing education forum and free workshops to assist tenants and homeowners this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf, at 260 Eastern Parkway. For more information, visit communitybrd9bklyn.org.
BROOKLYN BRIDGE Park Conservancy will present its DUMBO Family Festival this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John Street and Main Street sections of the park. For more information, visit brooklynbridgepark.org.
Special thanks to “Chase’s Calendar of Events” and Brooklyn Public Library.
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