Raising the Dead

Theda Bara

Silent film star, the original vamp, Theda Bara was born on July 29, 1885. She shares a birthday with another silent film star Clara Bow, who was born in 1905.

Dr. Vladimir K. Zworykin, Radio Age Magazine,1954

Engineer and inventor Vladimir Zworykin was born on July 29, 1888. He worked in early television and…