50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
New Yorker cartoonist Peter Arno died in Port Chester, New York at the age of 64.
Actress Jeri Ryan, best known for her role as Borg Seven of Nine on the Star Wars: Voyager television series, was an Army “brat” born in Munich, Germany, while her father was stationed there.
Novelist Fanny Hurst, known best for her romantic, sentimental and social works — particularly those dealing with women’s rights and race relations — was born in Hamilton, Ohio
The minimum wage 50 years ago in the United States was $1.60 an hour while it is $7.25 an hour federally and on Long Island, $12 an hour
And on Shelter Island . . .