Acres Events in History

2011 Event - In Texas, wildfires continue burning, destroying tens of thousands of acres of land

2011 Event - Over 230,000 acres of land, including the town Fort Davis, are destroyed by wildfires in the state of Texas

2000 Death - Fran Ryan, actress, Green Acres, dies at 83

1997 Death - Alvy Moore, actor and producer, Mr. Kimball on Green Acres, dies at 75

1995 Event - Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island

1995 Death - Eva Gabor, actress (Green Acres), dies at 74

1994 Death - Pat Buttram, actor (Haney-Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78

1990 Event - Return To Green Acres TV movie airs

1975 Death - Hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87

1974 Event - Worst fire in Argentine history destroys 1.2 million acres

1969 Death - Barbara Pepper, actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 57

1951 Event - 100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi River in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois

1931 Event - Grasshoppers in Iowa, Nebr and SD destroyed thousands of acres of crops

1926 Event - Forest fire burns 900 acres and kills 2 in San Luis Obispo, California

1921 Birthday - Alvy Moore, actor, Mr Kimball-Green Acres

1921 Birthday - Eva Gabor, born in Budapest, Hungary, actress, Lisa-Green Acres, Gigi

1921 Event - Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium

1920 Birthday - Sid Melton, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Alf-Green Acres, Charlie-Danny Thomas

1916 Birthday - Pat Buttram, actor, Mr Haney-Green Acres

1915 Birthday - Frank Cady, actor, Mr Drucker-Green Acres

1912 Birthday - Barbara Pepper, New York City, actress, Doris Ziffel-Green Acres, Rogue Tavern

1910 Event - Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber

1908 Birthday - Eddie Albert, born in Rock Island, Illinois, actor, Oliver-Green Acres

1895 Event - British inventor Birt Acres patents film camera/projector

1895 Event - British inventor Birt Acres films Oxford-Cambridge

1890 Event - Around 11M acres, ceded to U.S. by Sioux Indians opens for settlement

1888 Birthday - Hank Patterson, Alabama, actor, Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres

1887 Event - Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California and starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)

1825 Event - Scottish factory owner Robert Owen buys 30,000 acres in Indiana as site for New Harmony utopian community

1805 Event - Henry C. Overing buys 80 acres of Throggs Neck in Bronx

1654 Event - Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia

1652 Event - John Johnson, a free black, is granted 550 acres in Northampton, Va

1651 Event - Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va

1639 Event - Massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill