History Blog

April 1

Happy Birthday RIP Leonidas “Lon” Chaney(1883–1930) Gordon Jump(1932–2003) ; Mary “Debbie” Reynolds–81 Elizabeth “Ali” MacGraw–75 Barry Sonnenfeld–60 Susan Boyle–52 Rachel Maddow–40 Sam Huntington–31 Matt Lanter–30 Hillary Scott–27 ; 1970 – President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, requiring the Surgeon General’s warnings on tobacco products and banning cigarette advertisements on television and radio in the United States