History Blog

April 14

Happy Birthday RIP Arthur John Gielgud(1904–2000) Rodney Steiger(1925–2002) Johanna “Anne” Sullivan Macy(1866–1936) Loretta “Lynn” Webb(1932–2022) ; Julie Christie–82 Peter Rose–82 John Shea–74 Brad “Garrett”(Gerstenfeld)–63 Robert Carlyle–62 Anthony Michael Hall–55 Adrien Brody–50 Sarah Michelle Gellar–46 Claire Coffee–43 ; 1828 – Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary ; 1865 – President Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth while attending the comedy “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.