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–81 Julie Christie–72 Peter Rose–72 Brad Garrett(Gerstenfeld)–53 Robert Carlyle–52 Michael Anthony Hall–45 Adrien Brody–40 Sarah Michelle Gellar–36 ; 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.