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–86 Julie Christie–78 Peter Rose–77 John Shea–69 Brad “Garrett”(Gerstenfeld)–58 Robert Carlyle–57 Michael Anthony Hall–50 Adrien Brody–45 Sarah Michelle Gellar–41 Claire Coffee–38 ; 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.