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–87 Julie Christie–79 Peter Rose–78 John Shea–70 Brad “Garrett”(Gerstenfeld)–59 Robert Carlyle–58 Michael Anthony Hall–51 Adrien Brody–46 Sarah Michelle Gellar–42 Claire Coffee–39 ; 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.