History Blog

April 6

Happy Birthday RIP Phil Leeds(1916–1998) Merle Haggard(1937–2016) ; William December “Billy Dee” Williams–83 John Ratzenberger–73 Patrika Darbo–72 “MariLou Henner”(Mary Lucy Pudlowski)–68 Paul Rudd–51 Anders Jensen–48 Zachary Braff–45 Candace Cameron–44 Miguel Ángel Silvestre Rambla–38 Charlie McDermott–30 ; 1909 – Robert Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole. ; 1947 – The first Tony Awards are presented for theatrical achievement at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City