History Blog

April 6

Happy Birthday RIP Phil Leeds(1916–1998) Merle Haggard(1937–2016) ; William December “Billy Dee” Williams–81 John Ratzenberger–71 Patrika Darbo–70 “MariLou Henner”(Mary Lucy Pudlowski)–66 Paul Rudd–49 Anders Jensen–46 Zachary Braff–43 Candace Cameron–42 Miguel Ángel Silvestre Rambla–36 Charlie McDermott–28 ; 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