History Blog

April 6

Happy Birthday RIP Phil Leeds(1916–1998) Merle Haggard(1937–2016) ; William December “Billy Dee” Williams–85 John Ratzenberger–75 Patrika Darbo–74 “MariLou Henner”(Mary Lucy Pudlowski)–70 Paul Rudd–53 Anders Jensen–50 Zachary Braff–47 Candace Cameron–46 Miguel Ángel Silvestre Rambla–40 Charlie McDermott–32 ; 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