History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) Katherine “Marie” Wilson(1916–1972) ; Diana Muldaur–85 Jill St. John (Oppenheim)–83 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–77 Mary “Tipper” Gore–75 Jonathan Frakes–71 Peter Gallagher–68 John Stamos–60 Kyra Sedgwick–58 Kevin Dillon–58 Matthew Perry–54 ; 1839 – Dageurreotype (photo process) goes public ; 1909 – The first automobile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ; 1929 – The comedy “Amos ‘n’ Andy” made its network radio debut on NBC Radio ; 2004 – Internet search engine Google went public.