History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) Katherine “Marie” Wilson(1916–1972) ; Diana Muldaur–82 Jill St. John (Oppenheim)–80 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–74 Mary “Tipper” Gore–72 Jonathan Frakes–68 Peter Gallagher–65 John Stamos–57 Kyra Sedgwick–55 Kevin Dillon–55 Matthew Perry–51 ; 1909 – The first automobile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ; 1929 – The comedy “Amos ‘n’ Andy” made its network radio debut on NBC ; 2004 – Internet search engine Google went public. 1839 – Dageurreotype (photo process) goes public