History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) Katherine “Marie” Wilson(1916–1972) ; Diana Muldaur–83 Jill St. John (Oppenheim)–81 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–75 Mary “Tipper” Gore–73 Jonathan Frakes–69 Peter Gallagher–66 John Stamos–58 Kyra Sedgwick–56 Kevin Dillon–56 Matthew Perry–52 ; 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. 1839 – Dageurreotype (photo process) goes public