History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) ; Diana Muldaur–79 Jill St. John(Oppenheim)–77 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–71 Mary “Tipper” Gore–69 Jonathan Frakes–65 Peter Gallagher–62 John Stamos–54 Kyra Sedgwick–52 Kevin Dillon–52 Matthew Perry–48 ; 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