History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) Katherine “Marie” Wilson(1916–1972) ; Diana Muldaur–80 Jill St. John(Oppenheim)–78 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–72 Mary “Tipper” Gore–70 Jonathan Frakes–66 Peter Gallagher–63 John Stamos–55 Kyra Sedgwick–53 Kevin Dillon–53 Matthew Perry–49 ; 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