History Blog

August 19

Happy Birthday RIP Eugene Roddenberry(1921–1991) Katherine “Marie” Wilson(1916–1972) ; Diana Muldaur–81 Jill St. John (Oppenheim)–79 William Jefferson Blythe III(Bill Clinton)–73 Mary “Tipper” Gore–71 Jonathan Frakes–67 Peter Gallagher–64 John Stamos–56 Kyra Sedgwick–54 Kevin Dillon–54 Matthew Perry–50 ; 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 goes public (world photo day)