History Blog

February 1

Happy Birthday RIP William Clark Gable(1901–1960) Boris Yeltsin(Борис Ельцин 1931–2007) “Rick James”(James Johnson Jr 1948–2004) Sherman Hemsley(1938–2012) ; Isaac Donald Everly–78 Garrett Morris–78 Joseph “Joe” Sample–76 Lisa Marie Presley–47 Brian Krause–46 Michael C. Hall–44 Ronnie Kroell–32 ; 1884 – The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary is published ; 2004 – Janet Jackson’s breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to Federal Communications Commission censorship guidelines