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) Joseph “Joe” Sample(1939–2014) ; Stuart Whitman–91 Isaac Donald Everly–82 Garrett Morris–82 Sheryl Ann Fenn–54 Lisa Marie Presley–51 Brian Krause–50 Michael C. Hall–47 Ronnie Kroell–36 ; 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 #NippleGate