History Blog

February 23

Happy Birthday RIP Majel Barrett-Roddenberry (Hudec 1932–2008) Peter Fonda (1940–2019) ; Patricia Richardson–70 John Howard Jones–66 Michael Dell–56 Kristin Davis–56 “Niecy Nash”(Carol Ensley)–51 Emily Blunt–38 Hannah Dakota Fanning–27 ; 1896 – The Tootsie Roll is invented ; 1927 – President Calvin Coolidge signs a bill by Congress establishing the Federal Radio Commission (later replaced by the Federal Communications Commission) which was to regulate the use of radio frequencies in the United States