History Blog

February 25

Happy Birthday RIP James Backus(1913–1989) George Harrison(1943–2001) ; Sally Jessy Raphael(Lowenthal)–86 Bob Schieffer–84 Diane Baker–83 Karen Grassle–79 Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson–56 “Téa Leoni”(Elizabeth Pantaleoni)–55 Sean Astin(Duke)–50 Anson Mount III–48 Julio Iglesias Preysler–48 Chelsea Handler–46 ; 1836 –Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver ; 1928 – Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C. becomes the first holder of a broadcast license for television from the Federal Radio Commission (renamed to FCC later)