History Blog

January 12

Happy Birthday RIP Sarah “Patsy” Kelly(1910–1981) Joseph Frazier(1944–2011) Kirstie Alley(1951–2022) ; George Kresge Jr(“Amazing Kreskin”)–88 Anthony Andrews–75 Howard Stern–69 Oliver Platt–63 Jeffrey Bezos(Jorgensen)–59 Robert Cummings(“Rob Zombie”)–58 Matthew Kohler–44 Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop–38 William Rothhaar–36 Andrew Lawrence–35 ; 1915 – The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to give women the right to vote. Not until 1920 when 19th Amendment is ratified will it be illegal to deny voter rights based on gender ; 1971 – All in the Family, one of the most famous situation comedies, premieres on CBS