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”)–89 Anthony Andrews–76 Howard Stern–70 Oliver Platt–64 Jeffrey Bezos(Jorgensen)–60 Robert Cummings(“Rob Zombie”)–59 Matthew Kohler–45 Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop–39 William Rothhaar–37 Andrew Lawrence–36 ; 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