History Blog

January 12

Happy Birthday RIP Sarah “Patsy” Kelly(1910–1981) Joseph Frazier(1944–2011) ; George Kresge Jr(“Amazing Kreskin”)–85 Anthony Andrews–72 Kirstie Alley–69 Howard Stern–66 Oliver Platt–60 Jeffrey Bezos(Jorgensen)–56 Robert Cummings(“Rob Zombie”)–55 Matthew Kohler–41 Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop–34 William Rothhaar–33 Andrew Lawrence–32 ; 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