History Blog

January 12

Happy Birthday RIP Sarah “Patsy” Kelly(1910–1981) Joseph Frazier(1944–2011) ; George Kresge Jr(“Amazing Kreskin”)–84 Anthony Andrews–71 Kirstie Alley–68 Howard Stern–65 Oliver Platt–59 Jeffrey Bezos(Jorgensen)–55 Robert Cummings(“Rob Zombie”)–54 Matthew Kohler–40 Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop–33 William Rothhaar–32 Andrew Lawrence–31 ; 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