History Blog

January 12

Happy Birthday RIP Sarah “Patsy” Kelly(1910–1981) Joseph Frazier(1944–2011) ; George Kresge Jr(“Amazing Kreskin”)–87 Anthony Andrews–74 Kirstie Alley–71 Howard Stern–68 Oliver Platt–62 Jeffrey Bezos(Jorgensen)–58 Robert Cummings(“Rob Zombie”)–57 Matthew Kohler–43 Jo-Issa “Issa” Rae Diop–37 William Rothhaar–35 Andrew Lawrence–34 ; 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