History Blog

January 19

Happy Birthday RIP Edgar Allan Poe(1809–1849) Janis Joplin(1943–1970) Jean Stapleton(Murray 1923–2013) Phillip Everly(1939–2014) ; Nathalie “Tippi” Hedren–84 Dolly Parton–68 Desi Arnaz Jr.(Desiderio Arnaz IV)–61 Catherine “Katey” Sagal–60 Paul Rodriguez–59 Robert Palmer–55 Robert “William” Ragsdale–53 Shawn Wayans–43 Benjamin Ayres–37 Jodie Sweetin–32 ; 1955 – A presidential news conference was filmed for TV for the first time, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. ; 1935 – Coopers Inc. sells the world’s first men’s briefs