History Blog

January 19

Happy Birthday RIP Edgar Allan Poe(1809–1849) Janis Joplin (1943–1970) Robert Palmer (1949–2003) Jean Stapleton(Jeanne Murray 1923–2013) Phillip Everly(1939–2014) ; Nathalie “Tippi” Hedren–90 Dolly Rebecca Parton–74 Desi Arnaz Jr.(Desiderio Arnaz IV)–67 Catherine “Katey” Sagal–66 Paul Rodriguez–65 Robert “William” Ragsdale–59 Shawn Wayans–49 Benjamin Ayres–43 Elizabeth “Bitsie” Tulloch–39 Jodie Sweetin–38 ; 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 brief type underwear