History Blog

July 19

Happy Birthday RIP Barbara Bedford (Violet Rose 1903–1981) Dennis Cole(1940–2009) Martin “Pat” Hingle(1924–2009) ; Brian May–75 Beverly Archer–74 Atom Yegoyan–62 Lisa Lampugnale–61 Campbell Scott–61 Anthony Edwards–60 Benedict Cumberbatch–46 Jared Padalecki–40 ; 1900 – The first line of the Paris Métro subway opens for operation ; 1969 – Chappaquiddick incident: U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy crashes his car into a tidal pond at Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, killing his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne.