History Blog

July 19

Happy Birthday RIP Barbara Bedford (Violet Rose 1903–1981) Dennis Cole(1940–2009) Martin “Pat” Hingle(1924–2009) ; Brian May–74 Beverly Archer–73 Atom Yegoyan–61 Lisa Lampugnale–60 Campbell Scott–60 Anthony Edwards–59 Benedict Cumberbatch–45 Jared Padalecki–39 ; 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.