History Blog

June 15

Happy Birthday RIP Waylon Jennings(1937–2002) ; Jorge Ribe(Rivero)–82 Steve Walsh–69 Xi Jinpingi–67 James Belushi–66 Julie Hagerty–65 Eileen Davison–61 Helen Hunt–57 Courteney Cox-Arquette–56 Leah Remini–50 Neil Patrick Harris–47 James “Greg” Vaughan Jr–47 ; 1844 – Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber ; 1934 – The United States Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded.