History Blog

June 15

Happy Birthday RIP Waylon Jennings(1937–2002) ; Eileen Davison–69 Steve Walsh–67 Xi Jinpingi–65 James Belushi–64 Julie Hagerty–63 Helen Hunt–55 Courteney Cox-Arquette–54 Leah Remini–48 Neil Patrick Harris–45 James “Greg” Vaughan Jr–45 ; 1844 – Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber ; 1934 – The United States Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded.