History Blog

June 19

Happy Birthday RIP “Moe Howard”(Moses Horwitz 1897–1975) Maxwell “Pat” Buttram(1915–1994) ; Virginia ”Gena” Rowlands–93 Jennifer Darling–77 Phylicia Allen-Ayers(“Rashad”)–75 Ann Wilson–73 Mary Kathleen Turner–69 Paula Abdul–61 Jean Dujardin–51 Zoë Saldaña Nazario–45 Benjamin Haggerty”(Macklemore”)–40 Aidan Turner–40 Paul Dano–39 ; 1934 – The Communications Act establishes the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which currently governs all communication such as telecasting broadcasts(TV) and digital transmissions(Cellular and internet) ; 2021 – President Joseph Biden signs a law creating “Juneteenth” as a national holiday two days prior which commemorates the end of slavery message delivered in 1865 two years after the emancipation proclamation by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger in Galveston Texas