History Blog

June 19

Happy Birthday RIP “Moe Howard”(Moses Horwitz 1897–1975) Maxwell “Pat” Buttram(1915–1994) ; Virginia ”Gena” Rowlands–94 Jennifer Darling–78 Phylicia Allen-Ayers(“Rashad”)–76 Ann Wilson–74 Mary Kathleen Turner–70 Paula Abdul–62 Jean Dujardin–52 Zoë Saldaña Nazario–46 Benjamin Haggerty”(Macklemore”)–41 Aidan Turner–41 Paul Dano–40 ; 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