History Blog

June 19

Happy Birthday RIP “Moe Howard”(Moses Horwitz 1897–1975) Maxwell “Pat” Buttram(1915–1994) ; Virginia ”Gena” Rowlands–91 Jennifer Darling–75 Phylicia Ayers-Allen(“Rashad”)–73 Ann Wilson–71 Mary Kathleen Turner–67 Paula Abdul–59 Jean Dujardin–49 Zoë Saldaña Nazario–43 Benjamin Haggerty”(Macklemore”)–38 Aidan Turner–38 Paul Dano–37 ; 1934 – The Communications Act establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which governs all communication such as telecasting broadcasts and digital transmissions over the 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