History Blog

March 20

Happy Birthday RIP Fred Rogers(1928–2003) ; Carl Reiner–91 Hal Linden(Harold Lipshitz)–82 Martin Brian Mulroney–74 John de Lancie–65 William Hurt–63 Holly  Hunter–55 Shelton “Spike” Lee–56 Kathleen “Kathy” Ireland–50 Dean Geyer–27 ; 1816 – The Supreme Court affirmed its right to review state court decisions ; 1997 – Liggett Group settled 22 state lawsuits by admitting the industry markets cigarettes to teenagers and agreeing to warn on every pack that smoking is addictive