History Blog

March 20

Happy Birthday RIP Fred Rogers(1928–2003) ; Carl Reiner–92 Hal Linden(Harold Lipshitz)–83 Martin Brian Mulroney–75 John de Lancie–66 William Hurt–64 Shelton “Spike” Lee–57 Holly Hunter–56 Kathleen “Kathy” Ireland–51 Michael Rapaport–44 Dean Geyer–28 ; 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!