History Blog

March 30

Happy Birthday RIP Vincent van Gogh(1853–1890) ; “Peter Marshall”(Ralph LaCock)–97 John Astin–93 Henry Warren Beatty–86 Eric Clapton–78 Paul Reiser–67 Ian Ziering–59 Tracy Chapman–59 Céline Dion–55 Mark Consuelos–52 Geetali Norah Jones Shankar–44 Jason Dohring–41 ; 1964 – The game show “Jeopardy!” premiered on NBC television network ; 1981 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.; three others are wounded in the same incident.