History Blog

March 30

Happy Birthday RIP Vincent van Gogh(1853–1890) ; “Peter Marshall”(Ralph LaCock)–98 John Astin–94 Henry Warren Beatty–87 Eric Clapton–79 Paul Reiser–68 Ian Ziering–60 Tracy Chapman–60 Céline Dion–56 Mark Consuelos–53 Geetali Norah Jones Shankar–45 Jason Dohring–42 ; 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. and three others are wounded in the same incident.