History Blog

May 12

Happy Birthday RIP Wilfrid Hyde-White(1903–1991) Katharine Hepburn(1907–2003) George Carlin(1937–2008) Lawrence “Yogi” Berra(1925–2015) Burt Bacharach(1928–2022) ; Stephen “Steve” Winwood–75 William “Billy” Squier–73 Gabriel Byrne–73 Jennifer Hetrick–65 Bruce McColloch–62 Emilio Estevez–61 Stephen Baldwin–57 Anthony “Tony” Hawk–55 Kim Fields–54 Jason Biggs–45 Rami Malik–42 ; 1933 – The Agricultural Adjustment Act is enacted to restrict agricultural production by paying farmers subsidies ; 1937 – The Duke and Duchess of York are crowned as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Westminster Abbey