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–92 Stephen “Steve” Winwood–72 Irving Rhames–71 William “Billy” Squier–70 Gabriel Byrne–70 Jennifer Hetrick–62 Bruce McColloch–59 Emilio Estevez–58 Stephen Baldwin–54 Anthony “Tony” Hawk–52 Kim Fields–51 Jason Biggs–42 Rami Malik–39 ; 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