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–90 Stephen “Steve” Winwood–70 Irving Rhames–69 William “Billy” Squier–68 Gabriel Byrne–68 Jennifer Hetrick–60 Bruce McColloch–57 Emilio Estevez–56 Stephen Baldwin–52 Anthony “Tony” Hawk–50 Kim Fields–49 Jason Biggs–40 ; 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