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–91 Stephen “Steve” Winwood–71 Irving Rhames–70 William “Billy” Squier–69 Gabriel Byrne–69 Jennifer Hetrick–61 Bruce McColloch–58 Emilio Estevez–57 Stephen Baldwin–53 Anthony “Tony” Hawk–51 Kim Fields–50 Jason Biggs–41 Rami Malik–38 ; 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