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–94 Stephen “Steve” Winwood–74 William “Billy” Squier–72 Gabriel Byrne–72 Jennifer Hetrick–64 Bruce McColloch–61 Emilio Estevez–60 Stephen Baldwin–56 Anthony “Tony” Hawk–54 Kim Fields–53 Jason Biggs–44 Rami Malik–41 ; 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