History Blog

May 19

Happy Birthday RIP Malcolm Little(“X” 1925–1965) André Roussimoff(“the Giant” 1946–1993) Jeffrey Hyman (“Joey Ramone” 1951–2001) ; Peter Mayhew(“Chewbacca”)–71 Peter Townshend–70 Beverly Grace Jones–67 Joseph “Dusty” Hill–66 Andrew Fuller–35 ; 1536 – Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of adultery and incest and treason ; 1911 – Parks Canada, the world’s first national park service, is established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior