History Blog

September 19

Happy Birthday RIP Frances Farmer(1913–1970) “Mama Cass Elliot”(Ellen Cohen 1941–1974) “Adam West”(William Anderson 1928–2017) ; Rosemary Harris–95 David McCallum–89 Paul Williams Jr–82 Randolph Mantooth–77 Jeremy Irons–74 “Twiggy” Lawson(Leslie Hornby)–73 Joan Blunden(“Lunden”)–72 Lita Ford–64 Cheryl O’Teari–60 Kimberly Richards–58 James “Jimmy” Fallon Jr.–48 Alison Sweeney–46 Kevin Zegers–38 ; In 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died of wounds inflicted by an assassin ; 1970 – The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS