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Calendar for January 19th, 2013

Every Year

  • Robert E. Lee Day (Fla., Ky., La.)

  • Every Year

    • Confederate Heroes Day (Texas, United States)

    • 1730s

    • Born 1736: James Watt (inventor)

    • 1800s

    • Born 1807: Robert E. Lee (Confederate general)

    • Born 1809: Edgar Allen Poe (author)

    • 1820s

    • 1825: Tin can patented

    • 1830s

    • Born 1839: Paul Cézanne (painter)

    • 1840s

    • 1840: Explorer Charles Wilkes claimed discovery of Antarctica

    • 1890s

    • 1898: First Brown vs. Harvard ice hockey game took place

    • 1920s

    • Born 1923: Jean Stapleton (actress)

    • 1930s

    • Born 1934: Patsy Rowlands (actress)

    • 1940s

    • Born 1946: Dolly Parton (singer)

    • Born 1947: Paula Deen (chef)

    • 1949: Law raised salary of U.S. president to $100,000

    • 1950s

    • Born 1953: Desi Arnaz, Jr. (actor, son of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz)

    • 1960s

    • 1961: U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized first space satellite communications link between the United States and Europe on an experimental basis.

    • 1970s

    • Born 1973: Drea de Matteo (actress)

    • 1980s

    • Died 1980: William O. Douglas (Supreme Court Justice)

    • 1990s

    • Died 1997: James Dickey (author)

    • Died 1998: Carl Perkins (musician)

    • 2000s

    • Died 2006: Wilson Pickett (singer)

    • Died 2007: Denny Doherty (one of the founding members of the musical group The Mamas & The Papas)

    • Died 2008: Suzanne Pleshette (actress)

    • 2010s

    • Died 2013: Stan "The Man" Musial (baseball player)


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