May 19, 1962:
Marilyn Monroe sang an infamous rendition of
“Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy.
May 17, 1885:
at the Louisville Jockey Club Course,
later renamed Churchill Downs.
April 25, 1917:
Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born in
Newport News, Virginia.
April 21, 1926:
Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth of York
was born in Mayfair, London.
April 19, 1956:
Miss Grace Patricia Kelly of Philadelphia married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco
in a religious ceremony held at Monte Carlo’s St. Charles’ Cathedral.