January 28

Happy Birthday RIP “Soupy Sales”(Milton Supman 1926–2009) ; “Alan Alda”(Alphonso D’Abruzzo)–83 Susan Howard(Jeri Mooney)–75 Barbi Benton(Barbara Klein)–69 Sarah McLachlan–51 Joseph “Joey” Fatone Jr.–42 Nickolas “Nick” Carter–39 Elijah Wood–38 ; 1915 – The Coast Guard was created by an act of Congress ; 1958 – The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today