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Allen, Fred

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1956 AD
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1894 – Fred Allen was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 31, 1894.

1932 – He made a successful shows which led to his full-time entry to radio.

1936 – He became a radio comedian.

1937 – He hatched a running gag together with Jack Benny.

1940 – He moved back to CBS with a new sponsor and show name entitled Texaco Star Theater.

1942 – He shorten the show to half an hour.

1946-1947 – He had the top-ranked radio show.

1949 – He left the radio.

1955 – He became a panelist on What’s My Line.

1956 – He died in New York City on March 17, 1956.