Profession: TV Host
Why Famous: Most famous for creating and hosting "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
- 1952-07-09 American educator, Presbyterian minister and TV host Fred Rogers (24) weds Sara Joanne Byrd
- 1984-11-22 Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution