Russian Animator Fyodor Khytruk born
Maurice Noble born.
Eric Goldberg born.
1902- Richard Outcault's comic strip Buster Brown and Tige first appeared. Outcault, the creator of the first hit cartoon the Yellow Kid was so famous that as part of his deal to do this strip he negotiated the first back-end deal for a percentage of the merchandise sales.
1939- The first Batman comics created by Bob Kane appear on newsstands.
1989 Walt Disney Animation Studio in Orlando Florida opened.
1993 The Florida Animation Union Local 843 chartered.