Birthdays: The last monarch of Hawaii Queen Liliuokalani, Cleveland Amory, Alfred Spaulding 1850, founder of Spaulding sports equipment, Martha Mitchell, Mark Harmon is 61, Marge Champion the model for Snow White is 93, Norm Ferguson the animator of Pluto, Selma Hayek is 46, Keanu Reeves is 48
1924- Harold Lloyd’s comedy short "Why Worry?" released.
1973- J.R.R. Tolkein died at age 81. He once said of his trilogy The Lord of the Rings- I should have written more.