Birthdays: King Edward Ist "Longshanks", John Wesley the founder of the Methodists, , Wally Wood, Ralph Bellamy, Dean Martin, Barry Manilow, Joe Piscopo is 64, Newt Gingrich, Martin Bormann, Jason Patric, Ken Loach, Greg Kinnear is 51, Venus Williams, Thomas Haden Church is 54, Will Forte is 44
1893- Cracker Jacks invented by RW Reuckheim. Their name came from Teddy Roosevelt sampling the caramel corn, and exclaimed “These are Crackerjack!”- popular slang back then for something very good.
1919 - "Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premiered.
1964- The first Universal Studios tram car tour. Carl Laemmle had been inviting tourists in for a nickel to watch movies be filmed as early as 1915.
1968- Ohio Express’ single “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy I got love in my Tummy” went gold.