Birthdays: Daniel Boone, Pres. James Knox Polk, Jean Chardin, Luchino Visconti, Giusseppi Sinopoli, Burt Lancaster, Pat Buchanan, Steve Ditko, Ray Walston, Stephanie Powers, k.d. lang, David Schwimmer is 48
1904- London newspaper The Daily Mirror first published.
1920- The first US Radio station, KDKA in Pittsburgh, began the nation’s first broadcasting with news of election results.
1928- The Little Carnegie Theater in New York opens.
1930- Ras Tafari crowned Halie Selassie Ist, Ethiopian Emperor. The Jamaican movement Rastafarians are named for him.
1932- Young star Katherine Hepburn first shines in the film A Bill of Divorcement, co- starring with John Barrymore.