Birthdays: US Vice President Schuyler Colfax, Akira Kurosawa, Joan Crawford, Dr Werner Von Braun, Juan Gris, Chaka Khan, Paul Grimault, Sidney Hillman Jack Ruby, Joan Collins, Eric Fromm, Fanny Farmer, Catherine Keener is 58, Hope Davis is 53
1721- Johann Sebastian Bach sent the first copy of his Brandenburg Concertos to the Margrave of Brandenburg. When the Margrave died and an inventory was made of his holdings in Berlin, the value placed on each concerto was six groschen, or about $5 each.
1936- Ollie Johnston got a job as Fred Moore’s assistant at the Walt Disney Studio.
1957- Art Clokey's "Gumby" Show. Clokey created the green clay fellow for his USC college thesis film.