Birthdays: Marc Anthony 82BC, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Benedict Arnold, Faye Dunaway is 76, Hal Roach, Richard F. Outcault, Cecil Beaton, John Dos Passos, Lawrence Kasdan, Guy Williams, Andy Rooney, Julian Bond, Steven Soderbergh is 55, LL Cool J, Emily Watson is 51
1831- Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame first published.
1893- After Britain’s Liberal party broke up over the Irish Question, the Independent Labor Party was founded.
1900- Puccini's opera "Tosca" debuts in Rome.
1952-The NBC "Today" show debuts with Dave Garroway, Jim Fleming and J. Fred Muggs the chimp.
1954- actress Marilyn Monroe married baseball great Joe DiMaggio.
1957- Humphrey Bogart died of esophageal cancer at age 57. When he was buried at Forrest Lawn, wife Lauren Bacall put in with his ashes a solid gold whistle inscribed with the famous line from "To Have and To Have Not"- 'If you ever need me, just whistle.' The group of friends around Bogie and Bacall were nicknamed ‘The Rat Pack”.
After Bogart’s death Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin made the Rat Pack famous.
1964- Hanna & Barbera's ' The Magilla Gorilla' cartoon show.
1972- Norman Lear’s hit TV comedy series Sanford & Son premiered. Starring Red Fox, it was based on the English show Steptoe & Son.