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 52
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 opened. Until its closing in 1982, it was one of the premiere art-house cinemas.
1932- Young star Katherine Hepburn first shines in the film A Bill of Divorcement, co- starring with John Barrymore.
1950- Writer George Bernard Shaw died at 94. His last words were:" Oh well, it will be a new experience anyway."