Birthdays: Robert the Bruce, John Quincy Adams, Sir Thomas Bowdler, E.B. White, Yul Brynner- born Tadjhe Khan, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Leon Spinks, Tab Hunter, Giorgio Armani, Sela Ward, Kimberly “Little Kim’ Jones, Stephen Lang is 67
1855- An earthquake knocked down Los Angeles -again.
1937- George Gershwin died of a malignant brain tumor at age 38.
1938- The radio show The Mercury Theater of the Air with Orson Welles and John Houseman premiered.
1952- LA’s Randy’s Donuts, with its iconic giant donut sign on its roof, opened.
1962-The Tellstar I satellite transmitted the first television images from France to USA.
1969 – The Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman".
1970- “Mama Told Me Not to Come” by Three Dog Night hits #1 in the pop charts. The song was written by young composer Randy Newman.
1991- Disney announced it would enter into a deal with a bay area digital offshoot of Lucasfilm named PIXAR. Hit films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc. Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, andCocowere the result.