"Annie Get Your Gun" musical by Irving Berlin, Dorothy and Herbert Fields opens at Imperial Theater NYC, starring Ethel Merman and featuring "There's no Business Like Show Business"
- Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
- Robert Fripp, British guitarist (King Crimson), born in Wimborne Minster, Dorset
- Roger Earl, English drummer (Foghat), born in London, England
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No