On This Day

1806 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 29 Thomas Dibdin's pantomime "Harlequin and Mother Goose" starring Joseph Grimaldi, in his most famous clown performance, opens at the Covent Garden Theatre, London

Actors and Actresses Born in 1806

  • Mar 9 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)