On This Day

September 1886 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 25 Comedy opera "Dorothy" first produced in London

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 22 Hobart Cavanaugh, American actor (Border Town, Black Angel), born in Virginia City, Nevada (d. 1950)
  • Sep 24 James Burke, American actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 27 John Esten Cooke, American novelist (The Virginia Comedians) and Confederate States Army, dies at 55