1931 Horror film "Frankenstein" is released, starring Boris Karloff as the monster, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus"
1946 "The Best Years of Our Lives", film directed by William Wyler, based on MacKinlay Kantor's novella Glory for Me, starring Myrna Loy and Fredric March, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1947)
1947 Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to win National Wrestlingg Association world heavyweight title
1953 WKJG TV channel 33 in Ft Wayne, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 KTVO TV channel 3 in Ottumwa-Kirksville, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1959 Entertainer Jack Benny (violin) and US Vice-President Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet