Why Famous: The Grapes of Wrath, 12 Angry Men and On Golden Pond.
- 1936-09-16 Actor Henry Fonda (31) weds socialite Frances Ford Seymour (28) at Christ Church, New York City
- 1950-12-27 Actor Henry Fonda (45) weds socialite and third wife Susan Blanchard (22) in New York City
- 1938-03-10 "Jezebel" film premieres directed by William Wyler, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, from the play by Owen Davis
- 1940-01-24 "The Grapes of Wrath", directed by John Ford and based on John Steinbeck's novel of the same name, starring Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell, is released
- 1957-04-10 "12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released
- 1982-01-30 39th Golden Globes: On Golden Pond, Henry Fonda & Meryl Streep win
- 1982-03-29 54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win