On April 17, 1937, Daffy Duck made his first appearance in Porky’s Duck Hunt.
Actress Ruth “Bette” Elizabeth Davis was born on April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Conductor Arturo Toscanini was born on March 25, 1867, in Parma, Italy.
On January 14, 1973, Elvis performed the first live worldwide broadcast concert – Aloha from Hawaii.
Richard Milhous Nixon was born into a poor Quaker family in Yorba Linda, California, on January 9, 1913.
On December 9, 1965, A Charlie Brown Christmas first aired on television.
On September 8, 1966, the first episode of Star Trek premiered on television.
On September 7, 1927, inventor Philo T. Farnsworth made his first successful presentation of the “image dissector,” a crucial part of the first televisions.
On August 9, 1930, Betty Boop made her first cartoon appearance in Fleischer Studios’ Dizzy Dishes. The last Betty cartoon was released in 1939, but since then, she’s enjoyed several “comebacks” and appearances in such hit movies as Who Framed Roger Rabbit.