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On this day in 1940 Walt Disney‘s film Pinocchio premiered at the Center Theater in New York City. 

On this day in 1792 Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto premiered in Vienna.

Born on this day in 1812 writer Charles Dickens.

Born on this day in 1896 tenor Galliano Masini.

Born on this day in 1915 conductor Carlo Felice Cillario.

Born on this day in 1923 artistic administrator and writer George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood.

Happy 84th birthday tenor Stuart Burrows.