Backwards and in high heels

Born on this day in 1911 dancer and actress Ginger Rogers

On this day in 1782 Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail premiered in Vienna.

Born on this day in 1784 librettist Jacopo Ferretti.

Born on this day in 1832 librettist Camille du Locle.

Born on this day in 1928 tenor Ticho Parly.

Happy 61st birthday playwright Tony Kushner.