On this day in 46 BC, Julius Caesar dedicated a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix in accordance with a vow he made at the battle of Pharsalus.
Born on this day in 1898 composer George Gershwin
Born on this day in 1908 composer Eugen Suchon
Born on this day in 1930 tenor Fritz Wunderlich
Happy 67th birthday baritone Dale Duesing
Happy 65th birthday soprano Deborah Polaski
Happy 64th birthday tenor Gary Lakes