On this day in 1993, the first issue of parterre box was published to commemorate the 70th birthday of Maria Callas, and, yes, La Cieca knows she got the date wrong.
Born on this day in 1911 composer Nino Rota
Born on this day in 1920 tenor Charles Craig
Happy 93rd birthday soprano Phyllis Curtin
Born on this day in 1922 tenor William McAlpine
Happy 69th birthday mezzo-soprano Jeanne Piland
Happy 68th birhtday mezzo-soprano Marjana Lipovsek