On this day in 1910, the first public radio broadcast took place: music from Cavalleria rusticana was sent out over the airwaves from the Metropolitan Opera House.

Born on this day in 1898 baritone Carlo Tagliabue

Born on this day in 1903 tenor Charles Kullman

Born on this day in 1904 stage designer Oliver Messel

Happy 78th birthday baritone Renato Bruson