On this day in 1944 the “Batman and Robin” newspaper comic strip premiered.

Born on this day in 1887 director and administrator Carl Ebert

Born on this day in 1913 soprano Nadine Conner

Happy 84th birthday soprano Margareta Hallin

Happy 75th birthday tenor Giorgio Merighi

Happy 64th birthday composer Anthony Davis

Happy 62nd birthday conductor Riccardo Chailly