On this day in 1904 the first ice cream cone, created by Charles E. Menches, was served during the St. Louis World Fair.  

Born on this day in 1866 composer Francesco Cilea

Born on this day in 1931 soprano Ava June

Happy 74th birthday opera administrator Brian Dickie

Happy 61st birthday soprano Susan Dunn

Happy 55th birthday mezzo-soprano Susan Graham

Happy 43rd birthday soprano Anja Harteros