On this day in 1949 the Jule Styne musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opened on Broadway

On this day in 1991 Arthur Laurents-Charles Strouse-Richard Maltby Jr‘s Nick and Nora opened on Broadway and closed after 9 performances

Born on this day composers Jean Sibelius (1865)
and Bohuslav Martinu (1890)
conductor Emil Cooper (1877)
soprano Irene Eisinger (1903)
baritone Gérard Souzay (1920)
entertainer Sammy Davis Jr (1925)
and tenor Yury Marusin (1945)