Born on this day in 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana, musician and actor, Louis Armstrong. Armstrong was a prolific jazz musician, and starred in several motion pictures, including Pennies From Heaven, The Glenn Miller Story and High Society.
Born on this day in Detroit, Michigan, in 1915, actor Harry Morgan. Though most will remember his tenure playing Colonel Potter on the TV series M*A*S*H, Morgan had a lengthy career in film. From the 1930’s to the 1990’s he was one of Hollywood’s most in-demand character actors, appearing in 100+ movies.