Bugs Bunny, a Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery and Bob Givens (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuted in “A Wild Hare” on this day in 1940.
Did you know that:
• Alexander P. Ashbourne patented a process for refining coconut oil on this day in 1880
• Canadian scientists Frederick Banting and Charles Best first isolated insulin on this day in 1921
• Paul Levesque, better known by the ring name Triple H, is an American professional wrestler, business executive, and actor born on this day in 1969
// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui