Born on this day in 1904, Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, and filmmaker.
Did you know that:
• The Patent Act increased the term of a patent grant from fourteen to seventeen years on this day in 1861
• The first “King Kong” film directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Fay Wray premiered on this day in 1933
• The first automatic street light was installed in New Milford, Ct on this day in 1949
• Rebbeca Marie Gomez, known professionally by her stage name Becky G, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress born on this day in 199
// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui