Born on this day in 1958, Prince Rogers Nelson, known simply as Prince, was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and director.
Did you know that:
• Susan Elizabeth Blow, American educator who invented kindergarten was born on this day in 1843
• The first colour network telecast incompatible color was broadcast from a station in Boston on this day in 1953
• The first microbiology laboratory was opened in New Brunswick on this day in 1954
// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui