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Hugh Jackman returns to Broadway

Jackman returned to Broadway in the new play, The River, which ran at the Circle in the Square Theatre to February 2015. Theater critics expressed frustration in London that so few people got to see The River in its limited run, for which only same-day tickets were available.

Mount Rushmore is completed

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created the sculpture's design and oversaw the project's execution from 1927 to 1941 with the help of his son Lincoln Borglum. The sculpture features the 60-foot heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.

Mascagni's opera 'L'amico Fritz' premieres at the Teatro Costanzi

L'amico Fritz is an opera in 3 acts by Pietro Mascagni, from a libretto by P. Suardon, based on the French novel L'ami Fritz by Émile Erckmann and Pierre-Alexandre Chatrian. While the opera enjoyed some success in its day and is probably Mascagni's most famous work after Cavalleria Rusticana. The opera was first performed in Rome at the Teatro Costanzi.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 2020

Sean Connery

born 1795

John Keats

born 2000

Willow Smith