The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.
1940: The Disney animated movie "Fantasia" premieres at the Broadway Theatre in New York City as part of a 13-city limited-run roadshow attraction. The movie, which consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music, received mixed critical reaction and struggled at the box office.
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