On March 31, 1927: Actor William Daniels was born in Brooklyn. A two-time Emmy Award winner and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, Daniels famously portrayed beloved high school mentor George Feeny on the popular long-running television series Boy Meets World.
OK BY ME!
On March 31, 1943: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first musical, Oklahoma!, premiered in New York City at the St. James Theatre. It ran for 2,212 performances and enjoyed what was, at the time, unprecedented popularity.
DANCING YOUR DAYS AWAY
On March 31, 1923: Alma Cummings set a world record at a dance marathon in New York City. She danced for 27 hours, with the assistance of six different partners, and helped kick off the national marathon dancing craze.