On this day:

1923 The Walt Disney Company is Founded by brothers Walt and Roy Disney

1945 Food and Agriculture Organization established

1986 Italian Mountaineer, Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to scale all eight-thousander peaks

Born on this day:

1888 Eugene O’Neill, American playwright, Nobel Prize laureate

Gone on this day:

1793 Marie Antoinette, Austrian wife of Louis XVI of France