Singer-actor Nelson Eddy, the narrator of Disney's 1946 film Make Mine Music, is born in Providence, Rhode Island.
Disney Legend & artist John Hench is born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He will make pioneering contributions to such Disney films as Fantasia and Dumbo, and become senior vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering. Hench will also be the "official portrait artist" of Mickey Mouse, painting the company's official portraits for Mickey's 25th, 50th, 60th, 70th, and 75th birthdays.
Actress Ruth Warrick, who portrays Sally in Disney's 1946 Song of the South, is born in St. Joseph, Missouri.