- 1996 - The Bill Nye the Science Guy episode "Probability" premieres in syndication.
- 1998 - The 101 Dalmatians: The Series premiere in syndication with the episode "Coup DeVil".
- 2008 - My Friends Tigger & Pooh premiere on the Disney Channel with the episode "Symphony for a Rabbit"/"Tigger Goes Snowflaky".
- 1809 - Edgar Allan Poe (author)
- 1908 - Jack Cutting (animator)
- 1917 - Kelly Thordsen (actor)
- 1923 - Jean Stapleton (actress)
- 1942 - Michael Crawford (actor and singer)
- 1952 - Beau Weaver (voice actor)
- 1954 - Katey Sagal (actress and singer-songwriter)
- 1955 - Paul Rodriguez (comedian)
- 1958 - Thomas Kinkade (artist)
- 1969 - Casey Sherman (true crime author and journalist)
- 1977 - Bart the Bear (bear actor)
- 1982 - Jodie Sweetin (actress)
- 1983 - Hikaru Utada (singer, songwriter, and producer)
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