In 1917, screenwriter Millard Kaufman was born in Baltimore. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and served in the Marines before moving to California, eventually earning two Oscar nominations for his work on “Take the High Ground!” and “Bad Day at Black Rock.” Kaufman was also one of the creators of cartoon character Mr. Magoo. (Baltimore Sun file photo)
1912: Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Guides, which later became the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
1912: At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Army Capt. Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
1922: Jack Kerouac, the...