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Today is October 4

1895

IT'S A BOUNCING BABY BOY!

Buster Keaton is born in Piqua, Kansas, during a stopover on a medicine show tour. According to local legend, a storm blew up and the Keatons left their tent to go across the railroad tracks to a boarding house, where Buster was born.

Yet He Lives To Amuse the Public..., clipping, c, 1905.

1992

The Damfinos: The International Buster Keaton Society was founded by Patricia Eliot Tobias, Melody Bunting and Wendy Tobias at Anglers and Writers restaurant in New York City.

 

 

Credits:

From Myra Keaton's scrapbook.
Reproduced courtesy Eleanor Keaton.
Thanks to Audrey McDonald Wladis,
Karla Boardman and
Patricia Eliot Tobias for
compiling this information,
and ESPECIALLY to
Victoria Sainte-Claire for
all her hard work on this website.