June 9, 1891 – Cole Porter is born in Peru, Indiana. Porter was a composer and songwriter on Broadway and best known for his Tony Award-winning musical, “Kiss Me, Kate”.
Some of his well-loved hit songs include, “Night and Day”, “Begin the Beguine”, “I Get a Kick Out of You”, “Love for Sale” and “What Is This Thing Called Love?”.
In 1991, the United States issued a 29-cent stamp (Scott No. 2550) honoring Cole Porter: