1905 – Born on December 28th in Toledo, Ohio. Comedian, actor, pianist, composer and songwriter.
– Famous for his role as "Charley Weaver".
1923 – He was a night club pianist, later joining the Henry Halstead orchestra.
1956 – Arquette performed in radio, theatre, and motion pictures until he retired from show business.
1959 – He joined ASCAP, and his chief musical collaborator was Charles "Bud" Dant.
– Opened a Civil War museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
– His retirement was interrupted when he agreed to be regular on Jack Paar’s The Tonight Show.
– His famous "Letters from Mamma" were compiled and published as books.
1974 – Died of heart attack on September 23rd in Burbank, California.