March 21, 1867: Florenz Edward Ziegfeld, Jr. was born in Chicago. Known as Flo, Ziegfeld was a Broadway producer, most notably of his Follies, and of the groundbreaking musical Show Boat. In 1927, he opened his 1600-seat Ziegfeld Theatre (demolished in 1966) on Sixth Avenue. "There's One in a Million Like You" Song Hits of Ziegfeld Follies [sheet music cover]. 1912. PR 031, Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera, New-York Historical Society, 85168d.