The grand marshals for the Rose Parade are Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. The theme is “The Twentieth Century in Flowers.”USC Trojans beat Tennesee, 14-0, handing coach Howard Jone his fifth Rose Bowl victory. USC’s placekicker, Jimmy Jones, would later die in World War II. [Source: Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace 1940-1950 by Kevin Starr.]
The City of Dana Point is incorporated.
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is incorporated.