On this day, December 25, 1911, illustrator and cartoonist Burne Hogarth was born in Chicago, Illinois. Trained at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he worked for the WPA Arts Project teaching art during the early 30s. In 1944 he founded the Academy of Newspaper Art. In 1937 he was chosen by Hal Foster to take over the Tarzan strip. Hogarth was a co-founder of the Cartoonists and Illustrators, which became the School of Visual Arts in 1956.