February 26th is Frederick Bean "Fred/Tex" Avery's 100th birthday if he hadn't passed on back in August of 1980.
Tex Avery was indeed the King of Cartoons whose distinct style is recognizable when cartoons do the unbelievable believably.
To learn more about the Cartoon genius, watch this 5 part 1988 documentry which highlights his career:
The nifty logo up top was created by DeviantArt cartoonist, MikeMedia.
Check out his page here: http://mikemedia.deviantart.com/