On this day in 1924, comedic genius Alfred Hawthorne Hill, who would later change his name to Benny Hill, was born. Benny Hill's form of comedy is simply one you either just get, or you don't get at all. Those who love him love him, and those who don't will never get it. It is impossible to overestimate Hill's impact on British comedy however. Below is a clip of one of his most famous skits.