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Art and culture
- 1710 - Statute of Anne, first fully-fledged copyright law.
- 1848 - John Ruskin marries Effie Gray
- 1906 - The Four Million, O. Henry's second short story collection, is published.
- 1917 - The "First Annual Exhibition" of the Society of Independent Artists opens at the Grand Central Palace, New York, not showing Marcel Duchamp's Fountain
- 1925 - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published in New York, New York by Charles Scribner's Sons.
- 1877 - Alfred Kubin, Austrian visual artist (d. 1959)
- 1880 - Montague Summers, English writer (d. 1948)
- 1910 - Gillo Dorfles, Italian art critic and philosopher ('Kitsch, an Anthology of Bad Taste)
- 1911 - Martin Denny, American musician (d. 2005)
- 1929 - Max von Sydow, Swedish actor
- 1932 - Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor (d. 2015)
- 1932 - Delphine Seyrig, French film actress (L'Année dernière à Marienbad) (d. 1990)
- 1947 - Bunny Wailer, Jamaican musician
- 1956 - Jacques de Loustal, French graphic novel artist
- 1950 - Eddie Hazel, American guitarist (P-Funk and The Temptations) (d. 1992)
- 1970 - Christophe Honoré, French writer and film director (Ma mère)
- 1575 - Anna Bijns, Flemish writer (b. 1494)
- 1882 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English poet and painter (b. 1828)
- 1909 - Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet and critic (b. 1837)
- 1966 - Evelyn Waugh, English writer (b. 1903)
- 1975 - Walker Evans, American photographer b. 1903)
- 1979 - Nino Rota, Italian composer (b. 1911)
- 1994 - John O'Brien, American author (Leaving Las Vegas) (b. 1960)
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