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== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
*[[1793]] - [[Marie Antoinette]], wife of [[Louis XVI of France|Louis XVI]] is [[guillotine]]d at the height of the [[French Revolution]]. *[[1793]] - [[Marie Antoinette]], wife of [[Louis XVI of France|Louis XVI]] is [[guillotine]]d at the height of the [[French Revolution]].
 +*[[1843]] - [[Repetition (Kierkegaard)|Repetition]] by Kierkegaard published
== Births == == Births ==
 +*[[1827]] - [[Arnold Böcklin]], Swiss painter. (d. [[1901]])
*[[1854]] - [[Oscar Wilde]], Irish writer (d. [[1900]]) *[[1854]] - [[Oscar Wilde]], Irish writer (d. [[1900]])
*[[1890]] - [[Paul Strand]], American photographer (d. [[1975]]) *[[1890]] - [[Paul Strand]], American photographer (d. [[1975]])
*[[1918]] - [[Louis Althusser]], French Marxist philosopher (d. [[1990]]) *[[1918]] - [[Louis Althusser]], French Marxist philosopher (d. [[1990]])
 +*[[1920]] - [[Andrzej Munk]], Polish filmmaker (d. [[1961]])
*[[1923]] - [[Bert Kaempfert]], German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. [[1980]]) *[[1923]] - [[Bert Kaempfert]], German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. [[1980]])
-*[[1927]] - [[Günter Grass]], German writer, [[Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize]] laureate+*[[1927]] - [[Günter Grass]], German writer, [[Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize]] laureate (d. 2015)
-*[[1938]] - [[Nico]] (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. [[1988]])+*[[1938]] - [[Nico]] (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
==Deaths== ==Deaths==
 +*[[1553]] - [[Lucas Cranach the Elder]], German painter and printmaker (b. [[1472]])
*[[1793]] - [[Marie Antoinette]], Queen of France (executed) (b. [[1755]]) *[[1793]] - [[Marie Antoinette]], Queen of France (executed) (b. [[1755]])
*[[1962]] - [[Gaston Bachelard]], French philosopher and poet (b. [[1884]]) *[[1962]] - [[Gaston Bachelard]], French philosopher and poet (b. [[1884]])
-*[[1966]] - [[George O'Hara (actor)|George O'Hara]], American actor (b. [[1899]])+*[[1990]] - [[Art Blakey]], American jazz drummer (b. [[1919]])
-*[[1968]] - [[Ellis Kinder]], baseball player (b. [[1914]])+
-*[[1972]] - [[Hale Boggs]], U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (b. [[1914]])+
-* 1972 - [[Leo G. Carroll]], English actor (b. [[1892]])+
-*[[1973]] - [[Gene Krupa]], American musician (b. [[1909]])+
-*[[1974]] - [[Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar]], noted [[Carnatic music|Carnatic]] [[musician]] (b. [[1895]])+
-*[[1978]] - [[Dan Dailey]], American actor (b. [[1913]])+
-*[[1979]] - [[Johan Borgen]], Norwegian author (b. [[1903]])+
-*[[1981]] - [[Moshe Dayan]], Israeli general (b. [[1915]])+
-*[[1982]] - [[Mario del Monaco]], Italian tenor (b. [[1915]])+
-*[[1983]] - [[Jakov Gotovac]], Croatian composer (b. [[1895]])+
-* 1983 - [[Kelso (horse)|Kelso]], American racehorse (b. [[1957]])+
-*[[1986]] - [[Arthur Grumiaux]], Belgian violinist (b. [[1921]]) +
-*[[1989]] - [[Cornel Wilde]], American actor (b. [[1915]])+
-*[[1990]] - [[Jorge Bolet]], Cuban-American classical pianist (b. [[1914]])+
-* 1990 - [[Art Blakey]], American jazz drummer (b. [[1919]])+
-*[[1992]] - [[Shirley Booth]], American actress (b. [[1898]])+
-*[[1996]] - [[Eric Malpass]], English novelist (b. [[1910]])+
-* 1996 - [[Jason Bernard]], American actor (b. [[1938]])+
-*[[1997]] - [[James Michener]], American writer (b. [[1907]])+
-* 1997 - [[Audra Lindley]], American actress (b. [[1918]])+
-*[[1998]] - [[Jon Postel]], American Internet pioneer (b. [[1943]])+
-*[[1999]] - [[Jean Shepherd]], American writer and actor (b. [[1921]])+
-*[[2000]] - [[Mel Carnahan]], American politician (b. [[1934]])+
-*[[2002]] - [[Angela Dawson]], American murder victim+
-*[[2003]] - [[Avni Arbas]], Turkish artist (b. [[1919]])+
-* 2003 - [[Stu Hart]], Canadian professional wrestler (b. [[1915]])+
-* 2003 - [[László Papp]], Hungarian boxer (b. [[1926]])+
-*[[2004]] - [[Pierre Salinger]], [[John F. Kennedy]]'s White House Press Secretary (b. [[1925]])+
-*[[2005]] - [[Elmer Dresslar, Jr.|"Len" Dresslar]], American singer and voice actor (b. [[1925]])+
-* 2005 - [[David Reilly]], American singer ([[God Lives Underwater]]) (b. [[1971]])+
-*[[2006]] - [[Valentín Paniagua Corazao]], Ex President of [[Peru]] (b. [[1936]])+
-* 2006 - [[Ross Davidson]], British actor (b. [[1949]])+
-* 2006 - [[Tommy Johnson (session musician)|Tommy Johnson]], American tubist (b. [[1935]])+
-* 2006 - [[Lister Sinclair]], Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. [[1921]])+
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-== Notes ==+
-# Gaston Bachelard+
-# Oscar Wilde+
-# Louis Althusser+
-# Nico+
-# Art Blakey+
-# Häxan+
-# Andrzej Munk+
-# Repetition (Kierkegaard)+
-# Paul Strand+
-* Arnold Böcklin+
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