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 +* [[869]] - The [[Fourth Council of Constantinople]] is convened to decide about what to do about Patriarch [[Photius]] of Constantinople.
 +*[[1143]] - The king [[Alfonso VII]] of Leon recognises [[Portugal]] as a Kingdom.
 +*[[1550]] - Foundation of [[Concepción, Chile|Concepción]], city in [[Chile]].
 +*[[1582]] - Because of the implementation of the [[Gregorian calendar]] this day does not exist in this year in [[Italy]], [[Poland]], [[Portugal]] and [[Spain]].
 +*[[1665]] - The [[University of Kiel]] is founded.
 +*[[1789]] - [[French Revolution]]: Women of [[Paris]] march to [[Palace of Versailles|Versailles]] in [[the March on Versailles]] to confront [[Louis XVI]] about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the [[abolition]] of [[feudalism]], demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris.
 +*[[1793]] - [[French Revolution]]: [[Christianity]] is disestablished in [[France]].
 +*[[1864]] - The [[India]]n city of [[Kolkata|Calcutta]] is almost totally destroyed by a [[cyclone]]; 60,000 die.
 +*[[1869]] - A strong [[hurricane]] devastates the [[Bay of Fundy]] region of Maritime [[Canada]]. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.
 +*[[1877]] - [[Chief Joseph]] surrenders his [[Nez Perce]] band to General [[Nelson A. Miles]].
 +*[[1886]] - City of [[Johannesburg]], [[South Africa]] founded following the discovery of gold there.
 +*[[1895]] - The first [[individual time trial]] for racing [[cyclist]]s is held on a 50-mile course north of [[London]].
 +*[[1903]] - [[Samuel Griffith|Sir Samuel Griffith]] is appointed the first [[Chief Justice of Australia]] and [[Edmund Barton|Sir Edmund Barton]] and [[Richard O'Connor (politician)|Richard O'Connor]] are appointed as foundation justices.
 +*[[1905]] - [[Wright brothers|Wilbur Wright]] pilots [[Wright Flyer III]] in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
 +*[[1910]] - [[Portugal]] overthrows its monarchy and declares itself a republic.
 +*[[1914]] - [[World War I]] first aerial combat resulting in a kill.
 +*[[1915]] - [[Bulgaria]] enters [[World War I]] as one of the [[Central Powers]].
 +*[[1921]] - [[Baseball]]: The [[World Series]] was broadcast on the radio for the first time.
 +*[[1930]] - British [[Airship R101]] crashed in France en-route to India on its maiden voyage.
 +*[[1936]] - The [[Jarrow March]] sets off for [[London]].
 +*[[1944]] - [[Canada|Canadian]] Air Force pilots shoot down the first [[Germany|German]] [[Jet aircraft|jet fighter]] over [[France]].
 +*[[1945]] - [[Hollywood Black Friday]]: A six month strike by [[Hollywood]] [[set decorator]]s turns into a bloody riot at the gates of [[Warner Brothers]]' studios.
 +*[[1947]] - The first televised [[White House]] address is given by [[President of the United States|U.S. President]] [[Harry S. Truman]].
 +*[[1949]] - [[WSAZ]], [[West Virginia|West Virginia's]] first television station, begins broadcasting in [[Huntington, West Virginia|Huntington]].
 +*[[1953]] - The first documented recovery meeting of [[Narcotics Anonymous]] is held.
 +* 1953 - [[Earl Warren]] is sworn in as the 14th [[Chief Justice of the United States]].
 +*[[1962]] - In the UK [[The Beatles]] release their first single, "[[Love Me Do]]."
 +*[[1962]] - In The UK, the First [[James Bond]] movie, ''[[Dr. No (film)|Dr. No]]'', is released.
 +*[[1966]] - Near [[Detroit, Michigan]], there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor.
 +*[[1969]] - The first episode of [[Monty Python's Flying Circus]] airs, at 9 p.m., on the [[BBC]].
 +*[[1970]] - [[PBS]] became a [[television]] network.
 +* 1970 - [[Montreal, Quebec]]: [[United Kingdom|British]] Trade Commissioner [[James Cross]] is kidnapped by members of the [[FLQ]] terrorist group.
 +*[[1972]] - ''The Last [[The Goon Show|Goon Show]] of All'' goes to air on [[BBC Radio]], one of the most celebrated and influential programmes in the history of radio.
 +*[[1973]] - Signature of the [[European Patent Convention]]
 +*[[1974]] - [[Guildford pub bombing]] by the [[Irish Republican Army|IRA]] leaves 5 dead and 65 injured.
 +*[[1981]] - [[Raoul Wallenberg]] becomes an honorary U.S. citizen.
 +*[[1984]] - [[Marc Garneau]] becomes the first [[Canadian space program|Canadian in space]], aboard the [[Space Shuttle]] ''[[Space Shuttle Challenger|Challenger]]''.
 +*[[1986]] - [[Israel and weapons of mass destruction|Israeli secret nuclear weapons]] were revealed. The [[United Kingdom|British]] newspaper ''[[The Sunday Times (UK)|The Sunday Times]]'' ran [[Mordechai Vanunu]]'s story on its front page under the headline: "Revealed — the secrets of Israel's nuclear arsenal."
 +*[[1988]] - The [[Chile]]an opposition coalition ''[[Coalition of Parties for Democracy|Concertación]]'' (center-left) defeat [[Augusto Pinochet]] in his re-election intentions. Next year a [[general election]] was called.
 +*[[1990]] - After one hundred and fifty years ''The Herald'' [[broadsheet]] newspaper in [[Melbourne, Australia]], is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
 +*[[1991]] - An [[Indonesia]]n military transport crashes after takeoff from [[Jakarta]] killing 137.
 +* 1991 - The first official version of the [[Linux kernel]], version 0.02, is released.
 +*[[1999]] - The [[Ladbroke Grove rail crash]] in west [[London]] [[kills]] 31 people.
 +*[[2000]] - Mass demonstrations in [[Belgrade]] lead to resignation of [[Serbia]]n strongman [[Slobodan Milošević]]. These demonstrations are often called the [[Bulldozer Revolution]].
 +*[[2001]] - [[Robert Stevens (photo editor)|Robert Stevens]] becomes the first victim in the [[2001 anthrax attacks]].
 +* 2001 - [[Tom Ridge]] resigns as [[Governor of Pennsylvania]] to become [[George W. Bush|President Bush's]] [[Office of Homeland Security|Homeland Security Advisor]].
 + 
 +==Births==
 +*[[1520]] - [[Alessandro Cardinal Farnese]], Italian cardinal (d. [[1589]])
 +*[[1641]] - [[Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan]], French mistress of King [[Louis XIV of France]] (d. [[1707]])
 +*[[1658]] - [[Mary of Modena]], queen of [[James II of England]] (d. [[1718]])
 +*[[1695]] - [[John Glas]], Scottish minister (d. [[1773]])
 +*[[1703]] - [[Jonathan Edwards (theology)|Jonathan Edwards]], American minister (d. [[1758]])
 +*[[1712]] - [[Francesco Guardi]], Italian painter (d. [[1793]])
 +*[[1713]] - [[Denis Diderot]], French philosopher and encylopedist (d. [[1784]])
 +*[[1715]] - [[Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau]], French economist (d. [[1789]])
 +*[[1717]] - [[Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de Châteauroux]], French mistress of King [[Louis XV of France]] (d. [[1744]])
 +*[[1781]] - [[Bernard Bolzano]], Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. [[1848]])
 +*[[1792]] - [[Joseph Crosfield]], English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. [[1844]])
 +*[[1795]] - [[Alexander Keith]], Scottish-born Canadian brewer (d. [[1873]])
 +*[[1820]] - [[David Wilber]], American politician (d. [[1890]])
 +*[[1824]] - [[Henry Chadwick (baseball writer)|Henry Chadwick]], English-born American baseball writer and statistician (d. [[1908]])
 +*[[1829]] - [[Chester A. Arthur]], 21st [[President of the United States]] (d.[[1886]])
 +*[[1848]] - [[Guido von List]], German writer (d. [[1919]])
 +*[[1850]] - [[Sergey Muromtsev]], Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (d. [[1910]])
 +*[[1864]] - [[Louis Lumière]], French film pioneer (d. [[1948]])
 +*[[1878]] - [[Louise Dresser]], American actress (d. [[1965]])
 +*[[1879]] - [[Francis Peyton Rous]], American pathologist, recipient of the [[Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine]] (d. [[1970]])
 +*[[1882]] - [[Robert Goddard (scientist)|Robert Goddard]], American rocket scientist (d. [[1945]])
 +*[[1887]] - [[René Cassin]], French judge, recipient of the [[Nobel Peace Prize]] (d. [[1976]])
 +*[[1889]] - [[Teresa de la Parra]], Venezuelan writer (d. [[1936]])
 +*[[1892]] - [[Remington Kellogg]], American naturalist (d. [[1969]])
 +*[[1894]] - [[Bevil Rudd]], South African athlete (d. [[1948]])
 +*[[1901]] - [[John Alton]], American cinematographer (d. [[1996]])
 +*[[1902]] - [[Larry Fine (actor)|Larry Fine]], American actor and comedian (d. [[1975]])
 +* 1902 - [[Ray Kroc]], American fast food entrepreneur (d. [[1984]])
 +*[[1903]] - [[M. King Hubbert]], American geophysicist (d. [[1989]])
 +*[[1904]] - [[John Hoyt]], American film and television actor (d. [[1991]])
 +*[[1905]] - [[Harriet E. MacGibbon]], American actress (d. [[1987]])
 +*[[1907]] - [[Mrs. Miller]], American singer (d. [[1997]])
 +*[[1908]] - [[Joshua Logan]], American film director and writer (d. [[1988]])
 +*[[1911]] - [[Flann O'Brien]], Irish humorist (d. [[1966]])
 +*[[1912]] - [[Fritz Fischer (medical doctor)]], Nazi war criminal
 +*[[1913]] - [[Eugene Bennett Fluckey]] American Navy Submariner (d. [[2007]])
 +*[[1917]] - [[Allen Ludden]], American television game show host (d. [[1981]])
 +*[[1919]] - [[Donald Pleasence]], English actor (d. [[1995]])
 +*[[1921]] - [[Bill Willis]], American football player
 +*[[1922]] - [[José Froilán González]], Argentine race car driver
 +* 1922 - [[Bil Keane]], American cartoonist
 +* 1922 - [[Jock Stein]], Scottish footballer and manager (d. [[1985]])
 +*[[1923]] - [[Albert Guðmundsson]], Icelandic footballer (d. [[1994]])
 +* 1923 - [[Glynis Johns]], British actress
 +* 1923 - [[Bill Wirtz]], longtime [[Chicago Blackhawks]] owner (d. [[2007]])
 +*[[1924]] - [[Bill Dana]], American actor
 +* 1924 - [[Barbara Kelly]], Canadian-born actress (d. [[2007]])
 +*[[1925]] - [[Gail Davis]], American actress (d. [[1997]])
 +* 1925 - [[Bob Thaves]], American cartoonist (d. [[2006]])
 +*[[1926]] - [[Willi Unsoeld]], American climber (d. [[1979]])
 +*[[1928]] - [[Louise Fitzhugh]], American author (d. [[1974]])
 +*[[1929]] - [[Richard F. Gordon, Jr.]], American astronaut
 +*[[1930]] - [[Anne Haddy]], Australian actress (d. [[1999]])
 +* 1930 - [[Pavel Popovich]], Soviet cosmonaut
 +* 1930 - [[Reinhard Selten]], German economist, [[Nobel Prize in Economics|Nobel laureate]]
 +*[[1932]] - [[Michael John Rogers]], English ornithologist (d. [[2006]])
 +*[[1933]] - [[Diane Cilento]], Australian actress
 +*[[1934]] - [[Angelo Buono, Jr.]], American serial killer (d. [[2002]])
 +*[[1936]] - [[Václav Havel]], [[President of the Czech Republic]]
 +*[[1937]] - [[Barry Switzer]], American football coach
 +*[[1938]] - [[Teresa Heinz Kerry]], American philanthropist
 +*[[1939]] - [[Marie Laforêt]], French singer and actress
 +* 1939 - [[Marie-Claire Blais]], French Canadian author and playwright
 +*[[1941]] - [[Eduardo Duhalde]], [[President of Argentina]]
 +*[[1942]] - [[Richard Street]], American singer ([[The Temptations]])
 +*[[1943]] - [[Steve Miller (musician)|Steve Miller]], American musician
 +*[[1945]] - [[Brian Connolly]], Scottish singer ([[Sweet (band)|Sweet]]) (d. [[1997]])
 +* 1945 - [[Geoff Leigh]], English jazz and progressive rock musician
 +*[[1946]] - [[Zahida Hina]], Pakistani columnist
 +* 1946 - [[Jean Perron]], Canadian ice hockey coach
 +*[[1947]] - [[Brian Johnson]], English singer ([[AC/DC]])
*[[1948]] - [[Tawl Ross]], American musician ([[P Funk]]) *[[1948]] - [[Tawl Ross]], American musician ([[P Funk]])
* 1948 - [[Zoran Živković (writer)|Zoran Živković]], Serbian writer * 1948 - [[Zoran Živković (writer)|Zoran Živković]], Serbian writer
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*[[1987]] - [[Javier Villa]], Spanish racing driver *[[1987]] - [[Javier Villa]], Spanish racing driver
*[[1990]] - [[Mark Anthony Fitzpatrick]], Irish Radio Host *[[1990]] - [[Mark Anthony Fitzpatrick]], Irish Radio Host
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 +==Deaths==
 +* [[578]] - [[Justin II]], [[Byzantine Emperor]]
 +* [[877]] - [[Charles the Bald]] (b. [[823]])
 +*[[1056]] - [[Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor]] (b. [[1017]])
 +*[[1112]] - [[Sigebert of Gembloux]], French chronicler
 +*[[1214]] - [[Alfonso VIII of Castile|King Alfonso VIII of Castile]] (b. [[1155]])
 +*[[1285]] - [[Philip III of France|King Philip III of France]] (b. [[1245]])
 +*[[1528]] - [[Richard Foxe]], English churchman
 +*[[1540]] - [[Helius Eobanus Hessus]], German poet (b. [[1488]])
 +*[[1564]] - [[Pierre de Manchicourt]], Flemish composer
 +*[[1565]] - [[Lodovico Ferrari]], Italian mathematician (b. [[1522]])
 +*[[1606]] - [[Philippe Desportes]], French poet (b. [[1546]])
 +*[[1714]] - [[Kaibara Ekiken]], Japanese philosopher (b. [[1630]])
 +*[[1740]] - [[Johann Philipp Baratier]], German scholar (b. [[1721]])
 +*[[1777]] - [[Ján Andrej Segner]], Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (b. [[1704]])
 +*[[1791]] - [[Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin|Grigori Potemkin]], Russian statesman (b. [[1739]])
 +*[[1805]] - [[Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis]], British general (b. [[1738]])
 +*[[1813]] - [[Tecumseh]], Shawnee leader
 +*[[1837]] - [[Hortense de Beauharnais]], French-born queen of Holland and mother of the Emperor [[Napoleon III of France]] (b. [[1783]])
 +*[[1848]] - [[Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg]], Austrian politician (b. [[1781]])
 +*[[1861]] - [[Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski]], Polish bishop (b. [[1778]])
 +*[[1880]] - [[Jacques Offenbach]], German-born composer (b. [[1819]])
 +*[[1913]] - [[Hans von Bartels]], German painter (b. [[1856]])
 +*[[1918]] - [[Roland Garros (aviator)|Roland Garros]], French pilot (shot down) (b. [[1888]])
 +*[[1930]] - [[Christopher Birdwood Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson]], British military officer (b. [[1875]])
 +*[[1933]] - [[Renée Adorée]], French actress (b. [[1898]])
 +* 1933 - [[Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich]], Russian general (b. [[1862]])
 +*[[1936]] - [[J. Slauerhoff]], Dutch poet and novelist (tuberculosis) (b. [[1898]])
 +*[[1938]] - [[Faustyna Kowalska|Saint Faustina]], Polish saint (b. [[1905]])
 +*[[1940]] - [[Ballington Booth]], [[Salvation Army]] Officer and co-founder of [[Volunteers of America]] (b. [[1857]])
 +* 1940 - [[Lincoln Loy McCandless]], American cattle rancher (b. [[1859]])
 +* 1940 - [[Silvestre Revueltas]], Mexican musician (b. [[1889]])
 +*[[1941]] - [[Louis Dembitz Brandeis]], U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. [[1856]])
 +*[[1943]] - [[Leon Roppolo]], American musician (b. [[1902]])
 +*[[1950]] - [[Frederic Lewy]], German neurologist (b. [[1885]])
 +*[[1952]] - [[Joe Jagersberger]], Austrian racing driver (b. [[1884]] or [[1885]])
 +*[[1976]] - [[Lars Onsager]], Norwegian chemist, [[Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel laureate]] (b. [[1903]])
 +* 1976 - [[Barbara Nichols]], American actress (b. [[1929]])
 +*[[1981]] - [[Gloria Grahame]], American actress (b. [[1923]])
 +*[[1983]] - [[Earl Tupper]], American inventor (b. [[1907]])
 +* 1983 - [[Humberto Mauro]], Brazilian film director and screenwriter (b. [[1897]])
 +*[[1986]] - [[Hal B. Wallis]], American film producer (b. [[1898]])
 +* 1986 - [[James H. Wilkinson]], English mathematician (b. [[1919]])
 +* 1986 - [[Mike Burgmann]], Australian racing driver (b. [[1947]])
 +*[[1992]] - [[Eddie Kendricks]], American singer ([[The Temptations]]) (b. [[1939]])
 +*[[1993]] - [[Jim Holton]], Scottish footballer (b. [[1951]])
 +*[[1995]] - [[Linda Gary]], American voice actress (b. [[1944]])
 +*[[1996]] - [[Seymour Cray]], American computer pioneer (b. [[1925]])
 +*[[1997]] - [[Brian Pillman]], American professional wrestler (b. [[1962]])
 +*[[2000]] - [[Cătălin Hîldan]], Romanian footballer (b. [[1976]])
 +*[[2001]] - [[Mike Mansfield]], American politician (b. [[1903]])
 +*[[2002]] - [[Chuck Rayner]], Canadian ice hockey player (b. [[1920]])
 +*[[2003]] - [[Denis Quilley]], English actor (b. [[1927]])
 +* 2003 - [[Dan Snyder]], Canadian ice hockey player (b. [[1978]])
 +* 2003 - [[Timothy Treadwell]], American bear enthusiast featured in [[Grizzly Man]] (b. [[1957]])
 +*[[2004]] - [[Rodney Dangerfield]], American comedian (b. [[1921]])
 +* 2004 - [[Maurice Wilkins]], New Zealand-born physicist, [[Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel laureate]] (b. [[1916]])
 +* 2004 - [[William H. Dobelle]], American biomedical engineer, [[Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine]] nominee (b. [[1941]])
 +*[[2006]] - [[Antonio Peña]], [[Mexico|Mexican]] founder of [[lucha libre]] [[professional wrestling promotion|promotion]] [[Asistencia Asesoría y Administración|AAA]] (b. [[1953]])
== Notes == == Notes ==
*Neil Postman *Neil Postman

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Births

Deaths

Notes

  • Neil Postman
  1. Denis Diderot
  2. Jean Vigo
  3. Sylvia Beach
  4. Al Hansen
  5. Clive Barker
  6. Woodrow Parfrey
  7. Peter Ackroyd
  8. Ben Barenholtz
  9. John Addington Symonds
  10. Joachim Patinir
  11. Laura Gemser
  • Jan Lenica
  • Auguste and Louis Lumière
  • Jacques Offenbach
  • Monty Python





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