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- 1110 - First Crusade: The Crusaders conquer Sidon.
- 1966 - Superarchitettura exhibition opens in Italy.
- 1969 - Black Panther Party members Fred Hampton and Mark Clark are shot and killed in their sleep during a raid by 14 Chicago police officers.
- 1957 - The soundtrack to Ascenseur pour l'échafaud is recorded.
- 2007 - Eros au secret exhibition opens in Paris.
- 1612 - Samuel Butler, English poet (d. 1680)
- 1795 - Thomas Carlyle, British writer and historian (d. 1881)
- 1835 - Samuel Butler, British writer (d. 1902)
- 1840 - Crazy Horse, Oglala Sioux chief (d. 1877)
- 1875 - Rainer Maria Rilke, Austrian poet (d. 1926)
- 1892 - Francisco Franco, dictator of Spain (d. 1975)
- 1903 - Cornell Woolrich, American writer (d. 1968)
- 1914 - Rudolf Hausner, Austrian artist (d. 1995)
- 1679 - Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (b. 1588)
- 1732 - John Gay, British playwright (b. 1685)
- 1923 - Maurice Barrès, French occultist, writer and agitator. (b. 1862)
- 1932 - Gustav Meyrink, Austrian writer (The Golem) (b. 1868 )
- 1933 - Stefan George, German poet (b. 1868)
- 1969 - Fred Hampton, American activist (b. 1948)
- 1975 - Hannah Arendt, German political theorist (b. 1906)
- 1976 - Tommy Bolin, American guitarist (b. 1951)
- 1987 - Rouben Mamoulian, Armenian-American film director (b. 1897)
- 1993 - Frank Zappa, American musician and composer (b. 1940)
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