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- 1897 - Activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde in Paris.
- 1905 - Salomé opera by Oscar Wilde first performed in Germany.
- 1946 - The "Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals" began with the "Doctors' Trial", prosecuting doctors alleged to be involved in human experimentation.
- 1964 - A Love Supreme jazz album recorded by John Coltrane's quartet
- 1608 - John Milton, English poet (d. 1674)
- 1901 - Ödön von Horváth, German writer (Youth Without God) (d. 1938)
- 1902 - John Willie, fetish photographer and bondage artist. (d. 1962)
- 1923 - Ennio de Concini, Italian screenwriter and film director (Divorce, Italian Style) (d. 1962)
- 1927 - Pierre Henry, French composer
- 1929 - John Cassavetes, American actor and director (d. 1989)
- 1932 - Donald Byrd , American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter
- 1953 - John Malkovich, American actor
- 1962 - Juan Atkins, American musician
- 1964 - Edith Sitwell, British poet and critic (b. 1887)
- 1991 - Berenice Abbott , American photographer (b. 1898)
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