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- 1776 - Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense.
- 1927 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres.
- 1929 - Tintin, a comic book character created by Hergé, makes his debut
- 1936 - Paul Eluard introduces Dora Maar to Picasso.
- 1869 - Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)
- 1924 - Max Roach, American percussionist, drummer, and composer (d. 2007)
- 1936 - Al Goldstein, American publisher (Screw magazine)
- 1939 - William Levy, Dutch writer
- 1949 - Linda Lovelace, American pornographic actress (d. 2002)
- 1953 - Dennis Cooper, American author
- 1954 - François Kevorkian, French-born American DJ
- 1956 - Don Letts, Britsh DJ and filmmaker
- 1778 - Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (b. 1707)
- 1846 - Étienne Pivert de Senancour, French writer (Obermann) (b. 1770)
- 1904 - Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
- 1951 - Sinclair Lewis, American writer (b. 1885)
- 1961 - Dashiell Hammett, American writer (b. 1894)
- 1971 - Coco Chanel, French fashion designer (b. 1883)
- 2007 - Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
- 2007 - Georges Bernier, French humorist and founder of Hara Kiri magazine (b. 1929)
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