From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy was sacked and burned.
- 1896 - publication, in Mercure de France of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi
- 1936 - International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.
- 1965 - International Poetry Incarnation happening in London.
- 1981 - Issei Sagawa murders Renée Hartevelt and cannibalizes her the following days.
- 1776 - John Constable, English painter (d. 1837)
- 1864 - Richard Strauss, German composer and conductor (d. 1949)
- 1905 - Richard A. Loeb of the Leopold and Loeb murders
- 1939 - Bernard Purdie, American musician.
- 1949 - Issei Sagawa, Japanese cannibal.
- 2015 – Ornette Coleman, American saxophonist, violinist, trumpet player, and composer (b. 1930)