From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1525 - Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy doctrine decreed by the Roman Catholic Church on priests.
- 1934 - Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy; Mussolini later describes the German dictator as "a silly little monkey".
- 1934 - the American Motion Picture Production Code censorship system comes into effect
- 1865 - William Butler Yeats, Irish writer (d. 1939)
- 1888 - Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet (d. 1935)
- 1910 - Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
- 1943 - Malcolm McDowell, English actor
- 1969 - Virginie Despentes, French novelist and filmmaker