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- 1958 - France: Opening of La Méthode, a cabaret operated by Michèle Bernstein & Guy Debord on the Rue Descartes, Paris.
- 1684 - Antoine Watteau, French painter (d. 1721)
- 1882 - George Barbier, French designer (d. 1932)
- 1901 - Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor (d. 1966)
- 1916 - David Gascoyne, British poet (d. 2001)
- 1924 - Ed Wood, American filmmaker (d. 1978)
- 1930 - Harold Pinter, English playwright
- 1837 - Charles Fourier, French philosopher (b. 1772)
- 1916 - Antonio Sant'Elia, Italian architect. (b. 1888)
- 1973 - Ludwig von Mises, Austrian libertarian philosopher (b. 1881 )
- 1985 - Orson Welles, American director and actor (b. 1915)
- 2005 - Wayne C. Booth, United States literary critic. (b. 1921 )
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