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- 1923 - Amakasu Incident Sakae Osugi, Noe Ito, and Sakae's six year old nephew are arrested and later beaten to death.
- 1809 - Xavier Forneret, French writer. (d. 1884)
- 1856 - Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, German photographer (d. 1931)
- 1881 - Clive Bell, English critic. (d. 1964)
- 1886 - Jean Arp, Alsatian sculptor and painter (d. 1966)
- 1906 - Jacques Brunius, French actor (d. 1967)
- 1925 - Charlie Byrd, American musician (d. 1999)
- 1925 - B.B. King, American musician (d. 2015)
- 1935 - Carl Andre, American artist
- 1946 - Mamie Smith, American musician and performance artist (b. 1883)
- 1973 - Hermann Finsterlin German visionary architect (b. 1887)
- 1977 - Maria Callas, Greek-American soprano (b. 1923)
- 1979 - Gio Ponti, Italian architect and designer (b. 1981)
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