From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
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Art and culture
- 1942 - Mauvaises pensées et autres, Paul Valéry 's notebooks published in France.
- 1945 - Women's suffrage: Women are allowed to vote in France for the first time.
- 1958 - "One Night" by Elvis released.
- 1959 - In New York City, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opens to the public.
- 1967 - Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War: More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, DC.
- 1969 - Sex 69, the first trade sex-fair is held in Copenhagen, Denmark
- 1658 - Henri de Boulainvilliers, French writer and historian (d. 1722)
- 1772 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British poet (d. 1834)
- 1880 - Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist and filmmaker (d. 1925)
- 1894 - Edogawa Rampo, Japanese author and critic (d. 1965)
- 1917 - Dizzy Gillespie, American musician (d. 1993)
- 1929 - Ursula K. Le Guin, American author (d. 2018)
- 1937 - Édith Scob, French actress (d. 2019)
- 1943 - Tariq Ali, British-Pakistani writer and filmmaker
- 1969 - Derrick Carter, American DJ and producer
- 1556 - Pietro Aretino, Italian author (b. 1492)
- 1931 - Arthur Schnitzler, Austrian writer (b. 1862)
- 1969 - Jack Kerouac, American novelist (b. 1922)
- 1974 - Donald Goines, African American novelist (b. 1937 )
- 1984 - François Truffaut, French film director (b. 1932)
- 2000 - Frankie Crocker, New York radio DJ (b. 1937)
- 2003 - Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)