1778 – James Kirke Paulding, is born in Dutchess County, New York. American dramatist and novelist.
1933 – Sylva Koscina was born Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia (now Zagreb, Croatia) (d. 26 Dec 1994). Actress.
1942 – Michel Fokine dies. Russian ballet dancer, choreographer.
1944 – Last transport of French Jews to concentration camps
1944 – 32 Spaniards & 4 Frenchmen tackle a German column (1,300 men in 60 lorries, with 6 tanks & 2 self propelled guns), at La Madeiline, France. Three Maquis wounded, 110 Germans killed, 200 wounded.
1947 – Cindy Williams
was born. American actress
1956 – Paolo Rossi was born in Prato. Legendary Italian football player. Top scorer in World Cup 1982.
Morte do cineasta brasileiro Glauber Rocha
1981 – Mukoda Kuniko
dies (b. 1929). Japanese author.
Morte de Abulfez Elchibey. Presidente do Azerbeijão (1992-1993)
2001 – the Trojan room coffee pot
is switched off for the last time.
2003 – Arnold Gerschwiler
dies (b. 1914). Swiss-born figure skating trainer
– Morte de Imperio Argentina (Magdalena Nile del Río). Actriz argentina.
2004 – The Scream
by Edvard Munch
is stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo
2004 – Francis Obikwelu obtém a medalha de prata nos Jogos Olímpicos de Atenas, na prova dos 100m em Atletismo, ganha por Justin Gatlin, dos Estados Unidos em 9.85 sec. Maurice Greene foi 3º.
2004 – Konstantin Aseev
dies (b. 1960). Russian chess player.Dia Mundial do Folclore