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== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
-*[[1888]] - [[Vincent Van Gogh]] cuts off his ear during some sort of [[seizure]]. 
*[[1906]] - [[Radio]]: [[Reginald Fessenden]] transmitted the first radio broadcast. The first program, consisted of a poetry reading, a violin solo, and a speech. *[[1906]] - [[Radio]]: [[Reginald Fessenden]] transmitted the first radio broadcast. The first program, consisted of a poetry reading, a violin solo, and a speech.
==Births== ==Births==
-*[[1491]] - [[Ignatius of Loyola]], founder of the Jesuits (d. [[1556]])+*[[1822]] - [[Matthew Arnold]], English poet (d. [[1888]])
-*[[1822]] - [[Matthew Arnold]], English critic (d. [[1888]])+
-*[[1891]] - [[Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky]], Russian emigré illustrator (d. [[1970]])+
-*[[1903]] - [[Joseph Cornell]], American artist (d. [[1972]])+
*[[1905]] - [[Howard Hughes]], American film producer and inventor (d. [[1976]]) *[[1905]] - [[Howard Hughes]], American film producer and inventor (d. [[1976]])
-*[[1906]] - [[James Hadley Chase]], British author (d. [[1985]]) 
-*[[1906]] - [[Wolfgang Kayser]], German literary theorist (The Grotesque in Art and Literature). (d. [[1960]]) 
-*[[1913]] - [[Ad Reinhardt]], American artist (''Abstract Painting No. 5'') (d. [[1967]]) 
*[[1922]] - [[Ava Gardner]], American actress (d. [[1990]]) *[[1922]] - [[Ava Gardner]], American actress (d. [[1990]])
-*[[1923]] - [[David F. Friedman]], American filmmaker  
*[[1931]] - [[Mauricio Kagel]], Argentine composer *[[1931]] - [[Mauricio Kagel]], Argentine composer
-*[[1931]] - [[Walter Abish]], American author  
*[[1932]] - [[On Kawara]], Japanese conceptual artist *[[1932]] - [[On Kawara]], Japanese conceptual artist
*[[1945]] - [[Lemmy]], British singer, bassist ([[Motörhead]]) *[[1945]] - [[Lemmy]], British singer, bassist ([[Motörhead]])
-*[[1946]] - [[Vittorio Giardino]], Italian comic artist (''Little Ego'')  
-*[[1948]] - [[Edwige Fenech]], French-born Italian actress and film producer 
==Deaths== ==Deaths==
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*[[1975]] - [[Bernard Herrmann]], American film composer (b. [[1911]]) *[[1975]] - [[Bernard Herrmann]], American film composer (b. [[1911]])
*[[1982]] - [[Louis Aragon]], French writer (b. [[1897]]) *[[1982]] - [[Louis Aragon]], French writer (b. [[1897]])
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 +== Notes ==
 +*[[1923]] - [[David F. Friedman]], American filmmaker
 +*[[1491]] - [[Ignatius of Loyola]], founder of the Jesuits (d. [[1556]])
 +*[[1903]] - [[Joseph Cornell]], American artist (d. [[1972]])
 +*[[1906]] - [[James Hadley Chase]], British author (d. [[1985]])
 +*[[1906]] - [[Wolfgang Kayser]], German literary theorist (The Grotesque in Art and Literature). (d. [[1960]])
 +*[[1948]] - [[Edwige Fenech]], French-born Italian actress and film producer
 +*[[1913]] - [[Ad Reinhardt]], American artist (''Abstract Painting No. 5'') (d. [[1967]])
 +*[[1946]] - [[Vittorio Giardino]], Italian comic artist (''Little Ego'')
 +*[[1931]] - [[Walter Abish]], American author
*[[1994]] - [[John Osborne]], English playwright (''Look Back in Anger'') (b. [[1929]]) *[[1994]] - [[John Osborne]], English playwright (''Look Back in Anger'') (b. [[1929]])
 +*[[1891]] - [[Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky]], Russian emigré illustrator (d. [[1970]])
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