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== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
 +*[[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]])
 +*[[1891]] - [[Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky]], Russian emigré illustrator (d. [[1970]])
 +*[[1903]] - [[Joseph Cornell]], American artist (''Rose Hobart'') (d. [[1972]])
 +*[[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)
 +*[[1923]] - [[David F. Friedman]], American filmmaker (d. 2011)
 +*[[1931]] - [[Mauricio Kagel]], Argentine composer (d. 2008)
 +*[[1931]] - [[Walter Abish]], American author
 +*[[1932]] - [[On Kawara]], Japanese conceptual artist (d. 2014)
 +*[[1945]] - [[Lemmy]], British singer, bassist ([[Motörhead]]) (d. 2015)
 +*[[1946]] - [[Vittorio Giardino]], Italian comic artist (''Little Ego'')
 +*[[1948]] - [[Edwige Fenech]], French-born Italian actress and film producer
-== Deaths ==+==Deaths==
-== Notes ==+*[[1524]] - [[Vasco da Gama]], Portuguese explorer (bc. [[1469]])
-#+*[[1863]] - [[William Makepeace Thackeray]], English writer (b. [[1811]])
-# David F. Friedman+*[[1935]] - [[Alban Berg]], Austrian composer (b. [[1885]])
-# Ignatius of Loyola+*[[1938]] - [[Bruno Taut]], German architect (b. [[1880]])
-# Mauricio Kagel+*[[1975]] - [[Bernard Herrmann]], American film composer (b. [[1911]])
-# Ava Gardner+*[[1982]] - [[Louis Aragon]], French writer (b. [[1897]])
-# Louis Aragon+*[[1994]] - [[John Osborne]], English playwright (''Look Back in Anger'') (b. [[1929]])
-# Joseph Cornell+
-# James Hadley Chase+
-# Wolfgang Kayser+
-# Edwige Fenech+
-# Bernard Herrmann+
-# Ad Reinhardt+
-# Vittorio Giardino+
-# William Makepeace Thackeray+
-# Reginald Fessenden+
-# Walter Abish+
-# John Osborne+
-# Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky+
-# Bruno Taut+
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