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- 1566 - Antwerp history, during the iconoclasm of August, Protestants destroy a large part of the valuable interior of the Antwerp cathedral.
- 1857 - The Fleurs du mal trial: some of the poems in The Flowers of Evil condemned in France.
- 1975 - The Beast premieres in France.
- 1827 - Charles De Coster, Belgian novelist (b. 1879)
- 1873 - Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect (d. 1950)
- 1886 - Paul Tillich, German-American philosopher (d. 1965)
- 1890 - H. P. Lovecraft, American writer (d. 1937)
- 1910 - Eero Saarinen, Finnish architect (d. 1961)
- 1914 - Colin MacInnes, English novelist (d. 1976)
- 1931 - Alain Goraguer, French pianist, arranger and composer (Fantastic Planet)
- 1937 - Andrei Konchalovsky, Russian film director
- 1942 - Isaac Hayes, American singer, songwriter, and actor (d. 2008)
- 1946 - Ralf Hütter, German musician (Kraftwerk)
- 1681 - Elizabeth Malet, wife of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (b. 1651)
- 1887 - Jules Laforgue, French poet (b. 1860)
- 1959 - Alfred Kubin, Austrian artist and writer (b. 1877)
- 1979 - Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and poet (b. 1922)
- 1980 - Joe Dassin, American singer (b. 1938)
- 1995 - Hugo Pratt, Italian graphic novel creator (b. 1927)
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