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Art and culture
- 1916 - Sir Roger Casement, Irish Nationalist and British diplomat is hanged for his part in the Easter Rising.
- 1936 - Jacques Lacan presents his theories on the mirror stage for the first time.
- 1970 - Performance receives its world premiere in New York City
- 1801 - Joseph Paxton, English architect (d. 1865)
- 1946 - Syreeta, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
- 1839 - Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (b. 1763)
- 1857 - Eugène Sue, French novelist (b. 1804)
- 1898 - Charles Garnier, French architect (b. 1825)
- 1916 - Sir Roger Casement, Irish rebel (hanged) (b. 1864)
- 1924 - Joseph Conrad, Polish-born writer (b. 1857)
- 1929 - Thorstein Veblen, American economist (b. 1857)
- 1954 - Colette, French writer (b. 1873)
- 1964 - Flannery O'Connor, American writer (b. 1925)
- 1966 - Lenny Bruce, American comedian (b. 1925)
- 2004 - Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (b. 1908)
- 2005 - Gilles Néret, French art historian (b. 1933)
- 2006 - Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)
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