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Art and culture
- 1832 - Le Charivari first published
- 1835 - Hans Christian Andersen publishes first book of fairy tales
- 1860 - Charles Dickens publishes the first installment of Great Expectations
- 1881 - La Jeune Belgique founded in Belgium
- 1884 - Société des Artistes Indépendants opened the exhibition "for the victims of the recent cholera epidemic"
- 1913 - Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line.
- 1924 - La Révolution surréaliste journal first published
- 1935 - Woody Allen, American film director, actor, and comedian
- 1953 - Antoine de Caunes, French television comedian, actor and writer
- 1961 - Armin Meiwes, German cannibal
- 1521 - Pope Leo X (b. 1475)
- 1947 - Aleister Crowley, English occultist (b. 1875)
- 1987 - James Baldwin, American writer (b. 1924)
- 1981 - Raymond Rouleau, Belgian actor and theatre director (b. 1904)
- 2006 - Claude Jade, French actress (b. 1948)
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