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Art and culture
- 1916 - Cabaret Voltaire, a nightclub in Zürich is founded by Hugo Ball and Emmy Hennings.
- 1973 - Andrei Tarkovsky's epic russian science-fiction film Solaris premiers in the Soviet Union.
- 1608 - Gaspar Schott, German scientist (Physica Curiosa) (d. 1666)
- 1848 - Joris-Karl Huysmans, French author (Against the Grain) (d. 1907)
- 1914 - William S. Burroughs, American author (Naked Lunch) (d. 1997)
- 1929 - Luc Ferrari, French composer (d. 2005)
- 1940 - H. R. Giger, Swiss artist
- 1940 - Panamarenko, Belgian artist
- 1943 - Woody Van Dyke, American film director (b. 1889)
- 1946 - Charlotte Rampling, British actress
- 1947 - Benoît Jacquot, French film director
- 1948 - Barbara Hershey, American actress
- 1962 - Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress
- 1963 - Steven Shainberg, American film director
- 1881 - Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian (b. 1795)
- 1972 - Marianne Moore, American poet (b. 1887)
- 1984 - El Santo, Mexican wrestler, film actor, and folk hero. (b. 1917)
- 1996 - Roberto Raviola, Italian comic book artist (Kriminal and Satanik) (b. 1939)
- 2000 - Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (b. 1901)
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