From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- date of birth unknown - Art's birthday
- 1605 - First publication of Don Quixote.
- 1904 - Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard premieres in Moscow.
- 1956 - Allen Ginsberg writes his poem "America".
- 1429/1433 - Antonio del Pollaiolo, Italian painter, sculptor, engraver and goldsmith (d. 1498)
- 1798 - Auguste Comte, French sociologist (d. 1857)
- 1880 - Mack Sennett, Canadian film director (d. 1960)
- 1885 - Sakae Osugi, radical Japanese individualist and anarchist. (d. 1923)
- 1902 - Leonid Trauberg, Russian-Jewish director and screenwriter (New Babylon) (d. 1990)
- 1920 - Georges Pichard, French comics artist, (d. 2003)
- 1926 - Robert Filliou, French Fluxus artist (d. 1987)
- 1933 - Dalida, French singer (d. 1987)
- 1934 - Donald Cammell, Scottish film director (Performance)(d. 1996)
- 1949 - Andy Kaufman, American comedian (d. 1984)
- 1952 - Ryuichi Sakamoto, Japanese musician
- 1962 - Jim Carrey, Canadian actor and comedian
- 1966 - Shabba Ranks, Jamaican singer
- 1969 - Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer and director
- 1975 - Tom Jenkinson, English musician (Squarepusher)
- 1861 - Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)
- 1933 - Louis Comfort Tiffany, American artist and designer (b. 1848)
- 2001 - Gregory Corso, American poet (b. 1930)
- 2002 - Harvey Matusow, American communist (b. 1926)
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