From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1942 - Holocaust: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.
- 1991 - Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee apartment.
- Feast of Mary Magdalene
- 1882 - Edward Hopper, American painter (d. 1967)
- 1893 - James Whale, English film director (d. 1957)
- 1898 - Alexander Calder, American artist (d. 1976)
- 1940 - George Clinton, American musician
- 1946 - Paul Schrader, American film director and screenwriter
- 1962 - Steve Albini, writer and recording engineer
- 1932 - Florenz Ziegfeld, theatrical producer (b. 1867)
- 1932 - Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor and radio pioneer (b. 1866)
- 1934 - John Dillinger, American bank robber (b. 1903)
- 2007 - László Kovács, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)