From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1890 - Vincent van Gogh shoots himself; he died two days later
- 1982 - AIDS, The term AIDS is adopted by the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- 1768 - Charlotte Corday, French aristocrat who killed Jean-Paul Marat (d. 1793)
- 1870 - Hilaire Belloc, English writer (d. 1953)
- 1924 - Vincent Canby, American film critic (d. 2000)
- 1940 - Pina Bausch, German dancer (d. 2009)