From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1533 - Anne Boleyn crowned queen.
- 1855 - Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.
- 1934 - André Breton delivers the lecture What is Surrealism? in Brussels at a public meeting organised by the Belgian Surrealists.
- 1943 - Robert Wyatt, during a drunken party, falls out of a window.
- 1958 - Internationale Situationiste issue 1, June 1958.
- 1972 - Baader gang members apprehended.
- 2003 - Same-sex marriage comes into force in Belgium
- 2007 - Jack Kevorkian was released from prison after serving eight years of his 10-25 year prison term.
- 2007 - For the Love of God by Damien Hirst revealed.
- 1912 - Doris Wishman, American filmmaker (d. 2002)
- 1926 - Marilyn Monroe, American actress (d. 1962)
- 1953 - David Berkowitz, American serial killer, a.k.a. The Son of Sam
- 1815 - James Gillray, a British caricaturist and printmaker (b. 1757)
- 1959 - Sax Rohmer, English author (b. 1883)