From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1770 - Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
- 1842 - Eugène Sue's The Mysteries of Paris first installment published in Journal des Débats
- 1936 - International Surrealist Exhibition, Herbert Read reads 'Art and the Unconscious'.
- 1953 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are put to death in New York.
- 1880 - André Derain, French Fauvist artist (d. 1954)
- 1919 - Pauline Kael, American movie critic (d. 2001)
- 1948 - Nick Drake, English cult musician (d. 1974)
- 1996 - Bonnie Geerinck Belgian girl with many talents
- 1874 - Jules Janin, French writer (b. 1804)
- 1968 - Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Ukrainian-French painter (b. 1901)
- 1986 - Coluche, French comedian (b. 1944)