From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1783 – The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon).
- 1913 - Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of the king's horse and is trampled and dies a few days later.
- 1939 - Holocaust: The SS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida, United States.
- 1966 - Hon - en katedral opens in Stockholm
- 1989 - The Tiananmen Square protests was violently ended in Chinese capital city - Beijing with armed soliders and tanks.