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- 1862 - Lewis Carroll sends the handwritten manuscript of Alice's Adventures Underground to 10-year-old Alice Liddell.
- 1863 - Charles Baudelaire publishes the first installment of his essay The Painter of Modern Life in Paris
- 1917 - L'Esprit nouveau et les poètes by Guillaume Apollinaire
- 1922 - Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Egyptian King Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.
- 1942 - The film Casablanca premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City.
- 1976 - Anarchy in the U.K. first single by Sex Pistols released.
- 1857 - Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913)
- 1909 - Eugène Ionesco, French playwright (d. 1994)
- 1924 - George Segal, American Pop Sculptor (d. 2000)
- 1944 - Karin Schubert, German actress
- 1951 - Cicciolina, Italian porno actress and politician
- 1911 - Paul Lafargue, French revolutionary and literary critic (The Right to Be Lazy). (b. 1842)
- 1919 - Octave Maus, Belgian art critic, writer, and lawyer. (b. 1856)
- 1966 - Siegfried Kracauer, German-American writer, journalist, sociologist (b. 1899)
- 1979 - Marcel L'Herbier, French writer, producer and director (b. 1888 or 1890)
- 2003 - Stefan Wul, French writer (Fantastic Planet) (b. 1922)
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