From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 800 - Charlemagne arrives in Rome to examine the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
- 1877 - Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
- 1930 - L'Âge d'or premieres at Studio 28 in Paris
- 1627 - John Ray, English naturalist (d. 1705)
- 1802 - Wilhelm Hauff, German poet and novelist (d. 1827)
- 1825 - Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)
- 1892 - Fortunato Depero, Italian futurist artist (d. 1960)
- 1895 - Busby Berkeley, American film director and choreographer (d. 1976)
- 1898 - C. S. Lewis, Irish writer (d. 1963)
- 1919 - Frank Kermode, British literary critic (d. 2010)
- 1954 - Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
- 1981 - Fredric Wertham, German-born psychologist (b. 1895)
- 1981 - Natalie Wood, American actress (b. 1938)
- 1986 - Cary Grant, British-born American actor (b. 1904)
- 1996 - Dan Flavin, American artist (b. 1933)
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