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- 1879 - Émile Cohl is named editor of the L'Hydropathe journal
- 1893 - Tchaikovksy's Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique, premiers in St. Petersburg, only nine days before the composer's death.
- 1905 - George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession is first performed in New York; though it had previously been performed in London, it had been censored, and the American performance was the first on the public stage.
- 1977 - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols released in the U.K.
- 1697 - Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)
- 1903 - Evelyn Waugh, English writer (d. 1966)
- 1909 - Francis Bacon, Anglo-Irish painter (d. 1992)
- 1922 - Gershon Kingsley, German composer
- 1929 - Ralph Ginzburg, United States author and editor, (d. 2006)
- 1938 - Juliet Hulme, British historical novelist
- 1944 - Coluche, French comedian and actor (d. 1986)
- 1946 - Manuel Ortiz de Zárate, Chilean painter (b. 1887)
- 1704 - John Locke, English philosopher (b. 1632)
- 1905 - Alphonse Allais, French writer (b. 1854)
- 1929 - Hermann Ungar, Bohemian writer (b. 1893)
- 1957 - Ernst Gräfenberg, German physician and scientist (b. 1881)
- 1987 - André Masson, French artist (b. 1896)
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