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Art and culture
- 1463 - Poet François Villon is banned from Paris.
- 1895 - Dreyfus Affair: French officer Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his rank and sentenced to life imprisonment.
- 1902 - Mrs. Warren's Profession premieres in London.
- 1953 - Waiting for Godot premieres
- 1968 - Prague Spring starts
- 1875 - J. Stuart Blackton, American filmmaker (d. 1941)
- 1900 - Yves Tanguy, French painter (d. 1955)
- 1921 - Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss writer (d. 1990)
- 1932 - Umberto Eco, Italian writer (d. 2016)
- 1941 - Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker
- 1946 - Diane Keaton, American actress
- 1949 - George Brown, American drummer (Kool & The Gang)
- 1950 - Chris Stein, American guitarist (Blondie)
- 1969 - Marilyn Manson, American singer