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Events

  • 1988 – The United States launches Operation Praying Mantis against Iranian naval forces in the largest naval battle since World War II.
  • 1983 – A suicide bomber in Lebanon destroys the United States embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people.
  • 1980 – The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) comes into being, with Canaan Banana as the country's first President. The Zimbabwean dollar replaces the Rhodesian dollar as the official currency.
  • 1955 – Twenty-nine nations meet at Bandung, Indonesia, for the first Asian-African Conference.
  • 1949 – The keel for the aircraft carrier USS United States is laid down at Newport News Drydock and Shipbuilding. However, construction is canceled five days later, resulting in the Revolt of the Admirals.
  • 1847 – American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.
  • 1831 – The University of Alabama is founded in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  • 1775 – American Revolution: The British advancement by sea begins; Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of the troop movements.
  • 1738 – Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") is founded in Madrid.
  • 1232 – The Spanish town of Arjona declares independence and names its native Muhammad ibn Yusuf as ruler. This marks the Muhammad's first rise to prominence; he would later establish the Nasrid Emirate of Granada, the last independent Muslim state in Spain.
  • 1025 – Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.

Births

  • 1996 – Mariah Bell, American figure skater
  • 1986 – Billy Butler, American baseball player
  • 1986 – Maurice Edu, American soccer player
  • 1986 – Taylor Griffin, American basketball player
  • 1984 – America Ferrera, American actress and producer
  • 1984 – Red Bryant, American football player
  • 1983 – Reeve Carney, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1982 – Blair Late, American singer-songwriter and journalist
  • 1982 – Greg Camarillo, American football player
  • 1982 – Ricardo Colclough, Canadian-American football player
  • 1981 – Brian Buscher, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Justin Levens, American mixed martial artist (d. 2008)
  • 1979 – Ethan Cohn, American actor
  • 1979 – Kourtney Kardashian, American model and businesswoman
  • 1979 – Michael Bradley, American basketball player and coach
  • 1977 – Dan LaCouture, American ice hockey player
  • 1976 – Gavin Creel, American actor and singer
  • 1976 – Justin Ross, American politician
  • 1976 – Melissa Joan Hart, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1974 – Mark Tremonti, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1974 – Millie Corretjer, Puerto Rican-American actress and singer
  • 1973 – Brady Clark, American baseball player
  • 1973 – Derrick Brooks, American football player
  • 1972 – Eli Roth, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1972 – Rosa Clemente, American journalist and activist
  • 1970 – Greg Eklund, American drummer and guitarist
  • 1970 – Rico Brogna, American baseball player and coach
  • 1969 – Keith DeCandido, American author
  • 1967 – Maria Bello, American actress and writer
  • 1963 – Conan O'Brien, American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host
  • 1963 – Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor and producer
  • 1962 – Jeff Dunham, American comedian and ventriloquist
  • 1961 – John Podhoretz, American journalist and author
  • 1961 – Kelly Hansen, American singer-songwriter
  • 1959 – Susan Faludi, American journalist and author
  • 1956 – Eric Roberts, American actor
  • 1954 – Robert Greenberg, American pianist and composer
  • 1953 – Rick Moranis, Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer and screenwriter
  • 1950 – Kenny Ortega, American director, producer, and choreographer
  • 1950 – Tina Chow, American model and jewelry designer (d. 1992)
  • 1949 – Geoff Bodine, American race car driver
  • 1947 – Cindy Pickett, American actress
  • 1947 – Dorothy Lyman, American actress
  • 1947 – James Woods, American actor and producer
  • 1946 – Tommy Shannon, American bass guitarist
  • 1945 – Richard Bausch, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1945 – Robert Bausch, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1944 – Kathy Acker, American author and poet (d. 1997)
  • 1944 – Robert Hanssen, American FBI agent and double agent
  • 1942 – Robert Christgau, American journalist and critic
  • 1942 – Steve Blass, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1940 – Joseph L. Goldstein, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1939 – Glen Hardin, American pianist and arranger
  • 1939 – Thomas J. Moyer, American lawyer and judge (d. 2010)
  • 1937 – Jan Kaplický, Czech architect, designed the Selfridges Building (d. 2009)
  • 1936 – Roger Graef, American-English criminologist, director, and producer
  • 1934 – George Shirley, American tenor and educator
  • 1934 – James Drury, American actor
  • 1931 – Bill Miles, American director and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1927 – Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist, author, and academic (d. 2008)
  • 1924 – Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)
  • 1924 – Henry Hyde, American commander, lawyer, and politician (d. 2007)
  • 1922 – Barbara Hale, American actress (d. 2017)
  • 1920 – John F. Wiley, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
  • 1919 – Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
  • 1918 – Clifton Hillegass, American publisher, founded CliffsNotes (d. 2001)
  • 1918 – Tony Mottola, American guitarist and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1917 – Ty LaForest, Canadian-American baseball player (d. 1947)
  • 1916 – Carl Burgos, American illustrator (d. 1984)
  • 1915 – Joy Davidman, Polish-Ukrainian Jewish American poet and author (d. 1960)
  • 1911 – Maurice Goldhaber, Ukrainian Jewish-American physicist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1907 – Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American composer and conductor (d. 1995)
  • 1905 – George H. Hitchings, American physician and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1904 – Pigmeat Markham, African-American comedian, singer, and dancer (d. 1981)
  • 1901 – Al Lewis, American songwriter (d. 1967)
  • 1892 – Eugene Houdry, French-American mechanical engineer and inventor (d. 1962)
  • 1888 – Duffy Lewis, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1979)
  • 1880 – Sam Crawford, American baseball player, coach, and umpire (d. 1968)
  • 1864 – Richard Harding Davis, American journalist and author (d. 1916)
  • 1857 – Clarence Darrow, American lawyer (d. 1938)
  • 1813 – James McCune Smith, African-American physician, apothecary, abolitionist, and author (d. 1865)

Deaths

  • 2014 – Sanford Jay Frank, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1954)
  • 2013 – Cordell Mosson, American bass player (b. 1952)
  • 2012 – Dick Clark, American television host and producer, founded Dick Clark Productions (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – K. D. Wentworth, American author (b. 1951)
  • 2005 – Sam Mills, American football player and coach (b. 1959)
  • 2003 – Edgar F. Codd, English-American soldier, pilot, and computer scientist (b. 1923)
  • 2002 – Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 1998 – Terry Sanford, American lieutenant and politician, 65th Governor of North Carolina (b. 1917)
  • 1996 – Bernard Edwards, American bass player and producer (b. 1952)
  • 1996 – Brook Berringer, American football player (b. 1973)
  • 1986 – Marcel Dassault, French businessman, founded Dassault Aviation (b. 1892)
  • 1964 – Ben Hecht, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1894)
  • 1963 – Meyer Jacobstein, American academic and politician (b. 1880)
  • 1959 – Irving Cummings, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1888)
  • 1955 – Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic (b. 1879)
  • 1945 – Ernie Pyle, American journalist and soldier (b. 1900)
  • 1945 – John Ambrose Fleming, English physicist and engineer, invented the vacuum tube (b. 1849)
  • 1942 – Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American heiress, sculptor and art collector, founded the Whitney Museum of American Art (b. 1875)
  • 1938 – George Bryant, American archer (b. 1878)
  • 1936 – Milton Brown, American singer and bandleader (b. 1903)
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