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Events

  • 1989 – First flight of the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.
  • 1984 – The national drinking age in the United States was changed from 18 to 21.
  • 1979 – Nicaraguan dictator General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami, Florida, United States.
  • 1975 – Apollo–Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.
  • 1953 – The largest number of United States midshipman casualties in a single event results from an aircraft crash in Florida, killing 44.
  • 1944 – World War II: Napalm incendiary bombs are dropped for the first time by American P-38 pilots on a fuel depot at Coutances, near Saint-Lô, France.
  • 1903 – the first Tour de France was won by Maurice Garin.
  • 1902 – Willis Carrier creates the first air conditioner in Buffalo, New York.
  • 1899 – NEC Corporation is organized as the first Japanese joint venture with foreign capital.
  • 1867 – Harvard School of Dental Medicine is established in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the first dental school in the U.S. that is affiliated with a university.

Births

  • 1994 – Kali Uchis, American singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Billie Lourd, American actress
  • 1987 – Jeremih, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1986 – DeAngelo Smith, American football player
  • 1986 – Lacey Von Erich, American wrestler
  • 1983 – Adam Lind, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Ryan Miller, American ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Mike Vogel, American actor
  • 1978 – Jason Jennings, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Panda Bear, American musician and songwriter
  • 1976 – Dagmara Domińczyk, Polish-American actress
  • 1976 – Luke Bryan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1973 – Eric Moulds, American football player
  • 1972 – Donny Marshall, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1972 – Elizabeth Cook, American singer and guitarist
  • 1972 – Eric Williams, American basketball player
  • 1972 – Jason Rullo, American drummer
  • 1971 – Calbert Cheaney, American basketball player and coach
  • 1969 – Scott Johnson, American cartoonist
  • 1966 – Lou Barlow, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1965 – Alex Winter, English-American actor, film director and screenwriter
  • 1965 – Craig Morgan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1963 – Regina Belle, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1960 – Dawn Upshaw, American soprano
  • 1960 – Mark Burnett, English-American screenwriter and producer
  • 1960 – Nancy Giles, American journalist and actress
  • 1958 – Thérèse Rein, Australian businesswoman, founded Ingeus
  • 1957 – Bruce Crump, American drummer and songwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1957 – Wendy Freedman, Canadian-American cosmologist and astronomer
  • 1956 – Bryan Trottier, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1955 – Paul Stamets, American mycologist and author
  • 1954 – J. Michael Straczynski, American author, screenwriter, and producer
  • 1952 – David Hasselhoff, American actor, singer, and producer
  • 1952 – Nicolette Larson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1997)
  • 1952 – Robert R. McCammon, American author
  • 1951 – Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer
  • 1951 – Mark Bowden, American journalist and author
  • 1950 – Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
  • 1949 – Charley Steiner, American journalist and sportscaster
  • 1948 – Ron Asheton, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1946 – Chris Crutcher, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1943 – LaVyrle Spencer, American author and educator
  • 1942 – Connie Hawkins, American basketball player
  • 1942 – Don Kessinger, American baseball player and manager
  • 1941 – Daryle Lamonica, American football player
  • 1935 – Diahann Carroll, American actress and singer
  • 1935 – Peter Schickele, American composer and educator
  • 1932 – Hal Riney, American businessman, founded Publicis & Hal Riney (d. 2008)
  • 1932 – Johnny Kerr, American basketball player and coach (d. 2009)
  • 1932 – Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (d. 2009)
  • 1928 – Vince Guaraldi, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1976)
  • 1926 – Willis Carto, American activist and theorist (d. 2015)
  • 1925 – Jimmy Scott, American singer and actor (d. 2014)
  • 1923 – Jeanne Block, American psychologist (d. 1981)
  • 1923 – John Cooper, English car designer, co-founded the Cooper Car Company (d. 2000)
  • 1921 – George Barnes, American guitarist, producer, and songwriter (d. 1977)
  • 1921 – Mary Osborne, American guitarist (d. 1992)
  • 1921 – Toni Stone, American baseball player (d. 1996)
  • 1920 – Gordon Gould, American physicist and academic, invented the laser (d. 2005)
  • 1918 – Red Sovine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1980)
  • 1917 – Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
  • 1917 – Phyllis Diller, American actress, comedian, and voice artist (d. 2012)
  • 1915 – Arthur Rothstein, American photographer and educator (b. 1985)
  • 1914 – Eleanor Steber, American soprano and educator (d. 1990)
  • 1913 – Bertrand Goldberg, American architect, designed the Marina City Building (d. 1997)
  • 1912 – Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television host (d. 2010)
  • 1911 – Lionel Ferbos, American trumpet player (d. 2014)
  • 1910 – Frank Olson, American chemist and microbiologist (d. 1953)
  • 1901 – Luigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1994)
  • 1899 – James Cagney, American actor and dancer (d. 1986)
  • 1898 – Berenice Abbott, American photographer (d. 1991)
  • 1889 – Erle Stanley Gardner, American lawyer and author (d. 1970)
  • 1871 – Lyonel Feininger, German-American painter and illustrator (d. 1956)
  • 1839 – Ephraim Shay, American engineer, invented the Shay locomotive (d. 1916)
  • 1823 – Leander Clark, American businessman, judge, and politician (d. 1910)
  • 1774 – John Wilbur, American minister and theologian (d. 1856)
  • 1763 – John Jacob Astor, German-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1848)
  • 1744 – Elbridge Gerry, American merchant and politician, 5th Vice President of the United States (d. 1814)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Bill Arnsparger, American football player and coach (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Van Miller, American sportscaster (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – Elaine Stritch, American actress and singer (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – Henry Hartsfield, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1933)
  • 2013 – Don Flye, American tennis player (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – İlhan Mimaroğlu, Turkish-American composer and producer (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Forrest S. McCartney, American general (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – William Raspberry, American journalist and academic (b. 1935)
  • 2010 – Larry Keith, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 2009 – Walter Cronkite, American journalist and actor (b. 1916)
  • 2007 – Grant Forsberg, American actor and businessman (b. 1959)
  • 2006 – Mickey Spillane, American crime novelist (b. 1918)
  • 2006 – Sam Myers, American singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 2005 – Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-American actress (b. 1913)
  • 2003 – Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist and harpsichord player (b. 1914)
  • 2003 – Walter Zapp, Latvian-Swiss inventor, invented the Minox (b. 1905)
  • 2001 – Katharine Graham, American publisher (b. 1917)
  • 1998 – Lillian Hoban, American author and illustrator (b. 1925)
  • 1996 – Chas Chandler, American bass player and producer (b. 1938)
  • 1996 – Victims of TWA Flight 800 - David Hogan, American composer (b. 1949)
  • 1996 – Victims of TWA Flight 800 - Jed Johnson, American interior designer and director (b. 1948)
  • 1991 – John Patrick Spiegel, American psychiatrist and academic (b. 1911)
  • 1988 – Bruiser Brody, American football player and wrestler (b. 1946)
  • 1980 – Don "Red" Barry, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1912)
  • 1974 – Dizzy Dean, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1910)
  • 1967 – John Coltrane, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1926)
  • 1961 – Ty Cobb, American baseball player and manager (b. 1886)
  • 1959 – Billie Holiday, American singer (b. 1915)
  • 1959 – Eugene Meyer, American businessman and publisher (b. 1875)
  • 1944 – William James Sidis, American mathematician and anthropologist (b. 1898)
  • 1893 – Frederick A. Johnson, American banker and politician (b. 1833)
  • 1887 – Dorothea Dix, American nurse and activist (b. 1802)
  • 1881 – Jim Bridger, American scout and explorer (b. 1804)
  • 1588 – Mimar Sinan, Ottoman architect and engineer, designed the Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque and Süleymaniye Mosque (b. 1489)
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