Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon.
This will mark the beginning of the Great Roman Civil War.
Florida seceded from the Union.
Poet Robinson Jeffers born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Fritz Lang's film Metropolis premiers.
Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi's comic series The Adventures of Tintin is first published in Belgium.
Pornography publisher Al Goldstein (Screw) born in New York City.
Singer-songwriter Rod Stewart born in London, England.
Musician Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) born in Passaic, New Jersey.
Porn star Linda Lovelace born in New York.
RCA announces a new 7-inch, 45 rpm phonograph record.
Monologist Spalding Gray goes missing in New York City.
His body would later be found in the East River.
It is believed that Gray threw himself off the side of the Staten Island Ferry.
English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor David Bowie ides in New York City.
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