Feast of the Ass
Medieval Christian feast celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
Roman general and politician Mark Antony born in Rome.
Napoleon III of France escapes an assassination attempt - sometimes known as the Orsini affair.
Comic strip creator Richard F. Outcault (The Yellow Kid) born in Lancaster, Ohio.
Humanitarian Doctor Albert Schweitzer born in Kaysersberg, Germany.
Painter Grant Wood (American Gothic)born in Anamosa, Iowa.
Writer John Dos Passos born in Chicago.
Photographer Cecil Beaton born in London, England.
New Yorker writer and journalist Emily Hahn born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Actor Guy Williams (Zorro) born in New York.
Japanese novelist, poet, actor and playwright Yukio Mishima born in Tokyo.
Photographer Garry Winogrand born in the Bronx, New York.
He said," Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed".
Actress Faye Dunaway (Bonnie & Clyde) born in Bascom, Florida.
Actress Frances Farmer taken to jail for parole violations for her drunk driving conviction.
She states her occupation as cocksucker and receives a 180 day sentence.
Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer T-Bone Burnett born in St Louis, Missouri.
NBC's Today debuts with host Dave Garroway.
Baseball icon Joe DiMaggio and movie icon Marilyn Monroe perform an iconic merger by marrying at City Hall in San Francisco.
Film director Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotape) born in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park.
This would serve as a precursor to the so-called Summer of Love.
Super Bowl II - Packers beat the Raiders 33-14 in Miami at the Orange Bowl.
Super Bowl VII - Dolphins beat the Redskins 14-7 in the Los Angeles Coliseum.
Animated television series The Simpsons airs for the first time.
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French Republican Calendar
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