Phototographer and ethnologist Edward Sheriff Curtis born in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
English illustrator Pamela Colman Smith born in London.
Created the illustrations for the Waite-Smith Tarot cards.
Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen (dummy Charlie McCarthy) born in Decatur, Michigan.
Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
Repeal of the 18th amendment, ending American prohibition.
2nd Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il ("Dear Leader") born in Baekdu Mountain, Korea.
The Beatles begin to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, at Rishikesh on the Ganges.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Pluviôse 28 Cyclamen