French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir born in Limoges, France.
Italian opera tenor Enrico Caruso born in Naples, Italy.
Indian spiritual master Meher Baba born in Pune, India.
Novelist Anthony Burgess born in Manchester England.
French serial killer and notorious "bluebeard", Henri Dé siré Landru, keeps his date with Madame La Guillotine.
Musician George Harrison born in Liverpool, England.
Humorist Jack Handey born in San Antonio, Texas
Poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes meets for the first time at a party in a London bar.
Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing championship of the world.
The Beatles begin filming their 2nd feature film "Help!".
The working title for the film was "Eight Arms to Hold You".
Painter Mark Rothko commits suicide in New York City.
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