Twenty-Second & Twenty-Fourth President of the US, Grover Cleveland born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov born in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The Paris Commune begins.
Character actor and voice of Fractured Fairy Tales, Edward Everett Horton, born Brooklyn, New York.
American escapologist and aviator Harry Houdini flew a heavier-than-air machine at Diggers Rest, near Melbourne, Australia.
Writer and founder of the Paris Review, George Plimpton, born in New York.
Writer John Updike (Rabbit Run) born in Shillington, Pennsylvania.
Singer Wilson "Wicked" Pickett born in Prattville, Alabama.
Character actor Brad Dourif born in Huntington, West Virginia.
Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Bill Wyman arrested for urinating on the wall of a gas station where they sought use of the men's room and were refused.
Microsoft shipped Windows 3.1.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Ventôse 28 Capillaire