Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France.
Composer and pianist Béla Bartók born in Nagyszentmiklós, Hungary/p>
Film director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) born Croydon, England.
Sports journalist Howard Cosell born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Author Flannery O'Connor (Wise Blood) born in Savannah, Georgia.
American journalist and activist Gloria Steinem born in Toledo, Ohio.
Soul sister Number One Aretha Franklin born in Memphis Tennessee.
Rocker Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) born in Pinner, England.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel during their honeymoon.
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by his nephew.
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French Republican Calendar
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