German artist Albrecht Dürer born in Nuremberg, Germany.
Poet Alexander Pope (The Rape of the Lock) born London.
Paris was divided into 20 zones called arrondissements.
French painter Henri Rousseau (The Dream) born Laval, France.
Beginning of suppression of the Paris Commune - 'Semaine Sanglante'(Bloody Week).
Jazzster Fats Waller born in New York. His hands were so large that he could span 13 keys on the piano.
Actor Jimmy Stewart born in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
College students Leopold & Loeb murder fourteen-year-old Bobby Franks.
Charles Lindbergh completes his flight from New York to Paris.
Former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a member of the Tamil Tigers. He was handed a bouquet of flowers with a bomb in it
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Prairial 2 Hémérocalle