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1593
Elizabethan playwright Thomas Kyd is arrested and tortured by the Privy Council for libel.

1812
Poet, illustrator Edward Lear (The Book Of Nonsense) born in London.
He popularised the limerick form of poetry.

1828
English poet, painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti born in London.

1864
Confederate general J. E. B. Stuart, mortally wounded in the Battle of Yellow Tavern, dies of his wounds in Richmond, Virginia.

1880
Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth born in Chicago, Illinois.

1895
Philosopher and author Jiddu Krishnamurti born in Madanapalle, Madras Presidency, British India.

1907

Actress Katherine Hepburn born in Hartford, Connecticut.

1928American composer, pianist, and producer
Burt Bacharach born in Kansas City, Missouri.

1925
German sculptor and illustrator Joseph Beuys born in Krefeld, Germany.

Baseball great Yogi Berra born in St. Louis, Missouri.

The airship Norge becomes the first vessel to fly over the North Pole.

1936
Painter Frank Stella born in Malden, Massachusetts.

1941
Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.

1948
Rocker Steve Winwood (Blind Faith, Traffic and Spencer Davis Group) born in Great Barr, Birmingham, England.

1965
'(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' recorded by the Rolling Stones.


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