Muhammad, Founder of Islam, dies in Mecca.
Painter, illustrator and founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, John Everett Millais born in London.
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born Richland Center, Wisconsin.
Writer Mark Twain started on the world tour that he describes in his book Innocents Abroad.
Actor Robert Preston (The Music Man) born in Newton, Massachusetts.
Painter LeRoy Neiman born in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Comedian Joan Rivers born in Brooklyn, New York.
Citation wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the eighth horse to win the Triple Crown.
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
Computer engineer Tim Berners-Lee (invented the World Wide Web) born in London.
Rolling Stones release the album "Some Girls"
Transit of Venus.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Prairial 20 Fourche