Irish Poet, W. B. Yeats born in Dublin.
Painter Joseph Stella born in Muro Lucano, Italy.
King Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead under mysterious circumstances in Lake Starnberg south of Munich.
Actor Basil Rathbone born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Artist Christo born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
Sculptor and painter Jeanne-Claude born in Casablanca, Morocco.
The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their right to consult with an attorney before and during questioning.
"The Long and Winding Road" became The Beatles' last U.S. number one song.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Prairial 25 Tanche