The Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.
American illustrator James Montgomery Flagg, who designed the iconographic Uncle Sam I Want You recruiting poster, born in Pelham Manor, New York.
English mountaineer, George Mallory born in Mobberley, England.
Lost in the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition attempting to make the first ascent of the world's highest mountain.
Macadamia nuts were first planted in Hawaii.
Grand Duchess Anastasia daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, born in Russia.
Singer/songwriter Paul McCartney born in Liverpool, England.
Underground comix artist, Rick Griffin born near Palos Verdes, California. One of the leading designers of psychedelic posters in the 1960s.
Actress/model Isabella Rossellini born in Rome.
Actress Carol Kane born in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jimi Hendrix creates a sensation by burning his guitar on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Prairial 30 Chariot