King of England, Henry VIII born in Greenwich, England.
Painter Peter Paul Rubens born in Siegen, Germany.
Swiss-French philosopher, writer, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (A Dissertation On the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind) born in Geneva, Switzerland.
Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent."
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie are assassinated in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American born in Shaw, Mississippi.
The Treaty of Versailles signed ending World War I.
Director/comedian, Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein) born in Brooklyn, New York.
New Yorkers cartoonist George Booth born in Cainsville, Missouri.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Messidor 10 Faucille