Impressionist painter Edgar Degas born in Paris.
Animator and film producer Max Fleischer (Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor) born in Vienna, Austria.
Russian actor, playwright, and poet Vladimir Mayakovsky born in Baghdati, Georgia.
A meteorite exploded over the town of Holbrook, Arizona in Navajo County.
French cyclist Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France.
XV Summer Olympics open in Helsinki, Finland.
Frank Sinatra marries Mia Farrow in Las Vegas.
XII Summer Olympics open in Moscow, Soviet Union.
XXVI Summer Olympics open in Atlanta.
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