Playwright George Bernard Shaw (Pygmalion)born in Dublin, Ireland.
Psychologist Carl Jung born in Kesswil, Switzerland.
Publication of the Unua Libro, founding the Esperanto movement.
Artist George Grosz born in Berlin.
Author Aldous Huxley (Brave New World) born in Godalming, England.
Actress and singer Gracie Allen born in San Francisco.
She was the better half of the comedy team of Burns and Allen.
Raconteur Jean Shepherd (A Christmas Story) born in Chicago, Illinois.
Director, producer, and screenwriter Blake Edwards (The Pink Panther) born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Director Stanley Kubrick (Dr Strangelove) born in Manhattan, New York.
Singer Darlene Love (Christmas(Baby Please Come Home)) born in Los Angeles.
Singer/songwriter Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones) born in Dartford, England.
Actress Helen Mirren (The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover) born in London.
Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland premieres.
"The Press Secretary's Office of the Presidency of the Nation fulfills its very sad duty to inform the people of the Republic that at 20:25 hours Mrs. Eva PerÓn, Spiritual Leader of the Nation, died."
Apollo 15 launches on a mission to the moon with the lunar rover.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
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Thermidor 8 Carthame